• Family Activities

    Replace Your Cable


    How many nights have you turned on the TV, only to flip through hundreds of cable channels, disappointed with what you find (or don't find)?  Cable is an expensive luxury that many people can't afford in hard economic times.  However, having something to do when you get home from work is e...
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    Some Rainy Day Activities


    It's pouring rain outside.  Your children are antsy, but you can't send them out lest they catch cold (or get all muddy).  How can you help them occupy their attention?  While there are tons of things they can do indoors, such as read or watch a movie, these are some rainy day activit...
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    Volunteering Together


    Volunteering in your community is an act of love.  It can also be an amazing way to draw your family close together over something selfless that will lift your spirits long after it is over.  Volunteering together is not always easy, as different members of your family may have different i...
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    Starting a Family Comic Book Series


    There are lots of creative endeavors on which you can venture as a family, and here's a particularly fun one: starting a family comic book series! Even four-page mini-issues can delight those involved and make great gifts for those outside of your immediate family, as souvenirs of what your combined...
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    Games to Play in the Rain


    When the weather starts to turn foul, you may be tempted to call in your children and keep everyone indoors for the duration of the rain's falling. However, though there are plenty of rainy day activities you can do to keep the youngsters occupied while the sky is gray, there are also rain games you...
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    Imaginary Cooking Adventures for Kids


    Do you have a budding chef amongst your children? Still a little wary of letting him or her have command of the kitchen? You can help your youngsters have imaginary cooking adventures in the safety of your backyard! All it takes is some natural "ingredients" that can be found in the average backyard...
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    Family Fun with Homemade Bubbles


    Bubbles aren't exactly an expensive playtime activity, by themselves. However, considering the amount of times those little bottles of soapy chemicals are knocked over, the price can really add up. Wouldn't you prefer to have free bubble time? Follow the tips and ideas in this article for the frugal...
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    Spring Cleaning Offers Monetary Rewards


    While you may be getting ready to dust the corners and wash down the walls, don’t forget the other benefits of spring cleaning; turning your no-longer-wanted personal treasures into cash. The current weather forecast may not be conducive for garage sales, but right around the corner is the beg...
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    Adventure for Children at the Garage Sale


    Children often enjoy the party atmosphere of garage sales, but sometimes you'll end up with a cranky carload of youngsters who don't want to be saling any longer.  If this happens, it's time to turn yard sale shopping into a grand adventure! More...






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