There are people who love winter sports and those who are counting down the days until beach weather. But one of the best survival methods for our long, gray Midwestern winters is to embrace the cold, the fluffy snow and the myriad opportunities for family fu...

Let's face it: Groundhog's Day is a sham. I mean, is there any possible way that spring would come before the end of March in Michigan? So not happening. But if your will to make it through until the first gorgeous green buds break is fading, we've come up with a mini...

Thursday was National Bird Day, so we celebrated by making a few super simple winter bird feeders. It kept the littles busy for a good while and doubled as an act of kindness toward our feathered friends -- a win all around. 

Let us know if you make one!

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Can we go back to Christmas for a sec? In the constant warp speed that is parenting it feels like eons ago already, but there are still forlorn trees strewn across curbsides and rolls of wrapping paper that still haven't made their way up to the attic. Or is that just...

After last year, we are full-fledged U-cut Christmas tree folks. As much as I love the little lot right down the street from our house, there is something about walking around a Christmas tree farm that sets our festive hearts aflutter.

We went to Blue Star last ye...