Few things spark that sense of awe like a well-done fireworks show. But capturing those special moments on film – especially at night – can be tricky. Luckily, we have a few “Do’s and Don’ts” from the photo enthusiasts at Pholium, the digital photo book design and giving app for the iPad. Here are some tips to help you get the perfect shots this Independence Day.
Mother’s Day has become one of the most important days of the year: You take your mom to lunch, get handmade cards from your kids, breakfast in bed — the day is special and it brings with it memories of our moms and childhoods. Especially being moms ourselves now, we realize the deep importance of our mothers, and how much they mean to us. But what if your mom is no longer around? How can you take the day to heal, rather than grieve? Here are some tips…
Does your family decorate eggs for Easter? Find out how to make sparkly, glittery eggs that never go bad. They’re perfect for holiday decorating or as beautiful table centerpieces. Supplies Eggs Mod Podge Paint brush Glitter Directions Start with a blown out egg. (Check out the tutorial for how to blow out an egg here.)
Wondering what to write on that Valentine’s Day card for your sweetie? If you’re suffering from a touch of writer’s block, get inspired by reading some beautiful and beloved love quotes. Here are a few of our favorites: 1.”Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery 2. “For you see, each day I love you more. Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.” ~ Rosemonde Gerard
Does your child’s classroom exchange valentines? Jessie Jane shares two great ideas for homemade cards that are much cuter than the storebought ones. They’re easy to make, fun to decorate and oh so adorable! Caterpillar Hearts Supplies Construction paper Pencils Glitter paper (available at any craft store) Scissors Markers Googly eyes (optional) Glue stick Hole punch Directions
Dressing up a store bought stuffing mix by adding a few extra ingredients is a time-saving way to make everyone’s favorite Thanksgiving side dish. No one will ever know you it came from a box!
Serve up a crisp and crunchy summer side with these delicious salad recipes from ModernMom’s Brooke Burke. All three are crunchy, colorful and full of great protein – the perfect options for a healthy and tasty lunch that won’t weigh you down! Endive, Cucumber and Tomato Salad Wash and slice endive, cherry tomatoes andIsraeli cucumbers. Toss together with my French Dijon shallot dressingand add salt and pepper to taste.
I love making themed cocktails for the holidays. It’s a fun way to kick off a party and makes the simplest of gatherings even more festive.
Looking for a zesty lunch idea? Look no further! ModernMom’s very own Lisa Rosenblatt shared a delicious and fresh salad that’s not only beautiful to look at, it’s super easy to make! It’s perfect for a healthy taco night substitute or as a big potluck side dish. You’ll Need:
February 14th is the day when we take the time to celebrate our friends and family and show them how much we care. And what better way to share your love with your little one than an extra special Valentine’s day lunch? Here’s how: Special Sandwich Make your child’s favorite sandwich – whether PB & J, turkey and cheese, egg salad – whatever! Then carefully cut it into the shape of a heart. If you have a heart-shaped cookie cutter, that’s probably your best bet. Sweet Treat Beverage