If you are planning on hitting the beach, pool, or nearby lake to celebrate the 4th this year, make sure you keep your little ones safe while enjoying the water with family and friends! The Infant Swimming Resourceprovided the following tips to help families protect their young children in and around the water this 4th of July weekend.
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.
The 4th of July is fast approaching, which means its time to bring out the BBQ and invite some friends over for a great time. Independence Day has always been characterized by hardy All-American foods that are loved by all. Below weve collected some of our favorite recipes to help you find the perfect combination of everything from starters to main courses to help make your 4th of July BBQ a success. All Time Fave: Pigs-in-a-Blanket
Another year has passed and it’s once again time to think about what to buy that man in your life for Father’s Day. With so many types of men, it could be difficult to figure out what to get your type. And so, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a thorough list of unique gift options…
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.
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
These pretzel treats are a perfect activity to get the kids involved. Pretzels and chocolate – I think those are two staples in a kids life, arent they? I could not keep my son away if I tried. Once these treats are assembled and cooled, we put them in cello bags and tied them with a decorative ribbon. My kids cant wait to give their gourmet gifts to teachers, grandparents, and friends.
Hand-dipped chocolate-covered strawberries make an excellent Valentine’s Day gift, anniversary present or simply a delicious afternoon snack. Making chocolate-covered strawberries is also a fun afternoon project to do with your children, particularly at the beginning of summer, when strawberries tend to be in season. You can dress up the berries with a drizzle of white or dark chocolate or by marbling different kinds of chocolate together. Ingredients
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
Let’s Craftis a special feature full of great crafts, inspiration and DIY projects that are perfect for any Modern Mom!