"It happens all the time, they all become blueberries." - Willy Wonka You've really done it this time haven't you, you picked too many blueberries! Man, I can relate. Every year, it still amazes me how many actually make it into the bucket! Don't worry, I got you. From reading a book, to enjoying a cocktail with your girlfriends, these are some sure fire ways to create some lasting memories this blueberry picking season.
One of our favorite summer traditions in Michigan is heading to one of the local family owned u-pick strawberry farms. Head out first thing in the morning to beat the heat for the best berries (and the best chance not to have at least one child meltdown). If you manage to put more berries in the bucket then in your belly, then we've some great recipes to put those 10 lbs of strawberries to use.
It's time to grab your DIY tools, throw on those safety glasses and create that accent wall you've always been wanting to.
Instead of heading to the grocery store when snacks run low, use this opportunity of being at home to make your own snacks from scratch.
Want to raise hard-working and independent kids that turn into responsible and successful adults? It all starts with giving them a purpose and voice within your family unit. Children need to feel like a valued, respected and appreciated part of their family. What better way than empowering them through chores (not to mention how much you’ll love all the help)! There are SO many ways you can incorporate chores with your kids! You have to do what works best for you…every family dynamic is different. But what remains constant is kids benefit from chores. They develop a good work ethic and feel more loved when they contribute to the greater…