What comes before summer fun with parties and family reunions? I remember my mom and her friends talking about spring cleaning. Since we kept the house closed up all winter it was stale, dusty, and just begging to be freshened up. As the weather warmed up Mom would wash bedding, and check to see if we needed to replace any of it. One day we'd clean the refrigerator. … [Read more...] about What Comes Before Summer Fun?
What about balloons for your birthday party? When parents of young children see us working the first thing that comes to mind is birthday parties. Let's face it: balloons add a lot to festive occasions, and kids love colorful balloon treats. Have you taken the time to think about the best way to maximize the fun? No? We have, so keep reading for some answers. Are … [Read more...] about Balloons For Your Birthday Party: 3 Things to Know
I don't know about where you are, but here where I am it's gray, drizzly, and only to get into the low 50's. Is that the kind of day that makes you think of picnics and summer fun? It makes me want to hunker down with some comfort food. Guess what? Hunkering down is not an option. I'm going to Chairman's Day at a local farm where groups can rent space and have their picnics … [Read more...] about Tips for Picnic Time & Summer Fun
The other day I received an email from someone who had seen me at one of the farmers markets. I'm complimented that this gentleman took the time to contact me, that he had given some thought about how he supposed I should be paid, and that he wanted me to come to his block party. He even had already sent out a flyer saying I'd be there. The problem is he didn't check with me … [Read more...] about How Far In Advance?