Then it hit me: This will be the last time Christmas is like this. And by like this, I mean that all the kids will be together on Christmas morning without a care in their heads and everyone will be thinking only about home and family.
Whether you want to burn off some holiday calories, have an energetic day out with the family or take a romantic spin around the rink, ice skating is a great way to enjoy the wintery outdoors. Here’s a round-up of nearby options.
Amy Sirpilla’s love of remaking furniture stems back years ago. When she was young, she didn’t have money to buy expensive furniture so she resorted to shopping at Goodwill and upcycling pieces to fit her wants. She also credits her mother with inspiring her to do this, as she also did this while Sirpilla was growing up.
Dr. Steven M. Kelly, a general surgeon, is driven in life by a pair of passions—family and career. “It’s a continuous evolution, trying to balance my work, which I’m very passionate about, with the activities of my kids, for which I’m equally passionate.”
When I was 10, my family started the tradition of having a family campout. My aunt and uncle lived near a campground complete with a lake, basketball courts, volleyball net, fire pit, picnic tables and plenty of room to run around.