A Festive Backyard Field Day with Good Sportsmanship!

Jumping, hopping, racing, throwing—who doesn’t love a summer field day? A backyard filled with games, activities and kids is a fantastic excuse to get together with friends. It doesn’t have to be fancy. Use what you have and set up some good old-fashioned backyard fun. It will provide hours of entertainment. And parents, what a great way to reinforce good sportsmanship with your kids!The first step is to organize teams to help promote cooperative play. Then set up a variety of games. And finally, weave in a good sportsmanship lesson!Here are a few tried-and-true ideas to get you started:THE GAMESBean Bag Toss – Kids love throwing anything! Use large bowls or buckets as the target and have the kids toss. Don’t worry if you don’t have bean bags—use other items as … [Read more...]

Our Favorites in LIFE on Blissfully Domestic for 2014

The year 2014 was a good one. We shared with you recipes, crafts and tips from all over the web. Today we wanted to highlight a few of our favorites from the LIFE section of Blissfully Domestic. Without further ado...in case you missed one or two, here are our favorites from 2014 in LIFE.Winter Photography Ideas - Sometimes, even experienced photographers fall into a creative rut. Use the ideas in this post to shoot some Winter inspired photos.Heart Math Game - This game was created to be used with the Sweet Hearts candies at Valentine's Day, but you could use any candy, any time of year!Fun and Easy St Patrick's Day Crafts for Kids - Whether it's St Patty's Day or you  want to feel a bit of the luck of the Irish, this craft round-up is for you!12 Cool FROZEN Party Ideas - … [Read more...]