Agritourism and Aromatherapy at White Oak Lavender Farm

White Oak Lavender Farm Window Art

A day trip to the White Oak Lavender Farm is one of many fun things to do in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Owned and operated by Julie and Rick Haushalter, the farm offers tours, lectures, workshops and a relaxing environment from the hustle and bustle of day to day life.

Some Different Ideas for DIY Christmas GIfts


Homemade gifts are not just the less expensive option for ‘trying times’. Speaking for myself, I truly appreciate a handmade gift. It doesn’t matter if it’s edible, wearable, or displayable. I appreciate the thought and effort that goes into a homemade gift.  The converse is also true. I’d rather make gifts than scour the malls… [Continue Reading]

Haunted Halloween Hallway


Thinking of hosting a Halloween party that pops? Want to have a haunted house, but think it’ll cost too much? There are many ways to provide a haunt and do it for minimum expense. Any area in your house can be “haunted” for a party. It doesn’t need to be a whole house. It can… [Continue Reading]

Fun Family Trees

family tree

  Flickr Photo Credit: Rick This is a nice idea you can use for a family reunion or a gathering to document your collective genealogy.

Rainy Day Family Activity: Make Some Puppets and Put on a Show!


  Flickr Photo Credit: Dlade This is a great way to kill some time during a rainy day and preserve your parental sanity at the same time.

Family Reunion Ideas


  Flickr Photo Credit: Any Jazz 65 Even immediate family members can have difficulty finding time to spend together in today’s society. Finding the finances to do so can also be a challenge.

Affordable Family Activities


  Flickr Photo Credit: Mike Baird After coming up with a list for adults and couples of things to do with a little pizazz, I felt obligated to at least offer an initial selection of ideas for things to do as a family that are a bit more in the budget realm.