50 days of family fun

  1. Family Activities

    How to host a movie-night dinner

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    Between work, school, extracurricular activities and friends, getting the family together for a meal can be difficult, even just...
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    How to host a '50s diner dinner

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    Whether you remember the 50s fondly or you’re just a fan of Happy Days , poodle skirts and ponytails, and leather jackets and...
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    How to encourage conversation at dinner

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    “What did you do today?” It’s a common dinnertime question that’s often met with responses like “I dunno” or “Nothing,” if not light...
  4. Family Fun

    How to make Coca Cola Cake

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    Coca Cola Cake is a Southern tradition. Coke’s heritage recipe (available on the company's website) is nearly foolproof, but this...
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    How to make Coke floats

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    A traditional Coke float is served in a tall, frosted glass or mug. The original recipe is easy -- just pour Coke over one or two...
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    How to make popcorn balls

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    Making and decorating popcorn balls is a fun way to get kids involved in the kitchen. Whether you use your favorite recipe or try...
  7. Crafts

    How to make upside-down pizza

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    If your family’s getting bored with your go-to dinner ideas, try making this flexible family favorite with a twist. Upside-down...
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    How to have a backwards dinner

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    Sometimes, spicing up family dinner can be as simple as doing things a little differently. For your next meal, try having a...
  9. Family Activities

    How to have a murder mystery dinner

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    A murder mystery dinner isn’t just for fancy adult social events. With these easy tips, you can treat your family to one tonight.
  10. Family Activities

    How to make soda bottle spiders

    Gather up all your empty plastic soda and water bottles, round up the family and make a creepy cluster of soda bottle spiders.
  11. Family Activities

    How to make soda-bottle garden shovels

    Don’t toss that empty soda bottle in the recycling can. Instead, show the kids how to upcycle a soda bottle into a useful gardening...
  12. Family Activities

    How to make family mail sorters

    Are stacks of mail taking over your counter top? Don’t stuff the piles in the junk drawer. Get organized. Tonight, get the family...
  13. Family Activities

    How to make family mailboxes

    Making family mailboxes is a fun family activity that lets you get your craft on -- and creates a new way to improve your family’s...
  14. Family Activities

    How to make no-sew fleece blankets

    If you’ve always wanted to make a blanket but haven’t sewn anything since your junior-high home economics class, you’ll love this...
  15. Family Activities

    How to have a food fight

    Next time everyone seems too solemn at the dinner table, load your fork with some ammo and let it fly. You’ll be glad you did. A...
  16. Crafts

    How to make a personalized T-shirt

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    There’s more than one way to personalize a T-shirt. You can use any number of crafty items and shortcuts to create a customized top...
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    How to make paper flowers

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    Tissue paper flowers originated as a Mexican craft for Cinco de Mayo. These traditional decorations are great for casual parties and...
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    How to make a cell phone cover

    Your cell phone makes a statement about you. If you’re tired of having a phone that looks like everyone else’s, make a sparkly cell...
  19. Family Activities

    How to host a family movie night

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    Family movie night can be a good way to relax, kick back and enjoy being together, but if you have done it a thousand times, it can...
  20. Crafts

    How to make an iPod case

    You want to protect your iPod from wear and tear as well as theft. Disguising it as something ordinary – such as a gum wrapper – is...