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The 6 Best Audiobooks for a Road Trip By Karen Campbell McGinn

The 6 Best Audiobooks for Your Family Road Trip

By Karen Campbell McGinn

Family road trips are an essential part of the summer. The open highway, picnics, and curated playlists are most parents’ favorite things. Car sing-a-longs, license plate Bingo, DVDs and ‘I Spy” are a few ways to make a long journey tolerable; but sometimes it’s necessary to do something different and put on a good audiobook.

Father's Day Craft By Jenny Kusters

A Father's Day Craft

by Jenny Kusters, Blogger for "Habitat at Home" --

This was the first time I've worked with clay since I can remember, and it was so fulfilling! The feeling of using your hands to mold clay, just can't be beat. The world is your oyster with the things you can create. Plus, there are so many easy clays to work with, right out of your home. No need for a kiln.

PYO Pick Your Own Farms & Orchards in Pennsylvania

Strawberry Picking

PYO Farms & Orchards in Pennsylvania

There are lots of reasons to take your kids berry picking (or cherry picking, or apple picking, or pumpkin picking... you get the idea!) It's a fun way to spend time together, and it's rewarding to be able to enjoy the fruits of your labor together -- literally!

Summer Fun for One Buck or Less

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25 Programs & Activities for the Kids This Summer for ONE BUCK or LESS!  Summer 2017

Family fun for only one buck or better yet, FREE! Keep this list handy as we will update it as we find more summer fun for ONE BUCK or LESS!

20 Ideas for Your Summertime Bucket List

20 Ideas for Your Summertime Bucket List
by Karen Campbell McGinn

Summertime is a great time for you and your family to relax. But try to tell that to your kids who will be screaming “I’m bored!” within the next two weeks. All parents want every summer to be more memorable than the previous one. All that is required are a few new, simple ideas.

Best Places to See Butterflies in Pennsylvania

Butterfly at Phipps Conservatory

Best Places to See Butterflies in Pennsylvania

Butterflies. Not only are they lovely to watch, they are fascinating creatures. For example, did you know that Butterflies smell with their feet?  Or that the process of Metamorphosis (changing from caterpillar into butterfly) takes 10-15 days?