No Pool? Go Natural!

August 24th, 2021

This summer has been extremely hot in our area – and the dog days of August are here. Even if you don’t have a pool, or belong to a swim club, you can feel the joy of diving into cool, refreshing water. Just head to one of the many natural swimming spots within driving distance in the Philadelphia region Read More...

Resolved to Organize? Here’s How.

March 3rd, 2021

With the pandemic keeping kids and parents stuck at home, things around the house may have become a bit messy. Maybe you made a New Year’s resolution to get things organized. If you’re having trouble with your motivation, here’s help. Larissa Runkle offers 6 Ridiculously Easy Organizing Resolutions You Can Actually Stick to This Year Read More...

Home for the Holidays

December 30th, 2020

Looks like we’re all staying home for the holidays this year.  But, that can be a good thing with these ideas from Houzz for creating a fun and festive holiday.  Their ideas include getting creative with decorating, celebrating outdoors and making the most of virtual gatherings with friends and family Read More...

Getting Fit for Fall Cleanup

December 2nd, 2020

Yes, the headline is correct.  You need to be in good shape to survive fall cleanup. That’s because lifting pumpkins, raking leaves, and other autumnal activities can be tough on your body, especially your lower back. Now’s the time to stretch and strengthen those muscles. The Philadelphia Inquirer offers these top tips for staying seasonally safe, with instructions from personal trainer and wellness coach Ashley B Read More...

Global Window Gazing

September 30th, 2020

If you’ve spent hours just gazing out of your home windows during COVID-19, you might have wondered if others are doing the same. A new website gives you the answer in a spectacular, global way. Window Swap invites people all over the world to upload a video of what they see outside their window Read More...

Cures for Kid Cabin Fever

August 18th, 2020

Summer is normally a time for fun with friends. Instead parents are desperately trying to keep everyone from pandemic pandemonium. Parade Magazine’s 125 Ideas for Avoiding Cabin Fever with Kids can help.  Most of the ideas are simple and you can probably get them going with things you already have around the house Read More...

Hit the Bike Trails!

August 4th, 2020

In case you haven’t heard, bikes are back in a big way.  As COVID-19 has curtailed most social activities, adults and kids of all ages have rediscovered the joy of riding and exploring on two wheels. For those who live in the Philadelphia region, there are miles and miles of beautiful paved trails for road bikes and beach cruisers, as well as rugged trails for mountain biking Read More...

Can’t-Miss Family Movies

April 28th, 2020

Watching a movie together is a great way to pass the time when you’re cooped up inside.  With so many options these days, it might be hard to pick one that everyone will enjoy.  Here are 50 suggestions for movie classics that range from musicals, to princess tales, animated animals and holiday favorites Read More...

Everybody into the Pool!

February 11th, 2020

Sal Paone Builder’s newest community in Plymouth Meeting is the perfect place to fight the winter doldrums – with a lap, splash, walk or dip in the pool. That’s because owners of a new home at Plymouth Valley Estates can take advantage of the incredible Plymouth Township Aquatics Center. The center offers two amazing indoor pools, one for laps and adult exercise, and another with slides and fun features for kids Read More...

Get Wet!

August 21st, 2019

Even if you don’t have a backyard pool or swim club membership, you can cool off and make a splash with the wide availability of water sports and fun in the Greater Philadelphia Region. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing retreat or ready to dive-in to adventure, there are plenty of options available Read More...