Blog - Tag: kids | Blue Ridge Chair

Blog - Tag: kids

By Lisa Landes, 11/02/2018 - 12:10
Thanksgiving ideas for kids

Thanksgiving with the family is a special time to catch up and re-connect with those you don’t see often. Whether you get to spend a whole week together or just a special day or two, making memories and being together is what counts! Hanging out by the fire or - our favorite - enjoying the outdoors with an adventurous hike or a kayaking day down the local river are perfect options! Not everything you're used to will suit younger ages though. If you're looking for something to entertain your visiting little nephews and nieces, try some of these fun ideas to get the party going!!

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By Lisa Landes, 11/13/2017 - 08:54
women petting dog outside while sitting on a blue ridge chair

Traveling for the holidays can be stressful. Well, let’s be honest, it almost always is stressful! From the airport, to long car rides, to the packing list that just never seems complete, planning is crucial to enjoying your time off with friends and family. A good packing list, portable furniture, and some simple checks and balances will get you off to a relaxing vacation. Here are 5 tips for some smooth sailing this season:

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By Lisa Landes, 10/16/2017 - 09:32
Healthy snack for a Halloween party including fruit and a marshmallow on a skewer

Healthy is in! Knowing where our foods come from is an important step in the food buying process, even if we can't buy local. But, with endless choices for snacks out there, watching what your kids eat has become a full-time occupation (for good reasons of course!). Halloween is a great time for everyone to get their sugar-intake on, but why not mix it up and provide some fun and healthy options this year! If done right your kids may not even notice! Here are some fun alternatives to pre-wrapped candies. 

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By Lisa Landes, 10/11/2017 - 11:34
Parents and their son sitting by the river in blue ridge chairs

Generally, a good portion of parents still think their kids should be outside, playing in the dirt, running along the stream, skipping rocks and away from those addictive electronics 24/7. Sunshine and fresh air brings smiles for the whole family…until you realize you forgot your son or daughter’s teddy bear, or that extra pack of diapers! AH! 

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