If you have recently purchased furniture for your home you are well aware of the ludicrous costs of furniture. In fact, the average cost of a five piece living room set is between 1,200 and 2,200 dollars. Although every homeowner would like to own the best brand name furniture, the fact is the economy in which we live simply does not afford that luxury to many of us. In fact, after home mortgages and car payments, furnishing their homes is the third biggest investment that most American homeowners will ever make. The good news is there are plenty of options for people with a desire for durable, name brand furniture, but who cannot afford to pay premium, brand name prices. Furniture outlet stores have become popular for budget minded homeowners, because they can offer the lowest prices on quality affordable
Fun board games for families are a timeless tradition, which can supplement children’s development, and make them into stronger, better adults. In fact, Armenia recently incorporated chess classes into their schools. Armen Ashtoya, Armenia’s education minister, spoke to Al Jazeera, saying that “Chess develops various skills – leadership capacities, decision-making, strategic planning, logical thinking and responsibility,”… The future of the world depends on such creative leaders who have the capacity to make the right decisions.” Of course, games don’t have to be so heavy. There are tons of fun board games for families, which can bring them closer together! Here’s a short list of some great, fun board games for families! 1. Quelf. Quelf summed up in word would be unpredictable. P
In the United States alone, more than 40 million kids play competitive sports, and over three million play an instrument. Both of those activities take time and require lots of practice during the week, and there are all sorts of other after school programs and activities that kids might participate in. While it is good for kids to have something that keeps them busy, and out of trouble, busy schedules mean that families do not always have a lot of time to spend together. Fortunately, there are several fun, easy ideas and family night activities that can keep families tight. Egyptian War A classic and easy-to-learn card game, Egyptian War, which is sometimes known as Egyptian Ratscrew, is a fun game because it only requires a deck of cards. Games could take as little as five minutes
Are you thinking about getting bunk beds for your home? The average American family includes two children, and bunking is often considering a fun way to consolidate space while keeping kids happy. While weighing your decisions, keep in mind that only children above the age of six should be sleeping on the upper section of a bunk bed, as they suffer from 50% of all bunk related injuries. That said, here are three things you should consider when it comes to buying bunk beds. 1. Bunk Beds are Safe When They Follow Regulations The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has a mandatory list of bunk bed requirements. As long as your bed is produced by a company that follows their guidelines, you
Bunk beds have changed a lot in the past years. Even more so, if you believe the rumor that they were originally a space saving innovation of the ancient Egyptians. While your last experience with a bunk bed may have been slightly more recent than the time of the Pharaohs, some of the latest trends in bunk beds may still surprise you. Here are just a few.
- Mix and Match. Did you know that the two mattresses do not necessarily have to be the same size? Many of us think of the old fashioned twin bunk beds, but nowadays you can find not just larger models, like Full Over Full bunk beds, but also Twin Over Full bunk beds. Twin Over Full models not only provide two different mattress sizes, but also more stability
Long car rides with the family can go one of two ways. Either they can be the most boring thing since the invention of boredom itself, or they can be fun times that you and your children will remember forever. It all depends on what you do. With a little imagination, you can come up with lots of family activity ideas for long road trips… without ever having to resort to the portable DVD player.%3Cbr%3E
- Predesigned Fun. Luckily, the danger of boring car rides has been around a long time. Long enough that capitalism has taken notice and tried to do something about it. So now there are many games, toys, and activities available in stores and online. Age appropriate audio books can be a fun shared experience. Or try your luck at one of the many interstate bingo games, whose cards includ