Monday, September 15, 2014

10 Fun Fall Activity Ideas

Fall is just around the corner. The days get shorter. The sky turns into a fiery gold and mahogany sheaf laying a rustic leafy carpet of harvest pastels.  This is the season of Autumn Festivals where creativity knows no bounds. That said, why not plan your own fall fest this year. It's a wonderful way to introduce the seasons bounty to sons and daughters and make unforgettable memories along the way.

Here are some activity ideas:

Fall Fest Activity List

  1. Plan an autumn stroll in the park and stop for some refreshing apple cider and warm pumpkin or sweet potato pie right from the picnic basket.  
  2. Collect colorful leaves and press them in the pages of your favorite books. Pine cones, leaves and hazelnuts to make an autumn reef. 
  3. Have a leaf raking party with all your family and friends including an outdoor BBQ and leaf bagging relay race.
  4. Visit an apple orchard or pumpkin patch. 
  5. Have a scarf or sweater knitting party.
  6. Make your own kites and go kite flying this fall.
  7. Have a harvest recipe swap complete with a dish tasting party.
  8. Have a harvest themed bake sale.
  9. Have an autumn themed book swapping party for adults and the kids.
  10. Visit local fall festivals and enjoy those juicy sweet caramel apples.
  11. Plan a school, club, corporation or community fall fest. 
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Preserving Memories

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The web app interface provides access to all our standard event planning templates, printables, worksheets in pdf and word format and ebooks as well as the reunion planning spreadsheet with attendee database. What, don't have Fimark's award winning Family Reunion Planner Social web app yet? Good news. The app is reduced from $49 to only $39 for a limited time. Go to and get started on your family reunion fundraiser, newsletter, slideshow and your next fun filled family reunion event.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

More Family Reunion Freebies

Every now and then I like to point my readers in the direction of some great free stuff so you can save those hard earned dollars used for your family reunion event. Here's a great deal if you're looking for music to play at the reunion or you want to create a family reunion slideshows and video. 

Did you know that offers free music downloads to subscribers? Just can beat it. Go to and click on the Music MP3's link. Then click on "Deals". Next select "Free."

Hey, here's a great idea. Make a family reunion slideshow for your Reunion Banquet Dinner. Show a scene from each past family reunion event. Make the video short and sweet, no more than 10 minutes in length.  Enjoy the freebies!

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Monday, September 1, 2014

Labor Day Weekend Activities For Kids.

It's Labor Day weekend, and whether you have kids sleeping over or not  you're trying to figure out what to do with a house full of kids high on adrenalin that won't leave you exhausted or break the bank. 

As they wind down children tend to be accident prone, irritable and less attentive to the needs of others. The key to enjoying the weekend is giving them something fun to do that is both intellectually and emotionally stimulating leaving each child with a sense of wonder, discovery and accomplishment.  What might that be? Read the following articles for great weekend activity ideas.