Three Easter Traditions to Do With Your Family at Home

By , Communications Resident| March 31st, 2020|

Easter is coming! Are you ready to add to your families’ Easter traditions? Our residents have shared with us some of their favorite Easter traditions that they do with their families at home. Rocks in Baskets The day before Easter, give kids empty baskets so they can walk around the neighborhood, park, or just around [...]

5 Christmas Traditions From Chase Oaks’ Residents

By , Communications Resident| December 10th, 2019|

The holidays are here at last! At this point, I hope most of our Christmas decorations are up and we’re feeling the holly jolly spirit! There are many ways to spend your holidays. I’m sure that some of us have deep-rooted traditions that we look forward to each year. If you’re like me and want [...]

Seven Family-Friendly Activities to Celebrate Christmas

By , Copy Editor| December 3rd, 2019|

Christmas is a festive time of year filled with traditions, gifts, and gatherings. In the middle of baking Christmas cookies, shopping for our loved ones, and attending holiday parties, let’s take the time to spend quality time with our family and friends and do one (or a few) of these family-friendly activities to celebrate Christmas. [...]

Ten Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes

By , Communications Resident| November 19th, 2019|

Thanksgiving is only one week away! Whether we’re hosting a Thanksgiving meal or attending one, do we know what to make? The main dish and dessert are usually fairly consistent, but it’s those tricky Thanksgiving side dishes that throw us off. How many casseroles are appropriate for one meal? Should the number of sides equal [...]

Local Community Pumpkin Patches That Make a Difference

By , Copy Editor| October 8th, 2019|

With cooler weather on its way, it is a great time to enjoy the outdoors with your family and friends by going to one of our community pumpkin patches. You can get amazing pumpkins to decorate your house for fall or to carve different faces for Halloween. Your family can also enjoy hay rides, delicious [...]

Seven Firework Displays to Celebrate the Fourth of July

By , Copy Editor| June 26th, 2019|

Fourth of July events and firework displays are great opportunities for you to invite your neighbors! Bring extra blankets and chairs and invite the family next door to enjoy one of the best firework displays in town. If you want to make a day out of it, look for celebrations that have special events prior [...]

Four Festive Family Easter Crafts

By , Contributing Writer| April 4th, 2019|

Jesus…and bunnies and eggs? Oh my! This blog has Easter crafts for families on either side of the bunny debate. But first, He comes first. Let’s get our Jesus craft fix. 1. Jesus’ Tomb Treats My son made this craft at church when he was three years old. I picked him up from Kidzone, and [...]

Four Family Easter Activities That Can Become Traditions

By , Contributing Writer| March 21st, 2019|

Easter is a time to celebrate Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection. It is the event that seals our destiny in heaven and helps us experience unbelievable grace and love on earth. We celebrate this holiday in spring as a time of renewal in our lives as the time rolls forward giving us more daylight hours [...]

Five Fun Facts About the History of St. Patrick’s Day

By , Copy Editor| March 15th, 2019|

St. Patrick’s Day is observed annually on March 17. It is a holiday celebrated around the world with large parades and parties in the center of many of the world’s largest cities. When we think of St. Patrick’s Day, we think of the color green and leprechauns. But the truth is St. Patrick’s Day is [...]

What You Should Know About Christmas Lights and Advent

By , Copy Editor| December 7th, 2018|

According to the Today show, putting up Christmas decorations can make you happier. When we see Christmas trees and lights go up, there is a boost in our mood, making us more likely to experience joy and peace throughout the holiday season. A Brief History of Christmas Lights Christmas lights began as flickering candles on [...]