Homemade Granola Recipe

Years ago my sister-in-law made a batch of homemade granola.  It was nothing like the bland, store-bought kind or even the high-end kind you find at fancy bakeries.  The granola my sister-in-law made had the perfect flavor and the perfect crunch.  I couldn’t get enough. ...

Purchasing a Trampoline

The Fundamentals of Purchasing a Trampoline What brings back childhood memories faster than playing in the backyard?  A few years ago, as the warmer weather approached, I decided purchasing a trampoline for our family was a great idea so we could spend time together...

The Friendship Project, Part 3

The book of friendship continues to make it’s way around the United States reinforcing the importance of and power behind friendships.  Here are some of the latest entries. Track the book’s journey on the map below. #4 - Annie from Kennebunk, ME wrote:       #5  & #6 -...

From Box to Bounce in 10 Minutes!

This might sound like an advertisement and to a degree, it is (after all, you’re on the JumpSport® trampoline blog!) but if you want the straight scoop about how easy it is to set up and use a JumpSport® Fitness™ Trampoline, read on.   As soon as...

JumpSport Goes to School: Award-Winning Teacher Helps Autistic Students

Finding a time for Erin Swick-Washkuhn to be interviewed for this blog post wasn’t simple.  Choices included running alongside her as she trained for an upcoming 50k race or squeeze in a quick conversation between the physical education classes she teaches at Anderson Elementary School...

The Friendship Project, Part 2

Friendship Project Update! Below are excerpts from friends’ comments written into the book, Celebrating You.  You’ll find corresponding numbers on the map below indicating where the book is traveling to and who’s “friending” each other.  (See original post describing the project on March 4, 2013....

DIY Spring Vacation Bobby Pin Craft

What’s that saying?  “Spring is right around the corner?” Perhaps you can sense Spring’s arrival where you live, but where I am in the Midwest, it’s still pretty chilly.  And with my children’s Spring vacation upon us, I’m wondering if we’ll be spending more time...

The Friendship Project

“We'll be Friends Forever, won't we, Pooh?” asked Piglet. “Even longer,” Pooh answered. ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh   Friendship.  I’ve been thinking a lot about friendship lately.  It’s an understatement to say I’m grateful for my friends.  Their support throughout the years has been an invaluable source of...