We have a gas fire pit in the backyard and the girls favorite summertime treat (besides popsicles) is s'mores. We either make the traditional version with Graham Crackers, Marshmallows, and Hersey Bars...or we make these: I am thinking we may need to try something new. Something exciting. Something different. The girls are traditionalist. Me, I... Continue Reading →
Running in the backyard sprinklers is a fun and easy way to take a break from the summer heat. The dog even gets involved!
Give my kids a hose, a closed storm door, let them "spray" each other, and I have at least 20 minutes of non-fighting-quite-time...if I am lucky! And, the storm door protects my camera. I've been reading Tom Ang's Digital Photography Masterclass. It's has been very helpful. I really like the "assignments" after each chapter so... Continue Reading →
Here's a great little inspiration to keep the kids busy this summer...Badges of Fun from Disney's Family Fun. There you can print out a badge chart, then just go outside and complete one of the suggested activities or adventures to earn a badge. This month we chose rock painting. Using outdoor acrylic paint, we spruced... Continue Reading →