My Favorite Summer Things 2017 Edition

Summertime is in full swing. The kids are enjoying their days in our pool and I’m enjoying the slower paced summer lifestyle.  However, that does mean I am in the kitchen more because kids are ALWAYS hungry. Summer means more play dates and because the weather is nice we’re outside all the time.  These items are {…Read More…}

DIY Outdoor Boggle / Word Streak Game

Anyone else love word games?  I love playing Scrabble (aka Words with Friends), Upwords, Bananagrams, Mad Gab, Taboo, etc.  Home Depot asked me to create a personalized version of their football toss.  Since my linguistics is better than my aim with a football I decided to make it into a customized Boggle game, also known {…Read More…}

Repurposed Garden Art Projects

While it’s not officially summer yet, it sure does feel like it! Temperatures are heating up, the kids are home from school, and my garden is in full swing. I love getting outside in the cool of the morning and have been on the lookout for inexpensive ways to dress up my garden without spending {…Read More…}

Five Fun Outdoor Games to Make this Weekend

If you know me, you know I love a good game and have a pretty fierce competitive streak. I also love having friends over and spending time in our backyard swimming, eating, and just having fun. So it’s no wonder I am a fan of backyard games! What’s better than feeding your competitive streak outside {…Read More…}