2018 · June · Life · Life Laughs · Summer · Summer of Fun

Summer of Fun – Day 5 – Water Balloon Hot Potato (a new take on an old game)

Today’s activity is a new spin on the old game Hot Potato. Do you remember playing that as a kid? I do, too! It’s HOT!  Going swimming or playing with water goes hand in hand with hot. That’s how we came up with this idea for a new twist on an old game. Come on in and see how to play!

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2018 · June · Life · Recipes · Summer · Summer of Fun

Summer of Fun – Day 4 – Baking Together

For day 4, we’re jumping into the kitchen and baking together. I don’t know what it is about spending time in the kitchen with my kids, but it’s one of my all-time favorite things to do. Maybe it’s the way they interact with each other. Maybe it’s all the shenanigans going on. They are always giving each other snarky (in fun of course) comments and teasing each other. Whatever it is, it makes me smile and laugh every.single.time!!  One day they’re going to leave the nest and are going to need to know how to take care of themselves. So, cooking and baking skills are NOT a bad thing. Right? Right!

2018 · June · Life · Summer · Summer of Fun

Summer of Fun – Day 3 – FREE

Here we are on Day 3 of Summer of Fun. Today has been quite a day. Of course, we rolled our die last night and were all set for what was to take place today, but as often happens, things happened. Know what I mean? After a few detours, we finally made it to our free day. What does a ‘free’ day look like? Well, mostly its everyone choosing what they want to do. Come on in and find out what we did!

2018 · June · Life · Summer of Fun

Summer of Fun – Day 2 – Building Bridges

Today for Summer of Fun, we’re going to be exploring another building project – building bridges. There are so many different types of bridges: arch, truss, beam, cantilever, suspension, and beyond. Each bridge has its own design and purpose, but what they all have in common is they must hold a certain amount of weight in order to be structurally sound and that’s where we’ve decided to place our focus

2018 · June · Life · Summer · Summer of Fun

Summer of Fun 2018 – Day 1 – Wind Racers

Welcome to day one of Summer of Fun 2018! Wanting to spend quality time is where it all started and for lack of a better name, I simply called it Summer of Fun. It started out as something I wanted to try but quickly turned into a must for all of us. Sometime around April, everyone starts asking when we’re going to create the list and so it begins.

Life · Life Copes

7 Ways to Make This Year Your Happy Year

Here we are, right around the corner from a new year! Times seems to go by faster and faster with every turn of the calendar page. How are you feeling about the upcoming new year? Excited? Expectant? Ho-hum? No matter what you’re feeling, odds are you, like millions of others, have heaped a butt ton…… Continue reading 7 Ways to Make This Year Your Happy Year

2017 · Life · November

My One Minute Mind – Not So Lucky

Hello. I’m so glad you decided to drop in. Friends never need an invitation to stop by, do they? Isn’t it wonderful to know that you are always welcome somewhere? To know you don’t have to do anything or be anything, to know you’re  accepted just the way you are. If your friend stops by and you’re still in your jammies,…… Continue reading My One Minute Mind – Not So Lucky