Category: Summer

6 Tips For Staying Happy, Healthy and Stress-Free When Traveling With Kids

This is a partnered post from Kendra Thornton on tips for traveling with kids. Enjoy!  😀 When you travel with your kids, you want everyone to be as comfortable, healthy and happy as possible. This is easier said than done, when you consider some of the daily challenges that you…

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Enjoying the last days of Summer {photos}

A small collection of photos that I have taken on our walks. We are enjoying the warm weather still, and hopefully it continues for a little bit longer. 🙂

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FAO Parents: Here’s How To Keep Your Teens Happy This Summer

Image Credit Summer vacation is something that all kids look forward to. However, unless you are willing to give them the extra support that they need, there’s a good chance that they’ll become bored long before it’s over. Thankfully, keeping them entertained doesn’t need to be as difficult as you…

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The Wind Leverager Delta Kite-from Get Childish! {Review}

Look at this super fun kite that I received from Get Childish! We have lots of windy days here in North Dakota, and flying a kite is a wonderful way to get out there and spend time in the sunshine! 🙂 Before receiving this kite, we’ve had numerous other kites….

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My try at Industrial Strength Bubbles! {pictures}

Have you seen the recipes for those Industrial Strength Bubbles floating around out there? {Get it? Floating..haha!} 😉 I found a recipe on Pinterest and knew that I definitely wanted to give it a try. My girls love blowing bubbles. I do, too. I mean, who doesn’t love bubbles? This…

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Yumms! BBQ Grill mats {Review}

Yumms! BBQ Grill Mats {set of 2} My hubby is the “griller” in our family and it takes a lot to impress him when it comes to grill accessories and such. When I handed these over to him, he was intrigued and really interested in trying them out. We had…

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More baby bunnies!? Yes!

Last Friday while mowing the lawn, my hubby found some little bunnies in our yard. We had to scoop them up so that he could continue mowing the lawn. Now look at just how cute!!! After he was just about done mowing the yard, he found ANOTHER batch of baby…

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My sunflowers are finally blooming!

You just don’t even know how very excited I am. Sunflowers are one of my favorite flowers, I absolutely love them. As you may have read in a previous post, I planted them, thinking they were going to be {a lot} smaller. They are dwarf sunflowers, but still pretty big!…

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Playtime at the park!

Elmwood Park is a really nice park that is near our house, and it’s walking distance! Imagine our surprise the day we went and found something new there. A zipline {for kids, of course!} Well, I guess you would call it a zipline, right? You decide. 😉 Jump and go!…

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Garden Flowers

Hello friends! Just wanted to share a few more beauties in my butterfly island. It is full of color and looking so pretty. I want to enjoy them as long as possible, because before you know it fall will be here, and the blooms will fade away. 🙂 And here…

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Our night out–Night to Unite

Every year our neighborhood has something called “Night to Unite”, where the neighborhood comes together for a night out of fun. I’m sure this is something that happens all over, although the names for it may differ. 😉 I just wanted to share a few photos from our evening. It…

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A great day for a car wash!

Our vehicle was so dirty! It still had nasty, dead bugs all over the front from our road trip {weeks ago!} I know….ewww, right? My oldest daughter mentioned she would like to wash our vehicle, so I said..”Hey, why not? {Free car wash!} 😀 Both of my girls had a…

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Life on the Prairie {camp}

Today Jacey started “Life on the Prairie” day camp. At this camp, Jacey will step back in time and experience school in a 1-room schoolhouse & learn about Native American traditions, as well as experience a pioneer school lesson, make fry bread and hand crafted items. It’s a 2 day,…

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Kids Dream-Summer Film Festival-Movie Lineup!

Marcus Theatres is having its “Kids Dream” summer film festival June 15 – August 13, 2014. Check your area {Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, and Wisconsin} to find out specific dates & times! Movies are $2 per person and you can get a 46-ounce popcorn or 14-ounce fountain…

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A few {end of summer} photos!

I just realized that I wrote this post (but never finished it)! It was just a few end of summer photos that I wanted to share -before school started. Summer went by way fast! At a Birthday party…this is my Jadyn and her friend, Jayden! My girls 🙂 Jacey loved…

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