Ultimate DIY Splash Pad

DIY Splash Pad

Pin501 Share17 +1 Tweet Share Stumble Yum EmailShares 518This Ultimate DIY Splash Pad is the perfect way for your kids to stay cool as the summer rolls on.  It’s made with really inexpensive materials that can be purchased at any hardware store and your kids will be entertained for hours! DIY Splash Pad This week…

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5 Summer Pool Noodle Activities

Pool Noodle Activities

Pin17.3K Share261 +141 Tweet Share Stumble3 Yum EmailShares 17.6KThese  Pool Noodle Activities will have your kids entertained for hours.  We’ve had them now for 2 years and they still provide hours of fun. Pool Noodle Activities I love summertime!  And I love activities that get my kids outside and active.   These pool noodles activities are perfect…

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DIY LEGO table

Pin6.8K Share184 +147 Tweet Share Stumble2.6K Yum EmailShares 9.7K DIY LEGO Table Last year for Christmas, Santa brought my older boys a foldable/storable LEGO table and it has had constant use since then.  But, the saying, “Two’s company, three’s a crowd” tends to apply with my three oldest boys and my 5-year-old is normally the…

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Build Your Own Tank Craft Giveaway!

tank craft

Pin2 Share2 +13 Tweet Share Stumble Yum EmailShares 7 I cannot tell you how excited my boys were to open a box from the mail and find this fun Build Your Own Tank craft from CraftProjectIdeas.com!  They were starting to get a major case of end-of-summer boredom and they went right to work building their…

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DIY Pool Noodle Goal Post

Goal Post

Pin974 Share33 +1 Tweet Share Stumble Yum EmailShares 1.0K Last month we threw the Ultimate Sports Party for my now 7-year-old and we had lots of fun using some of the pool noodle activities I shared on the blog last summer as well as this new pool noodle goal post.  I turned to my handy,…

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Monday Motivation: 10 Lessons Learned from Life on the Farm

life on the farm

Pin1 Share139.4K +1719 Tweet Share Stumble Yum EmailShares 140.1KToday’s Monday Motivation is a tribute to the two men in my life who helped to shape me into the person I am today: My dad and my Grandpa.  I think it is fitting to share this with Father’s Day yesterday and I hope my dad knows…

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Photo Block Pencil Holder

Photo block pencil holder

Pin328 Share4 +11 Tweet Share Stumble Yum EmailShares 333 This week I received a box with Mod Podge Washout and Apple Barrel paint which I was so excited to use with my kids.   I love Mod Podge but I don’t normally let my kids use it because of the mess involved but Mod Podge Washout…

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How to Make an Easy Lego Table

Lego table

Pin19.4K Share157 +11 Tweet Share Stumble3 Yum EmailShares 19.6KYou know that Santa is a pretty smart fella!  He knew that if he brought my boys the LEGO sets they were wanting then they would need a Lego table to build them on so little brother couldn’t get them.  We love our smaller LEGO table, but this…

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10 things I Hope to Teach My Boys – A Father’s Perspective


Pin1.2K Share38 +1 Tweet Share Stumble Yum EmailShares 1.2KI’d better hurry and get this posted or it won’t be Father’s Day anymore.  I am one lucky girl to have been blessed with the most amazing father and to have married the most wonderful man to be the father to my boys.  I hope all the…

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Solar Oven: The School Project That Could Save Your Life

How to make a solar oven

Pin623 Share6 +1 Tweet Share Stumble Yum EmailShares 629How to Make a Solar Oven Okay, so hopefully it will never be needed to save our lives, but if we are ever without power for a long period of time, I now know that because of our new solar oven we will not go hungry, or…

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