Tag Archives outside play

Water Balloon Activities

I love playing with water balloons, and I love watching my kids play with them. There’s something so innocent and joyful about an afternoon playing with something so easy! I decided to share 10 of my most favorite activities we do with water balloons in the hopes that you enjoy these with your kids as…

Long Weekend Fun

This holiday weekend is hot, hot, hot! And for the first time in my life, I am living with no AC of any kind. I have lived with central air, I have lived with window units in just a couple of rooms, and I have lived with a unit in just one room, but I…

Sidewalk Painting

The weather was beautiful, and I knew I needed to catch some vitamin D with all the sickness moving through this house! So I whipped up a batch of sidewalk paint, and off we went. Equal parts corn starch and cold water (I use 1/3 cup) and a few drops of food coloring. Easy! I…

Neighborhood Collage

The weather has been beautiful, so I’ve been trying to keep the kiddos outside as much as possible. The other day, The Younger and I decided to walk around the neighborhood and pick up “neat things” that we found along the way. She has a Cars lunch bag that she loves, so we decided to…

Life Goes On

Well, unless the aftermath of the rapture includes piles of laundry, dirty floors, and whining children, it appears I am still alive.  Or in Hell.  It’s actually hard to tell. It is GORGEOUS outside today; a lovely breeze, bright sunshine – perfection.  Rob and Eliza went fishing at some ungodly hour of the morning, so I…