Outdoor Summer Fun… Rain or Shine!

In Upstate South Carolina, it’s been raining to beat the band. We’ve watched a lot of Netflix and played a lot of Minecraft and Pokemon games, but we’ve also managed to squeeze in some outdoor summer fun during the (few and far between) dry spells. The girls have had a wonderful time playing with a […]

Summer Fuel Rewards with @MasterCard #FuelFamilyFun #MC

It’s officially summer and the kids have a million ideas about what they’d like to do. Unfortunately, very few of those ideas are free. I don’t know if it’s a “tween thing” or what, but apparently the days of happily braiding {free} friendship bracelets and drawing {free} chalk designs on the front walk are over. […]

Summertime Blues

By the end of the school year, I am looking forward to the summer. I make lists of all the fun summer things we can do… crafts and day trips and projects and games. This lasts about a month, but by the time Lakin’s birthday passes in the middle of July, I have the summertime […]

No Exquisite Sin Greater Than Central Air

I am proud to be a guest writer over at my friend Kelly’s blog, Naked Girl In A Dress. Please stop by and read my guest post about how much I miss having air conditioning in this intense summer heat… and stay a while to read the rest of Kelly’s great blog!

From Tomes to Tombs

Every week I participate in “Stream of Consciousness Sunday”, hosted by Fadra of AllThingsFadra.com. The idea is to type for 5 minutes, a brain dump of sorts, and then to publish without editing the writing at all. We went to the library yesterday afternoon, around 12:30pm. The girls had just settled into looking for books, […]

15 Ideas for Summer Fun with Kids

It’s almost time for summer fun! My kids have Memorial Day off, 3 more full days of school, then 3 half days (if you can call them half, they get out at 10:45am). On June 7th, summer commences! I’ve been thinking of things I can do with the girls over the summer. Here’s what I’ve […]

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