21 Fun Filled Activities to Beat the Heat {Fun in the Sun Recap}

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July flew by for me.  I took off to Seattle for a reprieve from the heat and now all of a sudden August is halfway over and I am finally getting to recap the awesome event that took place right here, Fun in the Sun. I can't thank the guest posters enough for bringing so many fun ideas to the blog to help us all survive the summer heat! Weren't they all so amazing.  Today I compiled all of … [Read more...]

Modeling Clay Scenes {Fun in the Sun}


  One of my favorite things to do with my kids is to find something nice and cheap and just sit and create with them. When in Hobby Lobby one day, I found some uber cheap modeling clay ($1.99 for 24 colors)..we came home, sat at the table and each of them sat for 1 1/2 hours creating little scenes. 1 1/2 hours! They were completely happy..and what they came up was even better. My 6 … [Read more...]

Bubble Painting with A Little Gray {Fun in the Sun}

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Today's guest I also know from participating in Project Run and Play. Jessica from A Little Gray is here with a fun idea to keep your kiddos busy! She is an expert designer, seamstress, quilter and more...(and yes, she IS the one who cleaned up in the finals of Project Run and Play):)..I am so excited to have her here today. Here is Jessica: This activity is always a … [Read more...]

Homemade Dye and Playdough with The Letter 4 {Fun in the Sun}

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Today I am so happy to have The Letter 4 here to share a fun activity with us! The Letter 4 has been a favorite of mine since they started just over a year ago. They are a group of 4 sisters who do everything from DIY to hair to cooking to printables. They are fun and stylish and amazing. They even have their own cause..The Letter 4 +1 that you will have to run over and check out. Altogether they … [Read more...]

Free Printable Car Games {Fun in the Sun}

Free Printable Car Games by Kiki and Company

I don't know about you, but when I think of summer, it reminds me of all the fun car trips we took as kids. We spent a good amount of time in the car, and it is also one of my favorite things to do with my kids as well. In fact, I have a big 20 hour trip coming up that I am a bit scared out of my mind nervous for. Before we leave I definitely love to have a little bag for each of my kids with … [Read more...]