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...]

Olympic Mad Libs with Thirty Handmade Days {Fun in the Sun}


I am thrilled to have Mique today from Thirty Handmade Days. No doubt you have all been to her site and I am sure you have been inspired by this busy, creative and amazing mom! I got to meet Mique this year at SNAP! and cannot tell you how incredible she is. Today she will share one of her amazing printables and show you what a fun mom she is! Here is Mique:   Hi! I'm Mique from Thirty … [Read more...]

Easy Lemon Pie Squares with Simple As That {Fun in the Sun}


  Today's guest is one of my favorite bloggers ever! Rebecca from Simple As That is one of the first blogs that I ever followed and is one I still love. Her ideas are always fresh and simple and so many of them are perfect to do with kids! Today she is here to share a treat that is sure to keep you cool this summer. Here is Rebecca: Hello all! My name is Rebecca from Simple as That and … [Read more...]

Healthy and Fun Food with Lisa Storms {Fun in the Sun}

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Today's guest is one of my favorite blogs to read. Lisa Storms is one of the most talented bloggers I have seen. Her projects are always beautiful, simple and well designed. Her blog is an incredible resource for all things creative and I am more than excited that she is here today..Here is Lisa: Hi, I'm Lisa Storms from ... well, lisastorms.com. Pretty creative, right? While I lack creativity … [Read more...]