Backyard Fun

Now that we have the luxury of a backyard I am always looking for fun stuff to do or setup for the boys back there.  Our latest venture was inspired by Pinterest, of course.  It is little town setup for the boys to drive their Hotwheels and Matchbox cars around in.  I used to love […]

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A Happy Father’s Day

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We love celebrating Daddy in our house, so Father’s Day is just another opportunity to show him how much he means to us. This Father’s Day we got him something that the boys have been asking for and so has Daddy.  A good old-fashioned BB Gun.  I didn’t just get any gun either, I bought him […]

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A Taste of Summer

4 Days at the Lake – that is what we did this past weekend.  The boys ran, explored, fished, and played at the beach.  They loved every minute.  Preston says his favorite part was the s’mores, lol.  There is really nothing like the taste of a perfectly browned marshmallow.  We ate delicious food like hot dogs, cheeseburgers, cherries, […]

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Spy Party Fun

My middle son Oliver recently turned six.  I don’t throw the boys a “friends” party every year but this was one of those years for him.  At Christmas time the boys got Spy Gear and loved it; then while looking at party ideas I came across a laser maze idea, I was inspired.  I then […]

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An Educational Trip to the Flea Market

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You might call it a Swap Meet, Rummage Sale, Outdoor Market, those are all other names for Flea Markets.  I noticed our Flea Market changed their named to Mile High Marketplace, sounds better but we all still call it “the flea market”.  We took a trip 1 early Saturday morning.  We woke the kids up, […]

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Mission: Lego Store

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If you ask my kids they will tell the bestest place to go in the whole world is the Lego Store.  They are in a state of bliss every time we go there.  This last time we went we were actually headed up to the mountains when we encountered a massive dust storm coming over […]

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Homemade Puffy Paint

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Have I told you I love Pinterest?  Of course I have!  My most recent inspiration came from a Microwave Puffy Paint Pin, which led me here: Mom’s Crafty Place.  She posted really great pictures, my kids and I were sold.  We did it right there and then.  We loved it and used every last bit, […]

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All Systems Go – A Space Odyssey Adventure

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We recently spent an afternoon at the Space Odyssey Exhibit at our local Museum.  The boys took some day long workshops and then they spent 2 hours taking in the Space Odyssey.  It was a treat for me and my husband to watch their enthusiasm soar. Preston learning about telescopes Sam explores the exhibits  Learning […]

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