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Kid’s Birthday Pool Party Ideas

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You have kids and you have a pool – if you combine the two, you can have a really fun party! The kids play with their buddies at the local pool all summer, so they’re used to entertaining themselves and making up games. But to get invited to a private…

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Mommy & Me DIY Outdoor Game

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I love my kids. But I don’t always love playing with them. Their idea of a “game” is jumping on me, throwing things in the house, or chasing each other around the kitchen until one of them smacks into a cabinet. It’s all fun and games until some gets a…

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Family Fun: Soda Pop Bottle Launcher

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When you have boys, you need to keep them busy or they get into trouble. My 15 year old son loves to build things. This summer he decided to make a soda pop bottle launcher with his brother. All I had to do was purchase the items at Home Depot,…

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5 Ways to Make the 4th of July Fun

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Independence Day is one of my favorite holidays—always has been since I was a kid myself. The loud booms and bright colors of the celebrations of the day make it a standout. While fireworks are an important, if not essential, part of the celebration, there are other ways as well…

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Fourth of July: Tips for Celebrating the Holiday and Cooking for a Crowd

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The Fourth of July is right around the corner and whether you are attending or hosting a party, I'm sure you're trying to get everything organized to make the day special. The Fourth of July is a perfect excuse to enjoy the five Fs: family, friends, fireworks, fun, and…

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Building Skills: 5 Photography Activities for Kids

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I fell in love with photography at an early age but I didn't start practicing and digging deep into photography until I was in college. I often think about where I would be in my photography had I learned about the different aspects of photography when I was a…

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