Thursday, July 30, 2015

Pool DIY Tips

1. Need a way to serve up some snacks or drinks in the pool? 

Source: www.instagram.com and www.popsugar.com
2. Here's step-by-step instructions to make a large pool cooler:

Source: www.instructables.com
3. Light up the pool with pool noodle candles.

Source: www.createcraftlove.com


Thursday, July 23, 2015

Fun In The Sun: Ice Cream

Summer days/nights are the perfect reason to grab yourself treat -- preferably frozen.

Here are a few easy ideas to enjoy ice cream in the sun: 

1. Two-Ingredient Peanut Butter Ice Cream
Source: http://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com
2. Cinnamon Roll Ice Cream Sandwiches

Source: http://www.pillsbury.com/recipes
3. Snow Cone - DIY Flavors

Source: http://www.isavea2z.com/diy-snow-cone-syrup-recipe/



Thursday, July 16, 2015

Outdoor Movie Night

Here's a way to make the most out of your backyard during the summer nights -- your own personal outdoor movie theater.

All you need is a white sheet, clothespins, clothesline and projector. You'll have to invest in a mini or large projector screen -- but you can find some devices that around the $100 mark.

Source: www.momadvice.com

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Protecting Your Phone/Camera In The Rain

If you're trying to enjoy summer days/nights -- it's hard when the rain falls and you're left possibly eliminating the beautiful option of taking pictures of the memories you create outdoors. But it doesn't have to be that way. 

Here's a great way to protect your camera: Use an old blank CD/DVD Case. 

Source: www.digitalcameraworld.com/
Here's another option -- or you could double up! 

Source: theflirtyguide.blogspot.com
And we can't forget about your phone! Try a Ziploc Bag or even some plastic wrap to protect your phone and still use it!

Source: www.buzzfeed.com

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Last Minute July 4th Tips

1. Use water balloons to create an ice chest for your drinks.

Source: www.today.com
2. Skip the tape and add some weights to your tablecloth to keep it secure.

Source: www.madiganmade.com
3. Use ice cream cones to bake a small cupcake inside and add a scoop of ice cream to top it off. Easy. Fun. Delicious.

Source: www.ourfamilyofseven.com
4. Here's a festive way to serve up your drinks this July 4th holiday. Try a layered drink -- using three drinks with varying sugar content.

Source: www.inkatrinaskitchen.com



Thursday, June 25, 2015

July 4th Tips/Tricks

1. Sparkler Shield

The picture says it all! Use this to protect the hands of your little ones.

Source: www.stockpilingmoms.com/
2. Firecracker Cookies

Why didn't I think of this? 
Source: www.momdot.com
3. Photograph Writing With Sparklers

Here's a how-to on how to capture this beauty: thecollegeprepster.com

Source: www.thecollegeprepster.com





Thursday, June 18, 2015

Father's Day Ideas - 2015

1. Get the kids involved!

Give the kids some chalk and let their imagination run wild.

Source: http://www.babble.com/home
2. Transparent Photo Candle

Here's an easy DIY project that only requires a few materials and a little love: 

Source: http://www.thevintagepearl.com
3. Easy Cake Idea -- (Even Sarah Kay can do it!)

Source: http://www.weliketolearnaswego.com/