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F is for Funnel Cakes

You can find all of the posts in this series here. Summer just wouldn’t be summer without fairs and funnel cakes. In Harlan, we have the Poke Sallet Festival every summer. Funnel Cakes at the Poke Sallet festival are $5.00 each. For our family of we would have to pay a minimum of $35.00 for…

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E is for Experiments

You can find all of the posts in this series here. Okay, so just because the kids are home for the summer, or… like us and you homeschool, but not year round… doesn’t mean you have to avoid learning altogether. Why not try one {or more} of these cool science experiments? Simple Volcano Experiment Grow…

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D is for Dirt

You can find all of the posts in this series here. Have you planted a garden this year? Or, if you don’t have space for a garden, have you planted at least one tomato plant in a container? I am by no means a “gardener,” but I have had a small raised bed garden for…

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C is for Camping

Camping with Kids You can find all of the posts in this series here. If you’ve been a reader here any length of time, you already know how much I love camping with my kids! Whether it’s a weekend camp out or a full-blown week (or more) in the great outdoors, camping just has a…

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B is for Bubbles

You can find all of the posts in this series here. I love the carefree days of summer. There’s just nothing like spending days in the warm sunshine with my kids. Here is a  great bubble recipe you can enjoy this summer with your own children. They are sure to be delighted! Easy Homemade Bubbles…

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A is for Art

You can find all of the posts in this series here. What child doesn’t love to express themselves with art? Okay, maybe some, but I don’t personally know any! My children love to delve into any kind of art project that I suggest. So summer wouldn’t be summer without at least a few fun art…

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L is for Lemonade

Summertime and lemonade just seem to go together. Don’t you think? So, there’s no way I could do a summer fun series without including a Lemonade Stand! Here are some ideas to help your little entrepreneur get started. PLUS, some fun free printables to download! [Tweet “Summertime and lemonade just seem to go together. Don’t…

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K is for Kite

ABC’s of Summer Fun You can find all of the posts in this series here. The sun is shining and there’s a nice breeze… what better way to spend a summer afternoon than flying kites? [Tweet “The sun is shining and there’s a nice breeze… let’s spend a summer afternoon flying kites!”] There have been…

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Adventure Bag for Boys and Girls

A Life of Adventure I remember when I was kid  I dreamed of living a life of adventure. Being shipwrecked like the Swiss Family Robinson, hunting for treasure like Indiana Jones, solving mysteries like Nancy Drew. As a girl, I loved tromping through the woods on our 12 acre homestead – my imagination wild with…