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Scavenger Hunt Bag (free printable!)

This scavenger hunt bag is perfect for kids anytime of the year!  It also makes a great scouting activity for girls or boys.  This week is Craft Lightning scout crafts edition and we are sharing 15 minute crafts that are great for scout gro...
by The Country Chic Cottage on Jul 19, 2016

Scavenger Hunt Bag (free printable!)

This scavenger hunt bag is perfect for kids anytime of the year!  It also makes a great scouting activity for girls or boys.  This week is Craft Lightning scout crafts edition and we are sharing 15 minute crafts that are great for scout gro...
by The Country Chic Cottage on Jul 19, 2016

Garden Party – Touring My Great Outdoors

  Our family’s whining in the winter usually goes like this…”ugh, will this dreadful cold and dastardly heaps of snow never end?” …we may be a little over dramatic. Then along comes summer, and all we can do is wis...
by Home Made by Carmona on Jul 18, 2016

Clay Pot Lighthouse

photo by ehow.com Are you in need of a decorative element to put in the garden or maybe for the front of your house? Making a garden feature or decoration as a DIY project is an ideal solution.... Visit my website for full links, other content,...
by Find My DIY on Jul 18, 2016

DIY Pallet Bar

photo by lovethehereandnow.com Do you have a couple of pallets that are left over from a previous project or know where you can get a few to use? You might be surprised at the number of DIY... Visit my website for full links, other content, and...
by Find My DIY on Jul 16, 2016

Outdoors: what to do when it’s too hot!

When the temperatures hit 30C and you’ve had a busy day, you need to find a way to cool down. Fast. Without air conditioning to fall back on, you need to get a bit more creative… The other day the 7yo was wilting. It had been a really hot...
by mumturnedmom on Jul 14, 2016

PVC Sprinkler Water Toy

photo by instructables.com Now that kids are off for summer break, you may need things for them to do outside. There will be lots of activities you can do depending on the weather and what you... Visit my website for full links, other content,...
by Find My DIY on Jul 14, 2016

Summer Active in St Anton Austria // Travel

Off we go to St Anton in Austria again but instead of seeking mountains covered in snow, this time I was ready to see them covered in cows and green grass. I adore Austria in the summer and it is quickly becoming my most favourite place to visit - qu...
by The Tales of Annie Bean on Jul 13, 2016

Solid Gold Summer Sunsets and What Lies Beneath

There is nothing more breathtaking than a solid gold summer sunset. Malibu Beach provided an amazing foreground for an unforgettable night. As the sun dipped lower on the horizon, I left my seat in The Sunset Restaurant, kicked off my shoes and snapp...
by Susie Lindau's Wild Ride on Jul 13, 2016

DIY Soda Rocket

photo by lemonlimeadventures.com Do you know that some of the items in your kitchen can be used for a lot of fun science projects? A lot of kids can have a lot of fun and also learn at the same... Visit my website for full links, other content,...
by Find My DIY on Jul 13, 2016

Sidewalk Squirty Chalk

photo by growingajeweledrose.com Playing outside can be kind of boring when activities are limited? If you want a super safe way for kids to do a fun activity, then you need to come up with... Visit my website for full links, other content, and...
by Find My DIY on Jul 12, 2016

Getting muddy but having fun

Despite the heavy rain that we have been seeing a lot of recently, we decided we would spend a day with family and visit a local transport event at the weekend. We saw a lot of rain, mud and miserable looking visitors but despite the horrid weather w...
by Training Mummy on Jul 11, 2016

DIY Hammock Stand

photo by herecomesthesunblog.net Do you like the idea of relaxing in a hammock in your backyard, but fo not have a way to hang it? You have various options to consider depending on what you... Visit my website for full links, other content, an...
by Find My DIY on Jul 9, 2016

Six Reasons Why You Should Go Glamping for Your Next Vacation

I’ll never forget a particular weekend the summer of my 21st birthday. It was a hot one, at least for the Pacific Northwest. Consequently, a friend and co-worker suggested a weekend hike and camping trip up into the Cascade mountains to a high...
by Nancy Meadows Designs on Jul 8, 2016

Outdoors: First Pool Party of the Summer

Since moving to the US, I’m often asked what my favourite things are about living here. And well, the weather has to come near the top of that list! Kicking off the summer with a fun afternoon in the pool with friends is simply not something I...
by mumturnedmom on Jul 8, 2016

DIY Soaker Hose

photo by mennenursery.com Are you looking for a simple way to keep small trees and shrubs watered? Maybe you have a garden to water, but do not want to install an expensive irrigation system.... Visit my website for full links, other content, a...
by Find My DIY on Jul 8, 2016

Simple Summer Outdoor Dining

Don’t you just LOVE to eat al fresco when the weather is warm? via If you like to dine outdoors, but think it is too much work, just look at these relaxed outdoor summer dining tables: via via Don’t they all look inviting? When eating outdoors...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Jul 6, 2016

How to Paint Terra Cotta

Have you ever wondered how to paint terra cotta?  We have all of the solutions here for you today.  Grab those planters and some paint!  You will have some gorgeous pots for your outdoor decor in no time.  The methods are super si...
by The Country Chic Cottage on Jul 5, 2016

How to Paint Terra Cotta

Have you ever wondered how to paint terra cotta?  We have all of the solutions here for you today.  Grab those planters and some paint!  You will have some gorgeous pots for your outdoor decor in no time.  The methods are super si...
by The Country Chic Cottage on Jul 5, 2016

DIY Outdoor Coffee Table

photo by littlefreemonkeys.com Do you have some scrap wood you would like to use for a project, like an outdoor table? There are lots of table designs you can use depending on the size. If you... Visit my website for full links, other content,...
by Find My DIY on Jul 5, 2016


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