17 FUN Activities to Do at the Park

17 FUN Activities to Do at the Park

Try one or more of these fun activities to do at the park with your family!

Our family LOVES to visit different parks. 

Sometimes it's just a short walk at our neighborhood park to visit the ducks or play at the playground.  Other times, we'll head out and spend a day exploring trails or hiking at one of the state or national parks.

Today, we're partnering with the National Park Trust to celebrate Kids to Parks Day with some AWESOME ideas for things to do on your next park visit and a super GIVEAWAY too!

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40 Fall Games - Outdoor Autumn Fun for Kids

Enjoy these Outdoor Fall Games for Kids this season!

Fall is the best time to get outside & play a game together! 

So many things come to mind when the Autumn weather arrives -- getting outside more often now that it's cooler, helping the kids with their homework, football and fall holidays!

Seems like we are all spending more time with friends and family at this time of the year.  So it's great to have some go-to games on hand for family gatherings, class parties or just those long, lazy weekends in the backyard.

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10 Ideas for Spending Time with the Kids During the School Year


Time with the kids is precious. 

You really begin to understand this as the kids grow up and especially as those long, relaxing days of summer turn into the more busy back-to-school hours that are beginning this month.

When the kids are born, you have approximately 940 Saturdays together before they fly the coop.  Yes, someone somewhere counted up all those days and we get less than a thousand weekends (really not much when you look at it like that, is it).

When they’re young, “The days are long but the years are short” as Gretchen Rubin would say.  Then they get older and both the days and the years fly by quickly.

I only have 55 more Saturdays with my oldest.

And here’s what’s been eating at me lately --- as the kids get older, their schedule becomes full of things (fun things) that they want to do.  BUT (and it’s a big but), they still REALLY need that time with you!


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25 Spectacular Seashell Activities + a $1500 Summer Giveaway


Welcome Summer!

We are kicking off summer with a BANG! and bringing you TONS of ideas for summer fun along with a really amazing giveaway (woohoo!).

And since I can't think of Summer without thinking about the beach, I wanted to pull together some creative ideas for playing, crafting and exploring seashells!

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'The Night before My Birthday' and Great Kids Birthday Giveaway


Birthday season is coming for our family. 


Well, make that Birthday Season for everyone in my family BUT me. 

I celebrated my special day last month – super great day!  The kids made me pancakes and I didn’t have to run one errand all day long (now that’s a birthday).

So Spring is my time to focus on creating special days for my family.

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Holiday Kids Book Give-away

How would you like to win some amazing books for the kids? 

And just in time for the holidays, right! 

Welcome to the Kid Lit Giveaway Holiday Hop sponsored by Youth Literature Reviews and Mother Daughter Book Reviews.


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Awesome Science Books for Kids + a Giveaway


Welcome to our End of Summer Keep the Kids Reading giveaway! 

Our wonderful hosts - Mother Daughter Book Reviews and Youth Literature Reviews - have coordinated more than 60+ blogs that love reading & kids lit for an awesome way to win great books for your home library!

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Connecting Kids Books with Real Life for Children's Book Week {+ giveaway too!}


This week is Children's Book Week and we're celebrating with a giveaway to kick off the week! 

Hosted by Mother Daughter Book Reviews and Youth Literature Reviews, we are linked with more than 90 other amazing book blogs who will all be offering a wonderful children's book/prize this week!

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Making Life Easier: Win a NetZero 4G Mobile HotSpot


Life is busy!  Especially at this time of the year -- so I will frequently jump on any chance to make things a little easier.

For example, using holiday bags to wrap odd-shaped gifts instead of wrapping paper - much easier!

And bar cookies that you can bake all in one pan - homemade and easy!


Just as portable as my morning coffee but waaay stronger!


So when I found out there was a way I could have wifi for my iPad and computer no matter where I was -- Big Score for making life easier!!


NetZero MB Logo - color

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