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Find Adventure in Your Own Big Backyard
14 Fun Things You Can Do in Any City

I don’t have anything to do. Raise your hand if you have heard this come out of your little cutie’s mouth a time or two… or three thousand. Spring and summer break can seem daunting if don’t already have set plans. I’m all for letting kids experience a little boredom, but it can be exhausting for everyone. The problem is finding something to do can be difficult. Here is a list of things that you can do just about anywhere and provide fun for just about everyone.

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Trippin to the San Luis Valley

It is officially summer break for us. I am so excited because this means camping and road trips! I grew up camping and taking spur of the moment road trips. I will NEVER outgrow camping and road trips. I love sharing these special moments with my family! The sense of adventure, the unknown, being in nature and spending time enjoying God’s amazing creations.

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"Stay a child while you can be a child." by Rachel Samanyi at flickr.com (scaled, watermark removed and text added)

Say No to Snow People
25 Activities for Summer Time Fun

Summer vacation is here for some and just around the corner for others. I am going to be first in line for all of the summer fun! My flip-flops are all lined up and ready to go. Don’t get me wrong, I love the other seasons too. The problem is, this year, old man winter has over-stayed his welcome. Just a few weeks ago I was sledding and building snow people. I am saying no to snow people…at least until October or November. I’m ready for fresh cut grass, sidewalk chalk, bubbles, the sound of birds in my backyard and swimming in the pool.

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Olympic Fun for Everyone
6 Family Activities to Celebrate the Summer Games

Hot dogs, apple pie, my kids, baseball and the Summer Olympic Games. These are just a few of the things that make me proud to be an American, in no particular order of course. I have enjoyed them as a child, with my amazing oldest who is nearly grown (excuse while I tear up for a moment) and now with my sweet little girl.

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The Heat Is On
10 Cool Indoor Activities to Beat the Heat

What has your weather been like these days? We have had beautiful sunny days but unfortunately some afternoons have been almost too hot. This makes getting outside feel more like a chore than fun. We go out for short periods of time but after while the heat wins and we find ourselves back inside. The question is how do you pass the time?

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