Summer Activities Link-Up Party!

Monday, May 12, 2014

Happy Monday Y'all!  I am honored to be co-hosting the Summer Activities Link-Up Party with 7 other amazing blog friends!  I hope you are able to join us this week as we share our favorite summer activities for kiddos.  The link-up ends Friday and then early next week we will share everyone's ideas in one great post!

we ventured off our blanket to snap some pics :)

Well since I have only have 1 kiddo at the moment, and she is still in tiny baby land (9 months old woop woop!), our activities are a probably a bit different than those with kids running around.  But one of my favorite things in all the universe to do with this tiny baby?  A picnic!  Anywhere!  I honestly think picnics are such a great thing for babies and toddlers.  It introduces new places to them  and gets them outdoors (which is a must in my house!).  Georgia and I have our favorite picnic spots of course - but we are also excited to try some new parks and beach spots this summer.  I always pack her monkey mat and a big blanket to lay over it.  She's on the move crawler-style so I also try to pick spots that can keep her entertained or allow her to crawl around a bit.  We love meeting friends with baby people as well!  One of us will pick up some lunch and/or snacks and the other will bring the blanket!  And boom.  We have a few hours of baby-entertainment in the great outdoors.  G and I have also been known to take our blankey outside to our backyard for a little R & R when we don't feel like getting in the car.  

So Voila!  Not rocket science I know - but I feel like picnics are a bit of a lost art and since having a baby last summer, I fully intend to restore their popularity.  

What are your favorite summer activities with your kiddos?  

Check out what my co-hosts are sharing about on their blogs! They each are such great mommas with wonderful ideas I know you will be inspired by!

Easy to Prepare Activities by Elizabeth @ All Kinds of Things Facebook - Instagram - Pinterest

Summer Activities Jar by Katie @ The Lane Above Facebook - Instagram - Pinterest

Summer Birthday Parties by Sarah @ Abiding In Grace Facebook - Pinterest - Instagram

Summer Activity Binder by Keri @ Living In This Season Facebook - Google+ - Instagram - Pinterest

Gratefully Inspired

Summertime is such a fun time of the year with little ones. It can also become overwhelming as there is so much free time you wonder what exactly to do to fill it. This summer, let's prepare ahead of time. This way we can plan out some fun and educational activities for our little ones before the moments of boredom and craziness hit!
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Unknown said...

picnics are the best!! i definitely have plans for quite a few this summer. :) glad to have discovered your blog through this and your sweet girl are such gems!! xoxo

Becky Goerend said...

Picnics are so fun! I need to make sure we do this a lot this summer!

Elizabeth said...

She is such a doll, Denise! I hope you had a super sweet Mother's Day~

Mrs. Coach Sims said...

We MUST do a picnic this summer!!! Thanks for sharing.... I love the name Georgia! So cute :)

Britt Fisk said...

We love picnics! They are such a fun way to change up the routine and enjoy the outdoors. Thanks for the reminder :)

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