Links for Your Week :: Summer Edition

Summer has only officially been on the books for a week, but we’ve been experiencing the fruits of school being out and warmer weather for several weeks. We’ve already taken our (first ever) family Summer vacation, so I guess it’s all down hill from here. We’ll have to create our own fun at home and around town. I found several blog posts that still have me excited about the season, and I decided to put them in one easy to retrieve location – a summer link round up. I hope you find something that interests you, and will inspire some Summer fun. Please leave your favorite Summer link in the comments.

 

SUMMER READING

several popular bloggers hail modern mrs darcy’s summer reading guide as their go-to list for summer book recommendations. ed Snap Shots has a creative take on a children’s summer reading program. not your average, read-as-many-books-as-you-can type program. traveling through the pages will have children experience all types of reading genres.

Modern Mrs. Darcy’s Summer Reading Guide

Traveling through the Pages (a children’s summer reading guide) // ed Snap Shots

ROAD TRIPS

what family doesn’t take a road trip during the summer? whether a 3 hour trip to the beach, or a cross country trip to visit landmarks, tsh and rebecca have some great ideas to help make the ride a little easier.

How we make roadtripping sane(r) and cheap(er) // Art of Simple

10 Tips for your next family road trip // Simple As That

SUMMER FOOD FOR OUTDOOR FUN

there are just some foods that are synonymous with summer time. camping season also gears back up in the summer. these links provide delicious recipes and ideas for your outdoor dining.

The Best Camping Food (a round up) // Simple Bites

How to Pack a Picnic // Style Me Pretty

(btw, I’m loving this picnic blanket. Would love to try one out!)

Simple No Cook Vanilla Bean Ice Cream // Simple Bites

DIY S’mores Bar with Homemade Flavored Marshmallows and a Backyard Movie // 100 Days of Real Food

SUMMER WEAR

easy, breezy and comfortable – three great qualities for any summer wardrobe.

15 Easy Summer Dresses // A Cup of Jo

Comfortable Walking Shoes // Love Taza

ACTIVITY LISTS

you won’t run out of ideas for things to do this summer with these activity lists.

50 Ideas for Summer fun with Your Kids // For the Family

10 Summer Activities to do with your kids // Jen Hatmaker

Easy 4th of July Ideas for Kids //  The Handmade Home

DOCUMENTING SUMMER

and don’t forget to document your summer fun to remember in the years to come.

Summer Journaling Pages // Simple As That

 

 

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