Link Party Palooza with Dollar Tree Summer Fun

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Today's Link Party Palooza is sponsored by Here at Somewhat Simple we are BIG fans of Dollar Tree- which is why we are so excited to partner with them and introduce you to Dollar Tree's NEW Summer Fun Collection! Are you ready for some fun in the sun? Summer Fun is a new¬†collection of colorful flip-flops, summer tableware, party supplies, toys, and more created to launch you into a fun-filled summer! Who wouldn't want to plan a fun party or crafty afternoon for the kids with … [Read more...]

Seasonal Blocks

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Did you know the 4 seasons of the year all have the same number of letters in their names? These seasonal blocks are such a fun decor you can keep on display all year long! I made these with my mother in law and 2 sister in laws over the holidays while the boys watched sports on TV all day. Materials Needed: 1- 4x4 piece of wood cut into 4 inch blocks. We bought ours at Home Depot and they cut these for us right there in the store- perfect! Paint & Paint Brushes Vinyl Letters. If … [Read more...]

Mermaid Party- Make Your Own Mermaid Tails

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I recently featured the creative party invites we made for Leah's mermaid party, but now I want to show you something else we created that was a hit with the little swimmers- mermaid tails made from beach towels. Materials Needed: Beach towel Ribbon (long enough to tie in a bow around each girl's waist Rubber band Directions: Place a beach towel around her waist with the long part hanging down like a train of a dress. Tie your ribbon in a bow around her waist and then fold … [Read more...]

Blueberry Season: 10 Delicious Blueberry Recipes

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Blueberries are one of my favorite things to snack on. I love how you never know if the one you pop in your mouth is going to be super sweet or tart and tangy! If you haven't noticed, blueberry season is in full swing, I picked up a huge case of them at a local grocery store for $2.99!!! Even though I could probably eat the whole thing as is, it's always fun to create something with them. Check out these delicious blueberry recipes, then go out and pick up some blueberries for yourself! 1. … [Read more...]

Road Trip Travel Trays

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My kids are only 3.5 and 2 years old, and they don't quite play most travel games yet, so in order to keep them busy on our road trips, I made some Road Trip Travel Trays! I picked up two cookies sheets at the dollar store and spray painted them with Krylon Chalk Board paint- super simple! I love these trays because they are fun and multi-functional- let me show you a bunch of different options: Option 1: A COLORING TRAY I got some clamp magnets at the dollar store. The crayon holder … [Read more...]

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