Watermelon Mojitos! | Spectacular Summer Blog Hop #13

It’s Monday, which means it’s time for another Spectacular Summer Blog Hop post, this time from Sue of A Purdy Little House. She has the most incredible-sounding recipe for Watermelon Mojitos, including a kid-friendly, non-alcoholic version. Now that the sun seems to be making it’s return (we’ve reached a recording-breaking number of rainy days this summer), I’m ready for a drink like this that I can sip beside our little pool. 

Look at those fresh limes and that dark green mint! And all that yummy watermelon… I’m off to the grocery store to pick up the supplies as soon as I can!

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Free Summer Beach Printables! | Spectacular Summer Blog Hop #12

Happy Thursday! For today’s Spectacular Summer Blog Hop, Victoria from Dazzle While Frazzled has some awesome, FREE summery printables for you. They are all about the beach, and – get this! – they are TRILINGUAL! Yessssssss! In our house, we speak English, French, and Spanish, so finding that she’d made these lovely little gems in all three of our languages was really exciting. Kudos to Victoria for going the extra mile for her readers. 

Here’s one of them, but make sure to head over to her blog to download them properly in high-resolution! These would be really lovely as some seasonal art, or in a guest room. You could print a smaller version, laminate them, and use them as beach bag tags. 

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Kid-Friendly Backyard Picnic Ideas | Spectacular Summer Blog Hop #11

Kid-Friendly Backyard Cookout Picnic

Today’s Spectacular Summer Blog Hop post is over at Crafting a Family, where Susan has put together SIX fantastic ideas and recipes for putting together a charming backyard campout-themed kids’ picnic. She really thought of everything, including pitching a cozy tent and some camping-turned-picnic food, and she compiled it all into a handy printable mini e-book. If you have young cousins or grandchildren coming to stay this summer, I think you need to head on over and see her ideas! Or maybe you’re a teacher like me, and are looking for some ways to keep your kids occupied while everyone’s at home over the summer break? I’ll be pinning Susan’s post for use a few years from now with our little girl. 

Kid-Friendly Backyard Cookout Picnic

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