For the second time in my life I attempted to make tie dye tees with my kids as part of a mommy and kid party and I would say the tees came out decent, but what an experience.
It is fun being creative with how to tie the tees, but the coloring gets everywhere. You would think that kids would LOVE getting messy, but nooo! Mommy did most of the dying, getting messy and all. Thanks four children of mine. I am glad the tees came out decent. All joking aside, it was fun and I would do it again (but would appreciate more “little hands” help and enthusiasm haha).
As I mentioned above this tee was made at a mommy and child party my friend hosted. It was an event like this that reminded me that sometimes it is ok to reach out and do things beyond the norm with other moms or women. I think sometimes I feel too comfortable being home with the kids or taking them to the store or park. I am now just realizing there is more out there to do with the kids, some of it free or very cheap. It just takes planning ahead and budgetting extra money for those fun little day events.
Below is a list of things or goals I have researched and would like to do with my kids this summer:
-Summer Reading program at our local library (and finish it through).
-Swimming at our local Splash park at least once for family night.
-Swimming in the river nearby.
– Attend a $1 or free movie event at our local theater on designated days
– Visit more friends homes for play dates/Or host some play dates
-Attend storytime at Barnes & Noble more often
I think the list above is good for now as I don’t want to overwhelm my kids with too much as some of the stuff listed above is a weekly event and the summer is filling up fast with lots of fun stuff.
What are some things you do (or did if yours are older) with your kids in the summertime?
Outfit details: Tie Dye tee: my own DIY project using an old tank top of mine (similar one to buy)//Shorts: Old Navy, similar//Fringe Purse: from Plato’s Closet, similar//Shoes: Old Navy, old, similar// Bracelet: c/o My Arm Charms, similar.
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Rachel is a former full time preschool special education teacher turned full time stay-at- home mom of four children with a passion for substitute teaching and blogging at Garay Treasures on the side. Garay Treasures is a fashion and lifestyle blog with some added posts on faith and everyday treasures. Rachel loves drinking several cups of coffee a day (hot or iced), blogging, and reading and playing with her children.
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Now on to the featured 5 bloggers from last week, this time I selected 5 of the most clicked posts starting with the highest clicked on,but this won’t happen often:
Sherry looks so lovely in her watercolor dress and was the most clicked on from last week. See post here.
I love reading Stitch Fix box reviews, so this is one more to share and hopefully you will find something you like for your next fix.
Marta shares her life lately story and the fun stuff she has encountered lately, here.
Candace looks fantastic in this dressed up shift dress look. See post here.
How adorable is Katies paint splatted skirt and denim top look. I love Katie’s colorful and bright feminine outfits, see this one here.
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