Summer can be especially challenging for kids with learning and attention issues because of the change in routine, new social situations, and unusual environments. That’s why resources like Understood.org can be so helpful!
Homemade Boston Baked Beans
Boston baked beans make such a versatile side dish, from warm winter comfort food to summer barbeque side dish. I really love this recipe for them and hope you do, too!
Must-Have Garden Tools for Summer Maintenance
Sometimes a gardener just needs the right tools for the right job. Summer gardening is tough enough so make the job easier with these tools. These tools are the must have tools for summer gardening to help beat the heat, fight the weeds and water efficiently.
Aqua Aerobics Fitness: Tips and Routines to Get Fit!
These easy guidelines to aqua aerobics will keep you fit (and cool) all summer long!
Asparagus Salad Fresh Spring Meal Recipe
You will want to try this fresh spring asparagus salad recipe!
Summer Couscous Stir Fry
There’s nothing like going grocery shopping in your own backyard. While we only have a tiny little garden just big enough for some herbs and grape tomatoes, it’s still just thrilling to eat from it. This quick summer stir fry has a variety of bell peppers, onions, asparagus and grape tomatoes. Perfect for your homegrown […]
Homemade Mint Limemade Summer Drink
Is there anything more refreshing than a cool summer limeade or lemonade? And this version uses fresh mint, which you can easily grow straight out of your garden! “This mix is super easy to throw together and can literally be made in 5 minutes. It’s the perfect addition for any barbecue or summer dinner.” See […]
Vanilla Kefir Ice Cream
We’ve made Kefir from water or milk, then turned it into strawberry cherry ice cream…but what if you are looking for a good, old fashioned vanilla ice cream? Allergies, health, or generally wanting to avoid heavy ice cream can make summertime challenging if the craving hits. Try this classic vanilla ice cream made from Kefir, […]
Strawberry Cherry Kefir Ice Cream
When you deal with food allergies or are simply looking to make better eating choices, summertime can be difficult when ice cream and frozen treats abound. Not to worry, though, once you have some homemade Kefir on hand. Blended with fresh cherries and strawberries that can’t really be matched any other time of the year, you will hardly miss what the musical trucks or parlors have to offer.
Creating a Backyard Getaway #SummerWithSears
My backyard is not the typical backyard of most suburbanites, I know. My backyard is productive. Active. Full of life in every sense of the word. It is my oasis away from an overly technical job at the computer. A backyard oasis must, for me, reconnect me with the earth in a hugely tangible way. Animals are […]
Summer Fun Photo Challenge on Blissfully Domestic
Blissfully Domestic is hosting a Summer Fun Photo Challenge that starts next Friday and goes for 10 weeks. Each week has a different theme for the photos to submit and post about! I’m totally in because I need an excuse to play with my camera more right? Do you want to join us? I think […]
Growing Sweet Summer Strawberries
Who doesn’t love the sweet taste of strawberries in the summer? Picked fresh, juice running down your hand as you bite in. Brings back some wonderful childhood memories for me of sitting in my grandmother’s strawberry patch and eating them when I should be filling my bucket for her. Strawberries are fairly easy to grow […]