Tuesday Giveaway Linky

Welcome to Tuesday Giveaway Linky with Simple Sojourns. Link up your giveaways!

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 Join us every Tuesday (giveaway linky will go live 9pm EST Monday) and link up your current giveaways. Easy Peasy! Or if you love to enter giveaways, stop by every week to see what giveaways are listed. Join the party, it’s going to be fun! 

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  • Keep them family friendly.
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Life is Better

Life is better when you’re laughing!

life is better when you're laughing | Simple Sojourns

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Summer Fun on Pinterest

The temperature has been in the triple digits this week. It’s way too hot for me! I’ve never been a fan of extreme heat and do my best to avoid/distract myself from it. So I’ve been keeping myself busy with Summer Fun on Pinterest!

Paint Washed Pots Collage

Image credit: Maison de Pax

I love anything that’s falls in the country distressed category. And I’m over the moon about making these Paint Washed Pots

DIY Summer Journal

Image credit: Polka Dot Chair

How fun is this DIY Summer Journal? I love the step by step tutorial. I think the free ‘Adventure Is Out There‘ printable is the best thing ever!

Kids Activity Blog Taking Art Outdoors

Image credit: Kids Activity Blog

Summer is when we spend most of the day outside. Kids activity Blog is Taking Art Outdoors. Twenty-two great art projects to keep everyone happy in the summertime.

acrylic paint sun prints

Image credit: Craftiments

I’m over the top excited to make Acrylic Paint Sun Prints with my grandchildren. It doesn’t get much better than combining creativity and nature!

Free Boredom Busters For Kids

Image credit: Woman’s Day

These free or low cost Boredom Busters for Kids  are as easy as taking the kids to your local Apple Store for a free three-day Apple Camp. Children ages 8 to 12 will learn to film and edit a featurette using iMovie. That is just one of the fabulous boredom busters from Woman’s Day. There are building workshops, wilderness and sports programs and so much more!

Summer Camp at Home

Image credit: Melissa Camara Wilkinson

Oh my gosh!! This is the most creative, summer DIY activity idea for the littles that I have ever seen! Summer Camp At Home comes complete with themes, crafts, recipes, book lists and even field trip ideas. 

How To Tie Dye A Shirt

 Image credit: Inner Child Fun

I can’t wait to do this with my grandkids! The tutorial for How To Tie Dye A Shirt is fail proof. And it doesn’t have to be a t-shirt. I see my grand-daughter wearing a ‘groovy’ tie dyed sundress to school is a few weeks. This is totally bringing back my high school days!

10 Awesome Glow Stick Ideas

Image credit: Design Dazzle

Who doesn’t love a glow stick? 10 Awesome Glow Stick Ideas brings summer fun to new level. Just think fun in the dark!

Typography Print Subway Art

Image credit: Almond Tree Designs/HarperGrace

I’m a fan or anything wordy especially if it’s subway art. I’m loving this Typography print subway art for little boys from the Almond Tree Designs/HarperGrace Etsy shop. I think it spells out summer for all of us!

Pool Noodle Pom Pom Shooter

Image credit: Frogs, Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

Easy peasy and oh so much fun! The DIY Pool Noodle Pom Pom Shooter will provide hours of competitive fun at our house!!

Bottle Cap Checkers

Image credit: The Country Chic Cottage

For our family summer includes road trip holidays. I like to get the grands away from techy games while riding in the car so the DIY Travel Bottle Cap Checkers game is on my To Do list. The fun could extend way beyond the backseat of the car!

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Mickey’s Sorcerer Hat

One of the magical sights at the Disneyland Hotel is Mickey’s giant sorcerer hat. It’s strategically placed at divide between the hotel and Downtown Disney. Giant, colorful and oh so magical!

Disneyland Hotel Mickey's Sorcerer's Hat

July 17, 2014 – iPhone 5

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Tuesday Giveaway Linky

Welcome to Tuesday Giveaway Linky with Simple Sojourns. Link up your giveaways!

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Your Happily Ever After

In stories, as in life, adversity teaches us things we cannot learn otherwise. Adversity helps to develop a depth of character that comes in no other way. Our loving Heavenly Father has set us in a world filled with challenges and trials so that we, through opposition, can learn wisdom, become stronger and experience joy. Your Happily Ever After – Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Your Happily Ever After - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

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I Love Summer On Pinterest

I’m loving summer on Pinterest. Our family days are filled with plenty to do and lots of relaxation. There’s time to create in the kitchen, play with the grandkids and hang in the shade! These are just a few of my favorite summer finds on Pinterest this week.

Strawberry, hibiscus and watermelon ice pops

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What’s summer without delicious popsicles? These Strawberry, Hibiscus and Watermelon Ice Pops are beautiful and look uber delicious. I can’t wait to give them a go with my grandkids!

Make Your Own Frame Tent

Image credit: A Beautiful Mess

I’m in love with this Make Your Own Frame Tent tutorial from A Beautiful Mess! Fabric options make it perfect for little boys and girls alike. Perfect for inside or backyard play!

Fiesta-Ware-Disk-Pitcher

 Image credit: Macy’s

Fiesta Ware is our dinner ware of choice. But we’re missing the gorgeous Disc Pitcher . We buy our Fiesta Ware at Macy’s because they have the most awesome sales. And who doesn’t love a good sale?

Do-It-Yourself Guacamole Bar

Image credit: Averie Cooks

Oh my guacamole! I’m loving everything about Averie’s Do-It-Yourself Guacamole Bar. Good food and the entertainment of mixing up your own all at the same time!

Create an Eco-Friendly Party Banner

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Think of the possibilities when making this DIY Eco-Friendly Party Banner from your left over wrapping paper.

Summer Fun Typography

Image credit: Barn Owl Primitives

Picnics, ice cream, fireflies …..

The Summer Fun Typography Word Art Sign from the Barn Owl Primitives Etsy store is fun and colorful. Perfect for my front porch to greet all who visit!

Old-Fashioned-Vanilla-Ice-Cream

Image credit: Recipe.com

It’s time to dust off the ice cream maker! We can’t wait to make this Old-Fashioned Vanilla Ice Cream from Recipe.com.

Window Box Flowers

Image credit: Better Homes and Gardens

There’s something magical about this Flowered Window Box. Here’s to installing a gorgeous box outside David’s home office window.

Broccoli Salad

 Image credit: Flavor Mosaic

This delectable Broccoli Salad from Michele at Flavor Mosiac will be perfect for picnics, potlucks and relaxing summer dinners with family. 

Mod Cloth Beach Celeb Bag

Image credit: Mod Cloth

I adore stripes! I’m over the moon for this Beach Celeb Bag from Mod Cloth. I can think of SO many ways to use it!

DIY Giant Garland

Image credit: Oh Happy Day

Jordan, at Oh Happy Day, always has the best creative ideas for entertaining. Her DIY Giant Garland tutorial is easy and so festive! 

Baseball Cupcake

 Image credit: Spoonful 

You simply can’t go wrong with summer Baseball Cupcakes! Spoonful has many more delightful ideas too!

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Swimming Disney Style

We had an exciting weekend at the Disneyland Resort. We spend four magical nights at the Disneyland Hotel where the grandkids had a magical time. Swimming Disney Style was the main attraction. You can actually see the delight in Kennedy’s body language as she hits the water!

Disneyland Hotel Swimming Pool - Simple Sojourns

July 15, 2014 – iPhone 5s

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Tuesday Giveaway Linky

Welcome to Tuesday Giveaway Linky with Simple Sojourns. Link up your giveaways!

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A Positive Attitude

- A Positive Attitude -

So much in life depends on our attitude. The way we choose to see things and respond to others makes all the difference – President Thomas S. Monson

A Positive Attitude - Thomas S. Monson

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