river rocks in a box + garden hose = clean feet what a great garden idea! Placed in the sun will heat the stones as well. Great way to wash off little feet covered with grass and dirt before coming inside.
Did you know....a little basil, thyme or bee balm rubbed on your skin helps repel mosquitoes? Some planted in or around your run or tossed into your coop will help keep them away from your flock. For these and more natural pest control ideas visit our blog: http://fresh-eggs-daily.blogspot.com/2012/04/natural-pest-control.html
Camp Mom! 20 Activities to Make Summer Awesome for Everyone
Great outdoor game: Take pool noodles and cut them in half. Blow up some balloons. Have 2 empty laundry baskets. Give each child a noodle half and have them try to bat the balloons into the laundry baskets. They can work in pairs and use their balloons like chopsticks to pick up the balloons.
Twig Frame Head outdoors to get the materials for this easy and natural crafts project. Pick up twigs, pine cones, and seedpods. Cut the twigs to cover the width of an unfinished frame and attach with hot glue, as shown.... I def don't like the color they used, but I bet even a natural twig frame would look cool
Keep flies away from your house with Pine sol. Get a garden sprayer, I use half and half ratio of water and Pinesol. I spray my deck and vinyl siding about 2 or 3 times in the spring and summer and it gets rid of the flies. @Bettina Howell
½ cup Nerds candy ½ gallon goldfish bowl 5 oz. vodka 5 oz. Malibu rum 3 oz. blue Curacao 6 oz. sweet-and-sour mix 16 oz. pineapple juice 16 oz. Sprite 3 slices each: lemon, lime, orange 4 Swedish gummy fish Sprinkle Nerds on bottom of bowl as “gravel.” Fill bowl with ice. Add remaining ingredients. Serve with 18-inch party straws.