fishing adventure

Taking the boys fishing has been on our Summer to-do list and look at us pulling through in the Eleventh Hour! There are actually a few fisheries nearby, this one in particular was a hit with its sandy “beaches” and families of ducks and ducklings waddling around. Dash’s tank top was perfect for the occasion, find it here. With a couple poles, a can of bait, a net for back up, the boys waited patiently for awhile before they found other things to catch like floating moss and puddles to splash in! It was such a serene evening and it … Read more

bookworms: land of nod

land of nod | children's books

Last October we gathered ten of our favorite bloggers and asked them about their most beloved books to read to their kids. We loved hearing all of your favorite book additions (check out the hundreds of comments here for lots more children’s books ideas!) We loved that mini-series so much we are happy to bring it back today with more of our favorite picks from The Land of Nod! They have the most flawless assortment of beautiful children’s books and we each reviewed a few with our kids. First up: Jenna, Quinn and Jude! Trucks Go by Steve Light truly the … Read more

neighborhood story time | caitlin wilson textiles

neighborhood story time || caitlin wilson textiles

This post is brought to you by Caitlin Wilson Textiles, high quality fabrics and pillows to brighten up any home. Enter SF15 at check out for 15% off! Whether you have a tight-knit neighborhood community, or are looking for ways to better get to know your neighbors, this simple idea is sure to be a hit! For this Neighborhood Storytime we simply sent out texts (fliers on doors would work well, too!) to neighbors to bring their favorite story to read to the group. Right as the sun went down pajama’d kids piled on blankets and pillows and we each took … Read more

An Honest Camp Out

This post is brought to you by The Honest Company. When Honest (keep reading for a coupon code for Small Fry readers!) approached us about going on a Summer adventure with some of their new products, our first thought was camping! We’ve been wanting to go on a Small Fry family camping trip since Spring but one thing we always seem to forget hit us, camping is a LOT of work! With six kids under four we may not be in the camping season of our lives but we decided we would give it a shot anyway. So we decided to try … Read more

chalk games

chalk games, kids, summer, diy, easy, free

Today’s adventure is perfect for any kid no matter where they live. All you need is a sidewalk, an empty driveway or garage. Chalk Games will give you endless fun, here’s three we put to the test: Chalk portraits! Have a buddy do an outline and then get to work on a self-portrait. Bring a judge in to guess whose portrait belongs to who for prizes. Musical Farm! Like Musical Chairs, but with a little lesson in animal sounds mixed in. Once the music stops they have to find an unoccupied animal, and then do a convincing and correct impersonation … Read more