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ABCs of Summer: P

August 7th, 2017

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1. Popsicles – Surprise the kids with popsicles from the store today, or invest in a fun popsicle mold for homemade popsicles. Check out these fancy popsicle recipes:

 

2. PJs – Stay in them all day!

3. Photo shoot – Want to take some fabulous photos of your kids? Here’s a super helpful list of 12 Tips for Photographing Your Own Kids.

4. Penpal – Is your child interested in finding a pen pal? Here are some reasons why it’s a good idea, and how to find one.

5. Pedal – Go for a family bike ride, or have a stay-cation excursion by renting a surrey or bikes at the beach (like Pismo or Morro Bay).

6. Peaches – See if Avila Valley Barn has U-Pick peaches right now, then make this Southern Peach Cobbler and invite guests over!

7. Purchase school supplies – This really can be an enjoyable summer activity if you make a date of it and have fun together. Even if you’re mostly sticking to practical items and shopping the sales, you could maybe allow your kids to choose one fun splurge item, like a fancy pen, eraser set, pencil box, notebook, etc.

 

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