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Celebrate Summer in Style with Oriental Trading!

Being a stay at home mom for so long, and even a home schooling family I was use to having so much time with my kids. This past year my kids returned to public school and I think the transition was rougher on me then the kiddos! This summer we are celebrating our summer in style and have found so many great ideas on Oriental Trading's web site. I just wanted to share with you guys a few of our favorite items for our summer adventures.
     As you know we are a family who loves to spend time in the mountains. Hiking and exploring are a way of life. My kids loved the idea of getting their own compass on our trips in the woods. Now we know we can always find our way with these brightly colored compasses.

     I wish dearly that we were able to spend all of our time in the mountains, but unfortunately that is not always an option. We love spending time away from the television playing games as a family. When I saw these giant backyard dominoes I was in love! My kids love to play dominoes as it is so why not increase the size of the fun ;)
     When we aren't off exploring or playing games it can get pretty hot here in West Texas :p and of course being the competitive type of mother it seems like there is always time for a good old fashion water balloon fight haha. I love that at Oriental Trading I can get water balloon sets in a family sized package.

      Remember whether you are out in the mountains this summer with your family, or just kicking soccer balls around the yard make the most of your summer and family. Kids grow up to fast and it is important to build those memories while you can. Oriental Trading is our go to for all our family fun needs. Whether it be summer time fun, or Christmas crafts we can always find what we need to make the most of our memories :D

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