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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Serious Summer Fun

Sometimes we tend to make a scene in simple places...We get a lot of looks and pointed fingers but mostly smiles...  we surely weren't being very conspicuous on our recent trip to Low@s... we were on a mission.  We had big plans for this weekend.... 
 And this was what we were after....
 **** DISCLAIMER, although this is what we ended up buying the first time around, we (and by we, I mean my hubby) ended up going back to the store to return this one and get the 10 ft by 100 ft plastic sheeting...this here 10 x 25 ft is for wimps :)
 I say, "go big or go home" ... wait we were home, never mind.
 I'm sure I will be pulling this puppy out several times this summer.  I mean seriously,  I think I had the most fun out of everyone... I even have a bruise on my bum to prove it... sorry ,  T.M.I.  for sure.
 This is just one of those simple things that I have a feel like my kids are going to remember for a really long time.  I think I am going to start a "making memories" file here on the blog.  I have really been thinking and noticing a lot lately that my kids seem to remember and love the simple things we do the best.  It makes me feel better when I'm stressing all of the things we can't do for our large brood,,, to remember that they don't talk about the Disn@y trips...they talk about the times when we do things like this...make the World's largest slip 'n slide (don't burst their bubble and tell them otherwise, they were talking about calling Guin@ss and I wasn't about to stop them)
100 foot plastic sheeting, 1 garden hose, & a bottle of dish soap  ===  HOURS of fun!

20 comments:

Kristi said...

LOVE IT!!! We're so gonna go get ourselves some of that sheeting.
And you are right, it is the little things they remember.

By the way, on a recent trip of our own to said home improvement store, we were asked to make our three kids get off the same type of cart as they were worried one would fall off and get hurt. We smiled, said thank you, made the kids get off, and then let them pile back on when we turned the next aisle. :)

Sarabeth Hudson said...

Ummmm...so when can we come over and play???? :)

Jenny said...

Oh.my.goodness---now that looks like a ton of fun!!! I love your little bunch! They are PRECIOUS!!!!

Karrie said...
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Karrie said...

Hours of fun and some SQUEEKY CLEAN KIDS!!! Awesome idea adding the dish soap.

So much fun!!!

Hive for the Home said...

Awesome....nuff said!!

Afamily4Him said...

OH...we MUST try that!!! How fun!
Alisa

fullertribe said...

My new brother-in-laws parents live on a lake and they have one of these that dumps you into the lake at the end. They let us take the kids over to use it last summer and they LOVED it! Love seeing the new stuff.

rgshrs said...

That looks seriously fun!!

Jane@flightplatformliving said...

oh my gosh that looks awesome xxxx

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