Father’s Day is this weekend and we’ve got loads of free cards, wall art, printables, crafts, and gift ideas to help make this Father’s Day extra special. We’ve also got tons of great tips to get your summer plans organized to help you make it an Awesome Summer! Carly is sharing some fantastic arts and crafts inspired by summertime fun and Stephanie’s got organizing and money savings tips as well as some delicious recipes. Every week we feature the best link-ups on the web with free printables, games, activities, money-saving and organizing ideas, recipes and more. If you are looking for the best tips, links, resources, freebies and more – you’ve come to the right place! Welcome to the Family Fun Friday community.
Family Fun Friday is all about connecting as a family. We feature great ideas for family fun, and things to help moms get things done so they have more time to spend doing what they love to do – be with family! If you like Family Fun Friday, help this blog party grow by giving it a +1 on Google+. Thanks so much!
Family Fun Friday
I love my co-hosts Stephanie, Carly and Danita! Your links get four times the exposure as they will show up on four blogs at the same time. Woo-Hoo! Each co-host is featuring her top picks from the party so you get an increased chance in being featured as well. Each featured post will be pinned by the hostesses so be sure to link up your best!
Meet our Family Fun Friday hostesses:
|Monica created Family Fun Friday and blogs at HappyandBlessedHome.com where she shares free preschool tools and printables, encouraging words for moms, and ideas for having fun together as a family. Follow: Blog / Facebook / Pinterest / Twitter /Google + / Bloglovin’. Monica will feature Family Fun Posts.|
|Stephanie Kay is a busy homeschooling mom of 5. She blogs at Everyday Family Living where she shares practical ideas for home organization, family activities, books and education, and health & fitness. Follow: Blog / Facebook / Pinterest / Stephanie will feature Money Saving and Organizing Tips.|
|Carly is an adoptive mama and piano teacher who blogs at Africa to America. She writes about globalism, compassion and motherhood. Follow: Facebook / Pinterest / Twitter. Carly will be featuring posts on kid learning and crafting.|
|Danita enjoys blogging about cooking and shares yummy recipes on her blog OTasteandSee. Follow: Blog / Facebook / Pinterest / Twitter /Google +. Danita will feature Delicious Recipes.|
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Father’s Day Gifts and Crafts
This week I featured some wonderful FREE, fun and frugal Father’s Day Gifts and Crafts from my friends on the Kid Blogger Network. You can download FREE coupons, wall art, a poem, and free templates to create Father’s Day Cards from my list of over 25 FREE, Fun and Frugal Father’s Day Gifts and Crafts. And, if you haven’t downloaded it yet, make sure to subscribe so you can get my my FREE Father’s Day Book. Click the links or images to go to the posts where you can learn more about these fun Father’s Day gifts and ideas.
Thanks to all my blogging friends for linking up last week at Family Fun Friday. I have a special YouTube Video for you at Thank You All My Blogging Friends! So many great ideas, crafts and things to do! If you link up, you permit me to use your pictures/ideas as part of future posts and/or social media. Now on to some fabulous posts for moms.
We want everyone to have an awesome summer and this week we’re featuring tips, tricks, planners, and ideas to inspire you.
- Tot Schooling shared 10 Activities with Family Photos from Tot Schooling with great ideas for family fun with family photos. A great way to emphasize learning about family members and lots of fun too.
- Annette over at The Simple Home shared a super cute countdown to summer printables – out where she lives school ends June 21. If you’re still counting down to summer, you may enjoy her printable.
- Gaye over at Calm Healthy Sexy has some great tips to help you Take Mini Breaks from your summer routine. BTW – she just redid her blog design – it looks awesome!
- Victoria over at ABC Creative Learning shared her family’s summer bucket list. The list was devloped by her kids – how fun – thanks for sharing!
- And if you’ll be spending some time with grandchildren this summer, you may want to check out 15 Fun Ideas for Grandparents w/Grandkids from A Mothers Shadow.
- Elizabeth from Balm to my Soul shared 5 Ways to Keep Kids Busy this summer. Great tips for busy moms.
- Andrea from Beautiful Craziness shared 15 Summer Fun Activities, Links and Pins. Her ideas include a trip to Seaworld – take me – I want to go too!
- Karen from Simply Fun Families shared her life sized, fully flexible The Only Summer Fun Calendar You Will Ever Need. She’s got a great system for keeping all families organized in a flexible format – great tips Karen, thanks!
Kid Learning and Crafts
Planning a road-trip? Looking for fun summer-inspired crafts? You’ll love this round-up from Carly over at Africa to America. If you want creativity and fun Family Fun Friday is the place to be! Special thanks to Carly from Africa to America for rounding up these ideas for Arts and Crafts for Kids. If ya’ll have a minute stop by Carly’s Facebook Page and show her a little bloggy love. 🙂
Danita is taking a little vacation this week and this link and image will be hosted over at Everyday Family Living (Stephanie is filling in for Danita today). This week’s features highlight one of my favorite foods of all time – Chocolate! So if you’re a chocolate-lover – make sure to stop by this Chocolate Lover’s round-up for some delicious recipes.
Money Saving Tips and Organizing
Stephanie Kay is a busy homeschooling mom of 5 and this week she is featuring some beautiful summer project inspiration ideas. With some lovely tips to beautify your home I think you’ll enjoy this week’s featured posts. Stephanie blogs at Everyday Family Living where she shares practical ideas for home organization, family activities, books and education, and health & fitness. When you have a minute, stop by Everyday Family Living on Facebook and give her a little FB love!
Thanks again for all your wonderful ideas! I hope these Family Friendly and Fun ideas inspire you.
The Facebook party link-up has been moved to another page, located at: Like Me on Facebook Link-Up Here. It’s a great way to meet other bloggers, network and help each other grow your Facebook Page’s likes. For Family Fun Friday we’re going to start networking using Google+ – we hope you will join us! Button Code:
I pray you are blessed by this effort to share ideas on having Family Fun.
In His Grip,
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