Back To School Door Decorations

School starts in just about two weeks. Can you believe how fast summer has flown by? Show your excitement and get kids in the school mood with these ten adorable back to school door decorations!

Back To School Door Decorations

1. This pencil and cork wreath is a perfect way to use some of the 100 pencils you have to buy anyway!

2. Pencils, crayons, a cute chalkboard! This cute wreath not only has it all but can be personalized for your favorite teacher or every new grade / school year!

3. This adorable wreath is bright with primary color, decoupaged letters and a cute chalkboard! LOVE!

4. A few school supplies and some colorful fabric make this wreath come to life!

5. Loose leaf paper makes the perfect background with this unique back to school wreath!

6. Go simple with the monogrammed apple door hanger!

7. Crayons and block alphabet stickers make us wish we were back in Kindergarten on this cute wreath!

8. Turn your family’s initial into a composition book with this cute back to school door decoration!

9. Be at the head of the class with the back to school wreath made out of rulers!

10. Decoupage some cute back to school theme scrape paper to your initial, add a fabric apple and a cute mini chalkboard to make this adorable letter door decoration!

However you decide to celebrate, make back to school time special! Here’s to a great school year!

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Five Ideas For Decorating Your Summer Porch

Decorating Your Summer PorchThere is nothing better than sitting out on a summer evening, drinking a nice cold beverage, watching the kids play and enjoying your family and friends. Porches and summer go together like rice and gravy, especially down here in the south. We found these five great ideas to help you decorate your summer porch.

1. Let your patriotic spirit shine with these great ideas from Better Housekeeper! We especially like the flag made from reused pallets! That is sure to be a conversation piece for visitors!

2. These flower tower/tipsy pot planters are amazing and we can’t pick a favorite! There is so much you can do here. Show off your creative side and let your imagination run wild!

3. Create a bit of mood lighting with some mason jars and Christmas lights!

4. We love the idea of adding curtains to your porch! Not only could they provide privacy but they can also block the sun. Plus they look cute!

5. A little red wagon flower garden, how cute? Add some whimsy and a bit of childhood magic to your porch by converting a Radio Flyer wagon into a flower garden.

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Ten Ideas For Backyard Summer Fun!

School ends this week all over our area and summer is getting ready to be kicked into full gear! Are you ready? Here are ten ideas to have some backyard summer fun!

Ten Ideas for Backyard Summer Fun

1. Backyard Movies! Make your own backyard movie theater and have a movie night under the stars! You can even invite friends and have a party like Hello Paper Moon did. Best part, her movie screen only cost $30!

2. There is nothing better than roasted marshmallows over an open fire! Make your own fire-pit this summer so you and your family can enjoy that outdoor camping fun from your own home!

3. Water your garden and let the kids have some water fun at the same time with this awesome sprinkler made from PVC pipes!

4. Need a space to store yard tools that won’t take up the whole yard? Check out this DIY garden shed made from old doors and windows! One word: CUTE!

5. Organize outdoor toys with a wire shelf, some plastic tubs and chalkboard labels! Perfect for keeping garden tools and toys picked up and neat!

6. Tired of your hose just lying around on the ground? Hide it in a galvanized steel bucket like Life In A Red FarmHouse did! 

7. Let the kids and the adults express themselves with an outdoor chalkboard!

8. Make your fence pretty by growing flowers in painted tin cans! This would even work for a small herb garden and it’s perfect for small spaces!

9. Personalize your garden and yard by making your own concrete stepping-stones!

10. Your kids want a trampoline but you don’t want the safety issues that come with one? Create a sunken trampoline, which eliminates the dangers of falling off! Not only can children jump the day away, they can also do one of these 50 activities like turning the trampoline into a chalkboard!

Whatever you do, get outside and enjoy your yard and family this summer!

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Six Places To Cool Off In And Around New Orleans

girl playing on a splash pad in New Orleans

Summer is fast approaching. The weather is warming up and school will be ending soon. Here are six places in and around New Orleans to cool off this summer.

girl playing on a splash pad in New Orleans

Cool Zoo at Audubon Zoo: This is probably the place to cool off during the summer heat. This year they added a new lazy river called the Gator Run! Cool Zoo is $10 for members and $12 for non-members.

Lafreniere Park Spray Park: This is a great spot for ages 10 and under to cool off. Only $5 for 90 minute sessions. The spray park is open on weekends until May, 23rd. Then it will be open 7 days a week until August 9th, and then weekends until September 27th. No food, drinks, glass containers, toys and floats are allowed in the spray park.

White Sands Lake Day Beach: With a aqua park, beaches, boat rentals, White Sands Lake is a great place to spend the day with the family cooling off. $15 for adults and $10 for children 4 and up, gets you admission to the beach and aqua park for the whole day.

Abita Splash Pad: Located near the Abita Springs Trailhead Museum there are dozens of water jets at different heights for kids and grown-ups to have fun and cool off. Best of all it’s FREE! Open dawn until dusk!

Water Playgrounds at Local State Parks: Tickfaw in Springfield, Fontainebleau in Mandeville, and St. Bernard in Braithwaite all have water playgrounds for kids and grown ups to cool off and play. Fees depend on the park, most are $2 a person. Water playgrounds are open Tuesdays-Sundays from 8am-8pm from April 1st to October 31st.

Bayou Segnette Wave Pool: Located in Bayou Segnette State Park in Westwego, the wave pool is opened Wednesday through Sunday and Holiday Monday’s Memorial Day through August 1st and on a moderated schedule August 1st through Labor Day. Cost to attend is $10 per adult (over 48″) per day and $8 per child (under 48″) per day. Maximum capacity of Wave Pool is 400 people (dependent upon lifeguard staffing), first-come, first-served basis.

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