I’m Leanna. This blog was born out of the chaos of mommin’ hard all day everyday while tackling little projects along the way! I hope you can find some easy DIY inspiration, family friendly recipes, and some other fun things to make your day while you are here.
How to create a fun backyard campout this summer. An easy outdoor activity for kids at home.
I have to admit, I am not the outdoorsy type. I also am definitely not the camping type of girl. Something about sleeping outside with all sorts of creatures freaks me out. However, I’ve always wanted to go “glamping”. Put me in a cabin with a bathroom, an air mattress and air conditioning and I will be good to go! We have never been on a family camping trip… but it is something the girls have been begging to do all summer long! So instead of going to a traditional camp site, I set up a fun backyard campout in our backyard!
The girls had SO much fun, and I think I had more fun setting up the campsite!
Simon made these cute little tents that I added white sheets to.
I also made a faux fire out of felt to add to their campsite.
Oh, and whats a campout with out S’mores.. right??
I made this super easy S’mores dip to enjoy around our fire!
This dip is so easy that you really don’t need a recipe! Just grab some marshmallows, chocolate and some graham crackers for dip!
We spent the night reading camp fire stories, eating Smore’s Dip and enjoying time as a family!
All the things you need to set up a backyard campout this summer! It is such a fun idea to do at home and you only need a few things!
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