Here on the East Coast, we have had one heck of a winter....sleet, snow, ice and COLD! Sure, we get a glimpse of springtime here and there. Today is in the mid-60's. But if I know Virginia weather, and I think I do, this is just a tease. I'm certain we'll have at least one more cold snap before we can officially say farewell to Old Man Winter and a great big HELLO to Spring! The nicer weather today got me thinking about all the fun activities I simply cannot wait to participate in with my family. I would love to go fishing, although the hubby would have to be bound, gagged, and dragged,lol. I would also love to pack up a nice, big picnic with some thick, hearty sandwiches, some cold fried chicken and some extra sweet tea and of course all the sides, like watermelon, fruit bowls, German potato salad (we're not mayo fans here) and maybe even a selection of cheeses and a bottle of wine for Mom and Dad. Okay...Maybe not the wine...My 10 year old is in 5th grade and taking DARE class this year, and he gets really mad if the hubby even cracks open a beer, and we're not even regular drinkers! So maybe some sparkling grape juice instead. :)
Another thing I am super excited about is the fact that now that Lil Miss Thing is a toddler, she is old enough to really enjoy playing on playground equipment. (With extremely close adult supervision, of course!) I have been looking at a lot of different equipment, like wooden swing sets , in preparation for the warmer weather. Take a look at what I believe is the ultimate wooden play structure! This is NOT the same swing set I had as a child of the 80's/early 90's! And guess where I found it? CSN Stores! They literally carry everything, from cloth diapers to cookware to games and everything in-between. And they also have an amazing selection of outdoor play gear,too!
So definitely check them out!
To help celebrate the arrival of spring, CSN stores is offering one of my lucky readers a $20.00 Gift Certificate good for anything your heart desires from one of their 200+ stores! What a great way to start out the season!
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I'm Brandy, a happily married, proud mama of two munchkins and a teen. You can read more about me HERE. If you're interested in building a working relationship, please feel free to e-mail me at: NewlyCrunchyMamaOf3@gmail.com
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