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Things To Do at Bear Lake, Utah

We just got home from a wonderful vacation to Bear Lake.  I have many memories vacationing at Bear Lake with cousins, grandparents, aunts and uncles growing up and it is one of my favorite places in the whole world!

I wanted to share some of our favorite places for treats, activities and just fun things to do while you at Bear Lake (Garden City) -besides going to the lake of course! :) Some of these activities we haven't done yet, but they are definitely on our list for when we go back next year!

1. Get a Dole Whip at Zipz! 
Yep.. did you know Zipz in Bear Lake has Dole Whips?!! You don't have to to go to Disneyland to get one!! The coolest restaurant and their raspberry shakes are to die for!

 Conestoga Ranch just opened this summer and has tents and wagons you can rent. How fun! Seriously check them out! 

3. Minnetoka Caves
Take a tour through the Minnetonka Caves! Explore this 9-room cave with a guided 90 minute tour. There are 400 steps in and out of the cave so be prepared for some walking :) There is a fee for the tour and groups of 15+ need to make a reservation two weeks in advanced. Check out the website for more info.

4. Paris Ice Caves
Located in Paris, Idaho. Bring sturdy shoes and your own headlamps or flash lights when exploring these caves. Find more info here.

5. Rent ATVS!
We always have a blast riding in the ATVs and I definitely want to own my own RAZR someday. Bear Lake Fun is one of a few places you can rent them.

6. Raspberry Days
Garden City's Harvest of the Raspberry crops during August.  People from all over the world come to try the famous raspberries. 3 days of fun including a parade, craft booths, a rodeo and ending with fireworks! See the dates and more info here.

7. Hike the Limbar Pine Trail
View from the end of the trail. source

This 1.5 mile trail is a fun and easy trail for everyone as well as young kids! Find more info here.

8. The Pickleville Playhouse.
I recently learned about this playhouse and hoping we can go to a show next time we are in town. The  Pickleville Playhouse opened in 1977 and has features new shows each year. See more at their site!

What is your favorite activity at Bear Lake? I would love to hear it!

Patio and Yard String Light Ideas

String Lights add charm to any outdoor space!

I've always loved the idea of lights in the backyard. We moved into a bigger home this summer and love having a bigger backyard! I would love to add some more lighting above our deck and string lights are by far my favorite!

Watermelon, Blueberry and Coconut Salad Recipe

I sure love watermelon season. We buy a watermelon at least once a week and love eating it with our meals or as a snack. 

Magical Vacation Giveaway ($1500 value!)

I hope you enjoyed all the Month of Disney Posts from last month! I look forward to June every year and sharing all the fun magic of Disney. We love all things Disney as I know many of you do too :)

SOO in honor or Disneyland turning 60 this week, I've to be teamed up with Get Away Today and some fabulous bloggers to giveaway a Magical Vacation Package worth $1500!!

One winner will win a Magical Prize Package (valued at $1500!): 

4th of July fun for kids!

Kids 4th of July crafts, recipes, games and more!

The Fourth of July is such a fun holiday and I love being able to celebrate this day with kids. I rounded-up some fun 4th of July crafts, recipes, games and printables all for kids! Check out all these great ideas: 

4th of July Flag Balloon Dart Game  - This would be so fun to play on the 4th! (pictured)

American Flag Coloring Page- Color the flag to wave at a 4th of July Parade! (pictured)

Ocean Water - Fun kids drink! (pictured)

Fourth of July Firecracker Cupcakes - Clever idea for cupcakes! (pictured)

Dish Brush Fireworks- kids craft (pictured)

4th of July Tic Tac Toe Game- Free printable game

4th of July Balloon Pinatas- These darling balloon pinatas would be great for any party!

Gummy Ring Straws- The perfect touch to any fun drink!

Don't Eat Sam- Free Printable kids game

No-Sew 4th of July Tutu- Adorable little girl tutu

Pom Pom American Flag Painting- Kids craft using pom poms!

Free Printable Patriotic Song Sheets- Lyrics to your favorite 4th of July songs!

Month of Disney GIVEAWAY ($218 in prizes!) CLOSED

Well what a month! So many fun projects were shared and I hope you checked them all out! To see them all, go here.

I searched all over the web to find some awesome Disney items for this giveaway and I think I found some of the best! I have 9 Etsy shops and small businesses joining me in this years Month of Disney Giveaway!

How awesome are all these items?! I hope you find some new shops to follow. So much great talent out there! I wish I could win them myself. Check out each shop below: 

Month of Disney - Royal Icing Minnie Mouse Cookies

Today is the last day of the Month of Disney Series! Be sure to check out all the projects from this month here.

See Vanessa Craft is sharing a fun Minnie Mouse Cookie post!

See the post on her blog here.

Be sure to check back tomorrow for a fun giveaway!! 

Month of Disney- Disney Matching Game

Can you believe we only have two more days of Month of Disney? It has gone by so fast!

Today Britni from Play Party Pin is sharing a fun Disney Matching Game- free printable!

To get the free printable, go here.

To see all the Month of Disney posts, go here.

Month of Disney- Mickey Mouse Rice Krispies Treat

To see all the posts in the Month of Disney Series, go here

I'm excited to have Sara from the Clever Pink Pirate sharing a post today in the Month of Disney Series!

Go check out how to make these Mickey Mouse Rice Krispies Treats and Birthday party ideas! 
See the post here

Month of Disney- Mickey Mouse Banners

Go here to see all the Month of Disney Posts! 

Kristen is back this year with a fun Mickey Mouse Printable! 

Get the Disney Mickey Mouse & Happy Birthday Banner
at Kristen's blog, here.

Month of Disney- Giant Mickey Mouse Cookie

To see all the posts in the Month of Disney Series, go here.

Emily from The Benson Street is sharing a post today!

She is sharing How to Make a Giant Mickey Mouse Cookie!

See the how-to here.

Month of Disney- Mickey Mouse Sugar Cookie Bars

Alli from Cupcake Diaries is sharing a yummy recipe today!

These Mickey Mouse Sugar Cookie Bar look so delicious! 
Get the recipe at Cupcake Diaries here.

See all the posts in the series, here.
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