the domestic tales of four sisters

Category: Summer

DIY Bug Collecting Kit

DIY Bug Collecting Kit

*This post contains affiliate links.  Should you follow one and make a purchase we will receive a small commission at no cost to you. It’s bug week here at our house and the kids are having a great time learning all about insects and other […]

Our Summer (mostly) Unplugged

Our Summer (mostly) Unplugged

Today was the last day of school for my kids and I couldn’t be more thrilled! No more waking them early, lunches to pack, homework or crazy schedules; just tons of R&R and family time ahead! One thing our summer won’t include is a ton […]

Dining Room Reno is Complete & A Summer Recipe Worth Melting Over

Dining Room Reno is Complete & A Summer Recipe Worth Melting Over

Well, the Dining Room reno is complete! ….For the most part…. I still would love to change out our chairs and my corner hutch could still use a few more pieces, but those will have to wait.  For now, I am going to call it done. […]

Summer Projects on a Budget

Summer Projects on a Budget

Hello to you fabulous readers!!  It has been quite some time, and it is official that I have failed at one of my New Year’s Resolutions….to blog more.  But, here I am, committing to making sure that we, as The Domestic Four, are doing our […]

Family Fun: DelGrosso’s Amusement Park Tipton, PA

Family Fun: DelGrosso’s Amusement Park Tipton, PA

This past weekend we were guests of DelGrosso’s Amusement Park, a family-owned amusement and water park in Tipton, PA, and enjoyed an amazingly beautiful day in the sun as a family!  I grew up going to this park and it has a special place in my heart.  […]

Family Fun: Ripley’s Aquarium Myrtle Beach

A few months ago, when I began making plans for our family vacation to Myrtle Beach, I spent a lot of time researching fun things for our family to do.  I quickly found Ripley’s Aquarium and immediately decided it needed to be on the list. […]

Family Fun: Hersheypark

  Well, we finally did it. We took our kids to Hersheypark and we were #hersheyparkhappy all day! We had been putting it off because we knew they needed to be a certain height to enjoy many of the rides there. We just couldn’t justify […]

Family Fun In (and around) Central PA

Family Fun In (and around) Central PA

It is with both excitement and terror I admit that summer is upon us. Summer is a mixed bag in our family because, while my kids and teacher husband enjoy the time off, my job gets a little more difficult with the addition of several […]

Patriotic Summer Wreath Tutorial

Patriotic Summer Wreath Tutorial

We know, we know it’s not even quite spring yet (ONLY 6 MORE DAYS!!!) but this patriotic wreath is just TOO cute and we wanted to get it up here in time for creation before it’s debut Memorial Day weekend! We’re also TOTALLY done with winter here […]

A Hand-Me-Down Swing Re-do

A Hand-Me-Down Swing Re-do

Hand-Me-Downs are always fun, aren’t they? I mean, who can argue with free stuff? I’m by no means a hoarder, I’m quite good at saying ‘no’ actually.  But sometimes, when it’s the right thing or if it belonged to someone special, I just can’t refuse it.  […]