{Splash-tastic // Slip and Slide fun}

I don't know why 'playing on a slip n slide' didn't make our summer bucketlist cut, but it totally should have. I've been trying to find things that Mason can do to keep cool at home during the week. One afternoon we were walking around Five Below and I found a slip and slide...perfect! I remember growing up with these things and how they provided hours of entertainment for us. I knew Mason would love it. And if he didn't, it was only $5 bucks.

We finally hooked it up this past week! Mason drove his truck around a bit while Nathan worked on the water hose. It had some kind of attachment on it and he had the toughest time getting it off.

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Finally, it was ready for play. Nathan joined Mason while I took pictures. I guess I didn't realize how hard it would be to get pictures with water going in every which different direction and with moving bodies. But, I love the ones that I got. These boys have my heart and I just love them so. I love how Nathan gets right in there and plays with Mason.

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Mason loves the slip and slide. I wasn't sure exactly how it would go because he typically doesn't like water splashed in his face. But, the slip and slide didn't bother him one bit. He did have a little trouble sliding the full length of the slide though. He would back up like 20 feet and take off running to the slip and slide and then of course slow {nearly stop} when he got to the edge of it. It was so fun and funny to watch.

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slip and slide fun - june 2016 from Crystal Hall on Vimeo.

What are you guys doing to keep cool in the summer?


  1. Slip and slides are so much fun! I want one for my kids. Love all of these photos and that Nathan got in on the fun. Ha ha!

  2. That looks so fun! We may need that next summer! $5 from where?

  3. I have never been on a slip n slide before but they look SO fun!!! And your pictures turned out great!
    Xo, Evelina @ Fortunate House

  4. So, so fun! Your pictures are just perfect!

    Our slip n slide has a little ramp, which is not something that the slip n slides I had growing up didn't have. It makes it a tad easier to slide on down. :)

  5. Love all your pictures! We bought Mase one a few weeks ago but he got sick and we haven't used it yet. I hope he enjoys it as much as your Mason does. You video at the end is perfect.

  6. So much fun friend! Now I am thinking we should REALLY get out our slip and slide soon. It is always so much fun when we do.

  7. Mason is living the life! As always, the pictures are sooo good!

  8. Fun pictures! I always think throwing yourself onto a slip and slide would hurt, lol!

  9. I need to go find a slip and slide! That looks like so much fun!

  10. Slip n slides are a tough shot to get! Chris made one for Aria out of..something? tarp? I don't know. Our only trouble is getting water to hit the whole thing for more easy sliding. That definitely helps! I even got in on that action, although my back totally yelled at me later. So fun getting old.

  11. The slip & slide pictures {of Nathan} are just the best! Well, all of them are, but what a fun daddy to get out there with Mason and have just as much fun! I bet it made it extra fun for Mason too. Something he won't soon forget!!!

  12. Wow for five bucks it is basically disposable! The epitome of summer fun to me!


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