This is great since we don't have any outdoor hose hookups! How to Build a Rain Barrel. A dual barrel system that uses atmospheric pressure to equalize the water volume in both rain barrels. Use the water from your rain barrels to water your plants.
This would be cook for crayfish boil! I think anything with built in cooler space is probably a good idea for summer. Kids wagon, outside seating, or this: DIY Patio Table With Built-In Beer/Wine Coolers.
Apple Banana Cinnamon Smoothie This smoothie packs major protein, fiber, calcium, and vitamins to get your day off to a good start. Ingredients 5 raw almonds 1 red apple 1 banana ¾ cup nonfat Greek yogurt ½ cup soymilk or almond milk ¼ teaspoon cinnamon.
How to keep a child busy for hours in the summer: DIY: Giant Ice Cube Awesomeness - filled with plastic animals, dinos, and such. And I'm sure you could put in food dye before its frozen to color it like the ice block in the photo.