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Ready for some easy backyard summer fun? 

Water Balloon Pinatas Collage

This is another Instagram post sponsored by Perdue! Are you following me yet?

We want you to have an exciting summer, so I’m sharing the full details and recipe for these Water Balloon Piñatas and Mexican Pinwheels on my Instagram account HERE. Be sure to head on over and check it out!

In the meantime, here’s a little sneak peek of the fun that we had with our own little backyard fiesta!
Water Balloon Pinatas Hanging

Gibbs Swinging

Casey Swinging

Gibbs smiling

Casey Smiling

Gibbs Wet

Chicken Taco Pinwheels

Mexican Pinwheels

Don’t forget to head on over to Instagram to get the full recipe and details. It’s classic, backyard summer fun at its best!

Plus, I’m going to be doing a LIVE Q&A on Perdue’s Facebook Page this coming Thursday from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. EST. I hope that you will join me!!

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And if you’re looking for even more ways to enjoy the summer weather, don’t miss last week’s Instagram activity either!

Family Story Night Under the Stars & Easy Chicken Parmesan Sliders

Family Story Night Under the Stars with Easy Chicken Parmesan Sliders


Hey, I’m Blair!

Welcome to my farmhouse kitchen in the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Inspired by local traditions and seasonal fare, you’ll find plenty of easy, comforting recipes that bring your family together around the table. It’s down-home, country-style cooking!

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  1. Haha, I love it! Looks like you guys had a lot of fun!! Definitely going over for that pinwheel recipe; it looks really delicious!! 🙂

  2. Water balloon pinatas sounds like so much fun, Blaire! What a creative idea! And those mexican pinwheels look fantastic. I always reach for those little wraps at parties, so this would be devoured in no time!

    1. Thanks so much, Gayle! Yep, the water balloon pinatas have been a big hit around here since the temperatures turned up!! And the pinwheels are just so “poppable” they disappear fast!

  3. Oh my goodness…makes me hungry for summer with no school. Just one more week!
    The kids are so cute! These photos are priceless. 🙂

    1. Thanks so much, Melanie!! Congrats on almost having your crew done with school! Water balloon time is upon us. 🙂

  4. Hi Blair, I do hope you’ll come over to Food on Friday: Picnic Food to add this to the recipe collection! Cheers from Carole’s Chatter

  5. How fun! Looks like a really fun day! If it EVER stops raining here in Texas I’d do fun things like this too!

  6. Pinned this for summer fun, looks awesome! Thanks for sharing the fun with us at Full Plate Thursday!
    Miz Helen

  7. That looks like so much fun, I love it and I can’t wait to make those pinwheels!

  8. Love the idea of the water balloon pinatas. I’m going to do this with my Beavers scouts on their wet and wild night

  9. How very cool is this activity and recipe! So sorry I missed your interview, I hope that it went great! :-)Thank you so much for sharing this on Making Memories Mondays! 🙂