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Family Fun: DIY Marshmallow Shooters

July 31, 2015 • By

It’s time for another fun weekend project to do with your family. This time it’s PVC Marshmallow Shooters! The video above is from FunAwesome! on Youtube. There are also step-by-step written instructions on the blog These shooters are powered by blowing into them. At first I was skeptical, but the video shows them in action. The marshmallows shoot surprisingly far. I especially love how the kids are encouraged to come up with their own designs.

This looks like a much more entertaining way to use PVC than that time I had to put in a new sump-pump discharge line…

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How to Build a Man-Sized Slip-‘n-Slide

July 6, 2015 • By


Most likely, you enjoyed the fun of a Slip-‘n Slide as a kid. Now as an adult, and possibly father, it’s only natural to want to give your children the same fun you had – but better. Over at there’s a new article just in time for summer about how to build one of these awesome slides on your own.

Click here to read ‘How to Build a Man-Sized Slip-‘n Slide’ over at