Easily Entertained

One-year-old Dax put a blanket on his head this week. Β Three-year-old Mase joined in.
A battle ensued.blanket battle

There was a clear winner.

And Β a clear loser.

Note: All blanket battle participants are alive and well.

Grumpy Grateful Mom Goal of the Weekend: Enjoying my free entertainment.


  1. Who needs cable when you have such great entertainment!! Those blanket battles can get very heated!!! I love you and your family!!

  2. Blanket wars! We have a “moo” blanket too!

  3. what a great reminder of the sweet and simple things in life. they bring the most joy! I FB’d you today on our new site. Hope you’ll come join us there. Facebook.com/MormonMomsWhoBlog. Thanks for such a positive site! You’re a great light.

  4. Those pictures are priceless especially after the defeat.

  5. Too funny! Mase is hilarious laying there with his arms stretched out and his face covered. The simple joys of rough and tumble play are good for the soul.

  6. Blanket wars. The places a good imagintion will take you LOL
    Have a great weekend

  7. LOL.

    Battle of the Blankets 2012.

  8. how cute and fun

  9. Isn’t it amazing how much money we spend on toys and they can be so easily entertained by a blanket lol!

  10. Ha! Love the victory pose!

  11. too funny and super cute

  12. LOL! Battle of the Blankets, I love it. Crazy what kids find to play with that entertain them for hours.. blankets, boxes, bubble wrap, etc. lol, Then toys that we buy just goes to the bottom of the toy box. πŸ˜‰

  13. My boys do that! All the time. Usually the bigger one is the winner, though.

  14. Cute! Looks like they had fun! πŸ™‚

  15. I really miss those days! Who needs the X-box or the computer or the cell phone when you have blankets and can wrestle with your brother. Great stuff!!!

  16. Love the expression on the victor’s face =)

  17. How cute! And your captions made it doubly entertaining!

  18. I think it’s so awesome when kids can entertain themselves…especially when there is no blood or broken bones involved.

  19. mine love this too,

    except it normally occurs when I am trying to make a bed.
    mama loses again :/

  20. TOO cute!! πŸ™‚ Easily entertained is right! πŸ˜‰

  21. That’s adorable!

  22. Cute! Glad all came out in one piece πŸ˜‰

  23. Awesomeness at its finest!

  24. Priceless! They are going to love this blog when they get older. Lol

  25. Who needs brand new Christmas toys when there’s blanket wars to be had! πŸ™‚ Love it!!

  26. Very cute! It looks like they were having a good time and if there are not tears even better!

  27. stephanie says:

    tv? who needs it! your kiddos are a riot!

  28. It’s all fun and games til someone get’s hurt. πŸ™‚ Or my other favorite (that we also often reiterate to our children) …when you get hurt (because it’s bound to happen) don’t come crying to me if you have been a willing participant in the game. πŸ™‚

    Yeah…I’m a mean mom.

  29. Love it… and phew, I was about to call the blanket authorities on that one!

  30. Too cute!

  31. Haha there are winners and there are losers in every battle.

  32. Why do we bother to buy expensive toys when kids have the most fun with the simple things like blankets and boxes? Love the battle!

  33. Hahaha, glad everything ended up okay..

  34. we’ve not tried pillow or blanket fights yet. Perhaps soon. πŸ™‚ I’m glad they’re all still alive. LOL

  35. Very cute! Glad everyone lived to tell about it.

  36. That last pic made me laugh out loud, way too cute. Your boys are absolutely darling.

  37. We have those wars too! πŸ™‚ I love when kids play well together!

  38. I’m glad all blanket participants survived! πŸ™‚

  39. Cute and funny!

  40. Hilarious! I love how the “loser” is all sprawled out in the middle of the floor. A clear sign of defeat!

  41. Ha! Kids are always full of such good ideas. πŸ™‚ You should set up a ring in your backyard and start charging admission!

  42. i LOVE the picture of dax at the end. he is so proud of himself. and the one of mase under the blanket…priceless!
    my brother loved wresting when he was little…oh, the memories!!
    your kids are too funny and cute!
    maria <3

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