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Make It a Meal With Lipton Iced Tea

Disclosure: Post sponsored by Mirum Shopper but all opinions are my own. Coming out of a long winter in Chicago, one of the things I most look forward to is grilling and spending time with family with a yummy grilled dinner. The first thing I think about when planning a party is, what will be […]

Summer is for Families {#LittleMercies Book Launch}

Note: This post is sponsored by Harlequin. I received an ARC of the book Little Mercies. All opinions are my own. Next week, June 24, 2014, Heather Gudenkauf is releasing a book called Little Mercies. It is a book about families and finding the Little Mercies in things. When you’re going through a hard time, look […]

Summer Fun and Snack Ideas {Summer Schedule Printable}

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. Some people may have started their summer vacation last week, but we are starting it tomorrow. To say the kids are excited is an understatement! We have […]

Fun with Bomb Pops

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Bomb Pop. I received  product samples, a party kit, and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. Have you heard of Bomb Pops? I was asked to host a Bomb Pop party and I was surprised at how many people had never heard […]

Raise a Cone to Summer

Tomorrow is the last day of school before summer break. I don’t know if I’m excited or not! I’m excited to have fun with the kids and have a few less obligations (after all three day camps are over), but I’m nervous that my nerves won’t handle all their fighting. Hopefully the weather will stay […]

Fruity Ice Pops made with #ClearAmerican Water #CBias #ad

I was asked to give Clear American water a try and make a summer recipe with it. In case you don’t know, Clear American Water is sold at Walmart and Sams Club stores and it is a 0 calorie, no sodium, flavored, carbonated water. There are several flavors available. We choose Cherry, Strawberry, Mandarin Orange […]

Summer Fun List

What’s on your summer fun list? I can’t believe summer is halfway over. We still have quite a list to get through! Here’s our list: Park playdates Picnic Playing in our Bounce House Swimming Chuck E Cheese Brookfield Zoo Museum of Science and Industry Children’s Museum (Went to City Museum in St Louis.) Museum of […]