Summer Fruit Salad

How to Keep Your Child Learning in the Summer

“We won’t have any more homework for the rest of the year,” my five-year-old announced after Memorial Day.I was shocked. I had hoped they wouldn’t start getting ready for summer so soon. That’s when I realized “summer brain drain” is a real thing....more

What Should Teens Do This Summer? Get a Job??

I was driving my younger son and his friend to soccer practice when they both started lamenting their busy summer schedules. My son’s friend is starting driver’s education as soon as soccer ends because, as he explained with a touch of sarcasm, “I can’t have one day with nothing to do.” My son groaned in sympathy. “I know,” my son added. “I don’t have a single day off this summer.”Insert eye roll here....more

Summer Reading List

What are you reading this summer? Here are a few things I've read & loved, am currently reading, or is on my to-read list: ...more

Summer Bucket List

You might remember that a few months ago I did a spring bucket list. I might not have accomplished everything on the list, but I did pretty well! I’m back today to share my summer bucket list full of new tasks and activities I want to accomplish....more

Great Tips To Keep Your Pets Cool In The Summer (INFOGRAPHIC)

Summer is finally here and with the warm weather firmly established, we spend more and more time outside. But we often forget that our beloved pets suffer from the heat as much as us humans, maybe even more so. That's why it's essential that our furbabies have a stable body temperature all through summer....more

Summer 2015 Reading List


I am a sucker for love and romance. Me encanta el sentimiento de estar enamorada. The key to keeping relationships and marriages fresh and new is to get OUT OF THE HOUSE! Your outings don’t have to be lavish and expensive. It’s easy to find great date destinations for little to no money. For the next few weeks throughout the summer, I will be sharing creative date and getaway ideas....more
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