Pool Essentials

There’s not much that beats a day at the pool in your own backyard oasis. In-ground, above ground, Intex – no matter what kind of pool you have, you can never have enough pool floats, toys, and entertainment, and I’ve got the 4-1-1 on all of this summer’s pool essentials! This is a must-have, theContinue reading “Pool Essentials”

Outdoor Kid Activities

Summer break has arrived for mine and Kristy’s family, and that means an immense amount of time is spent outdoors! I have lots of entertainment right in my own backyard. Our pool is a big source, and the Jersey heat…IYKYK! We have a huge play set and playhouse so that comes in handy during intermittentContinue reading “Outdoor Kid Activities”

Bogg Bag Essentials

Ever wonder what all the hype is about when it comes to the Bogg Bag? I don’t own one…yet…but the word is that the Bogg Bag is durable, leak-proof, it doesn’t tip over, and probably the best-selling point is that it’s washable! The original Bogg Bag averages around $90.00, which for me isn’t a priceContinue reading “Bogg Bag Essentials”

Memorial Day BBQ Essentials!

Memorial Day: honoring our veterans and celebrating what many might say is the official start of the summer season! School is winding down and everyone is scheduling their pool openings, cleaning their grills, and filling their propane tanks, gearing up for yet another BBQ season! A friend of mine says that if she can’t putContinue reading “Memorial Day BBQ Essentials!”

Earth Day Fun

Mother earth…planet earth…earth mother…earth land are just some of the names of endearment for where us humans live. There is one single day on the calendar that honors this earth and encourages humans to give back in different types of ways. If you are looking for unique ways to participate or celebrate, I am literallyContinue reading “Earth Day Fun”

Garden Cleanup

Spring has sprung and that means it’s out with the weeds and time for some seeds! You may be asking yourself, “when is a good time to schedule a flower bed or general garden cleanup?” Some say around mid-April to mid-May, depending on your geographical zone. Two good natural markers for an initial garden cleanupContinue reading “Garden Cleanup”

Chalk Play

Nicer weather is upon us and that means a lot more outside time with my kids, which they live for! They especially love playing with outdoor chalk, so I always keep at least one container of it stocked in our garage. Recently, my 5-year-old specifically requested we bring out the chalk and get creative, andContinue reading “Chalk Play”

Snow Day Activities

We love a surprise snow day! There’s nothing better than waking up to a world of white and finding out school and work are cancelled. If you’re home with the kids on your next snow day and are looking for some entertainment inspiration, look no further! These snow day activities will keep the fun coming.Continue reading “Snow Day Activities”

Hurricane Preparation

Hurricane season is upon us and if you live in an area prone to these potentially disastrous weather phenomena, it’s important to make sure you’re prepared for any storm that may come your way. We’ve rounded up some essentials to have on hand so when the next hurricane hits, you can feel a little saferContinue reading “Hurricane Preparation”

Girls’ Night Out(doors)

There is nothing better than getting together with your best gals for an evening of strong cocktails, yummy snacks, and entertaining games. We’re putting a summer spin on GNO with a night of fun on your front porch, back deck, or balcony with a view. Plan a memorable girls’ night out(doors) with our suggestions below!Continue reading “Girls’ Night Out(doors)”