Stylish And Connected On-The-Go

Stylish And Connected On-The-Go

Stylish And Connected On-The-Go

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I love being a stay at home mom and caregiver to my son. He has special needs, so daycare isn’t really possible. There are times when I miss the adult interaction and conversation. I remember when I worked full time outside of the home. I also remember coming home and being so exhausted. Being away from home, kept me from doing the household chores and taking care of my family.

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Make a Splash at Your Summer Parties

Make a Splash at Your Summer Parties

 

Summer is in full, sizzling hot swing, and so are summer parties. From BBQ’s to pool parties, and rooftop hangouts to beach get-togethers, there’s plenty to enjoy this season. If you want to make a splash at your parties, you can’t forget must-haves like tasty food, refreshing drinks, rollicking entertainment, and Insta-worthy pictures.

Rosé All Day & Night

Staying hydrated, and covered in sunscreen, is non-negotiable in the blazing heat of summer. So bring on the water and  the Rosé. It’s crisp, cool, and refreshing. One of my newest favorites comes from the clean-crafted wine curators known as Scout & Cellar.

All of the wines selected by Scout & Cellar are free of pesticides, chemical additives, and sugar. In other words, they are not chemically altered. After delighting over their NV PUNKT GENAU GRUBER SPARKLING ROSÉ from Austria, I’m curious to taste some of their other fabulous finds.

Make a Splash at Your Summer Parties - NV PUNKT GENAU GRUBER SPARKLING ROSÉ, AUSTRIA

But before I get to refilling my glass, let’s talk about how this clean and refreshing organic sparkling wine lets me Rosé my day away. Not only am I fan this Rosé fruity notes, I also love knowing it’s from a family winery that’s been making wine since 1814. Can you imagine the type of summer parties the Gruber’s must have had? The bottles not too shabby looking either. I find its eclectic label so enchanting and amusing.

To keep my Rosé nice and cool, I skip the red solo cup. Instead, I pull my HOST Wine Freeze Cooling Cups out of the freezer. They help keep my wine at the perfect chilly temp for at least 2 hours. So I have plenty of time to responsibly enjoy all my summer beverages.

The Sounds of Summer Parties

Make a splash at your summer parties - Altec Lansing Baby Boom Speaker

No party would be complete without great music. You could hire a DJ, but I prefer to opt for something more realistic, and just as fantastic. Portable speakers are ideal for outdoor summer parties. Of course, they aren’t always so durable or waterproof. When I want my carefully curated playlist to sound amazing even while floating in the pool, I break out the Altec Lansing Baby Boom.

Make a splash at your summer parties - Altec Baby Boom Speaker

This sporty little Bluetooth enabled speaker not only sounds great, it’s also waterproof and shockproof.  In fact, it even floats. With six hours of battery life, this portable like gem will keep the tunes blasting all party long.

For summer playlist inspiration, check out these top picks from Apple Music, Esquire, and Time Out.

Capture the Moments

Make A Splash at Your Summer Parties - Polaroid camera

Sometimes what happens at summer parties should stay at summer parties. However, in these days of Snap/Insta/Facebook madness, capturing the moments is a necessity. But how many times have you asked your friends to send you that great photo, only to never see it again, except on their feed?

When I want instant pict gratification, I go old school with the Polaroid Snap Camera. Funny enough, my first camera was a Polaroid. There are family pictures of my sister, brother, and myself with Polaroid cameras around our necks. Back then they were much bigger.

Make a Splash at Your Summer Parties - Polaroid Snap Camera

Thankfully, the Snap is about the size of a cell phone, which makes it perfect for all your summer parties. You can slip it into your pool, beach or party bag for quick Polaroids of all your adventures. You can also save your picts to the camera’s SD card or share them on social media via the Polaroid app. And bonus, the film is peel and stick, which means you can turn your favorite photos into stickers.

Summer parties just got a lot more interesting and fun. For even more inspiration, check out even more of our favorite summer picks.

 

What are your summer party plans?  How do you make a splash?

 

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Smart Gifts For Dad

Smart Gifts For Dad -- Xtra-PC -- KeySmart

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When it comes to Father’s Day gifts, I’m always on the hunt for practical, cool items that I know my husband will enjoy. Fortunately, I had much better luck this year than in previous years. I’m excited to share with you two awesome gifts that any Dad or Grandpa is sure to enjoy!… [read more]

Treat Yourself To A Bit Of Luxury

Treat Yourself To A Bit Of Luxury

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As moms, we tend to forget about our own wants and needs. Actually, we tend to take care of our needs instead of our wants. We also focus on our families and their needs before our own.

Moms: it doesn’t have to be that way. It is okay to take time for yourself and focus on your own wants, especially when it comes to your health and beauty.

It is never too late to treat yourself to a bit of luxury! It doesn’t have to cost a fortune either. There are easy ways to do it.

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Cell Phone Accessories With A Magnetic Personality

Cell Phone Accessories With A Magnetic Personality-VENA vCommute Phone Case and Magnetic Car Vent Clip

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We’ve all been there, on the road traveling around town or down the highway and needing to take a peek at our phones. While I generally try not to mess with my cell phone when driving, there are times that I have a destination programmed into the GPS and need to glance at it to make sure I’m not getting off track.

I’ve bought a few different car mounts to use but they just never seem to be just what I need. I don’t want one that permanently affixes to my dash, I want one I can easily take from vehicle to vehicle or get rid of when a newer, better one comes along. But, the ones I’ve tried either don’t seem to grip the phone securely or fall rather than staying in place. [read more]

The Television Made For Outdoor Enjoyment

The Television Made For Outdoor Enjoyment

Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.

Are you a homeowner? I have always wanted to be a homeowner, for now, my son and I reside with my parents (who happen to be homeowners). This is my first year back living in California. I forgot how lovely the weather is! Being homeowners, they have the option to have a television outside in their own backyard.

Are you ready to meet the television made for outdoor enjoyment? These are perfect for homeowners!

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Quick And Portable Cleaning

Quick And Portable Cleaning

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I am not going to lie, I love to vacuum. Shark makes it incredibly easy and fun to keep a clean home with their products. Our main vacuum is perfect for our busy household because it is heavy-duty and keeps up with a full house! Our household vacuum cleans so thoroughly and easy to maintain.

Are you looking for a quick and portable cleaning solution? There is a lightweight vacuum perfect for those quick cleaning moments.

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It’s Time to Watch Your Health

It's Time to Watch Your Health

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I’ll be the first one to say that I don’t take care of myself the way I should. Not for lack of wanting to but as a mom of four little ones six and under, I usually just don’t have the time. So I’ve been looking for ways to help me keep track of sleep, eating, and my everyday well-being. I usually try and make sure the kids are so well taken care of but I forget all about myself. So when I got the chance to try the GoBe2 by Healbe I was so excited at the prospect of something that goes everywhere with me and doesn’t take time away from my everyday life, it’s everything you need all in one place.

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No Need To Compromise Your Lifestyle

No Need To Compromise Your Lifestyle

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Being back home in California, I am doing my best to acclimate to my new lifestyle. I am enjoying the weather and my son is doing great too! He loves school as always. We try to take advantage of the great weather too! Whenever the weather is nice out, I take the time to go for a walk for the fresh air.

Are you a busy mom? There is no need to compromise your lifestyle! Let us show you how!

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Stylish And Organized Travel

Stylish And Organized Travel

Beauty Brite Disclosure

I have always loved to travel. When I met my husband, he and I always found ourselves going out of town every other weekend or so. We were young and it was so much fun to just head out for a quick weekend away. Even after we had our son, we took him to visit Disney World a few times. We always prefer to travel by car. It was easier for our family since we can stop as often as we needed.

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