Kinivo Portable Speaker and other Beach Bag Essentials Giveaway

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Earlier this summer, I came up with a list of my beach bag essentials for moms. Now I have added more things to my beach bag to make summer even better! Thanks to an amazing assortment of sponsors, you will have the chance to win fun things to go in YOUR beach bag. Scroll on down for giveaway details. Mom Always Finds Out received products mentioned in this blog post in exchange for an honest review. All opinions expressed are my own, … [Read more...]

The Best Homemade Lemonade Recipe

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I wish I had a lemon tree growing in my yard so I could enjoy freshly-squeezed lemonade every day of the summer. You'll know what I mean once you taste this delicious homemade lemonade recipe. It's easy to make with just 3 ingredients: Lemons, Sugar and Water. I think the secret to amazing lemonade is to serve it over a tall glass of ice cubes. There's nothing like enjoying ice cold lemonade on a hot day. Homemade Lemonade Recipe … [Read more...]

Duck® Brand’s Shelf Liner in the Kitchen, Bath and Laundry Room + Giveaway

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This post brought to you by Duck Brand. All opinions are 100% mine. Truthfully, the main reason I line my shelves and drawers is because my mother tells me to. She is a firm believer in lining shelves and the insides of drawers. Every time I move into a new house, she calls to remind me at least twice but usually three times to "Be sure to line your kitchen shelves and all your drawers before you start unpacking anything." Don't tell my … [Read more...]

Root Beer Float Popsicle Recipe

Root Beer Float Popsicles

I love our popsicle molds because there are so many yummy homemade popsicle recipes to try. A Root Beer Float popsicle is one of the easiest, and calls for just 2 ingredients. I'll be you can already guess what those 2 ingredients are...yes, vanilla ice cream and root beer. The same things you use for a regular root beer float. If you don't have (affiliate) popsicle molds, you can use small cups and wooden popsicles sticks.  I made Root … [Read more...]

Tips to keep bugs away from your picnic + SLAW BURGER Recipe

slaw burger recipe #proudofit

One thing I love about summer is that we can enjoy eating outdoors. But I don't enjoy eating outdoors when uninvited guests show up...and I'm not talking about the neighbor kids. I'm talking about bugs, flies, gnats, mosquitoes, ants and any other insect that tries to attack my food table. I don't want to use bug spray around our food, so I am trying out natural ways to keep bugs away. Check out the tips below. Let me know if you have another … [Read more...]

Enter to win a BMXie Balance Bike! #Giveaway #31BMXie #Chillafish #talkbmxie

Enter to win a BMXie Giveaway

Click on the above image to be taken to the contest entry form.  Creative Child Magazine gave the Chillafish BMXie Balance Bike a 2014 Top Toy Award. The BMXie is a super cool balance bike for kids ages 2-5 years old. It's awesome design features include a real BMX-styled bicycle frame, oversized tubing but extremely lightweight, rubber tires, plus an adjustable seat and a removable footrest. Customize your BMXie with decals (included) and a … [Read more...]

50 Picnic Food Ideas | Happy National Picnic Month!

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July is National Picnic Month! We have 31 days to celebrate with our favorite picnic foods. Grab your coolers, picnic baskets and blankets, it's time to go outdoors and eat. I curated a collection of picnic recipes that look and sound delicious. From the traditional potato salads to the not-so-traditional fried chicken and waffle sandwiches, I think you'll find a lot of picnic menu inspiration here. This sponsored blog post is brought to you … [Read more...]

Fun Family Activities: How to Go Geocaching with a Smartphone

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Geocaching is one of the fastest growing outdoor activities for people of all ages. It's one of our favorite fun things to do as a family - geocaching with a smartphone is a real-life treasure hunt that combines technology with adventure! There are more than 2 million geocaches (containers) hidden around the world. You can find them just about anywhere. Some are much easier to find than others. Beginners should stick to the Easy level caches and … [Read more...]

Revving up our summer fun with @ToyState vehicles!

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Our latest shipment of fun toys for kids has arrived from Toy State! And it arrived just in the nick of time to head off those summertime complaints of "I'm bored!" Whether the kids are outdoors or inside, these vehicles are ready to light up imaginations. And when I say, "Light up," I am mean that quite literally... Visit Toy State for the latest games, videos and activities.  … [Read more...]