Simple Summer Activities for Kids

Happy Friday! Am I the only parent who feels like every day of summer vacation should be filled with some sort of activity? This feeling for me is especially heightened this summer after spending the majority of last year stuck inside. After months (and months, and months…) of sitting around on the couch binge watching […]

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S’Mores Skillet Dip

S’mores are a classic summer dessert that are so easy to make. To make it even more simple, check out my S’mores Skillet Dip! Ingredients Butter (for greasing) 6 bars of chocolate (I used regular Hershey’s bars; the 1.55 oz ones) 10 oz bag of marshmallows Box of graham crackers …and that’s all you’ll need! […]

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Baby Beach Essentials

As residents of the Jersey Shore, when I was pregnant and creating my baby registry I had a lot of baby beach essentials on the list. I had various tents, special blankets for my kid to sit on, portable fans, etc. The list was extensive. Then when I finally had my baby and began bringing […]

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A Summer of Horror

We all know that autumn is the designated spooky season. Between the new chill in the air, the harvest moon, and Halloween, autumn pretty much takes the cake. Not to mention, some of the best horror films take place during the Halloween season! John Carpenter’s Halloween (and all its sequels) is the mother of all […]

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The Essential Summer BBQ Playlist

What better way to kickstart the summer season than with a BBQ and great summer playlist? Below I compiled a list of my favorite summer songs, and rock songs in general that get me in the summer mood. “In the Summertime,” Mungo Jerry “Boys of Summer,” Don Henley “Summer Breeze,” Seals & Crofts “Doin’ Time,” […]

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Summer Movie Marathon

Every year as a tradition my family watches Jaws together to kickstart the summer season. We genuinely look forward to getting together, eating yummy snacks, and watching one of our favorite movies. If you’ve wandered though my blog a bit, it is no secret that I love seasonal traditions such as seasonal movie marathons, holiday book lists, etc. Summer […]

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Summer Bucket List

I don’t know about anyone else, but being cooped up in the house has had me daydreaming about all of the things I plan on doing once we are allowed outside. By that time, it will probably be summertime, or damn near close. I made a “summer bucket list” for this upcoming summer filled with […]

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Literature for Summertime

Is there anything better than reading a good book on the beach with nothing but the sound of the waves crashing on the shore? Probably not. I am a huge fan of seasonal reading, and have previously created book lists for autumn, and even Christmastime. I think reading can be a great way to get in the mood […]

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