How to Reconnect with Friends This Summer
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Compensation was provided by Gold Peak Tea via Mode Media.Summer is my favorite time for quick getaways. Every year I try to get away, at least once, with my favorite girls. While we may text or talk on the phone often, spending time together, in person, gets harder and harder the older we get. Thanks…

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Panasonic LUMIX G7 Summer in Motion
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Beach days are the perfect summer activity. There is always so much action and joy found at the beach. I thought it would be the perfect spot to try out my new camera. I was totally right. You guys! This camera is amazing and every mom should have one! Read on to find out about…

Make a Vacation Movie
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We are currently on summer vacation with these crazy kids. My parents and sister and her kids have all met up in the mountains to hang out for the week. Of course we have taken tons of photos but then we found an even better way to capture all the adventures for the week. We…

Online Shopping for Summer
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I really thought I could take my kids shopping with me. I had it all figured out. I took my best friend, who was visiting from out-of-town, with me. I figured she could keep an eye on them while I tried on a bathing suit. And it worked pretty well. I only had to stop…

Corpse Reviver 2 Cocktail Recipe
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This is sure to be your new favorite summer cocktail. Don’t be afraid of the name, Corpse Reviver 2. It’s a ladylike drink, it’s super refreshing and it’s crazy easy to make!I first had a Corpse Reviver 2 a few months ago at the Tillamook brunch event. It was amazing. And I had to know…

Pina Colada Slush Recipe
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When you have kids there are so many things you can’t wait to share with them. For me, it’s the stuff that makes me super happy. Things like a beloved family vacation spot, music, TV and movies from my youth and delicious goodies my mom used to make for me and my sister. I was…

Summer Travel Planning
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School ends this week and then we can start thinking of and planning for all the fun trips we get to take this summer! In the past, we haven’t really scheduled vacations but just kind of took small trips throughout the summer. This year, we have several getaways on the books and so I’m already…

Summer Survival Kit for Moms
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OMG! Summer. We have a week of school left and then it is hot days, 24 hours of kids, vacation planning stress and filling long afternoons with activities to keep the kids from getting bored. I came up with this summer survival kit for moms. If you make these for your best gals or your…

Lavender Lemonade Recipes
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Lavender lemonade!  How refreshing does that sound?!  It has been in my head since before school was out and I finally decided to make some.  I’m not usually a big fan of lemonade.  It can’t be made from a powder and it certainly can’t be too sweet.  I did tons of research on how to…

Summer Picnics are #NaturallyAmazing
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*This post is sponsored by French’s, a #NaturallyAmazing product.  All opinions are mine. My kids ask for a dinner picnic almost every single night during summer.  And fall.  And spring.  So we try to have them as much as possible.  There is something absolutely magical about sitting outside as the sun turns golden.  Eating outside…