Archive for tag 'summer'


Mommy Camp

Hanging loose this summer It has been an action packed summer here at Mom Camp Headquarters: Visited six states,  played with nine distant cousins, enjoyed countless ice cream cones and we’ve almost worn holes in our Native Jeffersons (not even sure how that is possible!) – and summer isn’t over yet. In early May I looked into day […]


Planning and Surviving Travel with 2 Small Children: MAUI

It’s been a rather long time since we’ve gone on a vacation, and we thought, “Hey, why not throw in a flight for our first vacation with two small children? I love chaos!” (said no parent ever). Don’t get me wrong – I feel extremely grateful and fortunate for the opportunity to go to Maui, […]


50 Fun and cheap things to do in the summer

Summer has officially arrived! After this brutal winter I am so excited to be finally enjoying the sunshine. I stopped babysitting last week so now I have the rest of the summer, until baby arrives, to spend with my two little ones. I want to enjoy our days but also enjoy them economically, especially in […]

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How to cool down without the AC

My mother in law has been a labor and delivery nurse for more than 30 years. When our baby was born, we were always worried about temperature and she said “cooler is better.” The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that the best temperature for babies is between 65-70 degrees, which was shocking for me because […]


Review: Shade Shack Pop Up Beach Tent

We went to the beach with some friends last year, and they brought their Coleman Compact Shade Shelter with them. After seeing their tent I wanted to get one too; we had been making do with a flimsy umbrella we bought on the beach that didn’t provide us with much shade anyway. I did a bunch of […]


Summer Fun List 2015

We’re down to the very last week of school here (WOOHOO!!!), and it’s that time again…time for our annual Summer Fun List! To be a bit of a Debbie Downer while talking about having fun, we really thought that our Lil’ Cowgirl would be home this summer. Because of that, we didn’t plan our annual […]

Girls Swimming Suits

Swimming Suits for Girls

Even though Olive has enough swimming suits for the season, I can’t help but want to buy more. They are just so darn cute! This year I purchased this ice cream rashguard from Beach and Bandits and this pink swimming suit and bath cap from Little Creative Factory (shop around as I’ve seen this on sale […]

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