All Blog Posts Tagged 'summer' (167)

No Rest for the Weary

With summer camps ending, I have become the unofficial director of "Camp Mama", who's expected to have full-day schedules of wild and exciting adventures planned for each and every day.  Thus, my time for writing even something as small as a to-do list has become pretty much non-existent.  The following is what I…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on July 25, 2013 at 8:47pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** Mornings love me WAY more than I love them.

** This week's heat wave has made being a nudist seem a whole lot more appealing.

** I get more stupid with…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on July 19, 2013 at 6:45pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** I guess I accidentally skipped a week of keeping track of what I've learned.  Oopsy.

** The beach is truly my happy place.

** Soap operas really are unnecessary…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on July 12, 2013 at 4:54pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** Hormones can bite me.

** The world needs a lot less know-it-all's and a lot more chill pills.

** Sometimes it's just easier to pretend like my…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on June 28, 2013 at 9:20pm — No Comments

Ways to Save Money this Summer

“Now learn this lesion from the fig tree:  As soon as its twigs get tender and its leaves come out, you know that summer is near.” – Matthew 24:32

June 21, 2013 – Today marks the beginning of the summer solstice in the…
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Added by Anna Santos on June 25, 2013 at 8:46pm — No Comments

Summer Food Safety Tips – Reduce Your Chances of Food Poisoning

Do you enjoy going to barbecues or celebrations during the summer time, especially, around holidays?  Did you know that you are more likely to eat contaminated food when temperatures outside are warmer?  During the summer months many families and friends are getting together to hang out, have cookouts, attend celebrations, or…

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Added by Christy Garrett on June 25, 2013 at 5:18pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** It should at least count as working out if you wore your workout clothes all day long.

** When you wake up at 4 AM and think you smell someone making toast, it's most likely just wishful thinking.…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on June 21, 2013 at 6:08pm — No Comments

15 Ways to Protect Your Home and Family from Burglary

Do crime rates decrease during the summertime?  Most people would assume that crime rates would decrease during the summer since families are more active, plan vacations, and aren’t always at home.  You might be surprised but …

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Added by Christy Garrett on June 21, 2013 at 5:31pm — No Comments

Prevent Heat Related Illnesses in Infants, Children, and Teens

The temperatures are beginning to rise outside as summertime is quickly approaching and families are often planning fun outdoor activities and outings.  If you or your children are active and enjoy outdoor activities, it is important that you know the signs and symptoms of heat related illness so that you can quickly recognize and respond to them.  It is…

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Added by Christy Garrett on June 18, 2013 at 5:20pm — No Comments

The FL rain has turned my lawn into rabbit (hare) food!

The rain has been somewhat annoying these past few weeks. Raining a bit even on days when no rain was expected to be in the forecast by weathermen...I never really listened to them anyway. This is FL, rainy season, so I guess it's to be expected.



I love how green it has made my grass, but with the grass getting a drink of water so often, my kids…

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Added by Ronda on June 15, 2013 at 10:28pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** The revolving door of kids, dirt, and craziness must mean it's FINALLY Summer.

** Moms should get a cut of all lemonade stand profits.

** And somebody totally…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on June 14, 2013 at 7:06pm — No Comments

8 Tips for Pregnant Mom’s to Survive a Summer Pregnancy

The summers seem to be getting hotter and hotter each year.  It is not always possible to avoid a pregnancy during the summer months, if not more mom’s would avoid it.  If you do end up pregnant during the summer months, you can expect that it will feel hotter outside than a normal summer due to your growing belly.  A pregnant mom during…

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Added by Christy Garrett on June 14, 2013 at 4:20pm — No Comments

Swimming Pool Safety Tips to Keep You and Your Family Safe This Summer

I always loved summer time as a kid, it meant spending time at the pool and hanging out with my friends on the weekends.  While I was growing up, my mom would often invest in a small wading pool for us so that we could swim in the backyard.  A wading pool is a small pool that is usually a few feet deep and can fill it up with water so that you can swim…

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Added by Christy Garrett on June 13, 2013 at 5:15pm — No Comments

Prevent Heat Related Car Accidents This Summer

Each summer I always cringe when I hear sad stories on the new about parents or daycare workers accidentally leaving a child inside of a hot car, in some cases the child was only left alone few minutes.  As a mom, I always wondered how and why these kind of things happen to an infant or child.  I know that I personally make sure that my kids are out of the car…

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Added by Christy Garrett on June 12, 2013 at 4:27pm — No Comments

The Weather Has Changed Now It's Your Turn



Now that summer is in full bloom, are you looking for ways to make new beginnings yourself? You've been seeing flowers popping their heads up, risking bad weather to bloom once more. If you've wanted to make some changes in your old habits but have been bogged down by winter's heavy gloom, now's the time to take a chance and go for…

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Added by Sandwiched Boomers on June 6, 2013 at 12:36am — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** I don't know where I am or what I'm supposed to be doing.

** Insomnia wants to be my BFF.

** My kids have mentally checked out for the summer, which will make the…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on May 31, 2013 at 3:07pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** Mother's Day should really be Mother's Weekend.

** My brain is on MAJOR end-of-the-school-year overload.

** Warm weather just makes ya wanna eat ice…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on May 17, 2013 at 10:43am — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** Judging from Beyonce, Manti T'eo, and Lance Armstrong, fake things apparently happen in threes.

** The media sure knows how to beat a news story to death.

** My ass is eternally grateful for the genius who invented seat heaters.

** Women supposedly look their ugliest at 3:30 PM on Wednesdays.

** The people who…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on January 25, 2013 at 10:05pm — 2 Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** Projectile t.v. = yes!  Projectile vomit = not so much.

** I'd pretty much give my left arm for a nap.…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on January 11, 2013 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Summer 2012 Favs - Skincare

Although there have been a few “summer like” days, officially summer 2012 has come to a close. With the summer at an end I thought it would be a good idea to share some of my summer favorites. Being the product junkie that I am, and in true to form the list is rather long. Breaking down the list seemed easier and gives the illusion of not being the product junkie that most assuredly I am. There will be a…

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Added by HollyDayBeauty on September 21, 2012 at 9:38pm — No Comments

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