7 Easy, Inexpensive Ways to End Summer With a Bang


School supplies are on sale, school paperwork started showing up in the mail, and I have started getting store ads full of school clothes deals. I guess it’s time to face the truth… summer is drawing to an end and “Back to School” is right around the corner.

7 Easy, Inexpensive Ways to End Summer With a Bang

I am the type of mom who waits and wishes for summer all year long, and this summer seems to have literally flown by. So to enjoy the last few weeks of summer vacation, I have come up with a plan to end our summer with a bang! Here are 7 ideas of fun, easy, and inexpensive ways to end summer with a bang!…

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This summer we have turned to boating to stay cool, and to have some weekly adventure in our lives. If you go often, you probably have the take-withs down to a system, but if going out on the lake is new to you, or doesn’t happen often, you might like these tips for those special days…

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Hot Buffalo Tuna Crostini

Hot Buffalo Tuna Crostini

< It’s summer! Along with all the outdoor activities, outings, mini vacations, swimming, boating and whatever else you can think of, there’s one thing I enjoy about summer — NOT PACKING SCHOOL LUNCHES. It’s a drag, it’s limiting, and it feels never-ending…until summer arrives. I like that I can be spontaneous and more creative with…

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It is so hot in Northern California!!! We’ve had temps in the triple digits, but for some reason it feels so much hotter right now than it has all summer. It’s only going to get worse as the week goes on, too! I don’t know about you, but I hate turning on the stove or…

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  This year, I decided that I wanted to give my kids a new travel experience. Most of our travel excursions with the kids involves spending the week sitting on the beach (which is always fun). But this year I wanted them to be able to experience a week of enjoying the hustle and bustle…

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“This post was sponsored by a2 Milk® as part of an Ambassador Program for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review.”   It’s almost time for back to school. I know that once school is in full swing, our lives our going to get busy and hectic really fast. I am trying to get myself…

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We’re right smack in the middle of summer, and I’m having mixed feelings about what that entails. School starts in a little less than a month, and it’s always bittersweet for me. I feel like I need to cram as much fun and yumminess into these last few weeks of summer. I love taking advantage…

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Some days I feel like getting old just stinks. With age and time I have developed serious allergies! I managed to live 30 years without a single sniffle or itch due to allergies, then they hit me with full force. During this past spring I begged my doctor for an allergy shot, which did wonders…

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 “Sponsored post by Mirum Shopper. All opinions are my own.” With the summer break, I’ve taken some time to gear up for the new school year by practicing new hairstyles on Miss Bea. She spends a lot of time in the pool, so I take care to help Bea with the hair washing, drying, and…

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