summer

Grandparents Michigan Style

Grandparents Michigan Style

Summer means more time with the kids and more than likely a road trip or two.  Don’t forget to include the grandparents in your planning or better yet, let the kids head out on a trip with the grandparents.  This book is a great planning tool for parents and grandparents alike but it’s written with(…)

You Need a Giant White Swan for the Pool

You Need a Giant White Swan for the Pool

Most pools I know in my area of Ohio open this weekend for Memorial Day which means it’s time for fun pool toys and floats. This year, the breakaway for my family is the Giant White Swan Pool Float from BigMouth Inc. I’ve seen the large floats before and one of our friends has a(…)

Summer Toys:  Quack Stack from Fat Brain Toys

Summer Toys: Quack Stack from Fat Brain Toys

Now that Mother’s Day is over, it’s time to start thinking about Summer and that means lots of outdoor play and time with the family. Over the next 6 weeks we will be featuring our favorite summer time toys and picks for the season at hand. Today, we are taking a look at Quack Stack(…)

9 Tips To Keep Your Child Safe  Around Water This Summer

9 Tips To Keep Your Child Safe Around Water This Summer

Few things are as much fun as splashing around at the beach or in a backyard pool, but not every child is confident about taking the plunge. “For some children, the idea of getting in the water and trying to swim can be a bit frightening,” says K.J. Hales, author of It’s Hard to Swim,(…)

Raspberry Peach Prosecco Punch

Raspberry Peach Prosecco Punch

Celebrate spring with us as we whip up some fun and easy cocktails this week. Enjoy your evening on the deck and dream about summer. Ingredients for 10: 12 oz. frozen raspberries 2 cups peach nectar, chilled 1 bottle of Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore DOCG, chilled Ice Directions: Place frozen raspberries in a large glass(…)

Somersets Skincare for Women – English Shaving Oil

Somersets Skincare for Women – English Shaving Oil

Here we are mid-summer and while I like the break from the rigors of the school year and the warmer weather, I dislike how much time I spend shaving.  I also dislike my skin drying out from shaving and getting nicks and scrapes from my razor.  Well, that is until now. I still don’t like(…)