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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(…)

Summer STEM Activities

Summer STEM Activities

Summer STEM Activities: April Moon (@aprilsunshine77), Robert and Patricia Kern National Teacher of the Year – Waxahachie, TX, PLTW Engineering Master Teacher 1. Take a field trip to your local wastewater plant and / or water treatment facility. Tours are usually free but need to be scheduled beforehand. This is a great way for kids(…)

Let’s Make Messy Mixtures this Summer!!

Let’s Make Messy Mixtures this Summer!!

Summer vacation is right around the corner and it will only take days before some parents start hearing, “I’m bored!” Mix is up this summer with Crazy Concoctions:  A Mad Scientist’s Guide to Messy Mixtures.  It’s Madness!!! And wicked cool. Making a mess is generally frowned upon, but if you are learning important scientific principles(…)

Raspberry Lemonade – The Perfect Summer Drink #Recipe

Raspberry Lemonade – The Perfect Summer Drink #Recipe

  Lemonade is synonymous with summer I believe.  Frozen concentrate and pre-made drinks are a staple in the house, but today we ventured outside the box and decided to try and make Raspberry Lemonade.  Googling recipes on the internet, there seemed to be staple ingredients, so we experimented.  Here is our favorite with a few(…)