Kitchen Minimalism Trends

Surely everyone knows that the most common space where the family spends time together is in the kitchen. Don’t be fooled, a kitchen should not merely be a room where we only cook and eat, but a stylish and cozy ambient where we feel safe and welcome. Here are some excellent minimalism trends that have been overwhelming kitchen-lovers all over the world.

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Head to the Pool or Beach with Custom Personalized Beach Towels this Summer

This summer my family will be at the water park at least once a week.  We love to play in the wave pool and sit around on our towels chatting as we dry off.  I sometimes sit on the chair for an hour or more while the kids play in the pool.  Now I can easily find my chairs in a snap because they are covered with my custom personalized beach towels that really stand out.

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How to Plan the Perfect Garden Party

Are you thinking about throwing a garden party this summer? If so, you’ll probably be giving careful thought to all the aspects of the party from settings to food/drink menus to mood music.

One of the first things to look at is the size of your garden and the number of guests that it could realistically hold. You might initially feel like throwing the invites wide open, only to later realize that space is a bit tight, so take the time to determine who you’d most like to attend and work from there until you’ve reached a reasonable maximum. Once you’ve finalized the guest list, you can begin sending out invites to get a clear picture of expected attendance.
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Use Accessories to Make A Fashion Statement this Summer

The summer is in full swing, but there is still enough of the season left to head out to your local fashion stores and pick up some stunning accessories. Most of us buy our clothing from the same places these days, and that increases the chances that you will see someone at the bar wearing the same top or dress as you. Considering that, accessories are often the best way to stand out from the crowd and promote your individuality. With that in mind, this article aims to point you in the right direction when it comes to purchasing the best types of accessories during the next couple of months.

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Having Family Over for Summer Fun? How to Avoid Stress

Summer is finally here, and it is getting close to the annual family get together. As is to be expected, there will be standing room only once all the aunts, uncles and cousins make it over. Things will be crowded, but you do look forward to the time you will get to spend with family you do not get to see too often. This year, you hope to pull things off with as little stress as possible, so here are a few tips to help you keep the stress levels down.

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6 Dangerous Poolside Habits to Break with Kids

There are few better ways to enjoy warm weather and sunshine with kids and family than out to a swimming pool. But even with all the great aspects of pool ownership, swimming pools can also be dangerous. According to the US CDC, fatal drowning is the second-leading cause of unintentional injury-related death for children age 1-14 behind motor vehicle crashes.

The things we teach to our children and how we teach it to them is an important part of keeping them safe. Be sure your children understand the importance of pool safety and break them of any dangerous habits early. Use this list as an instructional guide to help keep their poolside experiences enjoyable and safe for all.

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6 Great Family Summer Vacation Spots

Summer is here and we all have one thing on our minds – vacation! The kids are out of school, the sun is shining, and the summer breezes are calling your name. It’s a perfect occasion to spend some quality time with your family.  Take advantage of your vacation days by packing the most fun and adventure into this year’s summer getaway with your loved ones.

If you live in or near North Carolina, these 6 summer vacation spots will be perfect for you and your family. So grab your sunglasses, put on your favorite flip flops, and let’s swim on over to the first destination on our list.

1. The Smokies

No, we don’t mean the English rock band from the UK. When we say Smokies, we are talking about the one and only Great Smoky Mountains. With a whopping 11 million visits per year, it’s no wonder that it is the most popular national park in the United States.

The whole family will enjoy the activities the Smokies has to offer. Start your summer off with great outdoorsy activities, like zip-lining, rafting, and hiking. The Smokies are a great place to start off your summer. Get up close and personal with mother nature as you pitch a tent or rent a cozy log cabin to truly get a vacation vibe.
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Protect Your Kids in the Water with the Oxyboo Smart Floating Swimsuit

Well, it’s piping hot here in Missouri which means we will take all the water time we can get. Unfortunately, the storms have been ruining that for us until this week. Thankfully, we got a little break in the storms and were so excited to get out into the water and break in our new swimming clothes. We were most excited about the floatable Oxyboo swimsuit my niece got to wear.

About the Oxyboo Smart Floating Swimsuit

Oxyboo has created a soft, breathable hypoallergenic floating swimsuit that is equipped with a smart sensor that senses heart rate, skin temperature, motion, and the child’s blood oxygen rate. The sensor is sealed in a medical grade silicone, fully encapsulated. This incredible technology in swimwear is launching this week just in time for the summer swim season. 

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