Christmas in July Giveaway – $200 Amazon Giftcard

Christmas in July Giveaway

I have been loving the cooler temperatures here in Texas. It feels like Christmas in July. It has even been almost too cold to swim in the pool. Who would have ever thought we would say it is too cold to swim in July? Christmas in July Giveaway Today is an exciting day, since I have team up with 9 other fabulous bloggers to bring you an awesome Christmas in July giveaway. You can enter to win a $200 Amazon gift card. Yes, a $200 gift card to spend as you wish for your own Christmas in July. Just in time for back to school shopping […]

How to Make Perfect Popcorn Every Time

Perfect Popcorn Perfect Pop App

Did you want to know how to make perfect popcorn every time? Don’t you just hate burnt popcorn? You place the bag of popcorn in the microwave and select the time. Then the popcorn has been left in there for too long and now it is burnt popcorn. This smell will not go away. No matter how hard you try. The whole night just became unexciting. Thanks to Pop Secret for allowing me to share this new app, so you can have perfect popcorn too! How to Pop Perfect Popcorn This frustrates me too, since I hate to waste food, and we are usually looking […]

Fun Summer Foods to Make and Enjoy {Linky Party}

Fun Summer Foods To Make

Try these fun summer foods to make and enjoy the tastes of summer. There are so many fresh ripe fruit and vegetables to make great dishes during the summer. I have been making fresh jellies and jams. The tomatoes, cucumbers and zucchini are coming in from our garden. We are having fresh summer salads and zucchini fritters. It looks like many others have been busy creating fun summer foods too. I can’t wait to share all the wonderful things so many of you have shared with us last week here at Mom’s Library. Fun Summer Foods To Make Better than Koolaid brought to you by […]

Sea World: A Whole New World of Adventure

Sea World a New Adventure

I have been to Sea World in San Antonio five times and I have still never made it to the back of the park until this year. This was a whole new world behind the lake. Our first stop was the Steel Eel roller coaster. My older kids were too afraid to ride it this year, so my husband and I rode it together. This was the first time we ever rode a roller coaster together. Next we visited the penguins and learned more about their chilly habitats. This is a much welcomed relief from the heat. Enjoy Sea World Rides We went to the […]

Mom’s Library July Linky Party

We have been extremely busy the past few weeks. I have gone to San Antonio for a conference with family and a vacation to Colorado. We are exhausted and looking forward to a staycation here in the Dallas area for the next few weeks. I am not sure who’s bright idea it was to have swim lessons at 8:00 am, but we are there every morning. I have my coffee in my hand to make sure we get there on time. After vacation we all are super tired and it is very difficult to wake up early for swim lessons. My little guy is able […]

Homemade Fruit Snacks: Homemade Swedish Fish

Homemade Fruit Snacks Swedish Fish

I just love making fun snacks for my kids and I was delighted when I found out how to make homemade fruit snacks. Why not make fun shapes kids can eat with their fingers. I found my fish mold at Ikea. You can order the fish shaped tray I used. Raspberries make the best red color to be just like Swedish fish. However, any berry juice is fine for an entire school of colorful fish. Homemade Fruit Snacks : Homemade Swedish Fish Ingredients for Homemade Fruit Snacks 2/3 Cup Lemon or Orange Juice (for a sour gummy use lemon for sweet use orange) 2/3 Cup Juiced Berries (about 1 cup […]

Over 100 Fun Outdoor Activities for Kids During Summer {Linky Party}

100 Amazing Fun Outdoor Activities to do during summer

I can’t believe the first month of summer is almost over. We love to spend time outside soaking up the sunshine. I have found over 100 fun outdoor activities to do in summer to help increase the fun level at your home. We are still having the ultimate guide to summer linky party and looking for great summer ideas. Fun outdoor activities, summer camp activities and summer crafts. We would love to have you share any fourth of July posts too! We will be closing this party at the end of June. There is still time to be featured next week. So link up all […]

3 2 1 Ribs: The Secret to the Best BBQ Rib Recipe

The secret to 3 2 1 Ribs

It has been with some trial and error, but I think my husband has mastered bar be queing ribs. Ribs have to be one of my favorite items he smokes. They turn out perfect every time. Now I am going to share with you the secret to making these perfect smoked ribs. These ribs come out tender and full of flavor every time. The 3 2 1 method ribs will produce the best tasting and the best texture for ribs. Today we are using a secret ingredient, wine. How to Make 3 2 1 Ribs Ingredients for the perfect BBQ Rib Recipe BBQ Rib Dry Rub: 1 […]

Fun Summer Camp Activities for Kids {Linky Party}

10 Fun Summer Camp Activities for Kids

Are you looking for fun summer camp activities to do with your kids? I like to make summer time fun time by making all kinds of crafts and fun things for the kids to make. This makes it feel like summer camp at our house. I have found several amazing ideas from last weeks link party to share with you today. I am sure you will love these summer camp activities for kids. Summer Camp Activities for Kids   1. 4th of July Flag Shirt Tutorial brought to you by Kids Activities Blog 2. How to Make Silly Putty brought to you by Pounds4Pennies 3. Nautical Star […]