From Sizzling Summer Fun Activities to Back to School Guide
We’ve got you covered for summer fun activities, games, toys, must-haves and wants for everyone and everything in between to enjoy summer and as it starts to end (please not too soon) than to help you prepare for back to school. We’ve even got gift ideas for dads and grads so this guide really has it all from summer to back to school!
Some ideas will be unique, some of the good old tried and true but mostly we hope you just have fun. We’re going to be adding some more fun ideas soon so keep checking back!
We’ll be constantly adding to this guide because we just had to share it now instead of waiting to get everything on it as that’s going to take a bit! So enjoy and feel free to make suggestions as to what to add to our From a Sizzling Summer to Back to School Guide.Let’s get started and don’t forget to keep checking back as we will be adding more and more from now until you got it September when all students will be back in school whether online or in person. We hope you enjoy this guide!
From Sizzling Summer Fun to Back to School Guide and More
We've got you covered for fun, gift ideas, activities and more from summer until the start of school! Many of these will also make for great gift ideas for dads and grads. It's quite the list! Let's all have a wonderful summer and don't forget to prepare for back to school.
We can't wait to share more with you on this awesome cooler. We're just heading out camping with it now so we will be sharing our review and linking it here when we return.
Get you and the crew into bigger adventures with the Grizzly 40. 40 quart capacity for a longer journey, food, drinks, and ice. Whether you’re off to the lake, the plains, mountains, or anywhere the road takes you, bring along G40 to make your team complete. This member will be the hard-working one who takes on the big jobs of keeping provisions fresh and cold.
Have a creative, artistic person in your life? The Artist 13.3 Pro seamlessly combines the glass and screen, to create a distraction-free working environment, virtually no parallax. Newly designed battery-free Stylus comes equipped with finer pen nibs, allowing you to draw and paint naturally and smoothly with more precise positioning and superior line performance.
My daughter is over the moon about this amazing drawing tablet. She's currently in college for a video game art and design program so this tablet is perfect for her. More to come on this fabulous tablet!
The ATH-CKS5TW in-ear headphones with Bluetooth® 5.0 technology pair powerful, high-fidelity sound with the convenience and freedom of a truly wireless design. These are fabulous earbuds for anyone in the family. We'll be sharing a review on them soon!
Hello to this delicious Strawberry Shortcake in a Jar recipe! It has all the delicious flavours of a classic strawberry shortcake but we opted for a soft and yummy cake layers instead of a biscuit and for fun as well as ease of serving and storing put them in jars for individual servings! These are a hit with the family and are fun at parties and other gatherings.
Hello summer and with it usually hot weather. While I love the hot weather, yes I really do we still need a way to cool down. Why not do that with a tasty no-churn ice cream that you can make yourself.
This Papaya Mango ice cream is a tropical treat that the whole family will love. GO HERE for the recipe and enjoy!
The hot summer weather is here and what better way to cool off then with a nice sorbet. It’s easy to make and you can change up the flavors as often you want. Blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, strawberries or skip the berries and do mango, banana, orange, lime or whatever fruit catches your fancy!
Pencils are essential back to school supplies and with how incredibly inexpensive it is to pick up a pack of both sharpened and unsharpened you might as well get the best. Some will be ready to go at the start of school and others won't lose their tip by sitting around waiting to be used. I know my kids are not easy on their supplies! You get plenty in a pack, so you shouldn't run out any time soon.
Have an absolute blast this summer with Fobbles! A single machine produces fun fog, bubbles, and fog-filled bubbles called "fobbles." Kids learn patience waiting for each blast of the fobbles they can pop, then chase them down trying to release the enclosed mist. It's fun and great for play or decoration year-round. Check it out!
Back to school time has arrived at our household. In the midst of buying the kids their school supplies, it dawned on me that Momma needs a few things too. Nothing makes me happier than a cup of coffee and time to sit filling up my planner. About a week ago, a box from Scribble Stuff and USA Gold arrived. Lo and behold it was full of amazing pens, pencils, and highlighters for me to review. The level of excitement in my household is akin to a kid going to Disneyland!
The sun is shining again and thunderstorms are predicted this week so I’m calling that a win in the summer is almost here category. Every summer, our family sits down and creates a little to do list–a family summer bucket list if you will. This year, the kids are a little bit older and have realized how much we can do with just a little planning. I’ll include a short list of must-haves for your summer survival kit to go along with our top 5 things on our family summer bucket list.
Betty Bossi has been around since 1956 as the leading Swiss culinary company. In addition to tasty recipes, they have created kitchen tools to make all of our lives easier. Learn to make beautiful and unique pasrties with these easy-to use tools this summer.
If anyone you love enjoys making pastries in the kitchen, these tools cannot be beaten. The Rose Roller and Wonderbox all you to create beautiful and perfectly shaped pastries in a variety of designs. Roll out and roll up gorgeous rosettes stuffed with a sweet or savory filling. The Wonderbox makes perfectly shaped pinwheels, parcels, and boats for your treats.
The kitchen of any amateur or professional pastry chef is incomplete without these handy tools. Made to last a lifetime, the treats they help create will be gone in a flash. Mom will absolutely love them.
If you have an unofficial chef in the family, they deserve the very best tools of the trade in the kitchen. Fissler only uses the best cast aluminum or stainless steel to make some of the best pots, pans, pressure cookers, accessories, and more. We love the huge selection and variety they offer that provides a great selection to choose from for any tool you might need.
Induction cooktop? No problem! Gas? Electric? These handle any cooking surface. Many you can even move from oven to stove as needed and back again. Cleaning them up afterward is no problem as well with tough cooking surfaces that wipe clean in no time. Fry up your favorite dishes gently or nicely crisp with the frying pans, stew up a rich soup in a huge stockpot, or serve up your favorite meals made in a pressure cooker in no time at all.
It is amazing how much more fun cooking can be with quality cookware, and these Fissler pieces fit the bill perfectly. They also make beautiful gifts for anyone who loves and appreciates cooking. Make it a sizzling summer with quality Fissler cookware.
I never seem to have enough outlets. Or chargers. The kids constantly move them and lose them. And now that my oldest has his own laptop he needs to be able to protect his computer from power surges. Thankfully we have these compact power protection units to power and charge without taking up a ton of space.
The tiny Cutie surge protector is perfect for my sons' devices, including my oldest's new laptop. There are 3 surge-protected and grounded outlets. There are also 4 USB charging ports that are also surge-protected. This lets them charge their tablets and other devices and I have peace of mind knowing they won't be damaged by a power surge.
The 3-in-1 fast wireless charger is great for busy dads. It takes up less room than a tissue box and charges any phone that can be charged wirelessly with dual charging coils.
And the space-saving power protection cube is great for small workspaces.
These sandals are not only comfy and stylish but truly supportive for long hours of wear and protecting the health of your feet. They are great with non-slip soles, easy-on easy-off straps, and a Personal Comfort System that allows you to adjust the shoe for your personalized comfort and support.
Even if you know nothing about espresso or espresso culture, this professional-level machine is designed to be used quickly and easily right at home. Plus, you'll find it chock full of high-end features like a hot water reservoir, cup warmer, 15 bar pressure, and pro-grade frother for making the perfect espresso in no time.
I’m Michelle aka Powered by Mom. I’m married with one daughter, my hubby was my high school sweetheart, our two dogs Nyx and Cleo and our cat Oliver. As you can see we’re a family of animal lovers. We love to travel when we can, try different food and activities all over the world and enjoy being together. My passions are writing, travelling, creating new recipes, encouraging people to adopt not shop and just to enjoy life while we can.