Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Summer Favorites

Summer is upon us. And with that comes some food I love, mosquitoes that annoy, longer days, and more time outside. I wanted to share with you some products and services that are part of my life and will certainly be part of my summer.

A.1. Cajun Marinade :: Kroger stopped selling my favorite kabob marinade, but thanks to Amazon, I can have a whole case of it at once. No worries, we'll probably use all six bottles this summer. And, seriously, groceries showing up at the front door is fabulous.

Aveeno Anti-Itch Lotion :: Well, you know, we've already had a case of poison ivy and countless mosquito bites around here, so we'll probably need to buy another bottle of this. My kids call it "bug bite medicine," but it takes away the itch from poison ivy and other skin irritations. It's gentle, even on my boy's sensitive skin.

Life is Good hat :: I have a couple of these hats I wear constantly in the summer when we are at the pool, out by or on the lake, and when I decide showering will come later in the day. And you can relax with free ground shipping on all orders and always free returns at the Life is Good website. Sign up for the company newsletter and you can enjoy 15% off your next purchase!

Emeals :: We've been getting recipes and grocery shopping lists from Emeals for several weeks now and everything we've tried as been fine. Most recipes have been excellent. And I really needed the dinner inspiration.

Walgreens' Instagram prints :: I recently upgraded my iPhone so I could have a better camera. I already loved documenting life with social media and now it's even better that I can take and print photos right from my phone. The Walgreens app allows you to print right from Instagram. Facebook or your phone. Plus there are often photo deals happening.

What products are you loving these days?

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  1. I just typed up a comment and then it disappeared! I'll make this one shorter :) I didn't know you could print straight from Instagram, that's cool!
    I plan on planting some mosquito repellent plants like lemongrass around my yard as a defense against mosquito's I heard they are really bad in TX and I want to be able to go outside and enjoy it w/out getting eaten up. Hope you have a wonderful summer!

  2. KristinHillTaylor5/22/2013 1:16 PM

    Yes, the Walgreens app was a good one for me to discover! You can print right from your phone and pick them up in an hour! It's just so much wetter this year than it was last year. Boo on mosquitoes, but hooray for summer! Hope you get to enjoy the Texas outdoors!