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Living in the Californian desert, I am very aware of the plentiful, “free” energy that beams down everyday.  We have 360 full-sun days here and not having solar panels to harness that energy seems, well, silly and wasteful. It isn’t hard to embrace the clean energy here and most of

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#JuicyFruitFunSide
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I participated in this #JuicyFruitFunSide sponsored campaign on behalf of One2One Network. All opinions stated are my own. With one more weekend left, it’s time to cram in some final dog-days-of-summer activities!  This Labor Day weekend, cannonball into the pool, grill big fat steaks and fill up the water balloons —

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water balloon baseball
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This super fun water balloon baseball game is part of a post sponsored by Fruit Shoot. Have I mentioned how hot it is here?  Yes, in almost every recent post because it is SO HOT HERE!! This is the trade off for three perfect paradisaical seasons in the desert… a horridly

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strawberry jalapeno margarita
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This Sweet’N Low Strawberry Jalapeño Margarita recipe is part of a sponsored post for SocialStars #SweetNLowStars Summer is at full throttle… literally throttling me with intense heat here in the desert, which is keeping me by and in the pool, refreshing beverage in hand.  Summer always makes me crave tequila,

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Getting your kids involved in sports early is important and I found soccer was one of the easiest to begin with.  My daughter took to soccer quickly, way faster than other sports she tried early.  Finding that right fit can be difficult… and it seems like every year, my daughter

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We spend our days at the pool… as many days a week as possible.  Coverups and robes are a must.  No matter how hot the day is, when you get out of the water, that breeze is chilly!  Dry off and keep warm in the softest, most luxe pool robes

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burt's bees baby underbees review
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Babies in their undergarments, what could be cuter?  With 120 degree summer days looming, my family’s clothing has been noticeably thinner and skimpier.  This is my son’s first summer as an active kid and his comfort and safety is my top priority.  We’ve already got multiple sippy cups of water

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lasko misto misting fan review
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Well, here we are.  It is June and the heat of summer is making its appearance.  We’re sittin’ pretty warm in the 100s here in the desert but I’m not letting that keep me inside!  Perfect for your outdoor space is the Lasko Misto Misting Fan, sent for review and

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I like to complain about just how hot it gets here in the summer in the desert.  Typically those who don’t live here say, “but it’s a dry heat” and while that is true, it still stays 110-122 all summer.  It’s hot.  I secretly love it though, because no one

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This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and U by Kotex but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #UbKKmart  http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV Pool party?  Period?  That can be scary business, but it’s summer and here in the desert it is HOTT.  Nothing is

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