July 4th Favorites!

Plaid Button Down / / USA Balloons / / Gingham Dress / / Gingham Bows / / Swim Trunks / / Smocked Dress / / Happy 4th of July Banner / / Straw Tote / /  Styrofoam Cups / / Espadrilles / / Red Clutch / / Plates / / Navy Romper / / Gingham Top / / Boys’ Swim Trunks / / Cupcake Set / / Baseball Cap / / Cornhole Set

July 4th is coming up quickly! We rounded up our favorite women’s, men’s, and children’s outfits and my favorite decorations and accessories to help you celebrate this important holiday! (All images above are clickable.)

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Stay & Play At Long Cove’s Luxury Lakefront Community!

LONG COVE TEXASAn hour south of Dallas is a hidden gem of a development on Cedar Creek Lake called Long Cove. This luxury lakefront community has resort style amenities like golfing, tennis, and swimming with special touches families love like lakeside bonfires and summer movies outside. Now you can “try before you buy” with Long Cove’s new Stay & Play package. Long Cove invited our family to try it this 3 day/2 night package a few weekends ago and my children cannot stop talking about how much fun we all had!

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Review: Avon Skin So Soft Bug Guard Insect Repellents

After my sunscreen review post last month I had so many requests to share my favorite insect repellants. I have several in my Favorite Summer Products post but recently was asked by Avon to review and share about their line of Skin So Soft Bug Guard insect repellents. I am also giving y’all a little glimpse of our raised vegetable garden that I’ve had so many questions about.

This post was sponsored by Avon. As always, thanks for supporting brands I love and that allow DoSayGive to bring you great content!

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Favorite Children’s Audiobooks (and More Wholesome Listening Ideas)

We are inundated with visual entertainment options for our children but when it comes to finding wholesome options children can listen to sometimes we have to dig a little deeper. So today I’m sharing our favorite children’s audiobooks, music, and podcasts plus a list of devices you can use to play them. These are great for quiet time and car trips, many of which the whole family can enjoy!Read More

Our Charming Stay at The Historic Hill House

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A few weekends ago the owners of The Historic Hill House asked my family to come enjoy the property for a few days and share any feedback with them (and y’all!). So I am excited to do that today on the blog. The Historic Hill House is a wonderful place for couples, families, executive retreats, and even family reunions.

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Why I Love My Lilly Pulitzer Shorts

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When I think of Lilly Pulitzer my first impulse is to go for a dress, but this year I bought a pair of shorts and today I am sharing why.

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Sensory Fun: Summer Activities for Children

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Summer is here and that means the kids are HOME! Lucky for you, I have a wonderful guest post from my friend, Julie Friedman, from the Young, Wild, and Friedman blog. You may remember when I posted that Valentine’s themed play doh activity kit, well that was from Julie! Her summer activity kit launches Sunday, June 3rd at 8 pm (and they make great gifts!). Julie is so kind to give us a little preview of the kit and share a super helpful list of sensory activities you can do this summer. 

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