GAME DAY HATFIELD NACHOS

It’s that time of the year again, which means it’s time to grab your friends and family and celebrate the big game! Over the weekend, we had a Big Game party! From nachos to pigs in a blanket and cheese boards to baked beans, our party had it all! The hero of our party was hands down the Game Day Hatfield Nachos. Aimery would have eaten the whole plate if I let him!

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2018 RECAP + 2019 GOALS

2018 was a crazy year for both me and this blog, Being Summer Shores. It challenged me in every way possible. Through it all, I became the best version of myself and my business grew in ways I could have never expected! Keep reading for my 2018 recap, my best blog + Instagram posts over the year, some great things coming my way in 2019, and my goals!

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EDUCATIONAL GIFT IDEAS FOR KIDS

Did you know that I have a bachelors degree in elementary education? Although I never formally became a teacher after graduation since my path changed to educate people through blogging, I love being able to use my education degree to teach Aimery. Over the last six months, I have been working with Aimery everyday to learn his numbers, colors, and even how to even read! Yes, even at two years old Aimery is has learned to read his name, letters, numbers!

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BEN 💛

So much of my life is documented on social media + on this little blog. Although I love sharing most of my life online, I do like to keep some things to myself so I can be fully present. My relationship with Ben has been one of those things, until today. 💛 Ben and I have been dating for five months and I’m so excited to share our relationship with you!

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GIFTS FOR HER - UNDER $30

I’m a girl on a budget this holiday season! Since I’m a single mom, I’m always looking to cut costs where I can to save money. But at the same time, I don’t want to compromise giving my family and friends the best gifts during the holiday season! When it comes to gift buying, I’m all about shopping online AND supporting small businesses. So trying to find that perfect gift while on budget, WHILE shopping small, AND purchasing online can be a struggle!

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3 TOYS ON AIMERY'S CHRISTMAS LIST

I’m proud to say that I’m almost done Christmas shopping already! I only have a few more things that I want to pick up for Aimery before I start wrapping. Today, I decided to let him have a few gifts early because I knew that he would enjoy playing with them while having the week off from school. He absolutely loves playing with Mattel Mega Bloks, so I wanted to get him some new Building Blocks to play with. Keep reading to see!

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MY SMALL BUSINESS + HOW PAYPAL GIVES ME FINANCIAL FREEDOM

Most of you already know that along with blogging + digital marketing, I also run my own business in Social Media Management. I officially launched SUMMER SHORES SERVICES a couple of months ago after being a social media consultant for the last few years. SS Services is a virtual assistant + social media management service that helps creatives, bloggers, and business grow their social media audience. I love having a non-traditional job where I can work in the comfort of my own home (or while traveling the world!).

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