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SavvyMom April 8, 2016
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Take advantage of all August has to offer. Find out more.

Forget about back to school (we’ll be bringing you everything you need to know in due course) and cherish the last month of summer—hit the beach, check out a festival or relax by the pool. Whatever you do, get outside (before it’s too late) and make the most of this hot month.

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DO  Host a backyard barbeque, dinner or party before summer is over
Why? Because entertaining (and impressing) your guests doesn’t have to hard work. We have 50 easy summer entertaining ideas to make your next gathering a breeze.
 
GET The latest royal baby news
Why? Because it’s all anyone’s talking about, and you can be on top of it all by following @ClarenceHouse on Twitter and frequenting dukeandduchessofcambridge.org.

 

PLAY 
Outside with a great summer toy
Why? Because sometimes kids need a little extra push to put down the screen and get outdoors for some fresh air. These toys will get them there.

 

READ 
The Silver Star: A Novel by Jeannette Walls 
Why? Because it’s a witty coming-of-age story about two sisters, Liz and Bean, and how they handle life after their mother leaves them to find herself. Written by the author of The Glass Castle, this read-in-one-sitting book is the perfect addition to your beach bag.

 

GREEN IT 
Whip up these three simple homemade cleaners to keep your house sparking
Why? Because their inexpensive, all-natural, homemade and you can feel good about using them around your kids.  

 

SURF 
thegiftnetwork.com
Why? Because Sarah and Minnow are Tastemakers for Mom and they picked their fave gifts for moms from independent boutiques across Canada. There’s something for everyone—including you!

 

APP IT
Try SloPro
Why? Because it’s a fun way to shoot creative video with your kids. From slowing down trampoline jumps or cannonballs in the pool to capturing a golf swing, your family will get a kick out of it.

 

MAKE IT
An accordion Snake Puppet
Why? Because paper crafts never get old, and sometimes you need something to keep them busy on a rainy afternoon.

HELP
Midsummer Night’s Run
Why? Because it’s not often you get to run around dress like you walked out of a Shakespeare play, while also showing your support for SickKids.

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