Highlights July 2018

Backyard Fun for the Whole Family

Planning a summer bash? Here are 6 backyard finds for throwing a fab family soiree!

Little Tikes Pack n Roll Bouncer

Give your yard some bounce by turning your space into the ultimate play area. The Little Tikes Pack n Roll bouncer inflates for immediate playtime, then deflates in seconds and conveniently packs away into a wheeled carry case bag. With a large jump area (7’x7’) and an extra wide slide, kids will stay entertained and active for hours. (Under $300)

California Beach Co’s Pop n Go Playpen

The most innovative, convenient, and advanced playpen in the world- and we’re not exaggerating. Need a safe place for baby to hang during backyard parties? This playpen (tent)is 50% lighter than comparable products. It’s also built with a tightly woven durable weave-mesh for comfort and breathability. Features patented “pop up” and “release” technology making set up and take down a breeze with minimal effort. Also included- a UV shade cover and self-inflating mattress for extra padding.

Jordan’s SkinnyMixes

Craving a cocktail (or mocktail)? Create delicious and delectable drinks without the calories. Skinny Mixes are naturally sweetened with no artificial flavors. Choose from a variety of options (Pina Colada, Mojito, Appletini, Peach Bellini, and more); the yummy mixes and skinny syrups will leave your tummy begging for more. Less than $6 a bottle!

Backyard Fashion

Stock your wardrobe with summer attire and accessories that protect your body from the sun. Cabana Life offers plenty of bathing suits and cover ups that are UV safe- all luxuriously designed and ultra colorful. George Hats has UV protective trucker-style hats for babies. And if you want to score the best denim shorts ever, check out STS Blue– they are stylishly crafted and very trendworthy. There are also customization options! Finally, if you’re all about being matchy-matchy… Bumkins sells adorable reusable swim diapers with corresponding sun hats.


Turn your yard into an outdoor movie theatre with Cinemood. The small, portable, and super cool projector works on the go; access and stream from your personal accounts on Amazon Video, Netflix, YouTube and YouTube. Preloaded with over 120 hours of family-friendly shows and movies, the projector works up to 5 hours on one battery life and transforms any background into a big screen.

BeachBUB All-In-One Beach Umbrella System
Need some shade?? Keep your family properly covered with BeachBUB’s All-In-One Beach Umbrella System. Easy to set up and comes complete with an umbrella, BeachBUB Ultra Base, oversized carry bag, sand shovel, towel hook, and more. (Invest in some sandbox for beach-like fun!) Weighing less than 10 pounds, the umbrella has a sun rating of 50+ UPF and has been tested to perform in winds up to 35 MPH. Keeps you cool and safe from the sun; a win-win!

Written by: Nadine Bubeck

Nadine Bubeck is a TV Personality, author, lifestyle blogger, and fashion designer, having founded Mama B. Designs: boutique apparel that benefits March of Dimes. The Valley-based parenting contributor is a blessed boy mom times three. (nadinebubeck.com)

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