12 Summer Barbecue Dishes


BBQ and Summer Potluck Ideas Backyard barbecues are always a summer favorite, but there’s much more than grilled burgers to serve your guests. Take note on a few delicious side dishes and recipes to whip up this summer. Creamy Cucumber Salad via Spend With Pennies  *** Grilled Corn with Bacon Butter and Cotija Cheese via …

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5 Summer Pool Games for Kids

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Pool Game Ideas Fill your pool parties and daily swims with water games that are sure to trump your typical Marco Polo! Check out our five faves below: Pool Scrabble via Toddler Approved *** Hula Hoop Race via Buzzle *** Boat Race via My Kids Guide *** Pool Noodle Sprinkler via Create Craft Love *** Sponge …

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5 Favorite VolunteerSpot Features

New Features Make Online Sign-Ups and Scheduling Even Better! Coordinating people and projects doesn’t have to mean another chaotic late-night filled with spreadsheets and ‘reply-all’ emails. Free online sign-ups with automated reminders make it easy to schedule and sign up help for the classroom and school; and these additional scheduling features make planning FUN and even less …

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10 Fourth of July Crafts & Games for Kids


Independence Day Crafts Spark Fourth of July fun with these festive and Patriotic crafts & games kids of all ages will love! DIY Flower Pot via Happy Healthy Hip *** Straw Fireworks via Crafty Morning *** Confetti Launchers via Pi’ikea St. *** Firecracker Flags via Parents ***  Clothespin Pinwheel via Martha Stewart *** Bean Bag …

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8 Fourth of July Healthy Snacks for Kids


Healthy Snack Ideas Amidst the barbecues and dessert-rich potlucks, let freedom ring with a healthy dose of Fourth of July deliciousness. Make sure to check off some of these recipes for your Fourth of July gathering! Red, White and Blueberry Yogurt Popsicle via The View from Great Island *** Fruit Kabob via Daily Dose of Creativity *** …

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Top 5 Reasons Cargo Tissues Saves the Day!


Cargo Tissues for Busy Families We’re huge fans of any product that makes Mom’s life easier and that’s why Team VolunteerSpot loves Cargo Tissues + Dispenser for the car! Simply slide the Cargo Tissue Dispenser onto the sun visor of your car – and you’ll have a tissue within arm’s reach at all times. Buy yours today …

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10 DIY Backyard Décor for Kids


Backyard Decoration Ideas Summer calls for some major outdoor fun! Look into some of these DIY projects to make your backyard the coolest hangout on the block: Outdoor Chalkboard via Tiny Sidekick *** Backyard Tin Can Fence Garden via Ciera Design Studio *** Giant Jenga via Listotic *** Wooden Sandpit via Childhood 101 *** Backyard …

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10 DIY Father’s Day Gifts

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Father’s Day Gifts from Kids Get kids in on the Father’s Day fun with these DIY gifts straight from the heart – great for kids of all ages! We Have a Hero via Shanty 2 Chic *** Dad Rocks via Crafts By Amanda *** Daddy Daughter via Pinterest *** Nuts and Bolts Frame via B-Inspired …

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Cabot Community Celebrity Cruise Contest

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Cruise Contest for Super Volunteers Calling all super-volunteers! It’s time YOU got some recognition, and our friends at Cabot want to reward you with a 7-night all-expense paid cruise in November 2015! Enter now Since 2009, the farmer-owners of Cabot Creamery Cooperative have presented the Cabot Community Celebrity Award program to honor the achievements and contributions of volunteers …

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11 Fun Snack Ideas for Swim Meets and Parties

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Swim Club Snack Ideas After your kids ‘just keep swimming,’ you know they’re also going to want to keep on munching! Check out these fun snacks perfect for swim meets, tournament travel and swim parties! Banana Dolphins via Mamas Latinas *** Go Fish Cupcakes via Where is the Laugh Track? *** Oreo Frogs via Made …

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