Summer Essentials

Summer weather is here, and it is time to prepare for alllll of the adventures you missed out on last year! Here are a few summer essentials to help you live your best summer life.

Cocktail & Culinary Classic

It’s a home bar staple for classic cocktails like an Old Fashioned and summer rum punches but did you know a few dashes of ANGOSTURA® aromatic bitters can enhance your refreshing summer drinks like coolers?

ANGOSTURA® aromatic bitters adds depth and nuance to your summer favorites add a few dashes to burgers on the grill or a tsp to zest up BBQ sauces & marinades. It is made of a secret blend of herbs and spices that adds complexity and intensifies the flavor of both cocktails and culinary dishes.

Get Cheesy

It’s June Dairy Month, so look no further than Wisconsin, THE STATE OF CHEESE, to elevate your summer entertaining! Wisconsin wins more cheese awards…. than any other state… or country, and is the MVP ingredient to creating beautiful cheese plates, salads, and mouthwatering recipes. For more recipe inspiration, visit and you can find these award-winning varieties at your local grocery store. Pro Tip, always look for the “Proudly Wisconsin Cheese” badge when shopping and you’ll know you’ve found the best!

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Quest has launched BRAND NEW Candy Bites, so you can indulge in delicious treats without all the sugar. With less than 1 g of sugar and 1g of net carbs, each Candy Bite, available in two flavors- Gooey Caramel with Peanuts and Fudgey Brownie with Almonds, is packed with rich chocolate flavor and delicious fillings!

low sugar chocolate

Perfect Play Yard

THIS is a summer must-have! Regalo makes a portable and foldable play yard creating a safe place for little ones to play, anywhere. Regalo’s portable play yard is ideal to use at home, traveling to grandparents, or simply headed to the park down the street. Creating a “yes” space for your busy baby gives THEM opportunities to learn to play independently, and YOU a chance to catch your breath. Best part? It is under $100!

Bug Bite Relief

As Seen on Shark Tank, Bug Bite Thing is Amazon’s #1 selling product for insect bite relief with over 32,000 positive reviews from customers who rave about its effectiveness. How it works is the product uses suction to extract insect saliva/venom from underneath the skin and alleviates the stinging, itching, and swelling caused by insect bites and stings.

Bug Bite Thing is completely chemical-free, reusable, safe to use on children of all ages, as well as adults and retails for under $10.

Cheers to a sweet summer full of friends, fun and new memories!


Disclosure: This is a sponsored post- all opinions are honest and my own as always.