Motherhood + Life

Beat the Heat with our Summer Essentials

August 29, 2018

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Being a publicist and a media contributor means I get to test and try new products all the time. It’s fun to check out some of the latest mom gear or lifestyle brands. My teammates especially love when food brands send samples to the office – everyone wins! This month, it was fun to try some of the latest summer essentials to take you from BBQ to camping. We shared a preview of some of our top picks for our regular WZZM 13 ABC News TV feature.

Keep reading to learn more about the products I can’t live without this Summer.

Boon Supply Portable Blender

Boon Supply Portable Blenders double as a blender and a cup so you can enjoy your favorite cocktail or smoothie with ease this Summer. Just charge it before you head out the door, and you’re ready to mix and serve your summer drinks wherever you go!


Brandless is the place to score all the items you need for your Summer barbecue or get together. Brandless makes quality products, without all the markups built into traditional retail pricing so you can enjoy your favorite items at half the cost.

Make shopping even simpler with their bundles (like the one pictured above), or browse the website for individual items priced at $3.



With so many different deodorants on the market, it can be hard to find a brand you love – especially when you’re looking for a deodorant without harmful chemicals or aluminum. Introducing Sway, the only deodorant on the market that uses apple cider vinegar to restore and maintain the natural pH balance of underarm skin, reducing body odor.


If you’ve been on the hunt for an effective sunscreen that won’t leave you feeling greasy or give you a white cast, you’ve come to the right place. Amavara is made with naturally sourced Non-Nano Zinc Oxide and is free of parabens and artificial colors.


Wash. It. Later

Pre-soak your baby messes on the go with this unique Soak and Save bag from Wash. It. Later. Each recyclable bag contains a single serve, all natural, hypoallergenic soaking pod. All you need to do is add the soiled clothing inside the bag, add water and seal to prevent set in stains.


Love these items? Watch our full segment from WZZM below to learn more.


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