Beach Must-Haves for Families

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Bringing your family to the beach for the day has to be planned out. Kids need a lot of stuff and there are some great products out there that can make the beach day so much easier. A local Momee friend asked me to come up with this list and I thought it was a great idea for a post.

Momee Friend Nicole, “Now that summer is coming here (and I have 3 kids) I’ve been searching the internet for a “list” of all the cool, must have accessories For example, I have a pop up tent for the kids that I LOVE! I’ve also seen this collapsable wagon that is so sturdy kids can sit in! I was just wondering if you did a blog like this or would mind accepting the challenge of such a difficult task! LOL! With 3 kids, the beach can take as much planning as a mini vacation!”

Here is a list I came up with:

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Veterans: Heroes in Our Neighborhood

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 Veterans : Heroes in Our Neighborhood is a rhyming picture book and is well written for children of all ages.

Valerie Pfundstein is a local Long Island Author who was inspired to write this wonderful story after having a veteran visit with her kindergarten class. The book teaches us to “ find the hero veterans in their lives and find out their stories. Take the time to get to know them and thank them“.  Read more about Valerie Pfundstein by clicking —->here

“After learning about veterans in school, a young boy discovers that heroes live all around him: the butcher, barber, librarian, and many other members of his community who have helped protect our freedom and liberty by serving in various branches of the American military. Veterans: Heroes in Our Neighborhood is an engaging rhyming picture book for readers of all ages that fosters mindfulness of and appreciation for the brave service men and women who are also our family, friends, and neighbors.”Veterans: Heroes in Our Neghborhood

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Cpl. Manny Jimenez is a veteran of the Marine Corps and became injured while serving our country.

Valerie Pfundstein has written a great children’s book that all young children should get the chance to read. The story has a great message and I highly recommend this book. Another Momee Friend favorite from a local Long Island Author.

Buy your copy —-> click here

Easy Peachy Pecan Cobbler

Peaches are in season! Head to your local farm stand and get yours.

Today is Fresh and Tasty Friday and I am feeling Peachy.

There is nothing like adding fresh ingredients to your recipe but its even better to make a yummy dessert in a short amount of time.

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Author Spotlight: Valerie Pfundstein

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Valerie Pfundstein is a local Long Island children’s author and Momee of three children. She is a former kindergarten teacher who now travels from school to school visiting with kids and reading her book: Veterans : Heroes in Our Neighborhood.

About the book:

 Veterans : Heroes in Our Neighborhood is a rhyming picture book and is well written for children of all ages.

“After learning about veterans in school, a young boy discovers that heroes live all around him: the butcher, barber, librarian, and many other members of his community who have helped protect our freedom and liberty by serving in various branches of the American military. Veterans: Heroes in Our Neighborhood is an engaging rhyming picture book for readers of all ages that fosters mindfulness of and appreciation for the brave service men and women who are also our family, friends, and neighbors.”- http://valeriepfundstein.webs.com/apps/blog/

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