AcuRite Weather Station with Rain Gauge and Lightning Detector

I received the AcuRite Weather Station with Rain Gauge and Lightning Detector to facilitate this post.  As always, all opinions are my own. Summer is here and along with it, comes a variety of weather.  As a farming family, watching that weather and tracking rain is extremely important.  No rain = no crops.  No crops = no feed for our cattle.  So here in central Minnesota, being right in the middle of farm country, weather is a BIG topic of conversation for many.  And let's just be real for Read more [...]

Happy 60th Anniversary To Etch A Sketch!

I received product from Etch A Sketch to facilitate this post.  As always, all opinions are my own. For 60 years now, children and adults alike have been experiencing the magical world of pencil-free drawing with the help of Etch A Sketch.  That's right, 60 years!  Which means our parents and even grandparents had this awesome gadget growing up too.  It's a classic, unplugged toy, that has entertained for generations.Happy 60th Anniversary To Etch A Sketch! Spin Master, a leading global Read more [...]

28 Cake Mix Hacks {+ 2 Frosting Recipes}

I love cake.  It's probably my top favorite dessert; especially if it's chocolate cake loaded with creamy chocolate frosting.  However, I have yet to find an amazing cake batter made from scratch.  Every one I've tried falls flat.  So instead, we started using boxed cake mixes but spruce them.  So check out these cake mix hacks and let me know if you've tried any!Cake Mix Hacks - The Best Way To Make Your Cake Great! Now remember, you just choose one hack to try at a time.  🙂  Don't Read more [...]

Crafts and DIY Fun – While At Home This Summer

I received product to facilitate this post.  As always, all opinions are my own. Are you still under stay at home orders in your state?  Here in Minnesota, things are beginning to loosen up (a little).  While we can go out now, most activities are still limited.  Every single fun thing we had planned for summer 2020 has been canceled.  So that means: no family summer camp, no kids camp, no parades, no small town celebrations, no baseball games, as well as other events and activities that are Read more [...]

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2020 | Gift Ideas For Dad

The Emily Reviews writing team has received product to facilitate this post. Father's Day will be here before we know it and if there's one person who needs celebrating, it's dads.  Father's Day is celebrated worldwide to recognize the contribution that fathers and father figures make to the lives of their children.  Most dads work extremely hard to provide for their families, set good examples, and squeeze in a little fun here and there.  So we've rounded up some of our Read more [...]