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20 Summer Hacks Every Mom Has To Try

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TheStir.com recently asked me to come up with 20 hacks every mom needs to try this summer. This was a fun project.

From food to must-try beach ideas, click here to see a bevy of “OMG, that’s awesome” ideas.

For example:

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Make a cool-off necklace by stringing cut sponges, soaking them water and freezing them.

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Use a tag from your bread bag to stop your flip flops from falling apart.

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Stick thick popsicle sticks into your watermelon to make it mess free.

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Write well, medium or far on your buns so your BBQ guests know how the burger is cooked.

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Make your friends smile each time they go in the cooler by using frozen water balloons instead of ice.

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Pop off the top of your strawberry with a plastic straw.

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Drill holes into a 2L and attach to a hose with duct tape. It’s a free sprinkler, plus you recycle!

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Freeze aloe as a way to cool off a sunburn.

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Grill marshmallows using a terra cotta pot.

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Place cupcake liners on your drink to keep out the bugs!

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