5 Things You Should Buy BEFORE Your Trip To Disneyland

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My daughter and I are flying to Disneyland for a girl's only adventure this fall and I'm absolutely giddy with anticipation. At just 2 weeks shy of her 5th birthday, this will be her first visit and I just know it will be absolutely magical!We're going as budget as possible and with that, I've been researching how to keep our souvenir line item in check. As much as I want … [Read more...]

Summer Maternity Style Guide

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Before I had kids, I always told myself that I would time my pregnancies so that I was pregnant during the winter. Of course, I ended up spending the third trimester of BOTH of my pregnancies in the heat of the summer time. Sweating through August while pregnant with twins is not something I recommend.I had to get very creative with what I wore to stay cool, but also feel … [Read more...]

Celebrating the Fourth of July with a Toddler


There are two conversations I truly do not enjoy having with another person - talking about the weather and talking about how fast time is flying by.But, hey! It's hot out, and can you believe it's already almost July?! ;)For real, maybe it's just me, but I can't believe we're already in summer. Maybe it's the fact that I'm chasing my toddler around while carrying a six … [Read more...]

The Brady Bunch Has Nothing On Me #HowWeFamily

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The blended family was really brought to light with the popular TV show The Brady Bunch. As kids watching the show, most of us thought that it was just a happy, normal family. But if you paid attention to the theme song, it was a family brought together when a lovely lady and a man named Brady met, fell in love and got married. The catch with this family was that these two … [Read more...]

4th of July Family Game Ideas

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Every 4th of July, my family gets together for a backyard BBQ before we go watch the fireworks at night. I love the food, the people, but I L-O-V-E the games! Check out some of our favorite backyard family game ideas that are sure to brighten up your celebration this year! - Bean Bag Toss. Set up a bean bag toss, choose teams of two, and compete until only one … [Read more...]