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Typhoon Lagoon Water Park Review

I am so excited to tell you guys all about Typhoon Lagoon Water Park at Walt Disney World today! Walt Disney World has two water parks: Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach. We went to both twice on our recent vacation, and while both were fantastic, Typhoon Lagoon had the edge, so I’m sharing an inside look […]

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Featured Review: Chicco Pocket Snack Portable Booster Seat

Have you ever taken your baby or toddler to a restaurant and was hopeful that there would be a safe, clean and working high chair there for you to use? Sure, sometimes it works out for you and everything is perfect but then there are the other days. The days that you get to the […]

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Travel Review: Sonesta Hilton Head Island Resort (VIDEO)

During Spring Break a couple of weeks ago, we decided to hit the road and visit another East Coast city to not only get to know our new side of the country but also to get the kids out of the house. Working from home doesn’t work so easy when you have three crazy kids […]

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Love Animals? Have a Panda Day!

Car rides can be such a challenge with kids. I don’t know about you and your fancy minivan, but mine is loud. Like, super L-O-U-D. If the kids aren’t fussing, they’re singing at the top of their lungs or begging for snacks. To calm the storm we’ve started playing games in the car. Most recently, […]


How to Make a Watermelon Flower Vase

This post is sponsored by Marzetti. Mother’s Day is right around the corner so we are thinking outside the box for mom this year! Sure, you can get traditional flowers or candy but why not try something different? How about making her something fun?! Like a “Watermelon Flower Vase”! It’s easy to do and a […]


Thomas the Train What’s in the Box Wednesday

It’s time for another episode of What’s in the Box Wednesday. Our Junior Gizmo kids are back to work this week to figure out what is in the box and whether it is a “boy toy” or a “girl toy”. Yes, even though we don’t stress gender-specific toys in our house, it is still important […]

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10 Fun Places in Walt Disney World You Must Visit

Today I’m sharing some fun things you may not have known were at Walt Disney World. I live twenty minutes from Disneyland, have annual passes, and go weekly. But my family and I still travel to Walt Disney World in Orlando every other year and have been doing so since I was four years old. […]


Running With Kids: Stocking Your Jogging Stroller With Essentials

Gorgeous spring weather has arrived in the Pacific Northwest – projected to hit and maintain 70 degrees all this coming week! For me, that means moving some of my gym runs to the outdoors and I can’t wait. There is nothing like running in the fresh air! Spring is a mega busy season for my […]

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Grilled Cheese Rollups Recipe (VIDEO)

Switching things up and making lunch fun isn’t always easy in my house. I get in the same old peanut butter and jelly or quesadilla rut and my kids end up getting the same thing for lunch every day. It’s not so bad during the school year because I can easily switch the snack in […]


5 Ideas for Stay-at-Home Moms on Take Your Daughter to Work Day

As a stay-at-home mom, it’s easy to think that Take Your Daughter to Work Day on April 23rd might not “work.” But there’s no reason to skip this opportunity to educate your daughter about one of the toughest jobs in the world, and maybe even have some fun while you’re at it. Here are 5 ideas […]