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Cruising on The Carnival Breeze with Kids

Carnival Breeze with kids

We are still wishing we were on our week-long cruise aboard the Carnival Breeze and to say we had a great time would be a huge understatement. To be honest, it was so much fun, and I have so much to share, that I don’t even know where to start. So this post is the first of a multi-post series sharing our favorite parts of the trip. Along with several things we feel you should know before taking a family…

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Chocolate Fondue Dessert Board

Fondue Dessert Board

Scott and I like to have a lot of date nights at home. Going out when you have kids can be expensive. The cost of the babysitter and the restaurant really add up. We started to really be intentional with our time and home and adding these special touches to make it feel like a real date night.   Our Chocolate Fondue Dessert board One of our favorite date night ideas was this Fondue Desser Board we made for Valentines…

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Valentines Day Gifts for Little Girls

Valentines day gifts for little girls

I wanted to surprise my little valentines this year with a sweet little gift. The problem is, I totally waited until the last minute! Thank goodness for Amazon. I searched for the sweetest gifts for my girls to make them feel special during this holiday all about love. Here are some of my top picks for my daughters Valentine’s day basket and my favorite Valentine’s day gifts for little girls.   Valentines Day Gift Basket Ideas Cuddle + Kind Doll…

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Sonic The Hedgehog Movie Review

sonic the hedgehog

I had the opportunity to take the girls to preview the Sonic the Hedgehog movie. I was a Sega lover as a kid, and I was so excited to see how they brought one of my favorite video games to life. Could this work? A video game with really loyal fans would be a hard adaptation. Also, could they make this fun for the generation who didn’t recognize Sonic as an iconic character? Here is the Sonic the Hedgehog movie…

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What to expect at Lego Ninjago Days at LEGOLAND Florida

Lego Ninjago Days

My girls have been playing with legos since before they could walk. Now they build masterpieces they display in their bedrooms and even use legos for their school activities. We were so excited to find out we were invited to LEGO NINJAGO DAYS Media Weekend. This was our chance to not only explore LEGOLAND for the first time but we could celebrate our favorite ninja heroes! Here are some of the things we learned on our visit and hopefully this post…

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Cruising To Grand Turk With Kids

Grand Turk With Kids

If you have stumbled upon my blog lately, then you know that we just got back from a beautiful cruise on the Carnival Breeze. One of the places we stopped was the Grand Turk, and it was a fantastic experience! There were so many awesome things about this place that both myself and the kids loved! If you are looking for some great vacation ideas for your family this year, you may want to consider making Grand Turks one of…

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The Ultimate Cruise Packing List

We leave for our cruise aboard the Carnival Breeze in just a few short days. I have a lot to do to get us ready, that’s for sure. So in an effort to keep myself sane, I have compiled the ultimate cruise packing list. I talked to friends and family, really experienced cruisers and families who love to travel with their kids, to find out exactly what we need to bring on our cruise and I thought why not share…

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Visiting Jacksonville Florida – a Family Travel Guide

Jacksonville Florida family travel guide

Jacksonville Florida will always have a special place in my heart. I went to school there, met my husband there, bought my first home there. There have been so many wonderful memories made in Jax. Its been about 11 years since I have lived there so I was excited to partner with Visit Jacksonville to tour the city with my family. It was our first time showing our kids around and we learned that this city has not only changed…

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Our Homeschool Room Tour

Homeschool Room Tour

If you follow me on Instagram, you know that this room tour has been something I have been working on for over a year. This project is one that has been a stressful one for me because I would think I had the room just the way I wanted it and after living in it for a few months it just didn’t work for our family dynamic. I tweaked things, returned items that didn’t work, and changed the setup a…

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How to Make Elderberry Syrup

How to make Elderberry Syrup

It’s that time of year when the germs are spreading. I want to keep my family healthy so I make sure they take their vitamins, eat a balanced diet, get enough sleep, and help boost their immune system the best I can. One of the most effective ways for our family is with elderberry syrup. We have been using elderberry syrup to keep us healthy and curb cold symptoms for a year. We used to purchase bottles but it got…

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