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Orlando Vacation Home – How We Vacationed During A Pandemic

Orlando Vacation Home

We just got back from our Orlando vacation home and let me tell you right off the bat. We had THE BEST week there.  After months of quarantine, distance learning, and the stress that comes along with it, my family desperately needed a vacation. The problem was I wanted to make sure we made a smart and safe choice for our family. Covid-19 was still on the rise and I didn’t want to put my family at risk.  We decided…

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Healthy Homemade Bomb Pops

I love bomb pops, especially on the 4th of July when we are celebrating with family. Although I see nothing wrong with indulging once in a while I wanted to see if I could make a healthier version. I have to admit that I am usually not the best at creating my own recipes but I have made popsicles before so my chances of success were higher than normal. I am happy to announce that this recipe is so delicious…

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23 Fourth of July Books For Kids

Fourth of July books for kids

Independence Day is around the corner and if you have been around for a while you know that every holiday is an opportunity to change up my bookshelf. I love to use picture books to teach my kids. Anything from understanding diversity to learning about outer space has lived on our shelf. This time I put together a list of my favorite Fourth of July books for kids. It was important to me that this list have simple stories for…

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Summer Gift Basket For Kids

I can’t believe its almost summer. The year is flying by! I love celebrating the end of school and the beginning of summer with a little gift basket for my three girls. I think of things we can use all summer long that will spark joy and keep them entertained. In this post, I am sharing some of my favorite items to put inside your summer gift basket for kids. Use the images above to shop the cutest summer gift…

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20 Books That Teach Kids About Diversity And Inclusion

20 books that teach kids about diversity and inclusion

Having a diverse kid’s bookshelf is so important to me. What is a bookshelf that shows diversity and inclusion? It’s one that has a diverse group of characters. It’s one that talks about social issues like racism and acceptance. It teaches kids about love and inclusion. I want my young girls to read books that teach them these very important topics and normalize this idea that not every main character of the books they read will look like them and…

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Family Summer Bucket List

family summer bucket list

Summer is such a special time of the year. It’s tan lines and sidewalk chalk. It’s BBQs and watermelon. The kids are out of school and it’s the perfect time to start checking things off your summer bucket list.   The girls and I brainstormed for hours over what some of our favorite summer actives are. This summer might look a bit different but we came up with a pretty amazing summer bucket list of things we wanted to accomplish…

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Hidden Mickey Math Game

Hidden Mickey Math Game

With Disney being closed I am looking for all kinds of ways to bring the Disney magic home. We threw my daughter a Disney themed birthday, we pretended to ride on Disney rides and made our favorite Disney snacks. Lately, I have been thinking of ways I can incorporate Disney into their school work. That is when I came up with the Hidden Mickey Math game. One of our favorite things to do at the parks is looking for hidden…

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DIY Laundry Detergent

DIY Laundry Detergent

The plus side of being at home is getting to work on projects that I have been procrastinating for a while. This week I tried my hand at a DIY laundry detergent.      I have always wanted to make my own laundry detergent. It doesn’t have all the perfumes and dyes and it saves a ton of money. This recipe I use and it is so easy!    DIY Laundry Detergent   1. Grate one bar of Castile soap.…

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DIY Easter Egg Planters

Easter egg planters

The girls and I just worked on the cutest Easter craft idea. We have been really into gardening lately so I thought why not use all these leftover plastic Easter eggs to create little planters for our spring garden. The girls loved this idea and spent the afternoon planting some new vegetable seeds. I hope this video showing how we created these DIY Easter egg planters inspires you to garden with your kids this Easter.          …

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Girls Easter Basket Fillers

Girls Easter Basket Fillers

Need some last-minute girls Easter basket ideas? I am here to help! I know shopping can be difficult considering our curent situation so I am sharing some of my favorite items that I ordered with curbside pickup! Girls Easter Basket Fillers   Need more Easter basket inspiration? Here are some of my popular Easter basket posts with tons of ideas   A beach themed easter basket Easter basket ideas for babies A unicorn-themed easter basket    …

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