Gift Guides


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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Free Things To Do At Disney Springs

Free things to do at Disney Springs

Our love for Disney runs deep. Even when we weren’t annual passholders we still tried to fit in “Disney” as much as we could. We would grab special rates for Florida resident tickets, visit the resorts especially during the holidays, and our favorite was going to Disney Springs. I think Disney Springs is such an underrated part of Walt Disney World. There is so much to do there and a lot of things that are free! In an effort to…

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Christmas at Disney Springs

Christmas at Disney Springs - all the holidays things to do. Free things to do at Disney

I love Christmas at Disney. I talk about it a lot, from Epcot to Magic Kingdom, Disney has so much to do during the holidays. One of our favorite holiday traditions is to take the family over to Disney Springs for the day. We check out all the free activities, grab some of our favorite snacks, and watch some pretty cool performances. Christmas at Disney Springs is spectacular and here is what we love so much about it. Christmas at…

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Gifts under $50 for everyone on your list

gifts under $50 for everyone on your list

No matter who is on your list this Christmas, there are still a ton of amazing gifts that you can choose that are under $50! These gifts look anything but cheap, and you can still wow everyone on your list! Just because it’s the holiday season doesn’t mean you have to blow your budget to get everyone a lovely gift. If you stick with this list, you’ll be able to get everyone on your list a gift that is under…

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The Perfect Christmas Gifts for Dad

Let’s be honest. Men are usually the hardest to shop for! When you ask them what they want, it’s often something costly, or you get the usual I don’t know response. Despite the fact that they would probably be happy with anything, you’re still stuck finding the perfect gift for the men in your life. This list is for dad, but it would also work for your husband, son-in-law, or even your brother-in-law, these gift ideas are perfect for all…

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The Ultimate Amazon Gift Guide for Kids

By now, you’re probably bombarded with a ton of Top Toy Lists for 2019 hitting your inbox every single day. However, I must admit that there are a ton of really great toys out there that would make a great Christmas gift for that special child in your life! This year, I decided to put together a huge Amazon gift guide for kids so that you can find all the best toys in one place! From games to baby toys,…

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Epcot International Festival of the Holidays 2019

Epcot Festival of the holidays

 I can not say enough about Disney World at Christmas time. It has to be one of my favorite times at Disney. What makes it even more special is that each park has its own unique holiday twist. I was able to get a glimpse of what Epcot international festival of the holidays has in store this year and I have to say it’s pretty spectacular. In this post, I’m going to share everything you need to know about at…

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