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Visiting Orlando – A “Theme Park Free” Family Travel Guide

We live only an hour outside of Orlando and we love that we have this exciting destination right at our fingertips. Orlando is known for its world-renowned theme parks and once you have been you can totally understand why. They are pretty amazing. We have been Disney Season Ticket Passholders for the last 4 years and have been to all the parks more than we can count. For Lucille’s 5th birthday she asked for a family vacation to Orlando. The…

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DIY Toddler Halloween Costumes

DIY Toddler Costume

I am usually a “buy my costume off amazon” kind of gal but this year I challenged myself to step outside my comfort zone and try some DIY toddler costumes. I was so surprised with how easy they were to make, how little money they cost and how much fun I would have! Here are some easy DIY costumes I made for Hazel with tutorials. I hope this brings you a tiny bit of inspiration and try to make your…

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Must Try Date Night Spots In Tampa Bay

Date night is all about recharging your batteries and reconnecting with your spouse. For us these nights away are few and far between so it’s important to us to make the best of it. I am sharing some of my top date night picks in Tampa Bay to make choosing a date night location easier for you. From new restaurants to established favorites, you are sure to find something to make you and your spouse happy. Bulla I was recently invited…

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Lucille’s 3rd Birthday – A Pony Party

  These city girls traded in their ballet flats for some cowboy boots and we hit the farm for an amazing birthday party celebrating an even more amazing little girl. |Boxes purchased here|Toy animal purchased here|farm animal notepad| The dessert table was filled with some of Lucille’s favorite sweets (ok maybe my pregnancy cravings took over a little too). Chocolate chip cookies, caramel apples, banana pudding, and of course the beautiful pink pony cake. Next to the cake we filled…

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Adorable Halloween PJ’s For Kids of All Ages

Who says cute PJ’s are just for Christmas? There are adorable options out there for Halloween PJ’s and they are a fun way to build your kids’ excitement for Halloween. I found so many adorable picks that I couldn’t list them all here, but a few of my favorites are below: Toddler Boy Carter’s Halloween Mummy Top & Bottoms Pajama Set These are so unique and on the top of my list this year. Girls’ Foil Boo Tight Fit Pajama…

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Non-Candy Halloween Treats

We love giving out non-traditional gifts in our house and Halloween is no different! If you are planning to give treats out to the ghouls and goblins this Halloween, why not set your house apart and give them a fun non-candy treat? Below are some of my favorite ideas!   Wikki Stix Trick or Treat Pack If you don’t know what Wikki Stix are you are missing out. They are wax strands that can mold into shapes and are basically…

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Must Have Halloween Books for Kids

Halloween is right around the corner! Can you believe it? In our house, we love reading bedtime stories and I try to keep seasonal books handy to make it a more fun experience for everyone. There are so many fun Halloween books out there, that I could make a list a mile long, but below are a few of our current favorites!     BY THE LIGHT OF THE HALLOWEEN MOON A story about what can happen if you leave…

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Educational color activites that grow with your child

    We are in full swing with our homeschooling journey and I am learning so much every single day about what it means to homeschool 3 children. The most challenging part of my day has to be engaging with all 3 of my girls and creating lessons that are age appropriate for each. It’s no secret that I am all about play based learning and so I have created 3 fun activities using the exact same printout. I love…

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What Other Moms Don’t Tell You About Your Postpartum Body

  DISCLAIMER: This post has descriptive verbiage and diagrams, specifically of a woman’s postpartum body. I am posting this not to make you uncomfortable but to help us educate ourselves on how we can live the best lives possible by taking care of our bodies. This is a community of women helping women and I hope this post can do that for you. Sponsored by Finess.   You hold your new baby in your arms. Everything you thought you knew…

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Family Halloween Costume Ideas

Halloween is a big deal around here and so is the family halloween costume. We prepare for months, brainstorming ideas and finding the pieces to make everything come together. Here are our costumes from the last 3 years. I hope you can find inspiration to make this years family costume the best one yet.   The Little Mermaid Purchase Yours Here:  Alice in Wonderland Purchase Yours Here: Peter Pan and the crew from Neverland Purchase Yours Here: What are your…

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