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DIY Halloween Doormat

DIY Halloween doormat

Layered doormats are all the rage this year! After looking at a few Halloween doormats I started to think “hey, I think I can make one of those”. That way I could use some of my favorite halloween puns to make the most festive front porch ever! Here is what I did to make my own DIY halloween doormat. Create your own Halloween doormat So first I had to pick up the supplies. I started with: a blank doormat –…

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First Timers Guide to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party is one of my favorite Disney World Celebrations! Every year, this event takes place from August all the way until Halloween night. If you are considering attending the event, or this is your first time going, then you may be wondering if this party is really worth the cost. If you’ve never been, here is a first timers guide to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party! You need to buy tickets This is a…

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San Juan Travel Guide – Cruising to San Juan with Kids

cruising to San Juan with kids

While on our most recent cruise aboard the beautiful Carnival Breeze, we stopped in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The city is filled with beauty and charm, adventure and gorgeous views. There is so much to do but the question is what is there to do when cruising to San Juan with kids?! Here are some of our tips on making the most of your trip to San Juan and what we feel are the best options for kids. About San…

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11 Books That Teach Kids About Space

books that teach kids about space

My kids have always loved science and space exploration. For our science unit, I found myself searching for more space books to add to our collection. My kids love learning about stars and the planets, so finding a book that is kid-level can be kind of tricky. The books I found are perfect for homeschool lesson plans or to teach a young astronaut about all the wonders beyond our atmosphere! If you have wanted to start teaching your kids about…

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The Best Food At Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Halloween Treats at Disney

If you are a food lover, then you will love attending Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. There are so many unique festive eats that it can be challenging to decide on what’s worth it! While many of these food items can be found inside the parks, there are several treats that are Halloween party exclusives. Here are my picks for the best food at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party that you will want to make sure you don’t…

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DIY Halloween Boo Kit

It’s the first of October and for years past the girls got a sweet little Halloween gift from us. This year we talked to them and decided to do something different. We have been so blessed, from our recent cruise to some other halloween gifts they have received like pjs, so we wanted to give back. We decided that this year we would trade in our own baskets for a basket for our neighbors. Today we are going to share…

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A Daily Routine Chart For Kids

routine chart for kids

With the start of the new school year my girls always have trouble getting into their new routine. Our summers are slow, like really slow, so now that we actually have to get out of their pjs before lunch it’s a struggle. I wanted to really help make this transition easier for my girls and I knew having a consistent daily routine would do the trick. Here are some things we implemented to help our days run a bit smoother…

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5 Mistakes First Time Cruisers Make

family cruise

In just a few short weeks, my family and I will be heading out on our Carnival cruise! While we are still soaking up the last few weeks of summer, we have also been busy preparing for our voyage. There are a lot of things to consider to prepare for a cruise. Some of these things go unnoticed by first time cruisers. From essentials to activities, I find it easier to plan ahead so I can make the most of…

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Visiting St. Lucie Florida – A Family Travel Guide

We just got home from Florida’s east coast. We had a weekend getaway, 3 days of fun, just enough time to get to know a beautiful new city. We had the chance to not only see one city but three, all part of the little slice of paradise called St. Lucie County. We took our family of five and tried everything from an all inclusive resort to surfing lessons and we had a blast. I want to share our experience…

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A review of Aladdin: is it what you wished for?

Today is the day! Finally you can catch the latest live-action Aladdin movie on DVD and Blu Ray! As a long time fan of the animated classic, I found myself wondering if the live-action movie would live up to its predecessor. If you have been wondering if this movie is everything you’ve wished for, you’re in luck! For those of you who still haven’t seen the movie yet, here is my full review of Aladdin, the new live-action.  What are…

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