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Spring

I started to sit down and plan our Spring out, and realized that we have a pretty tried and true list of things we do to make the most of the beautiful Spring weather before things get too hot! I thought I’d share a few of our favorite things…

9 St Patrick’s Day Ideas For Kids

A few months ago we had some of our best friends over for a day full of fun Halloween Activities, and we had so much fun that we knew we wanted to do it again. The holidays completely slipped by us, but we got together this weekend to have some…

Wintery Fun in Utah

We spent this past weekend in Utah visiting my brother & sister-in-law, and last week, I thought I would be writing a completely different post. We had planned to have some snowy fun with my Texas boys, and try out skiing at Snow Basin. Well, fate had different…

Chocolate Mint Cookies

Did you know that February 19th is National Chocolate Mint day? Honestly, is there anything that doesn’t have a day anymore? I do love the idea of celebrating something totally random each day, and since chocolate and mints and the combination of the two are a huge hit…

Review of Kiwi Crates – Month 2

We were so excited about Kiwi Co’s boxes because getting to try something new every month is really fun, and kids absolutely love to get new things in the mail. The first box was such a hit. Would the second one live up to the hype…

15 Unique Gift Ideas Your Kids Will Love

Valentine’s Day always feels like a whipping to me! We just wrapped up Christmas, and got back into the grove of our schedules then BAM! We have to celebrate something else with gifts…Here are a few of my favorite ideas for fun and different gifts for kids…

How We Saved Christmas With Little Traditions

Our Christmas break wasn’t always easy. The first few years we spent together usually ended in my tears. Tears out of exhaustion from trying to squeeze in too much. Tears of frustrations from unsolicited advice or unmet expectations. Tears from not having enough time for just us…Finally we…

What to Know If You’re Going to Gaylord’s Ice

When we first visited Ice eight years ago, it was just simply the Ice display. It has now become something you legitimately could spend an entire weekend at. Ice tickets can now be upgraded to include ice skating, snow tubing, photos with Santa, snowball throwing, a merry-go-round, Reindeer…

15 Easy Ideas for The Elf On The Shelf

If you’re like me, and you just don’t have time to put in massive efforts into your Elf on the Shelf, but still want to have fun with it, here is my list of some of our favorite Elf on the Shelf moments…

Ratatouille: Disney Copy Cat Recipe

Have I mentioned how much we love Disney? I thought so, lol! One of our favorite movies is Ratatouille. It’s one that just doesn’t get enough cred, in my opinion. If you haven’t seen it, it’s about a boy named Louie who…