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Life is Normal… Until it’s not!

It's been a tough week after getting a dreaded middle of the night phone call from a hotel manager in San Francisco that Mike was found barely conscious and being sent by ambulance to Stanford Medical center for a head injury as they were a special trauma center. Being 3000 miles away never felt so far..... The good news is Mike is recovering but now 5 days later is still in the hospital as they try solve the mystery of him passing out as such an elite athlete and healthy guy. Getting that … [Read More]

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Inspired to End Childhood Slavery and Make a Stand with Vivienne Harr #DisneySMMC #StandWithMe

One of my favorite parts about attending the Disney Social Media Moms conference is that I find their choice of speakers to be truly inspirational - as their stories stay with me and leave me fundamentally changed. My favorite speaker this year that left me BEYOND inspired was the charming 11 year old Vivienne Harr, whose determination to end childhood slavery started a giant movement. This poised and adorable little girl absolutely wowed me - and I'm sure everyone in the room with her story. At … [Read More]

5 Tips to Capture Amazing Disney Memories on Camera

5 Tips to Capture Amazing Disney Memories on Camera #DisneySMMC

When vacation ends, I love to live vicariously through our photos as I find scrolling through the memories to be the best cure for my post Disney melancholy. We just came back from our WHIRLWIND trip to Disney and I'm loving so many of our photos. Isn't this photo of us on the Mine Train awesome??? We always snap so many photos, but I've noticed the best moments we capture tend to follow a pattern. Check out our 5  Tips to Capture Amazing Disney Memories on Camera Here's a few tips to … [Read More]

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Marriott’s Lakeshore Reserve: 2 Bedroom Villa Tour @MarriottVacClub #LoveFl

At Marriott's Lakeshore Reserve in Orlando, their goal is to provide a family vacation experience that's fun AND easy. Now that's a big goal knowing that Florida vacations are always fun...but easy...vacations can be exhausting! At Lakeshore Reserve, they've combined the perks of hotel living with the comforts of home to help take away some of that vacation stress to help you enjoy every minute. With a luxury kitchen, private bedrooms, and a large living room, your family can enjoy a lot of … [Read More]

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Magical Disneyful Family Time at #DisneySMMC Conference

We just came back from a whirlwind long weekend at Disney in Orlando where we were lucky enough to attend the magical Disney Social Media Moms conference. Before the conference kicked off, we were able to spend the entire day at Magic Kingdom - our families favorite park. Family Castle selfie! So much to share but here's a Day 1 recap. Truly, attending the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration is an AMAZING experience and I can speak for the entire family when I say we were all absolutely … [Read More]

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Strawberry Angel Food Cake Dessert Jars Recipe

Strawberry Angel Food Cake Dessert Jars Recipe

Time to kick off summer! With memorial day weekend around the corner.. it's time to have backyard gatherings, grilling season, kids running around until dusk.. and some yummy summery desserts! Don't you agree? Check out our Strawberry Angel Food Cake Dessert Jars recipe. Something about angel food cake, homemade whipped cream and berries screams summer. I am a chocolate gal myself, but when it's super warm outside, you totally want something cool and refreshing for dessert. I think … [Read More]

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Glutino Giveaway for Celiac Awareness Month #GlutenFree @GlutinoFoods

Gluten Free Giveaway! Did you know May is Celiac Awareness month? Did you know that 1 in 133 people in the United States have been diagnosed with Celiac Disease. My 7 year old son has Celiac so we obviously do all kinds of gluten free everything for his dietary needs. Brands like Glutino make is SO easy for me as a Mom to cook yummy stuff he loves thanks to all their pre-made mixes - from muffins to pancakes to brownies and more!  And of course he loves their ready made treats like cookies and … [Read More]

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Schwarzkopf Essence Ultime Omega Repair & Moisture Oil

This week we're continuing to test out the Schwarzkopf line of hair styling products and this week put one of their hair repair oil treatments to the test. Just like the magic powder and other hair sprays I've been using, the Schwarzkopf Essence Ultime Omega Repair and Moisture Oil smells AMAZING. I absolutely LOVE the scent of these hair care products and find they really remind me of the professional expensive lines I buy at my hair salon and are used when my hairdresser styles my … [Read More]

Roominate Studio Set Giveaway

Roominate Studio Set Giveaway #LetGirlsBuild #Giveaways

Win it! Our "daughter" site, OneKidsLife.com is giving away a Roominate Studio Set. Check it out and see Kenzie's video showcasing the real working CAROUSEL she built with the circuits included in the studio set. We are all obsessed with Roominate over here as it lets girls use their creativity and imagination to build nearly anything - including things that really work and operate with the the help of the circuits included in the kit. So awesome for growing those STEM skills. Hop on over … [Read More]

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Beauty Video: Schwarzkopf Magic Volume Powder Review

Looking for instantaneous hair volume? We are beyond impressed with this hair styling powder from Schwarzkopf that creates volume - it literally works like MAGIC and is simplistic to incorporate into your hair styling review. Check out our scoop below to see our beauty video and demo showcasing our Schwarzkopf Magic Volume Powder Review. Just pop some magic powder need the roots of your hair and TA DA! Instant volume. In our video you'll see it works wonders on my 7 year old son's hair and I … [Read More]

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A Mother Daughter Adventure at The Rio 2 World Premiere #Rio2

I’m so excited to share more photos and details about our most AMAZING experience at the Rio 2 Movie Premiere and Concert After Party  in Miami at the Fontainebleau Hotel. Rio 2 releases in theaters everywhere on April 11th.  We saw all the movie stars arrive on the blue carpet and soaked up all the Rio […]

10 Must Do Activities and Attractions at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter #universalorlando #harrypotter

10 Must Do Attractions and Activities at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter @UniversalORL #UniversalOrlando

Calling all Harry Potter fans! When you make the pilgrimage to Universal Orlando, arriving at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter is like stepping into the pages of the book or onto the set of the movie. Incredible! I promise you’ll love every second of your visit.  My entire family is wild for all things […]

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15 Awesome Free Dr. Seuss Printables Coloring Pages Cupcake Toppers and more!

Just in time for Read Across America Day, here’s’ a little inspiration for you at home and for your child’s classroom if you celebrate Dr. Seuss Day the way my children do – both at home and in school! Take a peek at this round up of 15 AWESOME Free Dr. Seuss Printables including Free […]

The Best 100 Days of School FREE Printable Activities Worksheets

The 25 Best Free 100th Day of School Printable Activities and Worksheets

100 Days smarter! Calling all parents, teachers, and young students inspired by 100 days of school celebrations! Beyond the beloved 100 days of school class project, we’ve curated the internet for the best 25 Best Free 100th Day of School Printable Activities and Worksheets. Our round up includes links to free 100 days of school […]

The Cove Atlantis Resort Review Photo and Video

Insider Video and Photo Tour: The Cove at Atlantis Review

The Cove at Atlantis Review. Take a peek at our Video and Photo tour of The Cove at the Atlantis Resort. Deciding where to stay at the expansive and luxurious Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas can be an overwhelming decision as there are a wide variety of options and price points. We […]

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Disney Insider Secrets: 6 Tips on How To Get the Best Price on a Disney Cruise

Take a peek at our Disney Insider Secrets as we share 6 Tips on How To Get the Best Price on a Disney Cruise. Disney Cruise vacations are fun for the entire family – no matter the age! Personally, I’ve sailed on 3 Disney Cruise ships – the Disney Wonder, the Disney Dream, and the […]

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Behind the Scenes: Red Carpet Interviews at the Space Warriors Movie Premiere

Attending the Space Warriors premiere at Space Camp and the U.S. Rocket Center in Alabama to cover red carpet interviews for Walmart is definitely one of the coolest projects that ClassyMommy has ever been assigned. 7 year old Kenzie joined me for our red carpet interviews with the cast too. She found this thrilling and […]

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Top 10 Reasons Kids Love the Four Seasons New York City #FSFamily

When traveling with my children, I love the luxury and personalized service that Four Seasons offers – and so do my kids. Our hotel feels like a home away from home when we’re staying at the Four Seasons.  That “at home” feeling is huge for kids and makes family travel SO easy when a resort […]