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Easy Paper Bag Pumpkin craft 

Super Easy Paper Bag Pumpkin craft 

I love to change the decor in my home with every season. This week I've been pulling out all my fall foliage, pumpkins, gourds, and festive autumn bouquets to decorate my mantle, tables, and vases. I love to incorporate cute crafts the kids make for each season into our decor too. Check this Super Easy Paper Bag Pumpkin craft below. How to Make Our Super Easy Paper Bag Pumpkin craft Well it really is so simple it doesn't involve much explanation at all as you can tell from our photos! … [Read More]

Guide to Parenting Teens

A Guide to Parenting Teens ​#ThenAndNowKids #CPTC

The days are long but the years are short! It feels like only yesterday my kiddos were preschoolers and now this month I become parent to a teenager as my daughter turns 13. The challenges you face with toddlers and little kids are definitely very different than all the issues we face navigating the road to parenting teens! Am I right?? We’re all in this together and it’s great to find a resource to help us navigate parenting as our kids continue to grow and blossom as teens. A Guide … [Read More]

Jurassic World Inflatable Dino Fun

Inflatable Dino Family Fun Movie Night with Jurassic World #FallenKingdom #TeamJurassic #ad

This post is sponsored by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Calling all Jurassic fans! Are you ready to hear those dinos roar & watch your favorite movie over and over again ??? Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is in now available in stores on Blu-ray. featuring more than an hour of bonus content! My family is absolutely crazy about the Jurassic franchise and it has been an absolute blast to share my love of the Jurassic franchise with my kids. Kenzie and Kyle have seen every single … [Read More]

Help #EndPeriodPoverty

Let’s Join @Always on a Mission Help #EndPeriodPoverty – 3 Ways You Can Help Make a Difference

This post is sponsored by Always. As always, all thoughts and opinions are our own. Wow! Did you know that 1 in 5 American girls have missed school because they didn’t have access to period protection?  I was pretty much floored by this stat. Just like how Always has been working hard to boost girls confidence with their #LikeAGirl campaign, Always is now raising awareness about the lack of access that millions of American girls have to period protection. This back to school … [Read More]

Crazy Rich Asians

Must See Movie Review Crazy Rich Asians #CrazyRichAsians

Wondering about the latest must see movie? It's Crazy Rich Asians! And if you haven't heard read the book like me and aren't sure what to expect, then let me tell you -- this movie wasn't what I expected. It was better!!!! Those who have read the book, probably knew it was going to be AWESOME! (Classy Mommy, Colleen, read the book and is a HUGE fan of the entire series!) Must See Movie Review Crazy Rich Asians I suspect you've probably seen the commercials for this new romantic comedy and … [Read More]

Product Reviews

Eighth Grade Movie Night Giveaway

Eighth Grade Movie Night Giveaway with Time Capsule Kit #EighthGrade #Giveaway

Eighth Grade Movie Night Giveaway! In celebration of Eighth Grade's release on Blu-Ray and DVD, we're giving away a the movie on Blu-Ray DVD along with a super fun movie night prize package full of popcorn, treats, and even a time capsule kit. Eighth Grade, the coming of age story starring Elsie Fisher about self-love, family and the awkwardness that is middle school is now available on Blu-Ray + DVD.  This is a great movie to watch with your middle school aged kids and teens as it is … [Read More]

Speedy the Sloth Sequin Pets Available at Target

Speedy the Sloth Sequin Pets Available at Target @FaberCastellUSA

Genius plush from Creativity for Kids! Speedy the Sloth Sequin Pets Available at Target! Check out the latest brand new critter in the collection here! Sequin Pets are plush stuffed animals that are weighted for comfort and relaxation. I absolutely ADORE these critters. Available in both small and larger sizes in a variety of animals. Speedy the Sloth just made his debut this week and is available EXCLUSIVELY at Target. What makes Sequin Pets even cooler is that they are geared for sensory … [Read More]

Storm Runner Book Review

Must Read News: Storm Runner Book Review #RickRiordanPresents #StormRunner @DisneyBooks

Calling all Rick Riordan fans! Check out our Storm Runner Book Review for all the scoop on this new title for middle grade readers. This fall brings the release of another Rick Riordan Presents book, Storm Runner, by J.C. Cervantes, full of action, adventure and Maya Mythology. Kenzie read this before it was released and instantly loved it. As expected, with any Rick Riordan title,  this book quickly captured her attention just like last spring's, Aru Shah, featuring Indian cosmology and … [Read More]

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Join the Acronis Twitter Party This Thursday 9pm ET! #AcronisTrueImage2019 @Acronis Amazing #Giveaways #ad

We all know we need to protect our computers and our data... but most of us aren't really sure of the ins and outs of data protection or what we should do to insure our computers and data are secure. Am I right? Enter Acronis! Acronis True Image 2019 provides a way for you to back up, store, and restore your data. Plus defends against Ransomware. Yay!!! Read all about the great protection from Acronis True Image 2019 here and join our Twitter Party Thursday evening 9 pm ET to discuss the … [Read More]

Signed Jennifer Garner Giveaway

Signed Jennifer Garner Giveaway to celebrate #PeppermintMovie AD

This post is in partnership with STXfilms  Win it! We've got a cool signed Jennifer Garner Giveaway to celebrate today's September 7th release of her new film, Peppermint Movie. We're giving away a poster signed by Jennifer Garner along with a special cool Peppmint hoodie. I've been a HUGE Jennifer Garner fan ever since her Alias days, so I can't wait to see her in this thriller. It looks INTENSE! I've been following Jennifer Garner on Instagram and some of the cool stuff she shows on her … [Read More]

2018 Summer League Champs - 10&U boys Kyle wins the 100 meter IM - new team record at Whitford. Yay!!!!! 1:29.03

Check out our Phoenician Resort Room Tour to take a peek at our Casita style room - spacious, beautiful & perfect for luxury family travel

Take a peek! Check out our Phantom Ranch Cabin Tour at the Grand Canyon - it’s not glamping but the Phantom Ranch cabins are a total luxury at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. Air conditioning, flushing toilets, a sink, electricity & bunk beds!!! If you want to hike to the Colorado River and not stay in a tent, these cabins are glorious!

12& under girls league champs 50 meter Fly - Kenzie grabs 1st in a new league record 29.9

Take a peek and come inside .... Star Lux Resort in Wildwood Review & Room Tour. This hotel in Wildwood NJ is awesome and affordable!

Take a peek of my video including our Life of the Party Premiere highlights from our trip to Auburn Alabama. Awesome night!! #LifeoftheParty

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Best Hikes on Big Island of Hawaii - Pololu Valley Hike Tips and Photos

Best Hikes on Big Island of Hawaii – Pololu Valley Hike Tips #LetHawaiiHappen @GoHawaii

Best Hikes on Big Island of Hawaii Pololu Valley Hike Tips and more! Looking for a spectacular hike on the Big Island of Hawaii? Visiting the Pololu Valley for a hike down the trail to the black sand beach is an absolute must do! Check out our scoop on the Best Hikes on Big Island […]

2018 Honda Odyssey Minivan Review

2018 Honda Odyssey Video Review #HondaOdyssey #HondaFamilyOdyssey

Check out our 2018 Honda Odyssey Video Review from our family adventure in Hawaii.  We filmed this video review after spending 2 days driving all over exploring the Big Island of Hawaii in the new 2018 Honda Odyssey. It’s definitely great to showcase the inside and outside of the car on video – beyond just sharing […]

How to Make Leprechaun Bark

The Best Leprechaun Bark Recipe for St Patrick’s Day

It’s nearly time to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! My kids love all kinds of Leprechaun fun so I’m always looking for creative crafts, treats, and tricks to share in March. I adore this easy to make sweet treat. Check out the Best Leprechaun Bark Recipe for St Patrick’s Day that’s super easy to make once […]

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 […]

Honeydukes Candy

Honeydukes Candy Shop at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Photos galore! Honeydukes sweet shop was one of my favorite spots to experience “off the pages” of the Harry Potter books on our recent trip since not only could you see every thing you read about or watched in the movies, but you could also literally taste the candy creations as well making it all […]

Harry Potter Potions

On Becoming Harry Potter……

How to set up a Hogwarts School and play imaginary Harry Potter games with your children.  It’s official. My house has turned into Hogwarts with every scene and spell being reenacted by Kyle and Kenzie. Here’s Kyle’s Hogwarts ID Card: The kids have been dreaming big of Harry Potter – so much so that they […]


A Memory of a Lifetime: Getting tucked into bed by Grover #BeachesMoms

Wow. We will NEVER forget this incredible evening when Grover came to our hotel room to read Kyle & Kenzie a storybook  and tuck them into bed during our vacation at Beaches Resort in Turks & Caicos. The kids both adored the experience but little Kyle, age 3 about to turn 4 the very next […]


How to Throw a Candyland Birthday Party

It’s a budget friendly Candyland party too! Check out our ideas on how to throw a candyland birthday party below. Thanks to our guest writer, Iris Metal for this story. How to throw a Candyland Birthday Party The day after my son Brody turned 4, I started planning his 5th birthday party. Yes, I am one […]