My Baby is Three – A Look Back on Her Birth and Birthdays

In some ways it seemed like she was just born, in other ways it seems like a very long time ago. Nevertheless, she is turning three today and that fact in itself is hard to comprehend. Three years ago I was sick with a fever and congestion and very pregnant. While I would have preferred … More My Baby is Three – A Look Back on Her Birth and Birthdays

How to have a Fun and (mostly) Free Fall with your Family

This week as the attention turns towards being thankful, it seemed an appropriate time to look back on the many fond memories and fun moments we have had this fall. Here are some of our favorite activities we’re thankful for this fall and perhaps these will inspire you to create similar moments with your family, … More How to have a Fun and (mostly) Free Fall with your Family

Disney Princess Gift Guide for Your Little Princess

My daughters absolutely love Disney Princesses. They have a princess bedroom, princess clothes, princess toys, princess birthday parties, they make up stories about princesses, they read princesses books, they watch Disney Princess shows, know all the songs by heart and spend the majority of their day asking to listen to princess music on Spotify. Basically they live and … More Disney Princess Gift Guide for Your Little Princess

“Tangled” Birthday Party {With Printables, Tutorials & a Free Party Planning Checklist!}

Once upon a time, there was a princess who was having the best day ever…… The golden haired little girl in this story is my daughter and that magical scene I just described was her 4th birthday. I planned it for weeks, agonized over decorations, menu items, favors, background music, games, and schedule of events. … More “Tangled” Birthday Party {With Printables, Tutorials & a Free Party Planning Checklist!}

3 Birthdays…..going on 4! Reminisce. Savor. Anticipate.

My oldest daughter is going to be 4 IN A FEW HOURS. We have been planning her party for weeks and she has been diligently informing everyone she sees: “I’m having a Tangled party!” She is excited. I am excited. I’ve been meticulously planning and crafting and gathering “RSVPs” and making sure every little sunburst … More 3 Birthdays…..going on 4! Reminisce. Savor. Anticipate.

How to Travel with Children and Survive to Tell About it

It’s summer and summer is the time for traveling, vacations and family togetherness. There is no better way to relax and spend time with your family, immediate or extended, then to take time out of your routine and work schedules to vacation with them. But how do you do that when you have young children? … More How to Travel with Children and Survive to Tell About it