Road Trip With Kids: Tips, Games, Car Hacks to Save Your Sanity

Thank you to those brands who provided samples for this Road Trip with Kids article. Our collective sanity thanks you! Going on a road trip with kids can be overwhelming for parents, particularly if your kids don’t have a lot of practice spending hours or days upon end in the car. As spring turns to… [read more]

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood!

Two head injuries and rain…. It could have turned out to be a terrible day… But it didn’t! A couple weeks ago, I decided, to be spontaneous, and I planned a last minute trip to California. I wanted to surprise my boys by taking them to the opening day of the new Wizarding World of… [read more]

LEGOLAND California! Tips to Save Money and Have a Blast!

Spring and Summer are the perfect time to get your family out of the house and hit some fun destination spots! One of my favorite places to visit with my boys is San Diego, California. Having spent the first 20 years of my life in San Diego, it holds a very special place in my heart…. [read more]

Lots of Giggles with Monkey Up! In Theaters NOW

Thanks to Air Bud Entertainment for sponsoring this blog post. My kids are HUGE fans of the Air Bud movies. There is just something about anthropomorphic animals that just fascinates children. Now, the creators of the beloved ‘Air Bud’ and ‘Buddies’ films are proud debut an all-new family movie, MONKEY UP, on Digital HD January 19, 2106… [read more]

Keep your kids Entertained for Hours with My Friend Teddy – Review

Disclosure: Samples were provided to facilitate this review. All opinions are honest and are my own. Do you remember a few weeks ago when I introduced you to My Friend Cayla?  She was a fun interactive doll! If you haven’t heard about her you should check out My Friend Cayla review here.  We had so much… [read more]

A Smart Doll? Meet the New My Friend Cayla Doll! – Review

Disclosure: Samples were provided to facilitate this review. All opinions are honest and are my own. When I first had my daughter eight years ago, I quickly learned that dolls were the ideal play thing.  Now with two girls we have so many different types around the house I can’t go more than a few steps… [read more]

See Our Family Discover Boating at Lake Granbury, Texas! #DiscoverBoating

It didn’t take me very many years into my life to discover boating. When I was a kid my parents had a boat share (that’s a thing, right?); they went in on a boat with some friends. They shared the payment, the time, and the fun. What fun summers we had in that boat! We… [read more]

Our 10th Anniversary in New Orleans – Bourbon Orleans Hotel Review

“You don’t drink?! What are you doing in New Orleans then?!” That was our waiter on the last day of our Memorial Day weekend trip to New Orleans. After having spent a couple days in New Orleans I was taken aback by our waiters comment. Anyone who thinks New Orleans is only good for getting… [read more]

Awesome Anniversary Staycation Ideas

Sometimes you need a vacation but you’re just not in the mood to spend a lot of money or spend a lot of time and energy traveling. For these circumstances, a staycation is the perfect solution. Summer is around the corner and with it, many anniversaries. For your anniversary, you might feel pressured to do… [read more]

Things to do in Natchitoches, the Oldest City in Louisiana!

The other day as I was planning our next anniversary getaway (New Orleans in just a couple weeks!!!) I realized that I never shared our pictures from our Natchitoches visit with you. Last year, around this time, my husband and I spent our anniversary in the quaint little town of Natchitoches, Louisiana. Established in 1714… [read more]

Fun for the Whole Family at Sesame Street Live Let’s Dance! Bossier City

Disclosure: I received tickets to the show in exchange for media coverage. All opinions expressed are honest and are my own.   Last night was a greatly anticipated evening in our house! On Sunday we surprised the boys with the news that we had tickets to go to Sesame Street Live Let’s Dance. Even the… [read more]

Create “Traintastic” Adventures with Chuggington! – Review

Disclosure: I received the following products for review purposes. No monetary compensation was received. All opinions expressed are honest and are my own.   With winter in full swing now what better way to play inside on cold winter days than with winter themed toys!  And the makers at TOMY have an awesome new train set… [read more]

Family Fun Time With Blue Orange Games #HolidayGiftGuide

Disclosure: I received the following products for review purposes at no cost to myself. No monetary compensation was provided. All opinions and thoughts are my own. Growing up my family always played games.  We loved family game night so I am not surprised the my kids love it so much too! 🙂  That is why I am always… [read more]

Macy’s City Creek Center is Having a Holiday Celebration! #SLC #Utah

Disclosure: I am a member of the Everywhere Society, and Everywhere has provided me with compensation for this post. However, all thoughts and opinions expressed herein are my own. I always get so excited for the Holidays and festivities, and I especially love all the family activities there are to do. It really is “The Most… [read more]