Week in Review: Baby Fish, Kids Hands On Museum, Chocolate Cookies and Sprinkles and Wishes

We had an amazing trip to LEGOLAND last week and came home to a pond full of baby fish! We also made Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies, visited the Jacksonville Hands-On Children's Museum and did an unboxing for a fun box of stickers and goodies from Sprinkles and Wishes.  Week in Review : July 6 - … Continue reading Week in Review: Baby Fish, Kids Hands On Museum, Chocolate Cookies and Sprinkles and Wishes

Who Are You? – Finding out Your Ancestry through DNA Testing kits

I think at some point in our lives, we all desire to know where we came from. Who are our ancestors? Who am I related to? Are those old family stories really true? Answering questions about your past can be personally enlightening, and it's pretty amazing we can do that now with home testing DNA … Continue reading Who Are You? – Finding out Your Ancestry through DNA Testing kits

Our Legoland Florida Adventure at Four Years Old

We did a two day trip to Legoland in Winter Haven, FL recently and I thought I'd share some highlights and tips we learned along the way. It was our first time there and we were pleasantly surprised that the lines weren't hours long like at Disney and that they had a LOT of stuff … Continue reading Our Legoland Florida Adventure at Four Years Old

3Doodler Boldly Goes Where No 3D Printer Has Gone Before

Products like the 3Doodler 3D Printing Pen makes me a little jealous of the amazing things kids these days get to play with. It's a pen that literally makes your drawings real! This is stuff I could only imagine when I was little, so I was pretty excited to try out a couple of 3Doodler complimentary demo … Continue reading 3Doodler Boldly Goes Where No 3D Printer Has Gone Before

Why I Wanted to Know My Baby’s Gender Early

A good friend of mine is pregnant and is keeping the gender a surprise until the end. She said she did the same with her son and really enjoyed it. I was on the opposite end of the spectrum and found out my baby's gender at just ten weeks with the Materni-T21 test. I couldn't … Continue reading Why I Wanted to Know My Baby’s Gender Early

Is Shipt Grocery Delivery Worth the Cost? Yes and No.

Shipt grocery delivery service can either be an overpriced waste of money or a godsend, depending on how you use it. Do you have time to grocery shop? Do you get to go shopping by yourself? Do you like to use a lot of coupons? If you answered yes to two out of three of … Continue reading Is Shipt Grocery Delivery Worth the Cost? Yes and No.

Week in Review: 4th of July, Waffles, Returning to Normal and the Silver Maple Pacifier Case

It was quite a week as we returned from the trip for my father's funeral, tried to return to normal(ish), my son got obsessed with strawberry waffles and we checked out a cool new pacifier case from Silver Maple. Week in Review: June 28  - July 5 Our new normal - My father and dog … Continue reading Week in Review: 4th of July, Waffles, Returning to Normal and the Silver Maple Pacifier Case

Molly of Denali Podcast Backpack Giveaway

Happy 4th of July! Let's celebrate with a new giveaway to promote the launch of the Molly of Denali podcast! The podcast blends the oral storytelling traditions of Alaska Natives with the adventures of modern-day Molly and compliments the TV series by providing an introduction to Molly’s life full of colorful characters and adventures.  Scroll down … Continue reading Molly of Denali Podcast Backpack Giveaway

10 Ways Raising My Dogs Prepared Me for Parenthood

When my husband and I were first pondering the idea of having kids, we decided to do what a lot of people do- try raising a dog first. Neither of us had raised a puppy before and we were ready to try out our parenting skills on a fur baby of our own. Now that … Continue reading 10 Ways Raising My Dogs Prepared Me for Parenthood

6 Great Ideas for Working Out with a Toddler

Being a full-time mom isn’t easy, and being a fit full-time mom is even harder. Chances are you’ve tried and failed to establish some kind of a workout schedule for yourself, but time isn’t what it was before you became a mother, and that’s okay. To help make it a little easier for you, here … Continue reading 6 Great Ideas for Working Out with a Toddler