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Last Friday Dustin, the girls, and I headed up to Cleveland, Ohio to attend Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream! at Quicken Loans Arena. This was an ideal year for us because all of our girls are at perfect ages to enjoy the show. At nine years old Alleigh hasn’t yet entered the “too cool tween” stage and at three years old Lilah was super excited about all of the characters. The fact that they were on the ice and not too close to her helped as well since she’s not too sure about characters dressed up being right … …..
The new year is almost upon us and what better way to kick it off than on a Disney adventure? And we don’t even need to leave Ohio to go on this adventure because Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream! is skating into Cleveland, Ohio from January 5th – 14th 2018. Celebrate what’s possible as the adventures of five daring Disney heroines spark the courage inside us all at Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream! In her Disney On Ice debut, see how far Moana will go when she embarks on an action-packed voyage with mighty demigod Maui … …..
Almost half way through his second grade year, my oldest, Aiden, has definitely found his favorite subject- science. He’s also realized that he has a natural talent for sports and loves to play and watch them all. So this Christmas, we were really excited to find out about a unique STEM toy to put under the tree that involves everything he loves into one. We were able to try out one of the fantastic kits from Little Medical School– the My Little Sports Medicine Kit. Packaged in its unique box- a medical satchel- the My Little Sports Medicine Kit was … …..
December 25th is right around the corner and it’s time to start sending out Christmas cards. Have you had the chance to get holiday portraits taken of your family? Recently I took my girls to Portrait Innovations and was so pleased with the results that today I am going to share 10 reasons why you should choose Portrait Innovations for your next photo session. Location, Location, Location. There are over 100 Portrait Innovations studios located across the United States. There is bound to be a studio near you – in fact we have a couple in our area. No Sitting … …..
This post was sponsored by Milk-Bone® as part of a Two-Post Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Most of my readers know that I have four daughters, but did you know I also have a son? He might walk on four legs, be covered in fur and be named T-Rex, but he’s got a place in my heart just the same as my human children. Even thinking about a time when he might not be a part of my life tends to bring a tear to my eye. It’s a mighty … …..
This Christmas, we’ve decided to really focus on STREAM (science, technology, reading, engineering, art, and math) gifts rather than toys with lots of lights, sounds, and batteries. We’ve realized that almost all of the toys that our kids tend to play with over and over are STREAM toys anyway, and right now, some of their very favorites are building block and snap together sets. After building one thing, they pass it on to the next brother, combine some different sets, and create something completely different. It’s the perfect way to keep their minds and hands busy without the need for … …..
This post and giveaway is sponsored by Blendy Pens. However, all thoughts and opinions are 100% honest and completely my own. School is in full swing already, and it’s hard to believe, but I’m already gearing up for the holidays. I’ve been hiding and stashing little gifts for Christmas here and there, grabbing things of interest as I go. While some of my kids are hard to buy for, Reese, my second child, is probably one of the easiest. I know any gift will always be a big hit if it allows him to draw or use his creativity, which … …..
Messes are inevitable when you have four children between the ages of one and seven. And as much as I try really hard to avoid it, clutter is pretty much inevitable most of the time as well. We have tons of storage bins, boxes, and shelves, but I still find that clutter happens when all of those things are taken down to play. I mean, sure, playing legos sounds innocent enough… until I rudely realize at 6 am that they were never gathered back up and put away into those bins, and it’s currently lodged in the sole of my … …..
October is here and I am so excited because autumn is my favorite season. October brings gorgeous fall leaves, bright orange pumpkins, apple cider, trick-or-treat, and it also brings pink ribbons for Breast Cancer Awareness month. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women. In the United States one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. With statistics like this I am sure you have a personal connection with this deadly cancer. My grandmother fought breast cancer and thankfully she was a survivor. There are many ways you can help … …..
This post was sponsored by Milk-Bone® as part of a Two-Post Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. There is something truly special about dogs. No dog is “just” a dog. They are so much more than that. Our dog, T-Rex, is a member of our family. He is my fur baby and even has his very own spot in the header of my blog right along side my human children. He entered our lives so unexpectedly roughly a year and a half ago. While driving home after dropping my kids off at … …..