Instagram isn’t the whole story, but it’s still the story.

Social media has this uncanny way of being both inspiring and deflating. So often I see the quote floating around saying "the problem with social media is that you are comparing your behind the … [Read more...]

Habitat for Humanity, Twitter, Prizes, and P&G

Happy Sunday friends! You know that one of my most favoritest things in the whole wide world is when companies use their influence and their brand to Do Good.  It's something I'm always on the … [Read more...]

Jilly’s Hospital Stay

Jill and I head out bright and early tomorrow morning. Actually, it will still be dark out.  I'm thinking 5:00.  To be there in time for our 10:00 slot. I realized this week as people said … [Read more...]

Tips for Dining at Disneyland Parks: Save Money & Our Favorite Places to Eat

*I've mostly shied away from blogging Disney tips and tricks mainly because I feel like there are SO MANY Disney specific blogs out there that already do this very thing.  But I'm often asked by … [Read more...]

A sweet day, filled with hard.

I'm often wrapped up in the Doing and Getting Finished of life. Spontaneity is a struggle. Plus, I'm a homebody.  And right now, the two youngest are like having twin toddlers.  So hunkering … [Read more...]

Getting Your Kids to Ride Roller Coasters and Make Good Life Choices

I'm often asked how I get my very young kids to ride roller coasters. When Lucy was literally 3 years old, she was tall enough for Space Mountain...and LOVED it.  Loved.  (Honestly, I think back to … [Read more...]

Epilepsy Day at Disneyland

  This morning was the first time in almost two weeks that I've sat down at an actual computer (versus the casual scrolling from my phone). So I'm behind and I'm ahead in other ways.  It is … [Read more...]

Traditions: Picking and Choosing

Disclosure: I wrote this post as part of my participation in a blog tour for The Motherhood on behalf of the makers of Children’s MOTRIN® and received compensation to thank me for taking the time … [Read more...]