Why I Disliked Mom’s Night Out {gasp!}

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!It seems as though my Facebook feed has been gushing about how great and funny and heartwarming and [insert positive comment here] about the movie Mom’s Night Out is for weeks (months?) now.  In fact, I haven’t seen a single […]

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Sunday Smiles



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Dia De Los Muertos at Disneyland #HalloweenTime


Let me just start by saying that I have a very loose understanding of the tradition behind Dia De Los Muertos. Sure, I can google it, but that doesn’t mean I get it fully. But what I do know is that when I saw the display at Disneyland, I swooned. Vibrant, bold, bright COLOR!!!! And […]

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InstaFriday where we tell the stories behind the filtered photos. I’m jeannettg on Insta if you want to follow.   We had an extra fun week.  We were invited to the Mickey’s Halloween Party (see previous post), and treated by the folks at Disney with a night at the Disneyland Hotel. This was such a […]

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Mickey’s Halloween Party #HalloweenTime


If you follow me on Instagram, you know that my family and I recently spent several days at Disneyland. We were annual pass holders two years ago…took a year off…and have been planning on renewing this fall (we wanted to give the kids a chance to not get burnt out on the Magic that is […]

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InstaFriday on a FRIDAY!


Every week we tell the stories behind the filtered photos. And we share them here, usually, or at least intended for Friday.  Except that perhaps this blogger can be flaky so maybe sometimes it’s InstaSaturday or even InstaSunday if you’re real lucky. (I’m jeannettg on instagram if you want to follow) A few weeks ago, […]

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Lotus Blossom.

I rarely share videos here, so please know that when I do…they are special. I know it’s four minutes, and that’s an eternity in Internet Time more apt for 30 second quips and Top 10 lists on Buzzfeed. But I also know you won’t regret those four minutes. Life is beautiful. Even when it’s scary […]

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Being #unstoppablemoms when you really don’t want to.


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 to participate. However, all opinions expressed are my own. There was a day last week that was particularly awful. So awful, in […]

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