We love visiting Universal Orlando as a family but truthfully, I’m in it for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. I grew up a huge HP fan (I started reading the series in the 3rd grade) and I quickly hooked my family as well. I love seeing how the magic of this area in Universal
Happy happy Christmas! The holidays were a whirlwind for us with deployment impending, it felt like a looming cloud while we tried to get all the things done. We squeezed in festive holiday things though and I’m so grateful for these memories! Sharing (and saving for me!) some of our holiday decor, festive activities, puppy
Halloween is favorite in our house.. and all of our friends know it! The bar is set high and honestly, we have so much fun coming up with costumes and decorations each year. We spent 3 weeks in hotels between the end of September and closing on our house on October 15th, so that gave
I wasn’t sure the kids would get the traditional “back to school” this year, with our move to Florida coming up in a few short weeks, we really had to contemplate whether to have them start school here only to leave 3-5 weeks later. I was thinking about homeschooling (props to all you mamas
Buying a house is NOT for the faint of heart, this process has been so taxing!! But also, so exciting and rewarding. The pieces have truly fallen together for our big move back to Florida, we were as surprised as most when we got the news! That’s how it goes with PCS military moves though.
Amazon Prime day is here!! Actual Christmas in July!! Stock up on faves or grab items you’ve been hoping would go on sale!! Here are my top picks and what I’m purchasing!! Items will sell out and lightning deals are limited!! So def place your order quickly once you have chosen what you want! I’ve
Boy moms will know what I mean when I say, parenting a tween boy (ages 8-12) is HARD but rewarding! It’s such an age of exploration for them, and a learning stage as a parent! We are so grateful for this time with our middle guy, he turned 8 this past week and I wanted
The kids have officially finished the 2018-2019 school year!! I always want to remember what they looked like, I’m so grateful to have photos to look back on!!
Summer is almost here! We LOVE to decorate our house for *any* and every holiday, but we are especially patriotic in this house! Around Memorial Day is when we’ll bring out our patriotic decor, and typically leave it up through the summer! I love love love that our neighborhood also participates, it’s fun to drive
This post is a little overdue (for good reason) but even though our trip ended the way it did, I still wanted to share about traveling the Pacific Coast Highway!!! Trying not to let one thing that happened taint the entire experience (though it is a little hard since I still don’t have my vehicle