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Chocolate Caramel Frappe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FrappeYourWay #CollectiveBias It's summer time and here in Texas that means cooling down any way possible. For us, we like to spend time at the pool, out on the boat at the lake, or even with the water hose in the front yard. We're not picky … [Read more...]

How to Survive a Road Trip with Kids

I remember the first time we decided to drive half way around the country and back for our first trip to Disney World. With three children 6 and under, I knew it would be difficult, but I don't think I fully realized how difficult it would be. I thought I knew how to survive a road trip with kids, but I learned so much during that adventure. Five … [Read more...]

Easy Tampico Island Punch Sorbet

This is a partnered post with Tampico. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. During the summer months here in Texas we often see temperatures over 100 degrees for hours a day. Add in high humidity with those kinds of temperatures and it just makes for a downright miserable day if you have to be outside. So naturally, we like to cool … [Read more...]

Summer of Heroes at Disney’s California Adventure

It’s time to Hero Up at the Disneyland Resort. No capes required! Here's everything you need to know about Summer of Heroes at Disney’s California Adventure! This summer, guests to Disney’s California Adventure get treated to supersized fun as Hollywood Land has welcomed our favorite Marvel heroes. My family and I had the opportunity to check it … [Read more...]

Ham BLT Kabobs

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EckrichFlavor #AskForEckrich #CollectiveBias I know back to school season is a very busy and stressful time for parents. I get it, y'all. I'm right there with you. Supply lists, school clothes, backpacks, lunchboxes - it's all so expensive and … [Read more...]

All Day Dining at SeaWorld | What You Should Know

Theme parks are fun, but they can be expensive. Thankfully there are ways to lighten the burden a little, like All Day Dining at SeaWorld. Here's what you need to know before you head to the park. My kids are no strangers to theme parks. We've been visiting theme parks since the kids have been old enough to walk. From the thrills, to the … [Read more...]

How to Teach Children Not to Bully

We partnered with JIMMY Patterson Books to share this post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Growing up is harder than ever. The standards seem higher. The struggles seem more intense. Social media is partly to blame, but we can't put all the blame there. The fault lies in not completely understanding or caring how words or actions … [Read more...]

Before You Go Bathroom Spray

I finally broke down and purchased my first bottle of Poo-pourri a few months ago. I mainly got it for when friends or family came over they would feel comfortable using the bathroom, if the need arose while they were in my home. I was surprised with the cost and set out on a mission to make my own Before You Go Bathroom Spray. Poo-Pourri … [Read more...]

How to Make Patriotic Slime

SLIME! Heard of it? If you have young children, then I'm sure you're aware of the SLIME craze! With school out for the summer, it's a great time to make slime with the kiddos. And since July 4th is right around the corner, this Patriotic Slime is the perfect way to get some red, white, and blue incorporated into your child's play time. Two … [Read more...]

Free Cars 3 Coloring Pages

If you're excited about Cars 3, you're in the right spot! I've got three FREE Cars 3 coloring pages that you can print and color to your heart's desire! Free Cars 3 Coloring Pages I love these free coloring pages from Disney because my kids can each print exactly which pages they want to color, instead of arguing over the same page in a … [Read more...]