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Our first family trip to Disney has come and gone. I have pictures of my kids refusing to smile (seriously, my boy made it his mission to scowl) and some great memories. I even felt a little bit of...
Disclosure :: Disney Cruise Line sponsored this post by providing my {very lucky} family a five-night cruise on the Disney Wonder. Who would turn down a complimentary vacation, are we right?! That said, all opinions expressed within this post...
My husband and I have a five day trip planned for next month, sans toddler, and I have literally been counting down for at least three months. I love my baby, but let’s be honest, and any parent knows...
We all have our tribe and belong to a group text that gets us through the day -  or the week - but sometimes that isn’t enough. Let’s face it, as moms and wives we NEED a break! A...
If you want to drive a New Orleanian crazy, call us Cajun. It's the nail-on-the-chalkboard equivalent of calling our beloved city "Nawlins" or putting kale in gumbo. While these compliments are well-intentioned when visitors proclaim how much they love our Cajun...
This is our year. This is the year that my family, due to an unforeseen financial windfall and a late Mardi Gras, has decided to visit that place. THE place. The place with the magic. Yep … we are...
I know, I know. If you're not from New Orleans, family and Mardi Gras are the last two words you would ever put together. But, I'm here to tell you, erase everything out of your mind about crazy tourists...
When we were planning our honeymoon, my husband and I knew we wanted to go out of the country. With wedding expenses and a new house to pay for, however, we were strapped for cash. Since we were in...
Kids Love Stories From birth and beyond, fiction is presented to us and typically, this is where we fall in love with reading. Once Upon a Time ... are the words we look for when we know something wonderful is...
I have now taken kids to Disney twice who probably will never remember. The first was my oldest, right when he turned two, and then my middle child, Dane, when he was 17 months. I absolutely do not regret...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by The Jung Hotel - The New Orleans Hotel Collection. The Jung Hotel & Residences - New Orleans Hotel Collection This past weekend, I had the privilege of a mini-getaway to the beautiful new Jung...
This post is not sponsored in any way. My family genuinely enjoyed the referenced local businesses and wanted to share our experience with you.  Don't have the budget or time to travel? Overwhelmed about where to go and what to...
Since before kids, my Texas-born husband and I have been vacationing in the beautiful Hill Country of Texas. The wineries are beautiful and the tubing is a day of fun! And with the addition of our two girls, we...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Bryan Subaru.  The Moment You Decide You Need a Mommy Car It’s POSITIVE, you’re expecting. Your adoption agency called, you’ve been placed. The slamming of the gavel just confirmed your foster child will now...

 

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