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Our Featured Birthday: Cameron’s 1st Birthday!

We love birthday parties! We are bringing you some pictures of our favorite Tampa Bay families as they celebrate. Enjoy the celebrations and get some ideas for your little one’s next party!   For this week’s party, Kelly, Cameron’s mom shares, BIRTHDAYS ARE SO IMPORTANT IN OUR HOUSE BECAUSE WE GET TO CELEBRATE THE GROWTH […]

No Sew Izzy (Jake and the Never Land Pirates) Costume for less than $15.00

Do you have your Halloween costumes picked out yet? My daughter asked to be Izzy from Disney Jr’s, Jake & the Never Land Pirates this year for Halloween.  I couldn’t stand the sight of the $20+ costumes that looked like they’d fall apart after one use, so I decided to make her costume instead!  I […]

My KonMari Experiment: What Worked, What Didn’t, What I Learned

A few months ago, I started seeing chatter about something called the KonMari Method and its creator, Marie Kondo. I gathered – correctly – that it was a way to organize your belongings. Interesting, I thought. We could use a clean-up. But we’re not quite trapped in an episode of Hoarders, either. Then I came across […]

The Highs and Lows of Moving into a New Home

Recently, my family and I moved into our 6th home in 7 years. Yes, we are crazy and it is mostly due to job transfers in my husband’s line of work. I would consider myself an “expert” mover by now. Along the journey, I have noticed that no matter what I have in my current […]

Meatless/Vegetarian Protein Options for Growing Kids

I’ve seen the looks; the questionable tone in the voices of many mothers and friends. “You’re…vegetarians? As in, you don’t eat meat?” I never miss an opportunity to inform others of the many, many meatless yet delicious AND nutritious options offered to the world of herbivores and carnivores alike. Oftentimes there is a major concern for […]