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Goodness me, where does the time go? First, I would like to apologize to all my readers for being MIA these past couple of months. The stress and responsibilities of my daytime job plus finishing my degree has really sucked all my energy. After a few months of hectic-ness, I realized just how much I need to write about The Happiest Place on Earth to decompress some, so here I am again! Hello!

The last time I checked in with you all, I announced that I was planning a Disney World trip in under 2 months. Was I crazy? Perhaps, (more…)

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Adorable! I will be making both of these cute DIY crafts for my daughter's Elena of Avalor Party!

Our Elena of Avalor journey continues with a few fun DIY accessories for your little Elena fan! No Elena of Avalor soiree would be complete without Elena’s bracelet and hair flower. Let’s start with the bracelet! (more…)

So easy & delicious! My kids LOVE these! Can't wait to make these for dinner!
Yes, the excessive heat warnings are still here in the Midwest and it doesn’t look like they are going anywhere soon. Bleh. Luckily, we are still in full party mode with our Elena of Avalor party from Friday! Putting up all the decorations and, of course, the main event of FINALLY getting to watch Elena of Avalor on Disney Channel are wonderful, but little tummies need something to nibble on. 🙂 (more…)

Elena of Avalor Party! My daughter would love this so much! Disney has surely outdone themselves with their new princess! Love!

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Eleeena, Elena of Avalor! Am I the only parent who has had the theme song from Disney’s newest princess stuck in my head? No? Oh, good! My little Minnie has been OBSESSED with Elena of Avalor for about the past week and what better way to welcome the new princess than with a little party?


Must read for anyone living on less than $30,000! Follow these 6 tips to balance your budget and save more! Love #5, a great idea!

I see a million posts on Pinterest for how to live one income, small budget, etc. I am probably the first person to click on them every time, I am always looking for more ways to save money and stretch my budget! The problem is, almost every post I read is for two parent homes or two-income families. They all have good tips, however, they just don’t jive with my situation. You see, I am a single parent. (more…)

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Are you planning your next Disney trip? Today, has some super cute Disney-inspired items that will save you some of your hard earned cash! Definitely love that! 


We always carry a backpack at Disney! Great tips for what to carry in your backpack at Disney World or Disneyland!
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After you are all ready for lugging your stroller all around the parks, the next most important item you can have at Disney is the backpack. If you are able to get by without a backpack, just know that I envy you deeply. Until a time comes where I can for the most part trust my little ones to not spill something or need some accessory, I am stuck with  so lucky to get to carry one. 🙂 (more…)

So yummy, the perfect Cinco de Mayo cake! I make this for all of my summer parties, especially cookouts!Oh, Tres Leches Cake, how I love thee! I can remember a small Hispanic bakery that moved into our little community some years ago and introduced us all to Tres Leches cake. One bite and we were hooked! It was a sad, sad day when that bakery closed its doors. For so many years, I never even attempted to make my own Tres Leches Cake — I was convinced it was just too difficult, what with the three types of milk and all. Oh, how wrong I have been! (more…)

A Disney vacation with kids under 10 means you NEED a stroller! Especially love the hack for how to keep yourself and your stroller riders cool at Disney World and Disneyland!

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Lists, lists, lists. I love lists! Everything is so orderly and I (probably) won’t forget anything.  When it is time to start planning and packing for a Disney adventure, lists are the only thing that keep me from losing my mind.  (more…)