Baby's Day Out

Make your outings with Baby fun and easy with these inspired ideas. From a short trip to the coffee shop to a stroll around the block, each small excursion offers a world of possibilities.

The Perfect Collection for Your Little Minnie Mouse

While I was writing my previous blog about my niece’s Minnie Mouse themed first birthday party, I spent a lot of time researching Minnie Mouse options for all of you in case you wanted to do something similar.

During my research, I happened upon a beautiful new collection called the Minnie Mouse Coral Flowers Gear Collection. And I’ll tell you what: If I had a baby girl, this is DEFINITELY what I would want for her! Check it out!

Our Thanksgiving Tradition

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I love, love, love the holidays. Growing up, we always cooked a huge meal on Thanksgiving and ate lunch around 2 p.m. Then we would all sit around and talk about how full we were, and how we couldn’t possibly eat any more food. Then a few hours later, we were all making a plate full of seconds. Haha.

My Nana, my grandmother on my mom’s side, made up a family tradition many Thanksgivings ago. When she came up with it I thought, “What a great idea!” Read on to find out what it is:

How We Keep Our Toddler Happy While on Vacation

This week, we’re in Texas celebrating Thanksgiving and visiting family. Our trip down was a magical one and being able to spend time with family we don’t see every day is a wonderful feeling. More so, getting to see our little guy spend so much time with his Mama and Papa (Grandma & Grandpa), his Tias and Tio (Aunts and Uncle), and cousins, is a great time for him. It also means we’re staying very busy, and have to be prepared every time we head out the door.

Why I'm Grateful for My In-Laws

I feel so fortunate that my husband’s parents and siblings are such wonderful people, especially after some of the stories I hear from friends about their strained relationships with in-laws. And thank goodness they are, as we now live 10 miles from Chris’ parents in a small town in Arkansas.

It is such a blessing having them so close. My boys absolutely love going to “grandma and grandpa’s house” and spending time with their 1-year-old cousin Phoenix. And we finally have people to babysit our little guys so we can have date night!

4 Goodies Every Mom Needs in Her "Mary Poppins Bag"

Every mommy out there knows that keeping a toddler entertained can sometimes be a monumental task. Whenever I take my son for an outing, whether it’s to the pediatrician’s office or perhaps a restaurant, I always make sure to pack my bag of “goodies” to keep my little one happy. Sometimes I feel like I’m Mary Poppins with her bottomless bag full of items (minus the floor lamp).

If you’re looking to add some new items to your bag of tricks, here are a few of my favorites:

 

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