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Kid-Friendly Macaroni and Cheese Recipes

Children can be pretty picky when it comes to their meals. They may not like the side dish that goes with their chicken one...

Newborn Sleep Training Tips | Baby Sleep Importance

Having children is one of life's greatest gifts, but as any parent will tell you - being a parent takes a lot of work....

Gifts for 2017 Graduates

There are few times in our life when a big change is so clearly on its way. A marriage proposal, a childbirth, and a...

Epcot’s International Flower & Garden Show 2017 Highlights

It is spring time and that means one very important thing to Disney lovers---Epcot's International Flower & Garden Show! For 90 days, March 1-May...

Hot Air Balloon Rides: What to Expect

Hot air balloon rides have always intrigued me and have been on my bucket list for awhile.  But, I was only willing to do...

Easy Snacks for Kids: 50+ Quick, Healthy, & Fun Recipes

Many adults are worried about snacking too much, but kids are a very different story. Having snacks for children is very important. Snacks help...

DIY Glitter Mason Jar for Tealight Candles, Pencils & More

I hope you are ready for some seriously cute glitter fun today! This DIY Glitter Mason Jar craft is perfect for making gifts, party...

Spring Break Planning Tips and Ideas for Families

Almost every season offers an excuse to travel with the family. Summer is an obvious one, winter means holiday travel, and spring gives us...

Things to do on Catalina Island: 20+ Activities & Restaurants

Catalina Island is only 74.98 square miles but it is packed with activities. The list of things to do on Catalina Island is an...

6 Unique Attractions to Explore in Florida

Florida is home to more than just the big attractions. If you travel to Florida and don't visit the sites of historical value, you'll...

US Virgin Islands vs British Virgin Islands

There is a cluster of islands off the coast of Puerto Rico that have had an interesting history. These islands are known as the...

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Balls {No Bake Gluten Free Dairy Free Recipe}

A busy and active lifestyle is part of life and finding easy recipes that help you keep up with that lifestyle is important. And...

Lyon Homes Celadon Opens at Parasol Park a Great Park Neighborhood

Irvine is known as one of the top safest cities to live in, in the world. When you visit Irvine, you quickly realize why....

8 Fun Things to do in Delaware

The United States is a treasure trove of states filled with unique activities and offerings. Often, smaller states get overlooked by those with big,...

Elf on the Shelf in a Jar (Best Elf on the...

Elf on the Shelf is a holiday tradition for so many families, including ours. And while there are so many Elf on the Shelf...

Surf North Shore with Uncle Bryan’s Sunset Suratt Surf School

Learning to surf is something that my husband and son have wanted to do for years. Don't get me wrong, living in California means...

Macaroni and Cheese Snacks with Bell Peppers

I am always looking for new snack ideas for our kids to help them refuel between school and swim club.  They train four to...

HP 15 Series Laptop Review (+ Amazing QVC Sale)

Life in our household is filled with technology at every turn.  Both of our careers depend on the latest and greatest and our children use...

Connect With Edwin The Duck on Android

Edwin The Duck and I were introduced to each other during CES over a year ago, but at that time he was only iPhone...

Helpful Tips for Parenting Teens

There is now a second teenager in the house.  Well, my youngest son is now 13. Like most younger siblings though there is a tendency...