The Staycation: Fantasy vs Reality

For Valentine’s Day  I decide to surprise Matthew with a one night staycation at Universal’s Royal Pacific Hotel.  Matthew was going to be out of town for Valentine’s Day and it’s rare that I can surprise him like this – but I realized we had some unused travel points and was able to book a night.  We were also lucky enough to have the stars … Continue reading The Staycation: Fantasy vs Reality

Running a Hot Disney Princess Half

Hi guys!  It’s been a while since I’ve done a race review and with everything fresh on my mind, here’s a recap this past weekend’s Princess Half Marathon. Disney’s race expo visit went efficiently.  I am super grateful to Lisa at The Castle Run for posting character hours- or I would have missed my favorite Disney Princess (and one is never out!) ~ Moana Being … Continue reading Running a Hot Disney Princess Half

SCHOOL! Back to life….back to reality

Pack the backpacks and lunches, it’s time to hit the new school year with the ground running.  I am sooooo pumped about this year.   Could it possibly be because my youngest will be THREE!   Life is moving fast and I’m all about keeping up with my ridiculously high expectations I set for myself.  What does that mean for this family?  The summer mountain … Continue reading SCHOOL! Back to life….back to reality

Midadventures of a Summer Staycation

You know how you have those days where things seem a bit off at the start and you brush them off?  And at the end of the day after numerous failed disasters happening throughout you realize you should have seen the writing on the wall from the first moments!  Welcome to our most recent staycation! With our Disney passes ending soon, the boys and I … Continue reading Midadventures of a Summer Staycation

Thank You God for Another School Year

The last lunch has been packed.  There is only one last uniform to wear.  I’d just like to take the time to say Thank You to God for another wonderful year. With each new school year, I’ve got so much excitement.  I know what’s coming.  I see the potential.  The learning, friendships, and guidance.  And as I look back I continue to marvel at how … Continue reading Thank You God for Another School Year