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Kate and family

Highlights Along the Way

Hi! My name is Kate, welcome to my little corner of the internet! A little about me, I am a wife, a mommy, and a blogger. I love adoption, Disney, exploring SoCal, and encouraging my kids to eat healthy. Grab a cup of coffee, hang out for a while, and please invite a friend….

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Family »

The Journey to Masha : An orphan hosting and older child adoption story

When my husband and I started our adoption journey 10 years ago we knew one other couple at our church that had adopted, that was it.  At that time there were very few adoption blogs,  …

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Travel »

Knott’s Berry Farm For The Cure – and a GIVEAWAY!

Knott’s Berry Farm and Susan G. Komen Orange County are partnering, for a third year, to raise money for breast cancer awareness, services, and research by offering a special “Pink Ticket” and limited edition “pink”  …

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Disney's Zootopia Flash

Holiday themed printables from Zootopia

Our family is super excited about Zootopia coming to theaters, you may heard much of it just yet but I promise it is going to be one of the cutest movies of 2016. Zootopia opens  …

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Food »

BB-8 Cupcakes

So we made some easy BB-8 cupcakes for our son’s Star Wars birthday…. sort of.  I suppose I should say we attempted some DIY BB8 cupcakes.  We really tried.  I was personally embarrassed and my  …

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Disney »

Zootopia FREE Printable Coloring Sheets!

Who else can’t wait for Zootopia?  I mentioned Zootopia when sharing about upcoming movies we heard about at D23 Expo – it seemed so far away but we are finally getting close!  Zootopia opens in  …

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Thrifty Stuff »

Get a FREE Month of Amazon Prime!

We signed up for a free month of Amazon Prime thinking we would ditch it after that month. While it was a super easy process to unsubscribe we decided it paid for itself with just  …

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Entertainment »
Chris PIne is Bernie Webber and Holliday Grainger is Miriam in Disney's THE FINEST HOURS, a heroic action-thriller based on the extraordinary true story of the most daring rescue in the history of the Coast Guard.

The Finest Hours Review!

My lovely friend Ashlie from was kind enough to fill in for me at the screening of The Finest Hours.I cannot wait to see this new based on a true story from Disney and  …

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Style and Products »

LeapFrog epic Giveaway!

Everyone knows our family loves LeapFrog – our kids love media time and I love that it is a learning opportunity!  I love LeapFrog so much that last year I was part of the LeapFrog  …

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Blogging »

How to set up Google Adsense to monetize your blog!

So you just started a blog.  Congrats!  I know many people start a blog just as a hobby while many others start a blog in the hopes of making money from home.  I always suggest  …

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