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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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Travel »

Tenaya Lodge – Family Resort in Yosemite

yosemite lodge

For our first family road trip to Yosemite, our family was thrilled to visit Tenaya Lodge!  When we told friends we were going to Yosemite, most asked where we were…

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Food »

DIY Firetruck Cake – so easy!

diy easy firetruck cake

I have always wanted to have a ‘wow factor’ cake for birthday parties.  We never really had the budget for a professional cake, and I didn’t trust my own abilities. …

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DIY »

DIY Valentine’s Day Card with Candy Canes

Don’t hate me, but Valentine’s Day is not my jam.  More specifically, Valentine’s Day parties at kid’s schools are not my jam.  I will never be accused of an over…

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Disney »

OLAF’S FROZEN ADVENTURE official trailer!

olaf adventure

Frozen is still going strong.  We cannot wait for the next full length Frozen feature in 2019! I am sure Olaf’s Frozen Adventure will be such a fun treat for…

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Thrifty Stuff »

Summer Movie Express – $1 movies all Summer long!

Dollar summer movie schedule

The Regal Cinema Summer Movie Schedule is something I typically post on San Diego Deals and Steals.  This is the first year I will be sharing the Regal Summer Movie…

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Entertainment »

Cars 3 & LOU opens today! #Cars3Event

cars 3 race

The wait is over!  Cars 3 opens in theaters today! My family has been a fan of the Cars movies since the beginning and we are thrilled.  We attended an…

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Style and Products »

Eliza Hamilton’s Dress

hamilton schuyler sisters costume

Our family has fallen hard for Hamilton : An American Musical.  I introduced the kids late last year and Hamilton is still playing all the time in our house.  We…

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Blogging »

How I more than doubled my Twitter Following and you can too!

how to grow your twitter account blogging from home

To continue with our blogging for beginners series, I wanted to tackle one of my least favorite aspects of blogging; Twitter.  Can I be honest?  I don’t like Twitter.  Maybe…

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Family »

Photobombed. A Ukraine Adoption. Going from 6 to 9 kids!

adopt from Ukraine

I was wrong.  I just wanted a picture with my girl, that beautiful blonde haired, blue eyed soft-spoken sweetheart. We were hosting V through Project143, an orphan hosting program. She…

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printables »

Cars 3 Coloring pages

Cars 3 Cruz coloring page

Cars 3 raced into the box office at number one opening weekend. Fans were thrilled to see Lighting McQueen is still racing his heart out.  Pixar has a way of…

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