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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 »
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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 »
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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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DIY »
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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 Mid-PackMama.com 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 »
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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 »
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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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