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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 »

Hero Up! Summer of Heroes at the Disneyland Resort!

mission breakout

Marvel fans, rejoice!  It is time to Hero Up and get yourself to the Disneyland Resort! Summer of Heroes is in full swing at Disney California Adventure Park!  New rides,…

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Food »

Simple meals that tweens can help with using Ling Ling!

simple dinner with ling ling

As our kids get older, making dinner has become more of a group effort.  This summer we have been making simple meals that are healthy and can be made quickly…

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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 »

Mickey’s Halloween Party 2017 dates!

mickey and minnie pumpkin

The first hint of the holidays is here!  Disneyland has announced their dates for Mickey’s Halloween Party 2017! Mickey’s Halloween Party is one of  the Disneyland Resort’s most festive ways…

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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 »

When your 6 year old wants a Hamilton themed birthday party….

Who is ready to party like it’s 1776?  My six year old. We have a new six year old in the house.  We went through several different birthday party themes. …

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Style and Products »

Bringing the magic of Cars 3 home : Piston Cup Showdown Racing Game!

cars 3 piston cup game

  It should come as no surprise that our kids have declared that Cars 3 is the best in the Cars franchise. Our kids have always been fans, but Cars…

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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 »

Despicable Me Free Printable Coloring Sheets

Despicable-me-3-minions

  Gru, the girls, and of course the Minions are back!  Despicable Me 3 is in theaters now and it is already a big hit.  Our family loved it and…

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