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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 »

LEGOLAND Kids FREE on their birthday – and other ways to save!

free legoland ticket on birthday

LEGOLAND California is celebrating its 20th birthday in a big way!  Children 12 years old and under will enjoy FREE admission to LEGOLAND in 2019 on their birthday.  This free…

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Food »

Easy Recipe : Kale and Pasta

kale pasta easy recipe

Who is looking for an inexpensive and delicious recipe? Today I am sharing one of our family’s favorite recipes again. Kale and cherry tomatoes are some of our favorite simple…

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Baymax Easter Eggs

Baymax Easter Eggs

Are you looking for an easy Disney inspired Easter Egg option? Our Baymax Easter Eggs were a big hit with our kids.  These Easter Eggs are fun and are practically…

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Disney »

Hotels with Free Shuttle to Disneyland

hotels with free shuttles to disneyland

A family trip to Disneyland is what happy core memories are made of.  We have made a business of finding ways to stretch our Disney budget. While a trip to…

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Thrifty Stuff »

Summer Movie Express – $1 movies all Summer long!

regal summer movies list 2018

The Regal Summer Express $1 movies is a highlight of our summer!  We can’t wait to share the entire 2019 discount summer movie schedule with our readers.  Over the years,…

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Entertainment »

How to Draw the Little Mermaid

how to draw the little mermaid step by step for kids

In celebration of “MerMay” I am bringing back this popular post once again!  One of my favorite hashtags on Instagram right now is #MerMay. Artists all over the world are…

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Style and Products »

WellieWishers Easter Basket – no candy!

welliewishers easter basket no candy idea

If you have a little girl to make an Easter Basket for, WellieWishers might just be on her list. WellieWishers are a sweet and silly group of girls who each…

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Blogging »

2019 goals – blogging and so forth

freelance childrens book illustrator

Oh, hey there 2019. I’ve been looking forward to seeing you. What do you think about changing things up a bit this year? I’ve been blogging for 9 years now. …

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Family »

Easter Bunny in our Backyard!


Pro tip – Photoshop a picture of the Easter Bunny in your back yard and show it to the kids! This is a favorite memory for our kids. This is…

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printables »

The making of How to Train Your Dragon 3 and free printable party kit!

How to Train Your Dragon 3 poster

How to Train Your Dragon : The Hidden World is flying into theaters everywhere on February 22nd.  This past week I was able to visit DreamWorks Animation Studios and get…

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