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Kindness matters: How we are spreading kindness

Dec 4, 2017 Making “Kindness Rocks” is a fun way to get girls engaged, create conversations, and spread kindness. ~400 words

Junior Scope

Omano Junior Scope: perfect for your Girl Scout troop!

Nov 30, 2017 Our friends at BSM Media and Omano sent us a Junior Scope microscope for kids. With the help of this microscope, we were able to take water samples and analyze what is in our drinking water, fresh water, and an area pond. ~400 words

Top five best hostess gifts under $40

Nov 25, 2017 Cyber Monday is just a couple days away and I have the top five best hostess gifts under $40 just for you. One of the reasons I love the holidays so much is because of the festivities. I have always… ~500 words

Food for flight: our inflight experience on Air France

Nov 18, 2017 When Emelia was asked to run the Venice Marathon and I volunteered to go carry her shoes, it wasn’t until we were boarding our flight that it finally hit me that we were actually going to Italy. We walked… ~400 words

Advent Toys Grab Bag

Advent Grab Bag: A new twist on a cult classic

Nov 15, 2017 Last year I realized very quickly that our traditional advent calendar was not going to work with three kids in the house for two weeks. When I saw these Advent Grab Bags from Maggie Mason and the Secret Cake Society ~300 words

Chicken and rice soup

Easy chicken and rice Instant Pot soup

Nov 14, 2017 It finally happened. The week before Thanksgiving our house gets hit by the plague. Or cold season, depending on how you look at it. Anytime my children have to take sick days from school, it feels more like the plague… ~300 words

Team Jaime shirt design

Rally the troops, get your new Team Jaime shirts!

Oct 10, 2017 In February of 2014, I sat next to my friend Jaime at a conference. We laughed and got caught up with each other’s lives. It was just a month later that Jaime told us she had breast cancer. Jaime… ~300 words

Girls Scouts bridging to the Junior level.

Why I love being a Girl Scout leader

Oct 10, 2017 Girl Scouts has been one of the biggest time commitments for our family. But here’s why I love being a Girl Scout leader and encourage you to do it too. ~500 words

Women who travel: Italy or bust…

Sep 26, 2017 Last month I started writing for a travel blog contributing on a monthly basis about places I’ve been and want to share. She’s On The Go is a travel blog written by your best girlfriends that you didn’t know you… ~300 words

Side of the Disney Wonder cruise ship

Book your next cruise on the Disney Wonder

Sep 19, 2017 Disney offers several different types of cruise options throughout the year. For our family, Disney has the perfect two-night options. If you haven’t been on a cruise yet, come join us as we start planning our next Disney vacation on a cruise ship. ~600 words

Visiting Europe with kids

Summer is gone, how did we get here?

Sep 4, 2017 You know when you wake up and try to remember the day and think, how did we get here? The summer months just flew by and now we are scrambling around in disbelief. School begins in just a couple days… ~500 words

Hanging out with Mickey

Disney Social Media Moms: On the Road at Disneyland

Aug 16, 2017 One of the best conferences I have ever been to is the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration. This invite-only event gives bloggers and influencers an inside look into what Disney is doing across many of their brands. Disney also takes this event “on the road” and hosts smaller events outside of the main SMMC. ~500 words

Disneyland Treats

Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort

Jul 17, 2017 Every year, we get so excited for Halloween time at the Disneyland resort. This year things are going to be even spookier, and we can’t wait. Tickets go on sale today for Mickey’s Halloween Party. Pass holders, DVC members,… ~400 words

Not normal shirt

Greater Ink: creating the change we want to see

Jul 10, 2017 I’ve written so many post-election pieces that haven’t been published here. We felt this past election year was hard on a lot of people, our family included. As parents of two young girls, we were constantly faced with questions about… ~400 words

Self care: taking care of me first

May 26, 2017 I tend to be on the uptight side. I like things a certain way and I am rarely patient. If I ask for something, I like it immediately. Apparently not the entire universe works this way. Moving to Southern California… ~400 words

Packing for Europe

Traveling to Europe: how to pack for a long vacation

May 18, 2017 We are just under thirty days away from our big trip to Europe. I’ve talked about how 2017 was going to be an adventure, and we’re actually following through with it. Europe, here we come. My mom will be taking… ~800 words

Disneyland with toddlers is a magical experience.

Influential Disneyland bloggers

May 8, 2017 I’ve been writing about Disneyland for a long time. I think Emma was just 15 months old when we when to Disneyland for the first time. Over the years we’ve managed to spend a lot of time at Disneyland, a… ~500 words

Everything you need for a thirty minute, healthy meal is in the SunBasket box.

Family meals with Sun Basket

Apr 19, 2017 I’m sure we are all running on the same fumes these days. By the time we pick up the kids, go to after school activities, and do homework… well we sometimes forget how to include dinner in that mess. We… ~300 words

Who HQ series of books

Who was… book series for young readers by WHOHQ

Apr 3, 2017 Looking for fun books full of history about historic people, places, and things? Check out the WhoHQ series for young readers. ~400 words

Lorraine Motel

Walking in Memphis

Mar 20, 2017 Being in California, we rarely travel East. My sister has lived in Arlington, Virginia and after five years we’re just now going to visit. For some reason, traveling East just seems difficult, especially with two small children. When we were… ~1,000 words