Family

Category

Party City Is Simplifying The Virtual Birthday Party!

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Party City. All opinions expressed are my own.Alright, summer birthdays look MIGHTY different this year. My birthday strategy is to usually find a pool or a splash pad, some kind of activity to keep the kids busy, a cake, and some cute decor. This year, I find myself planning THREE drive by celebrations. I'm so grateful for Party City and their new virtual birthday party kits. You can decide if you want to host…

Summer 2020: A Resource Guide (with printables!)

I look forward to putting together my summer guide for free and frugal things to do as a family every year for you guys. Our guide for 2020 is going to be filled with wonderful things to do at home together. I want you all to stay safe and healthy, practice social distancing, and make memories this summer. We are approaching the end of our school year, and I'm working to get organized for a productive and fun summer at…

Amazon Favorites: May Edition

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. When you shop using my links, at no extra cost to you, I make a percentage from each sale. Thank you supporting my blog.May is such a special month. Our first foster care awareness month as foster parents! Mother's day occurs in May, a personal favorite. We also love to make Asian Pacific Heritage Month special in our home. We do our best to share some new traditions with friends, but it doesn't look…

How To Support Foster Children & Families Part II! (even if you can’t be a foster parent yourself!)

This is crazy, ya'll. I'm updating this blog post I wrote back in 2018 when my heart began to shift to potentially becoming a foster parent SOME DAY. SOME day is this day, almost exactly four years since I read a couple blog posts on the topic. Several of my friends had opened their homes to vulnerable children a few years prior, and I had gotten a front row see to their experience. Since the timing had never felt just…

Mother’s Day Gift Suggestions!

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, at no extra cost to you I receive small commission. This year for Mother's Day, I'm focusing on a lot of my favorite small shops. I also tried to also share a few suggestions across a variety of price points. I also tried to share various different interests and styles. Also, I just wanted to ask if you shop for any of these things you consider using my links. I earn a small commission…

A Guide To Make Special Moments Special At Home!

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Basic Invite! All opinions expressed are my own.We are all navigating this difficult time, we are all absolutely in this together. It has been heart breaking to me to see so many special moments cancelled, because of this pandemic. With graduations and proms cancelled, weddings, and even funerals postponed. It has just been so sad witness these milestone moments take a backseat. I thought we could spend a little time talking about making moments…

Lionsgate Live! A Night at the Movies launches this Friday!!

Every now and then, I get a fun press release that I have to share with you all. I've told you how touched by the generosity and creativity and how they are serving their communities and audience during this difficult time. In response to the furloughs happening at theaters, Lionsgate has made a donation and continues to support Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation, an organization dedicated to helping workers throughout the motion picture industry. Read below for all the details on…

Host Your Own Premiere For TROLLS WORLD TOUR releasing 4/10/2020!

I don't know about you guys, but we are so excited to watch the new TROLLS movie coming out on digital April 10th. I have been so moved by so many brand stepping forward and entertaining our families while we all navigate this time. This is one movie we had planned to see in theaters, I absolutely love TROLLS and I know my boys do, too. In this packet I'm linking here, you will find some movie snack recipes, some…

Making Easter Special From Home!

Disclosure: I’ve received a free copy from Workman Publishing in exchange for a free and unbiased review. This post also contains affiliate links, when you shop using my links AT NO EXTRA COST TO YOU, I earn a small percentage.We are finding our groove in quarantine, emotions shift hourly, but in many ways-- this time has served me and my family in a beautiful way. We are moving slow, having better conversations, even working on chore training. I have been thoroughly enjoying…

Anxiety, community, and free things! OH MY.

I cannot tell you guys how many times I have positioned myself at this computer to write a blog post. A steaming hot coffee to my right, and my fingers hovering just above the middle row of my keyboard, but no words come. What could I possibly share with you guys that would have any significance? It isn't much, but I want to give ya'll a look into my anxious heart the last few weeks. At the encouragement of a…