Tag Archives: Vacation

Tech Free Road Trip Hacks

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A few months ago we decided to take a road trip across 8 States. Not only was it a great way to see the country we had moved to, but it was also a great way to unplug from our daily responsibilities and spend some time together as a family. (Something we had not done in a while) We decided… Read more »

Muddy Puddles – Peppa Pig Style

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This week has been a most welcome reprieve from the heat we’ve had lately. It’s been raining on and off for the last few days. But along with the reprieve comes the unfortunate reality that a mom can only do so much to keep her kids entertained indoors… Boredom will hit!!! So, today I had one of those all-too-rare light-bulb… Read more »

A weekend filled with Red, White and Blue Sparkles

I was meant to write this post last week, but time just simply got away from me. My gran arrived from Brazil last week (she’s 86, but that’s a post for another day), and we’ve taken the time to catch up a little. So anyway, here it is, our first 4th of July in America… This was one of the… Read more »

Not Going Away on Holiday? Great “STAYCATION” ideas right here!

I was sitting outside yesterday, watching my children cover the driveway in sidewalk chalk, and I thought to myself… “Wow, everything is just so calm right now.” Bliss! The kids were playing happily, and I was reading a Magazine, Better Homes and Gardens. I came across an article called “Break For Summer”. It has some fantastic ideas for what many would… Read more »

Need Inspiration For Summer ?? Here’s my SIMPLE SUMMER LIST!

This is my first 12 week Summer vacation. And I must admit, I’m getting heart palpitations just thinking about it! 12 weeks. 4 kids. And… ME What’s a mother to do? Usually during Summer I picture myself sipping Margarita’s in the sun, getting my groove on. Right now I’m seeing a very different picture. Sadly, no time for Margarita’s, maybe… Read more »