Florida Hot Weather Halloween DIY Ideas OR Costume Thoughts

I know it’s only the beginning of September BUT, we are heading to the Magic Kingdom this weekend for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party (MNSSHP). It still feels like summer here in Central Florida so I am at a loss when it comes to costume ideas. For the past four years, my son has wore full costumes to MNSSHP and he’s simply miserable from the humidity. This year, I want him to be comfortable and not worry about losing or ruining part of his costume while having fun. I…

DIY Kid-Friendly Valentine’s Day Crafts

Looking for some fun, kid-friendly craft ideas this Valentine’s Day? FamilyFun magazine has three cute and easy (and in some cases, tasty!) crafts for families to create together this Valentine’s Day! Hersey kiss mice, an M & M board game, and more! Check out the three ideas below that are perfect for celebrating the day of love! “Sweet Mice” Description:  Made of two Hershey’s Kisses and a heart-shaped set of ears, these tiny critters are almost too cute to eat. Materials: Ear and foot template (from familyfunmag.com) Card stock paper…

Watching The Ball Drop To Ring In 2014

My little guy was excited about potentially staying up to ring in 2014. He’s almost 6 and we thought it would be fun for him to watch the ball drop and feel the energy in NYC. We got in our pajamas and settled in to watch the live coverage. Even though he had no clue what he was going to see, he was excited. He has been to New York and was pointing out stores, restaurants and hotels he recognized in Times Square. He counted down the final minute of 2013,…

Target Last Minute Gift Ideas & $25 #MyKindofHoliday Gift Card #Giveaway

Did you procrastinate with your holiday shopping? Christmas was just a few days ago and I witnessed many scrambling for last minute gifts! On Christmas eve, I slipped into Target to buy myself a present (an iPhone 5s and 2 year Verizon plan). Along with my new phone, I grabbed some great accessories (screen cover and case). Merry Christmas to me! While there, I did a little last minute shopping and was impressed with how much they had left in their store! Target is my go to store. Whether I’m shopping…

Celebrate The Real Reason For The “Sea”son At SeaWorld Orlando #SeaWorldChristmas

It does NOT feel like Christmas in Orlando. Yesterday was 85 degrees and people are in summer clothes! It doesn’t look like we’ll be pulling out Christmas sweaters anytime soon. Despite the unseasonably hot weather, SeaWorld Orlando helped transform my holiday spirit with their gorgeous Christmas Celebration. I’ve been to many local holiday celebrations and SeaWorld celebrates the REAL reason of Christmas. If you have not seen O Wondrous Night, it is a must! This stage production tells the story of Jesus’ birth through the eyes of the animals. It’s…

2013 Sharp Holiday Cocktail Recipes

Each December, my awesome sister-in-law Mindy shares “Sharp Holiday Cocktails” on her Facebook page. Friends and family look forward to her recipes and photos! This year, I’m sharing her lovely concoctions with the entire world. I promise, you will find a new favorite mixed drink. Your Christmas parties will never be the same…and you will have mixologist Mindy to thank! Stock your liquor cabinet and get ready to enjoy these amazing cocktails! Leave some comments letting Mindy know which drinks you have tried and what you think! I will update…

Visit BJ’s Wholesale Club For A Huge Assortment Of Toys And Gifts #Giveaway

The holiday season is absolutely here and children and parents alike will cheer for the great selection of most wished-for and exclusive toys at BJ’s Wholesale Club.  While children dream of receiving great gifts, parents are watching their wallets and looking to purchase quality items that both entertain and engage.  BJ’s is helping make holiday wishes come true by bringing great values on this season’s most wanted toys including Tekno Puppy, Pillow Pets, Greek Yogurt Maker, Twist Speakers, Shaun White Maple Deck Skateboard and Disney’s Sofia the First Doll. Check…

Experience Nick Hotel’s LET IT SNOW Celebration

Celebrate Winter with snow, slides and live original shows all with your favorite Nickelodeon characters during the Nick Hotel’s second annual LET IT SNOW Celebration Nickelodeon Suites Resort, the only resort of its kind in the world, kicked off the hotel’s annual winter celebration, LET IT SNOW, on November 22nd. During the event, held every weekend and select weeknights, the resort will transform into a Winter Wonderland for kids of ALL ages to enjoy featuring: Original Nick Hotel LIVE Interactive Holiday Show starring SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer Poolside…