DIY No-Sew Jake and the Never Land Pirates Cubby Costume

DIY Cubby costume from Jake and the Never Land Pirates

With a trip to Disneyland this year for Mickey’s Halloween Party (where everyone can dress in costume), we decided on doing a Disney Junior Jake and the Never Land Pirates theme for our family Halloween costumes this year!  Little Brother is a dead-ringer for Cubby, so his character was an easy choice. The costume was […]

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Homemade Disney Halloween Pumpkin Mickey Rice Krispies Treat

Pumpkin Mickey Rice Krispies Treat

What’s your favorite Disney treat? For holidays, Disney Parks rolls out all kinds of fun themed twists on classic park treats. And, Halloween is no exception!! During a press trip to Halloween Time at Disneyland and Mickey’s Halloween Party, we had the pleasure of checking out quite a few of the special Halloween Time treats. […]

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Family Travel Gear – Joovy Caboose Ultralight Compact Tandem Stroller

Joovy Ultralight Caboose Compact Tandem Stroller

We just returned from our first international trip with 3 little ones (ages 7, 4, and just over 2) in tow. We had a cross-country red eye flight and a 12 hour layover in Miami. Then, we had another flight to reach our Turks & Caicos destination. And while normally we don’t bring a lot […]

30+ Halloween Fun Food Recipes for Kids!

30+ Halloween Fun Foods for Kids

Are you ready for Halloween? Halloween is the PERFECT time to make some fun foods for the kids! So, I decided to round up some of my favorite Halloween fun food recipes – perfect for fun school lunches or any Halloween parties & festivities! There’s a fun mix of healthier options, main dishes, and sweet […]

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PBS Kids 2014 Halloween Week Programming!

PBS Kids Halloween Programming

Are you ready for some Halloween week fun?!  You’re invited to the spooky return of CURIOUS GEORGE: A Halloween Boo Fest on PBS KIDS! On Monday, October 27, everyone’s favorite monkey returns in his Halloween special, kicking off season 9 with a week of new episodes from the popular series! New adventures with CURIOUS GEORGE debut […]

10 Reasons to Consider a Family Vacation to Beaches Turks & Caicos

Beaches Turks & Caicos Family Vacation

We just returned from Beaches Turks & Caicos – our first international trip with the kids (young kids at that – ages 7, 4, and just over 2). It was such an idyllic tropical beach vacation. After experiencing it as a family, it comes as no surprise to me that Beaches Resort Turks & Caicos […]

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20+ Caramel & Candy Apple Recipes

Caramel Candy Apple Recipes

During the Fall, some sort of caramel and/or candy apple flavors are a must right?! I love making apple recipes this time of year! But, the candy and caramel apple treats really are just so fun. Thanks to a partnership with Foodie.com, I’ve created a delicious collection with 205+ caramel & candy apple recipe ideas. […]

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Jake and the Never Land Pirates Family Movie Night Ideas

Jake and the Never Land Pirates Movie Night Ideas

Yo Ho, Mateys!! It’s no secret that we are BIG Jake & the Never Land Pirates fans around here since we’ve done a Jake Birthday Party and we’re doing a Jake and the Never Land Pirates Halloween Costumes for our family theme this year!  So, I’m thrilled to partner with Disney Junior and LEGO® DUPLO® […]

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Caribbean Rice & Peas Recipe

Caribbean Beans & Rice

If you follow along on Instagram or Facebook, then you probably already know we just had the most amazing time in the Caribbean. We were in Turks & Caicos for the Social Media on the Sand Conference hosted by Beaches Resorts. The turquiose waters, powder-soft sand beaches, the tropical smells, the friendly people…it was paradise […]

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Easy Target Shopping with FREE Store Pickup!

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I’ve shared before on the blog my love of Target! It’s my go-to place for one-stop shopping and even just fun browsing. In fact, I just recently shared a super convenient way to save money at Target with the Cartwheel App! It’s great and I love that I can use it while wondering around the […]

Reese’s Pieces Chocolate Pretzel Bark

Reeses Pieces Chocolate Pretzel Bark

I’m a big fan of the peanut butter & chocolate flavor combination. And, every since I was a kid, I’ve loved Reese’s Pieces. Combine that with a little salty crunch from some pretzels and you have one seriously delicious treat! I love making candy barks, because they are just SO easy to do. You can […]

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25+ DIY Halloween Yard & Porch Decor Ideas

25+ DIY Halloween Outdoor Decor Ideas

Are you all decorated for Halloween? I love decorating, but we’re not all set yet for this year. While we don’t go all out for the front yard, we do like having a few spooky & fun things out. Last year we made the giant yard spider and this year we made the “something wicked […]

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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Frosting

Pumpkin and cinnamon – such a delicious combination of classic Fall flavors! Mr. Mom Endeavors is a HUGE pumpkin fan, so I love doing some fun pumpkin baking in the Fall! We just made pumpkin oatmeal pancakes for a tasty weekend breakfast and pumpkin cinnamon chocolate chip cookies are always a hit around here. And, […]

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50+ Delicious Tropical Recipes

50+ Tropical Recipes

Dreaming of paradise, relaxing on the beach sipping a delicious drink? Beach vacations are some of our very favorite, so I am beyond excited to be headed to Beaches Resorts in Turks & Caicos for the Social Media on the Sand Conference and family trip! Did you know that Turks & Caicos actually has won […]

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Carlsbad Seapointe Resort near Legoland {Hotel Review & Discount Code}

Carlsbad Seapointe Resort Hotel Review

If you’re looking for a hotel near Legoland that still has a great beachy vibe and views of the ocean, then Carlsbad Seapointe Resort is one to check out! We had the pleasure of being hosted by ResorTime here on a recent trip to California! The photo above shows the view from our room – […]

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Philly Cheesesteak Pizza

Philly Cheesesteak Pizza

We just made this ultimate Ragú #NewTraDish Philly Cheesesteak Pizza mash-up recipe the whole family will love as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. Mmmm…… Yes, that is indeed Philly cheesesteak pizza! And it is SO so good! It’s a different twist on a old classic and part of a little creative challenge. Ragú® […]

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Pumpkin Oatmeal Pancakes

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Mr. Mom Endeavors loves pumpkin! Pumpkin cookies, pumpkin pie, pumpkin bars, pumpkin anything! So, on a recent slightly cooler Fall morning, I decided that some pumpkin pancakes were in order! While I love light & fluffy pancakes, I usually try to make them a little healthier using a mix of ground oatmeal and whole wheat […]

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Mom Retreat Staycation at Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak in Phoenix

Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Staycation

Last month, I had the pleasure of taking a night away with a great group of my Arizona blogging friends for a little mom retreat staycation, aka the #phxmomcation! We LOVE family staycations, but this was my first mom-cation and it was awesome! Just one evening & morning away with friends! The Pointe Hilton Squaw […]

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Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Printable Activities, Coloring Pages, and Crafts

Sleeping Beauty Printables, Crafts, & Coloring Pages

SLEEPING BEAUTY DIAMOND EDITION is now on Blu-ray™, DVD, Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere (as of October 7th)! I love the movie and the boys enjoy it too, especially with Prince Philip and Maleficent as a big, scary dragon! So we were excited about the new DVD release. The restored, high definition picture looks great […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Attend Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland!

Mickey's Halloween Party at Disneyland

We just recently had SO much fun at Disneyland during Halloween Time. There’s so much fun to be had, but our absolute favorite thing was Mickey’s Halloween’s Party! The party does require a separate ticket, but I think it’s WELL worth attending! In fact, I REALLY want to try to make this an annual tradition […]

DIY Skully Parrot Costume from Disney’s Jake & the Never Land Pirates

Jake and the Never Land Pirates DIY Skully Costume

We’re big fans of family-themed Halloween costumes. And, with a trip to Disneyland this year for Mickey’s Halloween Party (where everyone can dress in costume), we decided on doing Jake and the Never Land Pirates for our family theme! Give the popularity of our pirate & parrot theme with little ones before, I knew I […]

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