I loved to read as a child and can fondly recall when I was first introduced to Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. That catch phrase was used for everything wrong that ever affected my friends and I for a long time. I think my parents were soon sick of hearing, in a very dramatic way of course, that I or my sister were having the most “terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day” pretty much every other day of the week. What!?! We were kids! Disney has taken this wonderful classic and turned it into a hilarious movie fit for the whole family to see! Continue reading
Back in the summer during a rainy afternoon at the cottage the kids were bored and looking for something to do. I usually have a craft or two up my sleeve for just such an occasion, but this time it was Grandma to the rescue. Hidden deep in her bag of tricks were these adorable Plastic Stained “Glass” craft kits! My mother in law had bought these so long ago that she could not recall where they came from, but I am on a quest to find out. They were so much fun that I got in on the act too and I would love to pick up a few more for rainy days or play dates. Continue reading
You are gonna love this week’s theme for the Disney Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop. I know I sure do. My tummy has been growling as I perused my pictures. Have you guessed it yet? The theme is: This Is Really Good! Thanks to our lovely hostess Deb from Focused on the Magic. Hop on over to see the goodies Deb and other friends have to share.. Continue reading
A few years ago my world changed dramatically when our youngest was diagnosed with food allergies. Overnight we had to rethink how we fed our family. Everything from meals to the smallest of snacks needed to be scrutinized. We were fortunate that William outgrew two of his big allergies, eggs and dairy, but the pesky allergy to peanuts and tree nuts has hung on. Through diligence and yes, even fear, our household has become a family of stellar label readers. This has made me appreciate companies like Dare Foods even more. Continue reading
As my own daughter enters tween-hood I fondly recall my time during that golden age. Who remembers trying out their mom’s make -up or looking for treasures in her jewelry box? How about laughing with your girlfriends as you modeled your first training bra and then trying to hide it under a sweatshirt at school? The best times were spent having sleepovers at each others homes, staying up late to watch a scary movie and stuffing your face with forbidden night time snacks like chocolate! Oh, those were the days… Continue reading
MapleMouseMama is excited to share an interview with the founder of Bayo Bundles, Mompreneur Riley! Grab a cup of tea, sit back and read all about this busy mama and how she brought her dream to reality!
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This week our Disney Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop is sharing some awesome Disney Views! Thanks to the amazing Deb at Focused on the Magic for being our gracious hostess. Have a gander at a few of my favorites and then head over to Deb’s happy place to check out some more great Disney Views! Continue reading