Magic Castle Bounce House Review and #Giveaway (5 winners)

After months of this Polar Vortex nonsense, my kids are bouncing off the walls. Well, we decided to put that energy to better use and let them bounce where they’re supposed to: in a Magic Castle Inflatable Bounce House! We recently got one to review, and while we’ll have to wait until it warms up… [read more]

Happy 45th Anniversary to The Very Hungry Caterpillar! {Giveaway}

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We’re a reading household. As a long-time writer and literature major, most of my life revolves around the written word. My husband burns through library cards like crazy, and we’re happy to report that the kids seem to be picking up our love of books! My son is even starting to read and he’s picking… [read more]

Jerk Chicken Skewers with Tropical Fruit Sauce #JungleFresh

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Cabin fever got you down? Yeah, you are NOT alone. This past week, my kids were practically tearing down the walls. But then a magical feat of perfect timing happened: a Disney new release! The Jungle Book, specifically, which is on my family’s short list of favorites. We knew it was being released on Feb…. [read more]

The Jungle Book Diamond Edition: Now available! (and Printable Activities)

Cabin fever STILL in effect? Fear not – Today is the day that THE JUNGLE BOOK DIAMOND EDITION comes out on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital. Once you grab a copy, keep the Disney fun going with printable activities, like a “Bare Necessities” quiz, character fun facts, “spot the difference” and more! Just click the image below to get them… [read more]

Wordless Wednesday: Olaf Pancakes!

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An overabundance of snow days has led to my latest hobby – fancy schmancy pancake art! (Dye-free, as we do.) I decorated cakes for a lot of years, and this is similar, but you’ve gotta be fast! They burn if you don’t move quickly! What do you think of my first attempt at Olaf from… [read more]