Taking CloudPets™ to Visit Grandparents

The CloudPets™ visit grandparents! #CloudPetsForever AD

In May, my mom came for her bi-annual visit to Seattle. At about the same time, my kids discovered CloudPets™ on TV. They quickly figured out how they worked and began asking their “Nanni” (my mom) for them. Now, they are taking them with them when they go to visit her this weekend.

Super cool things to do on a trampoline!

Did you know you can turn your trampoline into a giant chalkboard? Whether it's a game of tic tac toe or a beautiful mural, let your imagination soar! #SpringFreeFamily SPONSORED

This post was sponsored by Springfree Trampoline. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience. My first trampoline memories are at my friend Maia’s house. A large rectangular trampoline in her front yard, steel blue frame, exposed springs, backflips and lip-syncing to Madonna on an old boom box. Unsupervised. What can I say, […]

Packing the perfect road trip kit.


This post about packing the perfect road trip kit is sponsored by Kraft. We’re planning our first official family road trip this summer. That is, we’re going more than one state away. Right now I’m sort of wondering what the heck I got myself into. THE LONG DRIVE I’m a little scared. Not in a monsters […]

Family time inspired by superheroes with Disney Infinity 2.0

Family time inspired by superheroes with Disney Infinity 2.0 #InfinityHeroes #CollectiveBias #Shop

This Disney Infinity 2.0 shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #InfinityHeroes #CollectiveBias Family time. It’s important. Sometimes we load up in the van and go for a drive around Lake Chuckanut and finish off with a dinner at our favorite burger place. Other times we […]

Happy Birthday Edison! #DisneySide

DisneySide food spread

Sorry little buddy. I know your FIRST birthday was a few weeks ago. But between Daddy’s work schedule and the crud running through our house and everything else, your party came a little late. In fact, we had planned on celebrating early and chaos still ensued! But this past weekend, we had a fun first […]

Bedtime stories with Grandma

bedtime stories with Grandma

How do you handle bedtime stories with grandma when she’s across the country? Be There Bedtime Stories saved the day! They sent me a few story credits to my mom could read stories to the kids this week! Be There Bedtime Stories connects families separated by distance through bedtime stories from the web. If you […]