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DIY, Education

We Made Proto-Putty and it Stinks!

Earlier this week we attempted to make a very smelly DIY:  Proto-Putty.  Lil' man saw it on the YouTube channel The King of Random.  He has become a huge fan of TKOR.  I'm more than happy to let him watch this one.  We do not use YouTube Kids since filters are faulty and the app… Continue reading We Made Proto-Putty and it Stinks!

Travel, DIY

Disney DIY: Haunted Mansion Butler Costume

I spent the better part of yesterday working on Lil' Man's costume for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.  I used a DIY from Disney's costume department.  The problem with the video is that it traded actually teaching people how to do the project for brevity.  I'm here to fill in the missing steps, so that you… Continue reading Disney DIY: Haunted Mansion Butler Costume

arts and crafts

2018 Lego Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts Minifigures

Last week we were chased out of our house by the cacophony of power tools and loud music.  I had originally intended to work on a DIY project, but I did not want the background noise from my neighbor's backyard construction included in the video.  Honestly, I think I just really wanted an excuse to… Continue reading 2018 Lego Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts Minifigures

Travel

Is it Becoming Increasingly Difficult to Book DVC Stays at the 7 Month Window?

I recently had a subscriber write to me about his experience over the years with Disney Vacation Club and booking resorts at the 7 month window.  He stated that it has become increasingly difficult to book rooms with points at 7 months out versus when he first joined DVC.  I've seen this topic discussed a… Continue reading Is it Becoming Increasingly Difficult to Book DVC Stays at the 7 Month Window?

Chronic Illness

SIBO Update Number 1

I feel so terrible that I've been neglecting this blog as of late, but with Lil' Man at home for the summer, my attention is needed elsewhere.  I promise, we've got a science experiment that we're determined to share by early August as well as some more of our travel tips and adventures. In the… Continue reading SIBO Update Number 1