Education, Travel

Day Trip to Assateague Island

I've been itching to to take a day trip to the beach since the weather started warming up back in April.  Being new to the area, my first inclination was to look into visiting Virginia Beach, but I decided a four hour drive twice in one day would be pushing it with Lil' Man.  After… Continue reading Day Trip to Assateague Island

Travel

Easy DIY Kids Shorts for Disney Vacations

I have to admit, this project was inspired by my frustration with the lack of options for little boy's clothing.  If you are the parent of a little boy, then you know how slim the pickings are when you walk into a children's clothing retailer.  The girls have so much more to choose from that… Continue reading Easy DIY Kids Shorts for Disney Vacations

Parenting, Travel

DIY Countdown To Disney Chalkboard

I had originally told my son that he could not start counting down for our Disney trip until after his birthday this June.  After all, what parent wants to constantly be bombarded with questions like, "how many days now?" for months leading up to the trip.  But then I came to the realization that this was… Continue reading DIY Countdown To Disney Chalkboard

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Is the Disney Dining Plan Worth it? And a Free Table to Track Your Dining Credits

I did it!  It has been an absolutely crazy couple of weeks, but I made a chart for you to track the number of dining credits you have spent while booking advanced dining reservations (ADRs) for Disney World.  I have since lost the scratch piece of paper I hastily recorded our dining information on as I… Continue reading Is the Disney Dining Plan Worth it? And a Free Table to Track Your Dining Credits

Parenting, Travel

The 139th White House Easter Egg Roll

Lil' Man and I thoroughly enjoyed our time at the White House and seeing it up close was absolutely surreal.  I had tried to obtain tickets through the National Park Service's lottery, but luck wasn't with me this time.  It was my husband who managed to snag up the tickets through his work.  Unfortunately we… Continue reading The 139th White House Easter Egg Roll

Travel

Disney World Planner Binder Covers

As I have been putting together our summer vacation plans, I realized there are a few items missing from the Disney World planning materials I designed a few weeks ago.  I've put together two cover options if you are planning on using a binder to organize your documents.  The first option has no date while… Continue reading Disney World Planner Binder Covers

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10 Things to do in Washington D.C. for Free

It's spring break for us here and I have a whole week to keep Lil' Man entertained while sneaking in some valuable learning experiences.  Luckily for me, I live just outside Washington D.C. where there are a plethora of museums and monuments to visit.  The best part is that many of the destinations in this… Continue reading 10 Things to do in Washington D.C. for Free