Education

We’ve Adopted a Kitten!

Last Friday we officially adopted the newest member of our family.  A six-month-old brown and white tabby who has an abundance of energy and an insatiable curiousity.  He was found in a feral cat colony in rough shape.  He had worms, a nasty sinus infection, and a ruptured ear drum that the vet suspects may… Continue reading We’ve Adopted a Kitten!

Parenting, Travel

Countdown to Disney Paper Chain (Template and .SVG File Included)

Things are getting really exciting in our house!  We are nearing the one month mark for our big Disney World vacation and that means it is time to make our Countdown to Disney paper chain.  We have already been using our Disney chalkboard to countdown from a hundred days, but I love the paper chain… Continue reading Countdown to Disney Paper Chain (Template and .SVG File Included)

Travel

So, You Want to Join the Disney Vacation Club?

This summer our family took the plunge and joined the Disney Vacation Club.  Just like any real estate purchase, this is a big decision that is not to be acted on lightly.  We spent almost a decade telling ourselves, "it would be nice to join someday."  When joining DVC finally became a possibility for our… Continue reading So, You Want to Join the Disney Vacation Club?

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