Halloween Horror Nights 25 at Universal Orlando Resort

I am not one for scary movies or anything remotely scary for that matter. This is why EVERYONE was surprised to see photos popping up of me at Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights this year. Truth is, our friends had extra passes and I was feeling a little adventurous so... Read more

The Newest Vacation Rental in Orlando

I'm so excited to share my most recent article in PLAYGROUND magazine. Friends from my hometown in Pennsylvania have created the most amazing vacation rental space here in Orlando. Click through to read about the inspiration behind this awesome home and how you can book your stay.   Follow our family Read more

Park City, Utah Skiing With The Family

It's been awhile since the entire family went west, but it was time! I had a few snickers when I announced our plans to embark on a ski adventure with the entire family to Park City, Utah during the Sundance Film Festival. But, then again places that people don't Read more

Mamma Mia 2014 Year in Travel

Today, as we are planning our first adventure of 2015 to Park City, Utah, I took some time to reflect on our 2014 year in travel. What a year of discovery it has been! This year our adventures took us across the pond. We explored all of the play spots Read more

Family Getaway Postcard Inn St. Pete Beach

A few weeks ago, our family, along with two other Orlando families,ventured to St. Pete beach on the Gulf Coast to celebrate a little friend's 8th birthday at the Postcard Inn. I was attracted to the aesthetics of this trendy spot since it was transformed from a Travelodge in Read more

Best Play Spots in Paris

It's almost three weeks since we returned from Europe, and I've finally sifted through my photos. I felt like my first post should talk about the fun playgrounds/parks in Paris. What an awesome experience to see the girls jumping right into the mix at playgrounds many miles from their Read more


Mia’s Birthday Night At The Movies

Thinking of doing a movie night birthday? I have a few simple ideas to help you along the way. I Googled “movie night” up and down and around when planning for Mia’s party. Shave some time off your planning and check out the tips below! We have an outdoor movie screen and projector which is great for movie nights. If you are in the market for the big screen, check out Amazon.com for the most competitive prices. And now… lights, camera, action!


Snagged popcorn bags and glow bracelets at the Dollar Store. Table cloth from Party City.


Cake courtesy of fabulous Aunt Christy. Find popcorn cake ideas for all skill levels on Pinterest. Click image to link!


Popcorn bins from Dollar Store. Table cloth from Party City. Candy and confetti from Target.


Shoebox wrapped with red wrapping paper and printed Lights, Camera Action tags and Rice Krispie stars for a takeaway favor.


Lots of fun was had a Mia's Movie Night!

Lots of fun was had at Mia’s Movie Night!


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Mamma Mia Etsy Picks Of The Week

So as many of you know, I’m in the throws of moving from my cozy downtown condo (where I’ve resided for the past five years) to a home (yes a real grown up house) just a few miles south. In my quest to furnish and decorate double the sq. footage, I’ve come across some cool decor finds on Etsy. This week I’m working on Mia’s digs and thought I’d share the wealth. Here are a few of my kiddie decor favs for the week. Click on the item to visit the Etsy shop direct.

Jolinne Art

Kona Interiors

Little Monkey Doodles

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