Skiing in Snowshoe, WV: A Family Travel Guide during a Pandemic

Snowshoe, West Virginia has been on my radar for a couple of years now. We usually take a family trip right after Christmas, to celebrate New Year’s and in typical Floridian fashion, we’re always looking for destinations that will satisfy our “cold weather” itch but also won’t take up much flight time to maximize our…

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Hot Chocolate Bomb DIY Do’s + Dont’s

In my mind, everything is “easy” to Do It Yourself…until I actually Do It. I decided I was going to make Hot Chocolate Bombs this year 1. Because they seemed easy enough and 2. Because I wanted to make sure they were safe for Vera’s allergies (Soy, Peanut, Tree Nut, all Legumes) but really, because…

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Christmas Mantel Art Download

This year, I’ve seen holiday art in kid’s rooms, on book shelves, in playrooms and most recently on Christmas fireplace Mantels. I created this file for myself but I’m including it here in an 8×10 and 18×24 (size I have on my mantel) for free download to share with you. These make last minute home…

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Alec’s Grinchmas Room

If I had a dollar for every time I’ve been forced to watch How the Grinch Stole Christmas (in every single version) over and over again, well, let’s just say I would have a lot of dollars. This year, I decided to put a Christmas tree in each of the kid’s rooms and when I…

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DIY Christmas Outdoor Mat

Making one of these mats has been on my TO DO List for a while now, but when I saw an Etsy listing for an ornament that read “Baby it’s COVID Outside,” I instantly go an idea to make it into this year’s Christmas mat. I included the materials you will need below, along with…

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It’s a Piedemic! Thanksgiving Pie Tags + Aba’s Pecan Pie Recipe

Every year, Aba Rosi, (my mother-in-law) makes her famous Pecan Pies for Thanksgiving. Each year, the week she’s baking, her house smells of warm vanilla and sweet pecans roasting. If you are visiting, the feeling that the holiday season is near fills the air the moment you walk in the door and instantly transports you…

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Christmas 2020 Mood Boards

My OCD gets out of control around this time of the year. I start seeing all of the Christmas Decor and holiday trends and I feel like I need to put all my design thoughts into one mood board to help me decide what direction I am going with all of my ideas. It takes…

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Road Trip Essentials + Tips for Travel with Toddlers

Thank god for road tripping during this pandemic. We haven’t been brave enough to jump on a plane with our toddler and our toddler/baby, so we’ve resorted to taking road trips during this time and it’s been a nice way to getaway safely. With the holidays coming up, I know many families will be doing…

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Last Minute Halloween DIY Costumes

Halloween is 4 days away. Did that cause anxiety, yet? If you are a last minute procrastinator, don’t worry I’ve got 3 last minute easy DIY costumes you can put together from stuff you probably already own or can probably still find in stores (with links attached). These costumes work for adults too. Check them…

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HALLOWEEN DO A DOT

We still have Alec in virtual school for now and I’m always looking for activities to keep our little one, Vera, busy. She thinks she’s part of his class and wants to “work” on her homework just like her big brother. Last week, I created some of these fun printable for her to “dot” helping…

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