Liza

Apr 052017
 

It was a few months ago that I first noticed a trailer for the new Gifted movie.  Instantly I knew it was a film I wanted to see, as I was drawn in by and wanted to know more about the characters and their situation.

Gifted movie starring Chris Evans, McKenna Grace, Octavia Spencer, Lindsay Duncan, and Jenny Slate

So when I was asked to partner with the Gifted movie and share my personal thoughts about it I was happy to do so. Continue reading »

Apr 032017
 

Bubbles is quickly turning into a rabid reader and I couldn’t be more pleased.  Seasonal and holiday-themed books – like kids Easter books – are some of my favorites, as rotating them in and out keep them fresh for your little reader.

10 Adorable Kids Easter Books! Fun titles your kids will love, with some familiar faces like Pete the Cat, Pout-Pout Fish, Minnie Mouse, and more

Here are a few of our favorite kids Easter books this year.  Some we’ve picked up on our own, some were sent to us from our friends at Macmillan.  I’ve included affiliate links for you to hop on over and pick up copies for yourselves, too. Continue reading »

Apr 012017
 

There is just something so satisfying about a grilled cheese sandwich.  Simple, tasty, packed with delicious melty cheese.

20 Melt-in-Your-Mouth Grilled Cheese Sandwich recipes. The perfect collection for National Grilled Cheese Month

April is National Grilled Cheese Month and I think trying a number of different takes on the classic grilled cheese is the perfect way to celebrate.  Bubbles treats every month like National Grilled Cheese Month – she sometimes eats a half-dozen every week. Continue reading »

Mar 262017
 

Within the last few weeks we’ve had a few milestones take place here.  Bubbles turned six, and she also lost her first tooth – two very exciting happenings when you’re that age.

Celebrate milestones - like birthdays, a first lost tooth, spring, holidays, or more - with beautiful photos from Portrait Innovations

For as long as I can remember my family has documented milestones like these with a trip to the portrait studio.  We almost always went around our birthdays, and then during the holidays my Mom and my Aunt would join forces to corral all six of us cousins for a family portrait. Continue reading »

Mar 152017
 

Spring showed itself here recently, with lots of sun and a few warm days.  It’s really put Bubbles and I in the mood for fun spring crafts.  So we went through my craft supplies and decided to make some clothespin crafts.

These clothespin crafts are a fun and easy kids craft. Check out how to make these cute dragonfly and caterpillar clothespin critters!

Bubbles loves any project that calls for googly eyes so we decided to make some clothespin dragonflies and clothespin caterpillars.  We had so much fun with them that next on our list will be some clothespin butterflies, too. Continue reading »