Anne Marie

Anne Marie
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5 Summer Drinks to Cool You Off

5 Summer Drinks to Cool You Off

Anyone who knows me knows that I love a good cocktail, and with temperatures in Orlando hanging out in the 90's I am on the search for the perfect summertime cocktail to keep me...

Simple Crafts and Activities… When It’s Too Hot, You’re Too Tired, or It’s Raining

Have you ever noticed that the days when your kids are B-O-R-E-D are the days when you just can't? It's like they can sense when you are exhausted (or hungover, I won't judge!) to decide...

Dear Room Mom – Let’s Tackle Teacher Appreciation Week

Dear Fellow Room Mom,  It's that magical time of the year for field trips, class performances, end of the year celebrations, planning summer activities....and teacher appreciation week. Just when you think that things can't get...

How I Prep for Consignment Sales

Consignment sales are one of my favorite #MomHacks. Not only are they are great way to fill your kids wardrobes each year, but they are an amazing way to make some money!! Here is...

Peace Out, Hair Dye…I’m Going Gray!

Peace out, box o'dye! So long, salon coloring! Adios, root touch up kits! That's right...I'm going GRAY...and I'm only 35. My First Gray Hair I guess I should start at the beginning. It started almost 11 years ago when...

5 Things to Know Before Going to Tea at American Girl Bistro

Our family has never been big birthday party people. And by our family, I mean my husband and I do not have the energy to have 20 screaming kids running around our house or...

Theme Park Burnout: Why We Are Taking a Break from the Parks

Even before moving to Orlando my family was theme park junkies. When we lived in Atlanta we had passes to Six Flags Over Georgia and went all the time. So when my family moved...

Reading Goals – Not Just for Schoolchildren

My kid told me that I can't be apart of our family any more. It wasn't said out of anger, frustration, or sadness. His reason was simple - I don't spend enough time reading...

The Career Change I Never Expected to Love

Many moons ago when I started college career I had big dreams (don't we all at 18?) of becoming a theatre teacher. I had adored my Dramatic Interpretation of Literature class in high school...

2 Cheap and Fun Orlando Staycations

I've said it before, and I'll say it again - we are so lucky to live in Central Florida. We live where the rest of the country (heck the world) literally dreams of coming...

Party Wings in Under an Hour

One of my favorite meals has always been wings, but I was always scared to make them. During a recent trip to family favorite Costco my husband suggested that we buy a BIG (isn't...

This Is Not Okay

Twice this week the news has broke that a celebrity has died from suicide. First fashion designer Kate Spade, then celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain. Both have led successful lives and have the means to...

Raise a Rukus with Pedal and Peel :: OMB Event!

Summer is HERE and your day is filled with taking snack requests, cleaning up the endless amount of wet pool towels, and breaking up World War III (or just the battle for the TV...

Bloom 2018 {recap}

On Sunday April 29th, 2018 new and expectant moms from around Central Florida gathered at Florida Hospital for Women to be celebrated and spoiled with goodies and treats from local and national vendors. Check out some of the highlights!

Family Friendly Irish Soda Bread

When I was a little girl, I remember sitting next to my mom all the time in our tiny kitchen in West Virginia. She was on the phone, smoking a cigarette (what's up early...