The Mamarazzi

I love looking at the world through my camera lens. When my daughters think back on their childhood, their memories will undoubtedly include me with a camera in my hand. They have a love/hate relationship with the Mamarazzi.  Occasionally they...

The Family Calendar

It's hard to find just the right calendar for tracking the activities of the entire family.  I went through several versions before hitting on a simple solution that works for us. Lots of articles have been written on this topic,...

The Avalanche of Papers

When my daughters started preschool, I was unprepared for the sheer volume of papers that came home in their folders. By the time they were in first grade, I needed a support group to cope. That year we had...

Five Easy IKEA Hacks

I am a huge fan of IKEA and am so happy that we have one right in our backyard. My husband, on the other hand, doesn't feel the same way. Since he is easily persuaded, we go to IKEA...
Making a paper chain is a fun way to help children count down the days until a special occasion or event. Today we made our annual paper chain to mark the days between now and Thanksgiving -- and then...
Hello everybody! I'm so happy to be visiting Orlando Moms Blog to share this toy box tutorial with you. It's one of my favorite projects from my little girl's nursery and continues to be a lot of fun, especially...



Guide To Orlando

Summer Bucket List (+ Free Printable)

We only have eighteen summers with our kids at home before they are off to the land of adulting. After 2020’s summer of quarantine,...
summer reading lists

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