Winterlude with Kids // Ottawa, Canada

This post contains affiliate links. There is nowhere better to celebrate winter than in Ottawa, Canada during the Winterlude Festival. This festival highlights winter with a plethora of activities and great food. We didn’t need much convincing to leave Florida in early February to find old man winter. We happily took our friends (Poole it […]

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Snow Much Fun Day in Canada

This post contains affiliate links. A winter trip to Canada was designed to give us a taste of winter. We got that in spades. Old Man Winter served up a blizzard delaying our trip to Montreal, but giving us even more time with our friends, and fellow blogger, the Poole’s. (Check out Amber’s blog: Poole […]

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Montreal In Winter

We wanted snow and we got it! We headed up to Canada this February for everyone to get their winter fill. A blizzard hit the city the day before our arrival blanketing the whole city in fresh snow. It was perfect for our Littles who wanted nothing more than to play in the snow. Luckily, […]

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Organizing the Hall Closet

This post contains affiliate links. Ah… the hall closet. I don’t know about you, but for us it is a place where everything seems to end up on the floor. Seemingly functional, it always ends up being the bane of my existence. Hanging coats up on hangers means having a free hand, which I never […]

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Donuts in Paradise // Navarre, FL

A few weeks ago some new friends showed up at our door with a box of donuts from Donuts in Paradise. It was a wonderful surprise and before we knew it the box was gone – gobbled up by the six kids and four adults. I made sure to pull the business card off the […]

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Homeschool Room Tour

When looking for a house in Florida I wanted to find the perfect space to set up our homeschool room. We looked at homes with detached buildings and others with extra bedrooms that were perfect backdrops for a homeschool room. My homeschool room Pinterest board was overflowing with ideas. As luck would have it, the […]

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Bringing Back the Living Room

We move a lot. Think 7 times in 14 years. Each move though is a chance to try new things. When we settled on this house, I wanted to make the layout work for us. Jeff and I discussed a number of options and decided this central room would be a living room, without a […]

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