It’s Time to Read “Me Before You”

Me Before You

I just finished reading “After You” last night and realized that many of you still haven’t read “Me Before You” by Jojo Moyes. The story revolves around the main characters of Louisa and Will. Louisa has been hired to take care of Will after an accident. As with any good love story, they come from […]

Free Disney Parks Vacation Planning DVD

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Everyone who knows me knows that I am an absolute Disney addict. We own Disney Vacation Club, visit the parks at least once a year, and take Disney cruises whenever we can. Part of what I love is the planning. In fact, my family thinks I may love the planning more than the trips! I […]

How Cassandra Clare Helped Me Bond with My Daughters

Cassandra Clare Books

I started reading Young Adult books while my girls were still reading Junie B. Jones and Diary of a Wimpy Kid. In fact, I wrote about The Mortal Instruments being my “New Favorite Book Series” 4 years ago. Now that my girls are a teen and a tween, we read a lot of the same […]

Review of George: New Transgender Book for Kids

George by Alex Gino

I read a lot of books with my kids, particularly ones that have anything controversial in them that I want to talk to the kids about while they are reading or after they are reading the book. So I knew immediately when I heard about George by Alex Gino that the girls and I needed […]

Free Museum Tickets September 26

National Museum Day

The Smithsonian Magazine is once again presenting Museum Day Live, where you can get 2 free museum tickets to select venues across the country. To get the tickets you just register for a free account on the Smithsonian Magazine site and request the ticket. You then print the ticket or display it on your mobile […]

The Selection Is Great Read for Mom and Teen

Reading The Selection

A couple of years ago my teen daughter and I started reading some of the same books. It was slow at first as I was trying to find things that were age appropriate for her and that I would enjoy as well. Given that I love Young Adult books, it started to really pick up […]

Tweens Show Their #DisneySide with Villains Party

DisneySide Villain Party

Last year I was lucky enough to host a Disney Side party and we had an AMAZING time with the teens and tweens doing Disney Karaoke. I was afraid this year when we were chosen to host one again that we would not be able to top it! However, between the goodies we were sent, […]

Showing Off My Daughter

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What kind of mom would I be if I didn’t use my blog to brag about my kids at least a little bit? Last week was the school talent show and my older daughter, Jillian, sang a song from Wicked with her best friend Sam. I was so proud of them! They choreographed and practiced […]