A wide selection of tutu’s and sparkly skirts have always been a staple in my 5 year old daughter’s wardrobe . Sometimes outfits are coordinated around the skirts, or often they are simply added on top of the outfit I have chosen for the day. Tutu’s are worn for almost any occasion or activity including school, birthday parties, bike riding, running through fountains or even hiking!
Since starting to plan for our Walt Disney World vacation, I have become a little obsessed with Disney Bounding. For those not aware, this is when you channel your favorite Disney character and dress in similar colors and styles inspired by their look. It is not meant as a costume to look exactly like the character, but rather a more subdued nod or tribute to that character.
For my first set of looks, I was inspired by one of my all time favorite Disney movies: Beauty and the Beast. It has been hugely popular over the past year with the release of the new live action film and I knew my daughter would be excited to wear the look with me.
It is September so that means all things pumpkin spice are hitting the shelves! I do enjoy pumpkin spice, but I think the craze has gotten slightly out of hand. I normally try to glaze over the various new limited edition pumpkin spice flavored items, but when I spotted this in the liquor store flyer I was willing to make an exception:
It has been very quiet here on my blog the past couple months. We got so busy camping, swimming and having fun with friends this summer that all plans for new posts kind of went to the wayside. One thing I knew I couldn’t skip out on planning, however, was our annual ice cream social with the neighbours. Continue reading “Pop Party”
Today marks 100 days on our countdown to our Walt Disney World trip. We celebrated our 10 year wedding anniversary earlier this month and will (finally) be going back to Walt Disney World this November to celebrate. A lot can change in a decade, so I am very excited to go back and see what is new in the parks and experience it all again with our kids. Continue reading “Our Disney Wedding: Remembering the Mishaps and the Magic”
Summer is now upon us and I wanted to share some of our family’s favorite day trips in and around the Edmonton area. I love that there are so many great family friendly attractions just a short drive from our own house to get out and enjoy. Pack a cooler of snacks, some good walking shoes, and get ready for a fun adventure! Continue reading “8 Great Summer Daycations in and around Edmonton”
Teacher’s gifts are always a bit of a challenge. You want something nice to express your gratitude, but you also want to know it is something that is going to get used and enjoyed. Continue reading “Kit Kat Teacher’s Gift”
I am in love with these candy leis! They are inexpensive to make, and are the perfect take away favour for any Luau or tropical themed party. Continue reading “Moana Party Inspiration: Candy Leis”
We recently celebrated my daughter’s 5th birthday and the birthday girl requested a Moana themed party. Even though we planned a very small family celebration, I love a good theme and can’t help myself from coming up with a few DIY projects to set the scene and make her day extra special. Continue reading “Moana Party Inspiration: DIY Kakamora Cups”
April 26 is National Pretzel day and today my family is celebrating with these delicious Mickey soft pretzels I baked up yesterday. Judging by how many my husband enjoyed, I think this will definitely have to be a repeat recipe in our house.