Izumi on the Navigator of the Seas

This post contains affiliate links. Please see full disclosure here. My family has been on two cruises with Royal Caribbean which included the Liberty of the Seas and Navigator of the Seas. We loved each one and made sure that we tried a few of the specialty dining restaurants. Each one that we tried was amazing and we ate at them multiple times. During our last cruise on Navigator of the Seas, we were able to try one specialty restaurant for the first time. Izumi on Navigator of the Seas is an amazing Japanese cuisine that offers a wide variety of dining options that will most likely please everyone in your group. Since this was our first time to eat at Izumi, I wanted to share our experience. What to Pack When You go on a … [Read more...]

Get Your House Ready for Spring

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com. Without even thinking or planning, each spring I focus on getting my house ready for spring. It feels good to have my living space refreshed and my yard treated so that it's not only beautiful but is comfortable so my husband can grill and my girls can play. Since I love to share, I wanted to put together a few tips on how to get your house ready for spring. When I get my house ready for spring, I not only focus on getting rid of the unnecessary clutter, toys, and clothes that have been collected since the last spring cleaning, but I also focus on my yard. With such a large family, I feel like there is so much to do but thankfully there are some great products and companies that make it … [Read more...]

Why I Love Literati Subscription Service for Kids

Thank you, Literati, for sending me one subscription box at no cost for my honest review. I have always loved to read. When I was a child, I would always read and even now as an adult, I am always reading. I love to become engulfed in each story that I read and now that I have kids, I am always trying to set an example for them by not only encouraging them to read but by reading in front of them. With that said, when Literati, a subscription service for kids, contacted me and asked if I would like to receive and review one of their boxes, I was happy to do so. I am very thankful that my girls have a love for reading. It makes my heart happy when I see them reading books that I once read when I was a child. I love to fill their … [Read more...]

Calico Critter Toys Let Your Kids Use Their Imagination

This post contains affiliate links. Please see full disclosure here. With 3 girls living in my home, I am very thoughtful when it comes to which toys I decide to buy them. Before I purchase a toy, I make sure that the toy allows for them to use their imagination and allows them to grow with it. One of my favorite toys is Calico Critters because these toys let my kids use their imagination while they are playing. There is such a wide selection of these toys and my little ones love them and can spend hours playing. Calico Critter Toys Let Your Kids Use Their Imagination Calico Critter Animal Families: It is hard to settle on one Critter Animal family. They are all too … [Read more...]

Chevy Stevens Books You Will Want to Read

This post contains affiliate links. Please see full disclosure here. I have to admit that I have a serious fangirl crush on Chevy Stevens. Besides her amazing talent for writing books that keep me focused on every single word from her numerous amounts of writings, Chevy Stevens is an amazing woman because she went from a "regular everyday person" to an author that has tons of people waiting on the edge of their seats for her next book to be published! I am definitely one of those people that gets excited and is one of the firsts to buy her newly released books, so I thought that as a way to share my love and excitement for Chevy Stevens writings I would share Chevy Stevens Books You Will Want to Read. Chevy Stevens Books You Will Want … [Read more...]

Little Tikes Games Your Kids Will Love

Little Tikes provided me a variety of Little Tikes games at no cost. All opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links. Please see full disclosure here. I have been raising kids for over 23 years. Some of the kids I have raised were mine and a few were kids that I would help raise during the day while their parents worked. From my experience raising kids, I have learned which toys, games, and toy brands are worth buying and which ones are better left on the store shelves. Before I make a toy purchase I make sure that the toy is worth the money, is durable, can be passed down from one child to the next and a toy that a child can benefit from and grow with. Teach Kids Interactive Play With Little Tikes  My favorite toy brand that … [Read more...]

15 Perfect Gifts for Stranger Things Fans

This post contains affiliate links. Please see full disclosure here. My preteen did not waste any time finishing Stranger Things Season 2. She is fascinated with this series and even went to Comic-Con dressed up as Eleven. You can see her costume here, it was pretty good! As I was shopping for my child's Christmas presents, I was amazed at all of the Stranger Things items that are in the marketplace. There are so many cool and awesome items from clothing to Funko Pops to socks to almost everything imaginable. To make it helpful for anyone that is obsessed with Stranger Things like my child and most of America, here is a compilation of 15 perfect gifts for Stranger Things fans. 15 Perfect Gifts for Stranger Things Fans- Quite honestly … [Read more...]