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Disney on Ice Celebrates 100 Years of Magic – Metro Detroit Giveaway

Disney on Ice is celebrating 100 years of magic and who doesn't want to be a part of this!? Join the celebration as more than 60 of Disney’s unforgettable characters from 18 beloved stories come to life in Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic!  You’ll be captivated by the one and only Mickey Mouse, the irresistible Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Donald Duck, Jiminy Cricket, Pinocchio and many Disney Princesses.  Be thrilled by exciting moments from … [Read more...]

A Day Out with Thomas Creates Lifetime Memories

Thomas Welcome Sign

We recently went to the Day Out with Thomas event in our area. We were given tickets for the family in exchange for a review. I wasn't sure what all to expect other than a train ride and a few crafts or fun things for the kids. Let me tell you...I was completely shocked by the amount of things there were to do and how amazing every single thing was. The kids had a blast, and even us older ones had fun! ;) Our day with Thomas really did create a … [Read more...]

Packing for a Family Break (Guest Post)

Packing the essentials for a family holiday can be prove to be a bit of a rigmarole – especially when you’re put in charge of organising the brood and ensuring that everyone has packed all the necessities. Sometimes, it’s easier to just do it yourself and with the help of a handy checklist, you can be done in no time. Travelling with children, whether it’s to one of the lovely UK breaks or abroad, can be a stressful time if you don’t think … [Read more...]

We Had A Golden Time at the Goldfish Swim School in Clarkston, Michigan

Goldfish Swim Sign

Disclosure: My children received a complimentary swimming lesson and I received compensation for this sponsored post through TweetTeam.com, regardless, all opinions are 100% my own. Swimming is something I have always loved doing. I've always wanted to take my little ones to swimming lessons but there were always reasons that kept me from doing so. Those reasons included everything from lack of money when our oldest was a toddler/child to … [Read more...]

All Aboard for the Thomas the Train Birthday from Birthday Express

Thomas Party Decor

When it was time to plan my now three year old's birthday, I was exhausted. I was in mid-first trimester of this pregnancy and I just didn't have a lot of time to dedicate to the party. I felt incredibly guilty about this because he was going to be THREE, he didn't understand first trimester exhaustion. He deserved a party that was fun and full of his favorite character: Thomas the Train...but where was I going to find the time or energy to … [Read more...]

Disney Home Entertainment Preview and a Giveaway!

DVD Prize Package

I always love to see exciting new things that the people at Disney are working on. The last morning I was in LA back in June, we were given a preview of some amazing things to come! Disney is always hard at work when it comes to entertaining the whole family and we saw just that in these new home entertainment releases! The one thing I was most excited about was The Little Mermaid Diamond Edition! This has always been one of my absolute favorite … [Read more...]

We’re Going to the Day Out with Thomas Event in Flint, Michigan!

Day Out with Thomas

Our three year old is quite the Thomas fan. What three year old isn't though, right? Even our 1 1/2 year old daughter gets excited when she hears the Thomas music! She loves it, too! I am thrilled that the Day Out with Thomas event is coming to the area and they are so generous that they are giving us tickets so we can experience this event and tell everyone all about it! Thomas the Tank Engine has traveled all the way from the Island of Sodor … [Read more...]

It’s Here!! It’s Here!! Disney’s Planes is in Theaters Today! #DisneyPlanesEvent

I have to say this is the movie I've been most excited about this year. There are many reasons and some I'll tell you about today to get you just as excited to see Disney's Planes THIS WEEKEND!!!! It's here, it's here!!! Granted, I have already seen the movie during a sneak preview when I was in LA earlier this summer, but that is more reason for you to REALLY listen to me and take the kids to see it this weekend! I really do know what I'm … [Read more...]

Manchester with the Kids: Keeping it Stress Free and Fun (Guest Post)

Traveling anywhere with the kids can be a hassle if you’re not prepared, especially when you have kids of various ages that you need to keep entertained. We all know how difficult it is to find activities that all will enjoy so the trick is to incorporate activities that each age group will enjoy, making them more likely to accept the trips that don’t appeal to them. While heading abroad brings its own issues, traveling to a city in the UK can … [Read more...]

(Not So) Wordless Wednesday with a THREE Year Old!

3rd Birthday

This past weekend we celebrated three birthdays in our house: my husband, LA and myself. Of course, the biggest celebration was for our darling three year old, LA! We had a Thomas Bowling Party and he had so much fun! Take a look at a few of the pictures: Love this big, bright smile! <3     They had so much fun bowling! Cake time! Yes, he sang "Happy Birthday" with everyone else and cheered for himself when he … [Read more...]

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Hits the Stage Aug 23, 24 & 25 (Detroit Area)

If you give a mouse a cookie

If you have a toddler or young child, chances are you've heard of "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie"! This production is coming to the Detroit area! Read all about it in the press release below and then enter to win a family four pack of tickets!! As an elementary school teacher, my husband is very familiar with this book and says this should be a great production! I know I am excited to take our little ones! FAMILY FAVORITE TALE IF YOU GIVE A MOUSE … [Read more...]

Clorox 2 – Take the Pledge to Play Outside with Your Kids!

We live in Michigan so playing outside is limited to the season we are in unfortunately. We make it outside though in at least three of our seasons, if not all four! We absolutely LOVE to do outside activities or just be outside with the kids! When we get together with family my husband and I are always outside doing something with our kids, and our nieces and nephews. We believe that outside activity is a huge part of a child's life so we try to … [Read more...]