The Good Dinosaur Activity Sheets – Coloring Pages, Games, Matching and More!
I’m super excited as Disney/Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur is coming out this week! Yes! I’m even more excited as it will be Miss V’s first ever theater experience! So, in honor of The Good Dinosaur, here is the motherlode of activity sheets, coloring pages, games and much, much more! This will keep your little one occupied for days! Need activities for a Good Dinosaur birthday party? Done and done! This PDF includes 4 coloring pages; Arlo, Spot, Arlo & Spot, and Nash, Butch and Ramsey PDF includes 5...read more
Rancho Bernardo Inn Photos
This is part 2 of my HP Print & Pamper Retreat trip report. You can read the first installment here. Rancho Bernardo Inn is seriously amazing. I was just blown away by the groundskeeping and interior design. There are nooks and crannies everywhere just teeming with photo-worthy plants, sculpture, and fountains. A picture is worth a thousand words, so without further ado, here is Rancho Bernardo Inn located in San Diego, CA. Outside Courtyard- Lobby Area- Gardens, Terraces and Fountains- Conference Spaces- Golfing- Snack Bar at Golf...read more
HP Print & Pamper Retreat Trip Report – Day 1!
Hi There! I’m back from my adventures in San Diego with the HP Print & Pamper Retreat by MyPrintly! The entire 4 days was a blast, and I can’t wait to tell you all the details! Let’s get started, shall we? The Background I had been to the MyPrintly event prior to Disney Social Media Moms On the Road in Portland in June of this year. You can read all about that adventure in this previous post. So, when I received an invitation to the HP Print & Pamper Retreat by MyPrintly in August, I was ecstatic! This mom sure...read more
Free Halloween Printable Treat Box Template
Hi There! I’ve been getting a little crafty, and wanted to up my game this Halloween! I wanted to hand out little boxes rather than have kids dig into a bucket for trick-or-treating. More fun, right? So, I designed this little pumpkin cutie. The PDF template can be downloaded here- Pixie Budget Halloween Pumpkin Box Here’s what you’ll need- Cardstock or Photo Paper Exacto or Utility Knife Scissors Candy or Halloween Toy PDF Template Ruler (optional) Start by printing the PDF template on cardstock or photo...read more
I’m going to HP Print & Pamper Retreat by MyPrintly!
Ok, I am beyond excited as I’ll be attending the HP Print & Pamper Retreat by MyPrintly TOMORROW! The retreat will be held at the Rancho Bernardo Inn, just outside of San Diego. The pictures are making me drool! Seriously, check out the photos on Yelp. The conference will be held over 3 days, and I’ll get a chance to tour HP facilities, test out some new technology, and well, get my pamper on! I’ll also be taking home a brand new HP printer and lots of other fun stuff! Also, if you haven’t heard of...read more
How to Save Money on Disney World Tickets
My good friend from high school, Ashley, recently asked me how to save money on Disney World tickets. (It was great to hear from you Ashley!) The answer isn’t an easy one, as Disney really does not discount tickets at all. However, there are definitely ways to save money on park tickets. Ticket Scams Before we go anywhere, please be aware there are plenty of ticket scams out there. Again, Disney really does not discount tickets. If you see a discount that is too good to be true, let me tell you it definitely is. Never buy...read more
Days of the Week Coloring Sheets
Hi There! Here is another installment into educational preschool coloring sheets! Here are days of the week- Download the Days of the Week Coloring Sheets PDF here. Includes all 7 days! The pages also include space to draw today’s weather! These sheets were designed and created by me, Copyright 2015. No distribution allowed, unless previously agreed upon in writing. Classroom use is ok. What other educational coloring sheets would you like to see? Let me know in the...read more
How to Save Money on American Girl Dolls – Plus Thrift Shop Haul
Hi There! This past week my niece celebrated her 6th birthday, and after some interest she was gifted two American Girl dolls that have been in our family for years. A Kirsten doll from 1991 and a Julie doll from from 2007. My niece will be Kirsten’s third caregiver. I may have started the American Girl love in our family. In the 4th grade I started reading all the books. I loved the stories of headstrong girls, the illustrations, the way the pages felt, even learning bits about history. We would get the catalog in the mail, and I...read more
Disney Social Media Moms Portland & MyPrintly Trip Report- Part 3
If you’ve missed the first two installments of my Disney Social Media Moms Celebration On the Road Portland (#DisneySMMC) and MyPrintly Trip Report, check them out in Part 1 and Part 2. The morning of June 8th, I woke up at Aloft Portland Cascade Station without the best of rest due to airplane noise. But, it didn’t bother me one bit, because I was headed to the main event, Disney Social Media Moms Celebration On the Road Portland! Woo Hoo! After a short trip on the lightrail, I was at the DoubleTree Portland! Pretty quickly I...read more
Disney Social Media Moms Portland & MyPrintly Trip Report- Part 2
Part 2 of our adventures in Portland, the MyPrintly event! If you missed the first installment, check it out here. It was super hot and humid on June 8th. After a dip in the pool, I got ready for the MyPrintly event at the DoubleTree Portland. We were staying a bit down the road at Aloft Portland Airport at Cascade Station. The easiest thing was to take the lightrail from our hotel. The walk to the lightrail station is only about 35 yards or so from Aloft’s front door. The lightrail was practically empty 3 of the 4 times I...read more