10 Things You Must Do Before You Go to Disney by Happy Family Blog

10 Things You Must Do Before You Go to Disney

We love Disney.   I feel like we are always planning our next trip to Disney.  I am currently planning B’s birthday trip to Disney.  Here are the 10 things you need to do before you go to Disney. 10 Things You Must Do Before You Go to Disney 1. Book your Hotel There is no…

Free Things to do at Disney Springs by Happy Family Blog

Free Things to do at Disney Springs

Since we are only 3 hours from Orlando we often spend the weekend in Orlando.  On the day we arrive and the day we leave we almost always go to Disney Springs.  There are so many things to do at Disney Springs and most of them are free or inexpensive.  Disney Springs used to be…

Is a Charter School Right for Your Family? by Happy Family Blog

Is a Charter School Right for Your Family?

We still have another year of preschool.  I am already struggling to find the right fit for our daughter for elementary school.  A friend with four children gave me the best advice when I was first married.  She said your job is to find what your child is good at and support them in that.…

5 Things Every Sports Parent Needs by Happy Family Blog

5 Things Every Sports Parent Needs

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company, all opinions are mine alone for 5 Things Every Sports Parent Needs. #SaveSnackScore #CollectiveBias Our daughter is very athletic.  So I have become a sideline parent as we work to find out what is her favorite sport or activity.  Even when we…

Tips to Prepare for a Road Trip by Happy Family Blog

Tips to Prepare for a Road Trip

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Walmart.  All opinions are mine alone for Tips to Prepare for a Road Trip. #FRAMFreshBreeze #CollectiveBias We are so lucky to live 3 hours from Disney and 2 hours from the Keys! Because of this it feels like we are always take road…

How to Have your Tax Refund Save You Money all Year Long by Happy Family Blog

How to Have your Tax Refund Save You Money all Year

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone for How to have your tax refund save you money all year long. #YourTaxCash #CollectiveBias Did you know that more than 70 percent of taxpayers receive a tax refund?  And that the average is over $2,800,…

Must have for School Lunches

I originally bought these Reusable Heart Shaped Silicone Baking Cups for Bailey’s birthday party.  One day I tried them in a Tupperware for Bailey’s lunch and I realized they were the perfect size for a toddler.  I have used them everyday since them.  I highly recommend them. What do you use for school lunches?

 Transitioning to a Big Girl Bed 

I have been dreading the transition to the “big girl bed” for months.  I think Bailey was the last of her friends to make the transition.  My approach to it was if it is not broken don’t fix it.  That all changed when she learned how to climb out.   We woke up one morning…

Lessons Learned from Calling 911 by Happy Family Blog

Lessons Learned from Calling 911

Yesterday I was loading my car in my garage. My garage and door to my home were both open when I heard a man say hello. When I walked to the door he said he lived down the street and there were shots fired at his house and asked to come in to call the…

Halloween Costume 

Bailey finally narrowed down her Halloween costume to something orange.  I struggled I think of options pumpkin, butterfly.  She loved the idea of a butterfly so now I have to decide make it or buy it? What do your kids want to be for Halloween?