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,…

Toddlers First Sleepover Advice Needed by Happy Family Blog

First Sleepover: Advice Needed

We have been talking about Bailey sleeping over at my parents house for months.  My parents are finally ready and tomorrow is the big night.  Luckily we live 2 miles from my parents house so we are close if Bailey decides she wants to come home.  We have been talking about how much fun it…

Preparing for a Hurricane

Checklist for Hurricane Prep

If you live in a Coastal town Hurricane Prep is a part of life.  When storms start to get close signs of the huricane are everywhere.  My facebook newsfeed is filled with pictures of the path of the hurricane.  Article titles like “Extremely Dangerous Matthew Remains a Category 4 Hurricane” with your home in the cone of…

Happy 1st Day of School – Signs and a Prayer

Yesterday was the first day of school for us and Bailey was so excited.  It is amazing how staying at the same small preschool makes it so much easier and less nerve wrecking for all of us.   I saw this prayer on Facebook, while I don’t know the source I had to share it.…

Intro to Zumba

My mother in law had shared how much she enjoyed the few Zumba classes she had tried in the past.  It had been in my head for years that I wanted to try it.  Saturday morning I finally made the decision that it was time to try it. I was so in shock when I…