Summer Cocktail Popsicles


While the kids might look forward to the ice cream truck coming around this summer, it doesn’t really do much for me. But I do like a nice frozen treat. These Tropical Cocktail Popsicles are definitely not for the kids. They can have the ice cream truck.  When I found Palm Breeze Sparkling Alcohol Spritz […]

Juggling Schedules Is Not for the Weak


My husband and I are pro kids playing multiple sports. We encourage diverse interests and don’t think our children should be forced to choose one focus at such young ages (our boy is 8 and our girl is 5). And recently, I’ve seen several articles touting how playing multiple sports make better athletes, and how […]

Can I Go to Disney World with No Planning?

What you really need to plan for your Disney World vacation and where you can go with the flow

Between the activities my boys are involved with, their school, my work, my husband’s work, and all the daily must-do’s, I feel like we’re always on a schedule. So when we go on vacation, I prefer to be a little more laidback with our plans, mostly go with the flow. Yet, when it comes to […]

Dessert: Ice Cream Tea Cups

soccer moms ice cream tea cup

My youngest daughter wanted to bake something on a very hot afternoon this summer. I, however, did not want to turn the oven on. So, we came up with a compromise. It was more like food crafting than baking. A couple of years back she wanted an Alice In Wonderland themed party for her birthday and […]

Sidelines Read: The Isle of the Lost, a Descendants Novel

Isle of the Lost book, a prequel to the movie Disney's Descendants, coming summer 2015

I’ve always loved Disney fairytales. The magic, the daydreaming that something like that could happen to me(You dreamed of living in Cinderella’s Castle, too, right?). Once I made my way through all of those as a kid, I expanded into fractured fairytales, which took some of those familiar characters and put them in new stories. […]