We all know the famous saying "It's the thought that counts," and when talking about birthdays I find this to be especially true. Now that I am a parent, I find myself looking back to my own childhood and our family traditions more often. One of the fondest birthday memories I have were these little funny packages my Grandma would prepare in honor of your special day. The contents themselves wouldn't cost more than a dollar or two but it wasn't the gift that was so special. As clichéd as it … [Read more...]
Mickey Monday! Matching shirts and why you should wear them.
I'm just going to say that, unless you are playing a team sport or flipping burgers, matching shirts are a no no. I don't like kids in them, I don't like couples who wear them, and you can disagree with me all you like, that's you...we can still be friends. But for me? No. UNLESS, you are going to Disney, and here's why: Visibility: Your little anklebiters and the "adults" in your party will be easier to spot in the crowds Safety: Let's say, god forbid, you get separated from your kid. … [Read more...]
Mickey Monday! It’s time to decorate your Magic Bands!
The Magic Bands are here! The Magic Bands are here! But PLAIN Magic Bands? Oh no no no, this will not do. So we had everyone over, and between all 22 of us, we decorated the bananas out of those babies. Wanna know how? (Yes. Yes you do) First, and most important, you need to clean your band with alcohol. Do NOT skip this step. Your stuff will not stick properly if your band isn't clean. Now there are two ways to do this, you can fire up your Silhouette, and make some decals using this … [Read more...]