Weekly Snapshot 7/30

July 26


Visiting the Dolphin Research Center in the Florida Keys


For the last 3 or 4 years we have been members of the Dolphin Research Center on Grassy Key, just east of Marathon, FL in the Florida Keys.  If you find yourself in the Florida Keys (with or without kids), a day trip to the DRC is an experience you will never forget. It is […]

5 Tips for Going to the Beach with Infants and Toddlers

Beach 2

Disclosure: I have received sample products for review. However, my opinions are my own and have not been influenced by the company in any way. Let’s admit, going to the beach with a baby can be painful. No more sunbathing, reading while listening to the waves, or swimming on your own. Your entire time at […]

Kindergarten Supply List

Kindergarten Supply List

Congratulations! Your baby is starting Kindergarten. My oldest is going too. Depending on where your child is going to school, you will either have a somewhat short and sensible Kindergarten supply list or a long list that leaves you wondering what your taxes are paying for in terms of educational materials. As a former second […]

Framed Children’s Art and a Refurbished Clock

Camp Art

Here’s another sneak peek at the progress happening in the family office. The inspiration for the accents for the color scheme (white and black with neon orange, neon yellow, and neon blue accents) camp from this piece of art my son came home with from camp one day. I mean, when I saw the 12″x16″ […]

That Time Netflix Saved My Vacation #StreamTeam


Disclosure: I have received free Netflix streaming and a streaming device as part of my membership on the Netflix Stream Team.  All opinions expressed within this post are my own. We spend a significant amount of time each year in the Florida Keys (I know, I know, tough life). Our travels have changed significantly since the days […]

DIY Cork Board Display for a Kid’s Space


I felt like I waited YEARS for my kids to be old enough to create cute projects that I could hang on the fridge. And then they made so much of it, that my fridge disappeared. I mean seriously, it became a game of “find the handle” every time I needed to grab some water […]