The Best Decisions We Made While Visiting Paris

The Best Decisions We Made While Visiting Paris

We just returned from Paris, and definitely made some good decisions to make our trip more enjoyable! Our plane just landed yesterday. We were blessed to travel to Paris for a week to celebrate our anniversary. I have been abroad several times, but this was Mr. L’s first time across the pond. This trip was so much richer and enjoyable than some of my others, for a few key reasons (my travel partner may have made a difference, too). While…

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Summer, Seasoned Roast Corn

Summer, Seasoned Roast Corn

This Roast Corn is so simple, and tastes just like summer! I have a Disney post floating around in my brain, but until that comes to fruition I thought that sharing a recipe inthe meantime would be fun! Though main courses get the attention, side dishes can really make or break a meal. The other night, we had some London Broil and I just had a hunch that  some roast corn would kick the whole plate up a notch. There is…

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What I Have In My Hurricane Preparedness Kit (and you should, too)!

What I Have In My Hurricane Preparedness Kit (and you should, too)!

This post contains affiliate links. I may or may not make a small commission on any items purchased through these links, at no additional cost to you. For more information, my full disclosure policy can be found here. Hurricane season has officially started. Here is a peek inside my hurricane kit! For most parts of the country, June 1 marks the beginning of a lazy, carefree summer. In Florida, it also marks the beginning of a season that is much less…

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My Top 5 ‘MUST HAVE’ Items for Any Disney Day

My Top 5 ‘MUST HAVE’ Items for Any Disney Day

This content uses referral links. Read my disclosure policy for more info. We are fortunate to be frequent Disney goers. During the summers, Mr. L is a seasonal cast member as a lifeguard at Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon. We enjoy all the discounts and perks that come therewith.I am frequently asked for tips from friends traveling to the area, so this blog will be a great space for me to house some of the Disney lessons I have learned. …

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Snag this adorable Disney freebie today!

Snag this adorable Disney freebie today!

Hey Friends! There is a pretty cool freebie out there for Disney enthusiasts, those planning their vacations, remembering their vacations or dreaming of vacation! I HAD to share! Simply go to http://buildyourdisneyfamily.com and design your FREE Disney stick figure family decal. There is a limit of one per household and is only available to families in the United States. It also mentions that it will take 4-6 weeks to arrive. I went through the simple sign-up and personalization process and was very skeptical that…

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Awesome Memorial Day Weekend Deals!

Awesome Memorial Day Weekend Deals!

Check out these awesome Memorial Day deals to have fun and save money as we officially kick off summer! This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through my links, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.  First and foremost, thank you to all who have served and are serving our country! I come from a heritage of veterans and all those in our military have my deepest respect and gratitude! As we…

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Quick, Disney MagicBand Hack For A Perfect Fit

Quick, Disney MagicBand Hack For A Perfect Fit

Hey Friends! DISNEY POST! I will have another Disney post on its way in the near future, but I  wanted to share this quick hack while I was thinking of it. While visiting the parks, I realized that many people were unaware of this simple Disney MagicBand trick! It’s easy!I love the Disney MagicBand! The MagicBand is so much easier to manage than the card tickets. However, it can be annoying when it doesn’t fit properly ( plus, you risk losing…

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Quick, Easy Slow-Cooker Pineapple BBQ Pulled Pork

Quick, Easy Slow-Cooker Pineapple BBQ Pulled Pork

Being educators, May is super crazy for us. Wrapping up a school year is no easy feat as we conduct testing and prepare for graduation ( P.S. check out my prior post for a cool graduation gift idea). Plus, it’s getting hot and during the week when I need dinner, even I ( who loves to cook) realize that I just don’t wanna. I need quick, simple meals and ones that go in the slow cooker are perfect. When I…

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Hot Deals I Found for the Week of 5/22

Hot Deals I Found for the Week of 5/22

Hey Friends! I found some awesome deals and promo codes for this upcoming week I wanted to share! Check them out! (Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links) Take care of dinner by ordering at www.papajohns.com. Enter SAVE50 in the promo code box and enjoy 50% off any pizza at regular menu price. Expires 5/29/17 For those of us who still like printed pictures, Walgreen’s is offering 40% Off Prints, Posters & Enlargements + Same Day Pickup! Simply order online at…

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The Perfect, Practical DIY Graduation Gift

The Perfect, Practical DIY Graduation Gift

Give the Graduate a gift basket they can actually use, for less than $15! It’s that time of year. The graduation announcements are flooding in. On an annual basis, I can pretty much count on our family diet the last two to three weekends in May consisting of nothing but hot dogs, cupcakes, chips and those little cubes of cheese that you pick up by utilizing your super precise toothpick stabbing skills (my fave). As educators, with the dozens of parties we…

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