Super Hero Shopping with Super Heroes Assemble


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AvengersUnite #CollectiveBias My husband and I are such huge Marvel geeks. We watch every movie, we watch the tv shows and we bought our pumpkin a home made Marvel dress. We even have a babysitter so we can [...]

I survived an Ectopic Pregnancy


The first day of Spring was a whirlwind for us. I woke up spotting, but had no idea why. I had just finished my period two weeks before. I took an ovulation test to see if I was ovulating and it was bright, deep red. Since I’m a POAS-er (Pee on a stick), I had [...]

Starting down the path of potty training

Potty Training

Pumpkin – “Oh no I poo poo.” Mommy – “Okay we can change your diaper.” Cue chase around the house. When I finally get her down to change her diaper….about 7 times out of 10 it’s a wet diaper. No poo poo to be found. In order to start down the path of potty training, [...]

Taking the family to Star Wars Celebration 2015!


I am so excited to take Pumpkin to her first Star Wars Celebration! It’s a must event for any Star Wars fan and for those interested on where Star Wars as a franchise is going. Because during the conference, there are many announcements and panels to discuss the future of Star Wars. J.J. Abrams and [...]

Hop to the Music feature and giveaway!


“I received the Hop To The Music pack as a member of the Entertainment New Media Network. No further compensation was received and all opinions are my own. This post may also contain affiliate links.” In SoCal, the weather is great and we’re all thinking spring already! In fact I have pumpkin’s Easter basket all [...]

I am now a Lemon Dropper


I can almost feel the eyes rolling. But before you think I’ve jumped off the deep end hear me out. Before Pumpkin I had never heard of essential oils. I’m not sure if it’s something only moms bring into the families, or if it’s just being in a neighborhood or area where people are more [...]

Underwood Farms grows!


We are so happy the Underwood Farms is open again! The best part is seeing how differently pumpkin experiences the farm now that she can run and choose what to see next. Right now the ponies and the Train are her favorite rides to go on. We also play in the wooden trains (that she [...]

Re-using the Clear Blue Fertility Monitor

Two years and 10 months ago, Clear Blue sent me a gift basket. The ovulation tests weren’t working for me and they can be expensive (particularly after trying to get pregnant for 8 months). After speaking to Clear Blue they were kind enough to send me the gift basket. The fertility monitor was amazing. It [...]