Visit Knott’s Berry Farm’s Boysenberry Festival & Giveaway

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We were given tickets to attend the Knott’s Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival but the opinions below are mine. We love going to Knott’s! It’s a fun, family day that has something for all of us. We tend to live in Camp Snoopy, but love all the aspects of Knott’s. Knott’s Berry Farm’s Boysenberry Festival starts [...]

Crafting for a Sesame Street 2nd Birthday Party

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Pumpkin loves all things Elmo and Sesame Street which made it an easy decision for 2nd Birthday theme. Because I love to try and DIY, the birthday party was a mix of store-brought decorations and things I created. Some of the crafts were successful and others ….not so much. But hey I tried. The Successful [...]

Valentine’s day greetings

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There are many different ways to send your love on Valentine’s day. You can make something, send a Hallmark e-Card, or send a physical Hallmark card. If you are anything like me, you’ll try option 1, but end up sending out a combination of option 2 and 3. Luckily, my husband and I don’t really [...]

Top five apps for Toddlers


I know there is a movement that children under two should not get any screen time. I am that mom that said no way am I going to let my child watch tv or use electronics early on. Fast forward two years and there is almost no preventing the use of the iPhone or watching [...]

We love Hallmark Itty Bittys!

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We love Itty Bittys at our house. Especially the Disney ones. When Pumpkin was born, I bought the Sully and Mike Itty Bittys because Sully was pumpkin’s first stuffed animal. As a Disney fan, I couldn’t resist purchasing the Princesses and hence her collection was born. There are a couple missing from this group pic. [...]

LA Baby & Toddler Expo this Saturday!

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This Saturday, Pasadena is hosting the 8th annual Los Angeles Area Baby and Kidz Expo! I’ve been dying to attend one of these events but pumpkin is usually sick. But this time we’re all healthy and ready to have fun! It’s a good thing too because there is going to be so much to do [...]

New Urban Decay Sheer Revolution Lipsticks Liar and Rapture


Just got my @urbandecay sheer revolution lipsticks from @sephora ! A photo posted by @gamingangel on Jan 13, 2015 at 8:58pm PST Somehow in the weird ordering makeup online from Sephora, I was able to purchase the brand new Urban Decay Sheer Revolution lipsticks before anyone else. Even VIBs. Currently the Sheer Lipsticks are listed [...]

Meet our new writer – Michelle!


I want to extend a warm welcome to our new writer, Michelle! Michelle is a new first time mom to Pengi (short for penguin) and will be blogging here about her experiences and products that she uses. Welcome Michelle and love that you are sharing your experiences here! Much like my husband when I sent [...]