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Napa Valley: A Family-Friendly Getaway

Is Napa Valley family friendly? Absolutely! Below are three places in wine country that we found to be perfect for families. If you're thinking of a family vacation, Napa Valley might not be your initial choice. The famed wine country, best known for its adult-centric itinerary, is seldom on top…
Michelle Tucker
February 13, 2024
White Hot ChocolateEatsFeatured

White Hot Chocolate

Warm up this winter season with a White Hot Chocolate. This is a decadent and delicious treat that is quick and easy to make. Cozy Up with White Hot Chocolate As winter's chill settles in, there's nothing quite like a steaming cup of White Hot Chocolate to warm your soul.…
Michelle Tucker
January 31, 2024
Cream PuffsEats

Homemade Cream Puffs

Indulge in the Delight of Homemade Cream Puffs: A Simple and Irresistibly Delicious Dessert Cream puffs, those delightful French pastries that journeyed to the United States in the 1800s, might initially appear daunting to make, but fear not – they are surprisingly easy. These ethereal pastries begin their journey on…
Michelle Tucker
January 18, 2024
Disney SilhouetteDisneyTravel

Disneyland’s Silhouette Studio: The Perfect Souvenir

Disney's Silhouette Studio During our recent Disneyland adventure, my family had the pleasure of discovering one of the park's most treasured gems: Disneyland's Silhouette Studio. This enchanting experience not only captured our profiles but also immersed us in a piece of Disney history. The Silhouette Studio opened the day after…
Michelle Tucker
December 2, 2023
Holiday archesLifestyle

DIY Holiday Arches

I originally posted this piece in November of 2021.  We first built and put up our holiday arches back in December 2020.  Each year we decorate them a little differently, so I wanted to repost this story with a few new photos and videos to show you how they've evolved…
Michelle Tucker
November 27, 2023
Essential OIl CauldronLifestyle

Turn Your Essential Oil Diffuser into a Bubbling Cauldron

I love creating new decor with items that we already have sitting around the house.  This essential oil cauldron is the culmination of just that.  It also gets an extra bonus point for usability, making the room smell great.JTVCc2hvd19zaG9wdGhlcG9zdF93aWRnZXQlMjBpZCUzRCUyMjUwNzU4MTglMjIlNUQ=We already run our diffuser almost daily, so why not turn it…
Michelle Tucker
October 6, 2023
Halloween tunnelLifestyle

How to Make a Haunted Halloween Tunnel

Last Halloween, we built a Haunted Halloween Tunnel using the supplies we usually use for our Holiday Arches.   It ended up being such a hit that we decided to make it again this year. We build our Halloween tunnel almost exactly as we build the Holiday Arches.  After all, they…
Michelle Tucker
September 30, 2023
succulent pumpkinsLifestyle

DIY Easy Succulent Pumpkins

When I first heard about these easy succulent pumpkins, I knew I needed to try them.  After all, I already had most of what I needed to make them close on hand. My yard and garden are full of succulents, and my daughter grew a small pumpkin patch this year.…
Michelle Tucker
September 26, 2023
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