21 Oct 2020

Magic Mask Lanyard DIY

What you will need: • Paracord • Silicone beads • Sewing Clips • Scissors • Large sewing needle (depends on your cording/bead size)  • Lighter  Instructions: Cut cord to desired length, slide paracord through sewing clip and knot. Cut excess cord and use lighter to lightly burn the end to prevent fraying.  Tie a knot…

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06 Oct 2020

Magic at Home | October 2020

This is my first post in a new monthly series called “Magic at Home”. Today, I am sharing how we make our movie nights magical & my favorite purchases this month.  Magical Movie Night:  About six months ago, we were in the thick of it with a four month old in a sleep regression and…

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28 Sep 2020

Disney Parks Inspired Mickey Cinnamon Rolls

This blog will never make you scroll through an epic novel to get the goods. Here is the recipe: Dough: 1 Package of Active Dry Yeast 3/4 cup of Whole Milk 1/4 cup of Granulated Sugar 1/4 cup of Warm water  1 tsp of Vanilla Extract 1 Egg 1 tsp of Salt 1/4 cup of…

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24 Sep 2020

Where to Stay When Visiting Walt Disney World: COVID-19 EDITION

On Property? Off Property? Typically, this wouldn’t even be a discussion my family has when we are planning a Walt Disney World vacation. We are on property people. Full stop. Well, times aren’t typical at the Hand Sanitizer Capital of Central Florida, so we decided to look at all of our options for our upcoming…

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27 May 2020

Lemon & Herb Spatchcocked Chicken

ingredients: 5 1/2 lb chicken, spatchcocked Zest of 5 lemons, about 2 1/2 tbsp 1 tbsp thyme, roughly chopped 2 tsp rosemary, roughly chopped 1 tsp onion powder1 tsp paprika 1 tsp black pepper 8 garlic cloves, unpeeled 1 1/2 tbsp kosher salt 1/2 cup of olive oil 5 zested lemons, sliced 1/2-1/3 inch thick…

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22 May 2020

Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

*double check the dairy allergen content of chocolate you use instructions: Preheat oven to 350° F and grease two cookie sheets (or use silicone baking mats/parchment paper for easy clean up) In a medium bowl, add the flour, baking soda and salt. Whisk to combine, set aside. In a large bowl, cream together the sugars…

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21 May 2020

Chicken Tinga Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

ingredients: *Optional: Top with guacamole, monterey jack cheese, pico de gallo and/or cilantro My husband LOVES chicken tinga street tacos and adding the baked sweet potato is a game changer. It’s filling, nutritious and delicious. This is a weeknight staple at our house and a great way to utilize leftover chicken breast OR a great…

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24 Feb 2020

Walt Disney World: Packing for a Baby & a Toddler

Daniel and I have been “Disney People” for years now. We got engaged in Magic Kingdom. We got married at the Grand Floridian. We had our reception at Disney’s Boardwalk and shared our pregnancy news there some months later. After Thalia was born, we were dying to get back to the parks. We wasted no…

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15 Feb 2020

My Breastfeeding Story: Tips for Success

This is reboot #45895 of the blog and I thought, “Hey, what’s the best way to break the ice?” “WITH BOOB TALK, OBVIOUSLY!” So, let’s jump right in! When I was pregnant with my oldest, Thalia, I was adamant that I would be successful at breastfeeding and that I would breastfeed exclusively for a year.…

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