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Traveling with littles: Big Bear Lake

Please note this is a sponsored post in partnership with Big Bear Visitor Center.  All thoughts below are solely my own. Happy Reading! When you think of Big Bear Lake, you think of… well bears. But now, after our amazing weekend trip, I associate Big Bear with family… and still bears. Lol On our recent trip, we worked with the Big Bear Lake Visitors Center. We packed up our suit cases, dressed our littles and fared farewell to the low…

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Mommy Words

Looking Back: My experience with ‘Mommy Groups’

In the early months of my first pregnancy I downloaded every baby app available.  Like most moms I found myself on Baby Center’s forums soaking in all the information from the BTDT crowd.  Not hip to the message board lingo? Neither was I and had to Google every acronym HA! BTDT is mommy slang for “Been There, Done That”.  The cool moms.  The moms who were laughing (not really, maybe really) at all the FTM (First Time Moms) funny questions…

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Sunshine and Jetts

Allow me to re-introduce myself. I’ve been toying with the idea of changing my online identity for a while now. Today I woke up and just did it. Didn’t think twice. It just felt right. It may be insignificant to most (really everyone), but to me it was such a big deal. I’ve been HeartHappy_Mom for so long, it became a part of who I am.  But, I knew it was time for a change.  Plus, I wanted a name to be…

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Budget friendly Weekend

"Nothing like having a brother who can slay dragons"

        Nothing like having a brother who can slay dragons, amiright? ….. When the work week is coming to an end, my mind starts to wonder what our next family adventure is going to be.  First, things first, I check the bank account and see what I have to work with.  I quickly realize that my wallet is telling me to stay home, in bed and don’t move. HA!  Of course, with two littles, that is not…

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Pinterest Birthday’s and FREE treats

My littlest little turned ONE a few days ago.  For my mama bears out there, I know you can agree that time surely fly’s by!  Didn’t I just have you yesterday?! Now you’re a crawling, Mickey Mouse Loving, ‘Smiley boy’ (brothers nickname to him!). To celebrate this big milestone, we celebrated with a ‘First Fiesta’ party!! In the beginning, I truly felt anything that could go wrong, did.  Our ‘UNO’ balloons popped, the food was scheduled for a different day,…

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