Category Archives: Life

Wordless Wednesday – Carvel Family Date Night

Wordless Wednesday sponsored by the sweet treats at Carvel Ice Cream Ending a fun family day with a little @CarvelIceCream pic.twitter.com/TyUPf6cKZ8 — Calley (@TheEcoChic) April 5, 2014   Follow @TheEcoChic on Facebook for a chance to win a $10 Carvel … Continue reading

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Win an Unlimited Jump Spring Break Pass from AirHeads Trampoline Arena Largo, FL

Local friends and families, how would you like to win an Unlimited Jumping Spring Break Pass to AirHeads Trampoline Arena (Largo, FL) for NEXT WEEK when Pinellas County is out of school?  Keep reading to find out how to enter!! … Continue reading

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Co Sleeping With Older Kids

I’m not sure how it happened but in the next few weeks/months I’ll have an 11 year old and a 5 year old!  My kids aren’t babies anymore.  I’ve been calling the youngest on our “Tot” or “Toddler” for 2-3 … Continue reading

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Sea World’s Halloween Spooktacular #seaworldspooktacular

This past weekend our family was invited to Sea World’s Halloween Spooktacular (thank you Sea World) for their kick off weekend.  We packed up the family and drove 1.5 hrs over to Orlando and enjoyed a spooktacular day at Sea World. … Continue reading

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An Afternoon with the Mini Micro Scooter

It was such a beautiful day outside that I decided to turn off the television and move the kids outdoors.  We also decided to give our Mini micro scooter (by Kickboard USA) a test drive.  Lil’ B is always wanting … Continue reading

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Back to School with Bentos

Bento: a single-portion takeout or home-packed meal common in Japanese cuisine.  Bento’s can be arranged in “kyaraben” style (character bento) to look like popular anime or comic book characters or they can be “oekakiben” (picture bento) style to look like … Continue reading

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Shared Parenting: Is it a 50/50 Split in Your House?

  It may surprise some of my readers just how much my husband and I share the parenting responsibilities in our house.  Many of you may assume that I’m a stay-at-home-mom blogger.  Actually, my life may seem a little different … Continue reading

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Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.

  There have been so many stories that I have wanted to share with you this week but the words haven’t made it to the paper (or blog).  I love to share my stories with you (the good and the … Continue reading

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How to Make Hello Kitty Cake Pops (with an alternate title)

  This post would be better titled How NOT to Make Hello Kitty Cake Pops or Why Did Mommy Just Throw a Cake Pop Across the Kitchen? My youngest daughter turned 4 on the 4th and the ambitious mommy that … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

This year for Christmas I wanted to share something very special to me.  Every year as a child my dad would read us The Christmas Story that his father read to them as children.  On Christmas morning my brother and … Continue reading

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