Surviving Spring Break While Working From Home

March 30, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

As a mom who works from home, holidays and vacations can be challenging.  My husband and I snuck away a few weeks back for a 5 day cruise for our anniversary, so we couldn't afford taking any more time off of work for Spring Break this past week.  This left me with 2 kids home... Read More

Pinellas County Great cloth Diaper Change Event

Great Cloth Diaper Change Pinellas County, Florida and Beyond!

March 25, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

Are you a mom in the Tampa Bay or Pinellas County area???? Join us Saturday, April 26th for the 4th Annual (our first event as a co-host) Great Cloth Diaper Change in Largo, FL.  I have co-hosted with Molly's Suds and Dirty Diaper Laundry locally to host an event as Kelly's... Read More

Love Bulk Foods

April is Love Bulk Foods Month

March 19, 2014 by Calley Pate, 2 Comments

  April is known as Earth Month in my circles and there is a lot of fun stuff coming next month but I have to tell you about the Bulk is Green Council (BIG) and Love Bulk Foods.  About a month ago I received an amazing package from BIG and their sponsors full of... Read More

AirHeads Spring Break

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

March 17, 2014 by Calley Pate, 3 Comments

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!! Have you been to AirHeads yet?  We've been... Read More

Disney Salt Dough Necklaces #disneyside

DIY Disney Salt Dough Necklaces #disneyside

February 25, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

Earlier in the week I shared a recipe from our Disney Side @Home Celebration, today I'm sharing with you one of the craft projects we did during our party.  Before the party I made up a batch of salt dough necklaces for the guests to paint.  I used the Disney cookie cutters... Read More

Little Passports Subscription Package

Goodbye Winter Olympics, Little Passports Will Carry the Torch

February 24, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

As we bid farewell to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, it's a good time to continue the history lesson with our kids.  My oldest (almost 11 yrs old) is pretty aware of the World and our own country but my 5 year old is just starting to figure out the US.  We do quite a bit of... Read More

Stonyfield Strawberry Pancake Muffins

Stonyfield Strawberry Pancake Muffins Recipe

February 24, 2014 by Calley Pate, 1 Comment

What's for breakfast?  How about some strawberry pancake muffins make with Stonyfield organic greek yogurt.  You can make up a batch on the weekend and have them for the kids during the week to grab on their way out. I actually had to giggle when I found out it was National... Read More

Snow White Sour Apple GoGo-Rita

Snow White Sour Apple GoGo-Rita Cocktail #disneyside

February 23, 2014 by Calley Pate, 1 Comment

We hosted a Disney themed party this weekend for some friends and since it was National Margarita Day on Saturday we spiced things up a bit with this fun cocktail recipe.  Since we hosted the party for both kids and adults we had an alcoholic version of this recipe and a mocktail... Read More

10 Things You Should NEVER Do To a Cloth Diaper

10 Things You Should NEVER Ever Do to Cloth Diapers

February 18, 2014 by Calley Pate, 25 Comments

Let's call these cloth diaper troubleshooting fads and really bad ideas!  When you run across a problem you seek advice on the Internet and not all of the advice you find is sound.  Almost every day I hear or see someone trying to 'fix' their diapers using some crazy off the... Read More