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7 Firsts of 2017: Memories with a Toddler

2018 has started off with a bang! Already one week in & the New Year is looking bright, busy & beautiful. With a new year & a little one, life is full of firsts. Her first smile, her first laugh, but what about the fun things, the events, and all the little in-betweens? Last year was full of firsts for our little family of three. As busy as life can become, it is so important to slow down and really enjoy those moments. We love to explore things around town, be with our family whenever possible & make an…

2018 New Year’s Resolution: Be Present, Be Organized, Be Human

Happy New Year! Every year, people create their New Year’s resolution. These motivating affirmations help us start off the year with a fresh outlook & give us that extra push to reach our goals. I can say I have never created a resolution. It’s too tough for me to select one aspect of my life that needs improvement. From eating healthy to going to bed earlier, I could make a short list of resolutions I would love to conquer! This year, I felt it was more important than ever to have some type of goal list…

Family Winter Bucket List

The countdown is on! Not only is Christmas less than a week away, but winter starts this Friday, December 22nd. Before we start opening our gifts and visit with our loved ones, the days will start getting much shorter and the cold will feel that much bitter outside. Oregon has already started to see the wintery weather in certain parts, but we have yet to see much of Jack Frost. It may be a coincidence that they are talking about mixed showers for the early morning this coming Friday. The first day of the new season and snow in the…

HGTV’s Santa HQ Experience: Our Holiday Events Guide

Who is ready for Santa, hot chocolate and stories with Mrs. Claus? Start the holidays off with a fun and innovative event from HGTV at your local mall! Only 10 cities across the United States are featuring the HGTV Santa HQ experience, an interactive wonderland for the entire family that you won’t want to miss. Our family was graciously invited to attend Santa HQ at Washington Square Mall and want us to share our adventure with everyone. As always, our experiences are our own opinion & we will always provide our honest feedback on each event we attend…