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    We Are Pregnant! – Why We Announced Early During Times of Uncertainty

    Hey friends,

    Surprise! We are pregnant! We have been keeping a secret from ya’ll for over a month now and it has been one of the hardest secrets to keep. Some of ya’ll might have noticed do to my longer than usual absence on my blog, or my less frequent post on social media. These past couple weeks have been a blur. We’ve been so overjoyed by the news I wanted to shout it out from the rooftops. But it wasn’t till recently when we went for our first midwife appointment a week ago, and receiving some uncertain news that we decided we would share the news now even though we are not past our first trimester. Today on the blog I am sharing these beautiful photos our photographer took, more details of our pregnancy, and why we are choosing faith over fear. Read more below.

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    Chuck E. Cheese Sugarland Grand Opening

    This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Chuck E. Cheese’s. The opinions and text are all mine.

     

    Hi friends!

    Hope you are having a great week! Today I am sharing a recap of our time at the Grand reopening of Chuck E. Cheese in Sugarland. Jayden and our friends were fortunate to be invited to this fun event where they recently just finished their remodel to create a more inviting, and family friendly environment. From their newly designed birthday zone to provide more seating for bigger parties complete with an interactive dance floor, Chuck E. Cheese new renovation will make your experience even more enjoyable. Families will also enjoy their newly open design kitchen where you can see their homemade delicious pizzas made right in front of your eyes, complete with a self serve salad bar to cater to all your dietary needs. Check out more of the Chuck E. Cheese grand reopening below!

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    Family, Fashion, Travel

    Our Summer At Splashway With Friends

    This post was in partnership with Splashway. All thoughts and opinions are my own. 

     

    Hi friends!

    Hope you are doing well! Today I’m sharing a quick review and recap of our stay at Splashway this summer. A couple weeks ago we had the privilege to stay at Splashway with our mom friends and their kiddos for a fun summer vacation. It was honestly one of the most memorable mommy and me trip  with my little guy. From our cute cabins, to roasting marshmallows by the fire, to enjoying all the fun rides at the waterpark, nothing says family summer vacation like Splashway. Plus we even got to bring our dog too! I hate having to leave our dog when we go on trips so knowing that Splashway is pet friendly made it even more enjoyable. Rotel (our dog) was spoiled by all the kids and loved being center of attention. Check out more of our stay at Splashway, where we stayed, what we did below!

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    Family, Travel

    BUDGET FRIENDLY TULUM FAMILY TRAVEL GUIDE

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    Hope you are doing well! Today I am finally sharing my full Tulum family travel guide. We decided to come back because we loved it our first time around and this time with our little guy. It was definitely such a fun trip and we are already planning our trip back. Today I am answering all your questions on where we stayed, what we did, and where we ate. Plus I’m giving travel tips on traveling with a child, sharing our packing essentials, and how we traveled to Tulum for under $1000. Read more below!

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    Family, Travel

    Cheap Technology Free Travel Entertainment for Kids

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    Hope you are having a great week! Tomorrow we head to our family summer vacation, and Jayden’s first international travel! Today I am doing a quick post and sharing some travel tips for ya’ll when it comes to traveling with kids. I’m sharing technology free travel entertainment for kids for under $10! If you read this post, you know we have traveled on ten hour road trips with our little guy iPhone and iPad free. You can read more of why here. Some of ya’ll have requested or wondered what we do for entertainment when it comes to traveling with kids, today I’m sharing what technology free travel entertainment I pack for Jayden on flights or long travel days. Read more below!

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    Family, Travel

    My First Mommy and Me Trip + San Antonio Travel Guide

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    Hope ya’ll are having a great week! This week I went on my very first mommy and me trip with Jayden to San Antonio with two of my blogger friends and their kiddos. It was my first time traveling by myself with Jayden without my husband or my family. Honestly I couldn’t have asked for a better two day trip with Jayden and our friends because we had the best time. This momma felt like such a super mom after the trip because we made so many unforgettable memories that I will cherish with my little guy. Below I am sharing my travel guide on what we did, where we ate, and what we wore to San Antonio. Plus tips for traveling with toddlers. Read more below!

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    5 Things My Mom Was Always Right About

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    When I look back at my teenage years, I can honestly say I was a little prick growing up. I know it wasn’t easy raising a stubborn daughter like me who never listened, and thought I was smarter than my parents. I always thought my parents were to strict and too old fashioned, and growing up I vowed, I never would be like my mom. But then your mom’s famous last words of “one day you will know what it’s like to be a mom and one day you will know I am right” came true. I became a mom, and just like that I realized I knew nothing, just like John Snow in Games of Thrones. I realized all those years of me arguing and second guessing my mom, she was right all along. So this Mother’s Day I am dedicating this post to my mom. A tribute to all the things my mom was right about that I finally realized now that I am a mom.

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    Family, For the Home

    Our New Home – Empty House Tour

    Hi friends,

    Hope you had a great week! Sorry I’ve been MIA this week, but we just closed on our new house this week and have been so busy moving in! It’s been one crazy whirlwind journey with this new home because the process literally happened in less than a month! We found this home, fell in love, and in three weeks we close. And in between then we have been busy trying to get everything ready to move plus clear out of our old house. We are also in the process of remodeling the kitchen in our new house so its been non stop. But I’m finally getting to your request for an empty house tour. So check it out and read more on why we chose this home to be our new home to grow our family in!

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    Family, Travel

    8 Snow Activities For Kids

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    Hope you are having a great week! This past weekend we celebrated our little guy’s fourth birthday with the family. I can’t believe how much he has grown! Check out Jayden’s birth story and first birthday. Last week we had such a blast on our family trip to Colorado. Jayden loves the snow, and there wasn’t anything we didn’t do with the little guy when it came to snow activities. We even took him snowboarding again. And if you thought he was good last year, then you have to check out the video above and watch him shred the slopes by himself. I still can’t believe how talented he is. I had so many questions about him snowboarding and all the other activities Jayden was doing and so today I am sharing my top activities for kids for your next snow trip. Check them out below!

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