Last Day of School: Peace Out First Grade!

School’s out for Summer!!! Just like my daughter, Anabelle, I have been looking forward to the last day of school for quite awhile now! And yes, we did just return from a trip to Disneyland, as we played hookie for a few days, but I’m so ready for late night sleep-ins, lazy days at the… Read More »

It’s the Great Pumpkin Trunk, Charlie Brown!

Happy Halloween, sweet friends! What are your favorite Halloween traditions? Though we usually partake in fun school parties and parades, as well as trick-or-treating with our dear friends, we have never had a “Trunk or Treat” experience! Not only was that statement about to change this year, we also signed up to decorate our own… Read More »

Sweet Lalaloopsy Costume

The temperature has finally dropped here in Las Vegas, which is about time since Halloween is a mere three days away! As every year passes, my daughter, Anabelle, becomes more and more excited about her costume and going trick-or-treating, which also means I have less and less say as far as the theme goes!  Last… Read More »

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

With every passing year, I find that settling on a Halloween costume becomes just a tad bit harder with the inevitable increase in opinions! Gone are the days when I could just pick what I thought {frankly, knew} was the cutest costume ever and Anabelle, my baby/toddler at the time, didn’t know any better and… Read More »

Too Cool for School!

My daughter, Anabelle, started Kindergarten today!!! You might recall the “I Hope You Dance” party I posted a couple of weeks ago, capturing my wishes for her to take chances, have fun and dance throughout the many adventures life has to offer. Today’s adventure began with waking up from a good night’s sleep, getting dressed… Read More »

Post Halloween Sugar High!

Halloween just FLEW by and now we’re all just coming down from our sugar high! This year, my daughter, Anabelle, wanted to be the character, Jewel, a blue macaw from the animated movie “Rio”. The film is centered around these beautiful Brazilian birds (along with some other animals) in Rio de Janeiro during Carnaval time. It seemed very appropriate,… Read More »

Anabelle, Anabelle.. Let Down your Hair!!

While we were planning my daughter’s 4th birthday, the Disney Tangled movie was released on DVD and she decided she also wanted a Rapunzel party! Since we were already in the midst of Neverland preparations, we decided to incorporate this theme into her school celebration with elements from the movie, such as a purple color… Read More »