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How to Pack your Backpack for a Magical Day at Walt Disney World

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MagicalFamilyFirsts #CollectiveBias As a Florida resident, I’ve been going to Walt Disney World for as long as I can remember. As a child … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Coolest pregnancy announcement ever!

About two weeks ago, I won a contest where not only would ten contest winners get the highly anticipated latest release by Locos Por Juana, one of our favorite local bands, but the lead singer would personally deliver the CD … Continue reading

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We survived the first two weeks of school!

We have now entered the last year of middle school for Brandon, and the second to last year of elementary school for Matty. While there were a few bumps in the road transportation-wise for Brandon, I’m happy to report that … Continue reading

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Life, Animated: A Review

Disclosure: I was provided press materials for Life, Animated, and was invited to screen the documentary.  I’ll admit, what first attracted me to the opportunity to screen Life, Animated were the words “Disney films”. If you know anything about me … Continue reading

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Get Back To School Ready With Campbell’s Savings: Baked Ziti Recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CampbellSavings #CollectiveBias What was that sound? Was that summer zooming by? Back to School time is just around the corner, and as a … Continue reading

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Life, Animated: A Documentary

Disclosure: I was provided press materials for Life, Animated, and have been invited to screen the documentary.  Owen Suskind was diagnosed with autism at the age of three. For years, he couldn’t communicate with his loved ones, until the magic … Continue reading

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A year.

On June 22nd 2015 at 4:30pm, heaven gained an angel. My grandmother, Silvia Aurora Prieto, who was lovingly called Tete by family and friends, was rejoined with my grandfather for eternity. The last year and a half of her life, … Continue reading

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5 Reasons why you need to go see #FindingDory

Disclosure: We were invited to see a prescreening of Disney-Pixar’s new movie Finding Dory.  All opinions below are our own. Thirteen years ago, Academy Award-winning Finding Nemo was released in theaters, and everyone fell in love with a forgetful Blue … Continue reading

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Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at Smooshies

The boys and I were recently invited to Smooshies in South Miami to join in their re-opening festivities. Smooshies is not just a candy shop, it also features innovative educational toys and nitrogen ice cream. It’s a great space for … Continue reading

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Alice Through The Looking Glass, in theaters now!

 Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass is an all-new spectacular adventure featuring the unforgettable characters from Lewis Carroll’s beloved stories in which Alice returns to the whimsical world of Underland and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter. Directed … Continue reading

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