"Oh no, that is my favorite Cadillac!" My dad exclaimed. He had so generously given us a vehicle to use over the last few years. It was a 2004 Cadillac Deville with some 212,000 miles on it. He has two other Cadillac Devilles sitting at his house in Michigan that he had loaned to my… Continue reading My Dad Got a Cadillac for Easter: Our Easter Weekend Vlog
I love my husband, but going away for just a day to the nation's capitol during the final week of the National Cherry Blossom Festival just seems hectic. Traffic to get there, finding parking spots, getting the house together, packing for me and the kids, making arrangements for the cats and dog...it just sounds like… Continue reading 24 Hours in Washington, D.C. with Toddlers: Our Getaway Vlog
Life in the military is not always easy. One of the hardest parts of Military Life is living so far away from family. Our kids grow up knowing their family only because we are constantly calling, Face-timing, watching home videos or sharing their pictures decorated around the house. We are very lucky that our family… Continue reading The Grandmas Take Virginia Beach
Putting together funny pictures and candid videos is easy for me. But why is picking music for my family vacation video montages SO hard? I have read many articles online, all of which recommend the same 10 songs and almost none of which work for my crazy family. This year, I made two vlogs: One… Continue reading 25 Fun Songs for Family Vacation Slideshows
Growing up, it seemed like Grandpa John had that huge camcorder glued to his shoulder. He would video tape everything from cross country meets, babysitting us, hunting expeditions, and even dad plowing the field or cutting firewood. Not a minute of our childhood was missed. I remember when we went to Best Buy around 2005… Continue reading A Pure Michigan Thanksgiving: Our Family Vacation Vlog
Party planning and event hosting are so much fun for me! Porter requested animals this year, so we created a jungle animal party around the theme "Welcome to the Jungle" and "Party Like Animals." Here are the details so you can host your very own Jungle Party. Food Determining a Menu is always number one… Continue reading Porter’s Third Birthday Party: Welcome To The Jungle
When someone says they just had the best vacation of their life, you can't help but want to share all the details! I spent months researching and preparing for our HUGE family vacation that would bring together not just my side of the family, but my husband's, too (including his divorced parents). The youngest family… Continue reading Your Pigeon Forge Family Vacation Planned to a T!