Dia de los Muertos Rag Wreath: Day of the Dead Wreath DIY

Day of the Dead Wreath DIY

Looking for a super easy (and inexpensive) Dia de los Muertos wreath tutorial? You’ve come to the right website! Using only items that cost $1 or less, this super cute rag wreath is large enough for a front door or window. Here’s the scoop on how my Day of the Dead wreath DIY was done.  If you’ve been to this website before (thank you!), you may know that my daughter has Mexican heritage. And, truthfully, I love to embrace it, especially when it comes to Mexican holidays. Day of the…

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How to Make a Video Pinterest Pin in Canva

How to Make a Video Pinterest Pin in Canva

I’ve been seeing plenty of Pinterest video pins lately when I’m browsing and pinning. I feel that video pins really do stand out from the proverbial pin crowd, so I wanted to combine the look of a standard pin with a video insert. I began digging around, and one of my favorite pin-creating platforms, Canva, has a super easy way to add video to a standard 2×3 pin. Here are 7 super easy steps on how to make a Pinterest video pin in Canva.  Create a Free Canva Account  Create…

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10 Essential Ways to De-Stress Disney World Trip Planning

Mickey Mouse Festival of Fantasy Parade

Are you headed to Walt Disney World – but stressing over your vacation? No worries, it’s happened to all of us. But, happily, there are ways to knock the stress out of your planning for a stress-free trip. From organization tips to must-know timelines, here are 10 essential ways to de-stress Disney World trip planning.  1. De-Stress Disney World Trip Planning: Research Literally Everything I get stressed out when I have no idea what I’m doing. And that rings especially true when traveling. When I was planning my family’s first…

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Best Adult Events At Pittsburgh Zoo

Pittsburgh Zoo Adult events - Gala

We love taking our teen daughter with us no matter what day or time of year for family-friendly fun, but there are times when it’s date night. When I’m not traveling, we try to have date night at least one night a week, and both of us really look forward to it.  It’s those nights that I adore looking for Pittsburgh events that are fun. And many of them involve crossing the Highland Park Bridge and heading to Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. Happily, they have plenty of adults-only parties…

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Best Splurges at Disney World – Disney Extras Worth Paying For

Disney extras worth paying for: Staying on-property

Are you headed to Walt Disney World and are looking to splurge? Or maybe you’re just doing a little research on the best ways to make your Disney vacation extra. Either way, adding some upgrades can enhance your visit. From surprises delivered straight to your resort room to five-diamond dining, here are 10 Disney extras worth paying for. When I plan my Walt Disney World (WDW) vacations, it all depends on the budget I’ve chosen whether or not I want to splurge. For special occasion trips, I’m happy to add…

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The Lion King Musical in Pittsburgh: Know Before You Go

The Lion King Musical in Pittsburgh

The Lion King is the #1 musical in the world, truth. And, last night’s showing really drove that stat home for me. Its beauty, combined with talented actors, made me wish it didn’t go by so quickly. Here’s the scoop on The Lion King Musical in Pittsburgh and what you can expect when you go.    The Lion King has always been on my musical bucket list. In fact, it was my teen daughter’s priority show to catch. Last night, thanks to The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, her dream came true.…

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7 Important Tips for Bloggy Con at Cedar Point: Know Before You Go

Tips for Bloggy Con: Hotel Breakers Exterior

Bloggy Con is a fun event in the Midwest for both new and seasoned writers alike. It’s filled with tons of information and useful takeaways, too. Ready to make the most out of your experience? From location to what to expect, here are my best tips for Bloggy Con at Cedar Point. I always enjoy my trip up to the Lake Erie Shores & Islands area at Sandusky, OH, for Bloggy Con. Not only does it take place at the PERFECT time of year (AKA opening weekend at HalloWeekends!), it’s…

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15 Must-Dos at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Disney World – and 1 Thing NEVER to Do

must-dos at Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Disney World: PhotoPass magic shots

Are you ready to enjoy one of the best Walt Disney World parties of the year? Even better, are you looking for ways to maximize your party fun? From tips and tricks to shows and treats, here are 15 must-dos at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Disney World. Disclosure: We were given tickets to attend a Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party to give you the scoop. All opinions are my own! Also, this post contains affiliate links for Walt Disney World tickets. If you click on a link and make a…

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Important Tips for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney World – An Insider’s Guide

tips for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disney World - Millennium Falcon: Smuggler's Run

Ready to visit Batuu in Disney’s Hollywood Studios? From the food to the ambiance to the rides, here are the most important tips for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney World. Officially, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge (SWGE) doesn’t open until August 29, 2019, but some media and Annual Passholders got a sneak peek last week. We won the Disney lottery and got an invite, so I took all the photos and tried as much of the food as I could stuff down in my time in Batuu. Here are my…

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Wahlburgers Pittsburgh Review: The Mall at Robinson

Wahlburgers Pittsburgh Robinson: Menu

Wahlburgers just opened its second restaurant in the Pittsburgh area and we couldn’t wait to test it out. From menu, to staff, to location, here’s a full review of Wahlburgers Pittsburgh: The Mall at Robinson. Disclosure: I was graciously hosted by the folks at Wahlburgers Pittsburgh. All opinions and photos are my own. I can’t believe I’m writing this, but I’ve never been to a Wahlburgers. And while I know all about the family behind it, (I was a huge NKOTB fan and Mark Wahlburg is one of my favorite…

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