I love finding fun holiday-themed items for our home. Valentine's Day isn't a major holiday but I like to sprinkle a few things throughout our house. I like adding to our book collection for each holiday every year and below are the ones I choose for this year & last year. Here are some of the other items that found there way to my home, hope you find an item to add to your collection. Valentine's Day Finds For Kids & Home by Julie Gimeno Here Comes Valentine Cat Book: I ... Read More about Valentine’s Day Finds For Kids & Home
I prefer to start the "spring cleaning" process during winter break and at the beginning of the new year as opposed to the Spring-time. During winter break you have some downtime from not having school and after-school activities. It's also good to include your kids on this chore. There's no reason this dreaded task should only fall onto us Moms. After Christmas, I also get overwhelmed with the sight of toys everywhere.
My process of getting started is pretty simple. I do a walk-through of ... Read More about New Year – Cleaning Out &
Organizing // Part 1-Upstairs
This past weekend we took our boys to Legoland in Carlsbad, CA for Tyler's 4th Birthday. In lieu of a big party (we will have a small family one) we decided to have a fun family weekend instead.
We left for Legoland early on Saturday morning and arrived with enough time to get early access to the park at 9:30 am due to staying at the hotel.
We stayed at the Castle Hotel
Ready for a fun day!
Early access only allows you 30 minutes before everyone else gets to enter ... Read More about Weekend Rewind //
February 1-2, 2020
We have enjoyed this soup for years. It's easy, healthy and delicious! Perfect for a chilly weeknight dinner. Italian White Bean Soup This is one of our go to soup recipes. It's healthy and delicious and always hits the spot. Soup2 tbsp olive oil3 oz pancetta (I usually use the entire pkg which is 4oz)1 small yellow onion (finely chopped)2 carrots (finely chopped)2 cloves garlic (minced)1/2 tsp dried oregano1 tbsp tomato paste4 cups chicken broth or stock2 cans ... Read More about Italian White Bean Soup
This is a post where I choose a day at random and document our day. I love reading these types of posts because I find it fascinating to see how people do life and what happens throughout their day. This particular day fell on a Tuesday. Tuesdays are a day that Tyler is home with me and Luke gets out of school early. I hope you enjoy seeing a typical day on how the Gimeno family does life. Jason and Luke are the first ones to get up in the morning by 6:30 am. Jason makes Luke ... Read More about A Day In The Life Of Us