7QT: Montana Vacay & Saturday Laughs

- 1 - #Updates - We're in Montana!  On vacation! - So far the only real updates are that the plane rides were good and - We went to a zoo here, which was fun. - My kids played the piano. - My MIL hung out with TR in the morning and let Hobbs and I sleep in!  It was wonderful and I feel like a new person. - We're going to Yellowstone! - It's so pretty here.  <3 - 2 -  Dessert of the Week Brownies and Drumstick Ice Cream - YUM! We had this after our Family Dinner last night. … [Read more...]

5 Favorite Weird Things I Love About Vacations #5Faves

Writing Checklists: I make pretty lists of everything I need to pack and everything I need to buy at Target to prepare for the trip.  You know how I love lists and planning.  Wink Face. Packing: Organizing everything, and putting all of our clothes and items in our family suitcase as well as my kids adorable "luggage".  We got Cupcakes a new backpack for preschool that we're using on this trip.  AND I found an adorable tiny Batman backpack for $3 in Target's dollar spot.  Squee. Eating at … [Read more...]

7QT: About Detroit from our Vacation

We Went on Vacation to my Dad's Hometown of Detroit, Home of my Favorite Sports Team So I did my nails all special.  :) - 1 - The 5 Hour Drive Wasn't So Bad The key is to be prepared.  I squished in the back between the carseats, my dad drove, and my husband sat up in the passenger seat.  It was tight, but I think my kids felt better having me right there, and there wasn't room for me anywhere else anyway.  I gave both of them a goodie bag with special surprises including books, … [Read more...]

We’re Home! But it Was Not an Easy Trip…

  This little one is a PRO traveler.  This time she wore her back pack AND dragged her suitcase behind her, which was so helpful.  You wouldn't think such a small family would have so much luggage, but we packed light and still had so much to lug around: Cupcakes' suitcase & backpack Tootsie Rolls' suitcase & diaper bag BIG suitcase for Mommy and Daddy (checked) Hobbs' backpack My purse Stroller & TR's carseat Cupcakes' carseat When we landed in Chicago at 7pm. … [Read more...]

7QT: MT Vacay

- 1 - Happy Friday! It's our third day of our vacation in my husband's home state, Montana!  You can follow our adventures on Twitter and Instagram under the hashtag, #MTVacay - 2 - Dessert of the Week We've had a lot of desserts here on our vacation!!  Cupcakes, cake, ice cream.... so yummy!!  Our most special cupcakes were for Great Nana's 81st birthday: - 3 - Vacation!! We're here in beautiful Montana visiting my inlaws and spending an early Thanksgiving with family.  (Hobbs … [Read more...]