Archive for May, 2016

A Girl Named Connie – Book Review

Miss Connie was my 7th grade teacher. She was young, fun, energetic and pretty. She was everything I wanted to be when I grew up and I loved her dearly. When she [...]

If You Loved Finding Nemo, You Will Adore Finding Dory

Disclaimer: I was shown the first 30 minutes of the film at Disney Social Media Moms Celebration. They paid for my hotel and some of my meals. I had a great time [...]

What’s So Special About Your 32nd Birthday?

Today is my daughter’s 32nd birthday and she made the comment to me, “We don’t have to do anything for my birthday, Mom. There’s nothing special about 32.” WRONG. 32 is special. [...]

Being the Family Matriarch Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be

Full Definition of matriarch :  a woman who rules or dominates a family, group, or state; specifically :  a mother who is head and ruler of her family and descendants When I [...]

Missing My Grandmother

This year, my grandmother is weighing on my mind. She died last summer so this is the first time in my life I didn’t get her a gift on Mother’s Day. It [...]

The Perfect Age To Go To Disney World

Is there a perfect age to go to Disney World? I think so and I think I found it. My granddaughters are 3 and 10, just the right ages to really enjoy [...]

Review of Alice Through the Looking Glass

Disclaimer: I was invited to Disney Social Media Moms Conference #DisneySMMC and we were shown the movie at no cost to us. The opinions here are strictly my own. I confess I [...]

7 Things About Getting Older That Don’t Suck

There’s a common misconception by younger generations that getting older sucks. I am not going to lie, there are some physical challenges but aging today isn’t like it was 50 to 100 [...]

5 Things I Had Forgotten About Disney World

These 5 things I had forgotten about Disney World may motivate you to take your children or grandchildren on a trip they will never forget! When my mother was diagnosed with terminal [...]

Mother’s Day at Disney

I only have a few hundred pictures to share with you from our weekend trip to Disney Social Media Moms Conference (#DisneySMMC) but I’m not going to hit you with them ALL [...]

What a Baby’s Firsts Can Teach Us

By Rebecca Faye Smith Galli A Baby’s Firsts A year ago my grandbaby, Blakely Faye, was the size of the papaya, still warmly tucked in her mother’s womb. Today she had the [...]

Overcoming the Sticker Shock of Hearing Aids

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by #sponsored Focusing on the price makes it easy to miss the value of a product. This might explain why only 20% of the 48 million [...]

The Very Best Gift for Moms and Nanas on Mother’s Day: Coupons

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, so special thanks for reading. I believe you are going to love the idea of giving moms a coupon book! The gifts I love most from [...]