• Disney

    Crystal Palace Disney Overview and Guide

    There are certain places at Walt Disney World that are more nostalgic than others. Walking down Main Street. Riding Spaceship Earth. Watching my kids play at the England hedge maze. And the Crystal Palace at the Magic Kingdom at Walt…

  • Travel

    American Road Trip: The Essential Guide

    If you’ve been following me for a while, you know we love to travel. And for various reasons, we take a lot of road trips as a family! We definitely fly many times for our travels. It’s a necessity when…

  • Homeschool

    Homeschool Curriculum Supplements for Busy Moms

    I don’t know about you, but I don’t have too much time in my life for homeschool curriculum supplements. Since we are a hybrid homeschooling family, we don’t make most of our own curriculum choices. But depending on the child…

  • Orlando

    Best Romantic Restaurants in Orlando

    Valentine’s Day is coming up! Even though we still have our Christmas decorations up, I love planning for Valentine’s Day. And I love Orlando! I’ve profiled a lot of local restaurants, and I’ll be sharing some new ones, as well…

  • Mom Life

    Family Quality Time: Date Cards for Kids

    I’ve shared many times on Instagram about our tradition of giving “date cards” to each of our five children for Christmas. I even made a hashtag for it called #shimdate! This is an important way that we add family quality…

  • new york city
    Travel

    Weekend in New York: A First Timer’s Guide

    A weekend in New York. Is it enough time? Is it worth it? New York City is one of my favorite places to visit. Since my extended family lives in Central Pennsylvania, I’m always trying to plot a trip to…