Saturday, August 1, 2015

First Birthday Ideas

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1st birthday party supplies

They're sweet and cute and so much fun, so honor your kiddo with a 1st Birthday party when they turn one! They might not remember the day but you sure will!  Make the day even more special with a 1st birthday party theme from Birthday Express! Here are three particularly adorable 1st Birthday party themes to check out:

Lil Prince 1st Birthday - Give your little prince the royal treatment on his first birthday. All Lil' Prince 1st birthday party supplies are high quality and feature delightful designs and colors. You can even have the birthday boy's picture printed on dinner plates, invitations, centerpieces and favor boxes. Give your little one a celebration like none other with the Lil' Prince 1st birthday personalized party theme.

Look Whoo's 1 (Pink) - This owl-themed d├ęcor is a hoot and a half, with customizable party supplies that are perfect for your child's first birthday. With the Look Whoo's 1 Pink party theme, you can choose from a huge selection of pre-designed packs and tailor the decorations to make your child's party experience one-of-a-kind. Spend less time and energy on party preparation and more time enjoying your little one's special day. 

Dr. Seuss 1st Birthday - Kids of all ages will enjoy these unique party supplies featuring timeless Dr. Seuss characters, such as Cat in the Hat, Horton the elephant, and Fox in Socks. And by adding a special photo and personalized message, you can make sure your little one gets special attention on the big day. Planning a birthday celebration with the Dr. Seuss 1st Birthday party theme is as easy as one fish, two fish! 


Friday, July 31, 2015

Celebrate The Small Things: July 31, 2015

Celebrate the Small Things is hosted by Lexa Cain along with wonderful co- hosts Writing Off The Edge and The Cyborg Mom.

Life has been so busy lately that blogging has taken a huge back burner in my life.  I have learned a lot about moving though, mostly that I hate it and anyone who does it with children and does have a nervous breakdown has all my respect.

This week I am celebrating that Ace is having a fantastic summer away with his Uncle.  If you follow us on Instagram then you've been able to follow along with some of their adventures.

The other thing that I'm celebrating is that our one-on-one time with Cat while her brother is away is not getting lost in the shuffle of the move.  We've gotten to enjoy all sorts of fun stuff so far, the water park, the beach, movie night.

What are you celebrating this week?

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Throwback Thursday: July 30, 2015

With Caribana coming up this weekend I am really sad to not be participating this year.  Oh well, just another casualty of the move.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Currently: July 29, 2015


{I read Jamie Morrow's Currently every week and I always want to hop on board because it seems like such a fun way to keep you guys updated on the stuff going on in my life so here I am.}


That soon I will be living closer to my office and have more time to do all the things that I enjoy doing again.


Jeff Gunhus's Jack Templar series, the fifth book comes out next week keep an eye out here for my review later in August.  


A lot of Monster High movies with Cat because Ace is away.  Does the desire to dress like a cartoon character ever strike you or is that just me?

Listening To...

1990's Playlists on Google Play.  I really have a thing for music from when I was a teenager these days.


Thinking About...

All the thing that need to be done before I move.  For everything I check off the list I add three more, it's very frustrating.  


Iggle Camp as it is coming right when I will be need to destress after the flurry of moving. 


For elves to come in the night and pack all my stuff.

Making Me Happy...

Learning about Health and Fitness and using it for continuing education for work.  It's only getting me a few credits but I will get a ton out of the course. 

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Ready, Set, Write!: July 27, 2015

Here I am, a day late AGAIN.  But I am updating so there's that.  Packing to move children is terrible, I remember it being easier last time but I had one less kid and he was only just over a year old and had so much less stuff.

Ready. Set. WRITE! is a summer writing intensive that provides an opportunity for us to cheer each other on wherever we’re at in our writing—planning, drafting, or revising. This year, RSW is being hosted by Alison MillerKaty UppermanErin FunkElodie Nowodazkij, and of course,  Jamie Morrow which is how I found it.

This week's check up is looking a little better.

1.  How I did on last week’s goals:

I did write a few words on my WiP, literally I think in amounted to maybe three or four sentences. :( I DID NOT find my summer hats, we took Cat to the beach and I have a nasty sunburn as sunscreen was not enough. 

I also DID NOT go see Antman or schedule pick up of stuff to be donated.  I did get stuff packed but not near my target.  This working full time, trying to amuse a kid and packing up a house thing is hard.  Not to mention trying to sneak in time to write and blog.

2.  My goal(s) for this week:

  • write 100 words on my WiP
  • schedule donation pick up
  • pack the kid's bedroom

3.  A favorite line from my story OR one word/phrase that sums up what I wrote/revised:

He was still a little shaken from the phone call actually, he had never had an interaction with the supernatural world before moving to Toronto.

4.  The biggest challenge I faced this week (ex. finding time to write):

Deciding what to do first.

5.  Something I love about my WiP:

Working on it, because even three or four sentences is better than nothing and closer to being done than I was before. 

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

100 Days Of Being Geek Chic And Healthy: Day 4

Day 4: What goals do you have participating in 100 Days of Being Geek Chic and Healthy?

  • My biggest goal is being able to talk about myself more comfortably.
  • Introducing my followers to the wonderful world of all the things I love.
  • Learning a little bit more about myself as I blog my way through the challenge.\

Monday, July 20, 2015

Express Yourself: June 15 to 19, 2015

The Express Yourself Weekly Meme is hosted Bouquet Of Books and Entertaining Interests.  This week's topic is: You have been blindfolded & taken to a secret place, when the blindfold is removed, where are you?

When my blindfold was taken off I would be seated in a plush window seat surrounded by super soft, fluffy pillows.  I would have a gorgeous view of the ocean and my laptop so that I could write.

Next to me on a tiny table is a well made latte which was served by Ianto, he is hovering nearby in case I should desire more coffee.