Thursday, May 5, 2016

Honoring Mom Friends

Honoring our own mothers and awaiting those handmade cards from our little ones for Mother's Day goes with out saying...but what about honoring the Mommy friends that keep us sane day to day?

Have you ever thought about sharing your gratitude to the Mommy pals that keep you going past the 10th snack spill or the 5th outfit change? Those are the pals that understand why being a Mother is the best and hardest job and they're the ones that remind us... bedtime is near!! Ha! :)

In years past, I held a special brunch for a few special Mommy friends. This year, our scheduling conflicts took over, but I didn't want to miss the opportunity to share my appreciation to those Mom friends in my life that give me advise, share a laugh, and really... help me daily in being a better Mom!

Another amazing friend, mother, and lucky for me she-happens-to-be family, Tabitha from Inspired By Giving, created a cute printable for me to share with my Mommy friends on Mother's Day!

If I could hand deliver these with a bouquet of flowers to each of my wonderful Mommy pals, I would! But, hopefully printing this will be easy and will serve as inspiration that you've all given me, in many ways over the years!

To print your original Inspired By Giving printables, follow the links below! Maybe this inspires you to send a card to your best Mommy pals or just print this for yourself! Either way, enjoy!

Mother's Day Printable 1

Mother's Day Printable 2

To all of my Mommy Friends, I adore you! A very Happy Mother's Day to all of  you!!!

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Sprinkles in Tampa!!

If you haven't heard of Sprinkles, you will very quickly! The popular bakery to launch the very first cupcake ATM in Beverly Hills, has just opened a location in Tampa! With less than 20 locations sprinkled accross the county, it's newest store, in Hyde Park Village, did not dissapoint! Let's just say, Tampa loves Sprinkles already!! Welcome to the neighborhood!!!

I was recently invited to attend a sneak peak tasting for Sprinkles before it officially opens later this week! So, I grabbed the family and we graciously accepted our roles as "official taste testers," as my 5 year old said!

Although, there wasn't a official ATM there yet, the presentation of adorable cupcakes, cookies and the great selection of ice cream was superb! We were each given a choice of ANYTHING on their menu to enjoy in store, and then take home a special treat for later!!! The toughest part, choosing which to try first!!

The boys, wisely chose a Sprinkle Sandwich, which was devoured in minutes! A single scoop of ice cream, sandwiched by two cupcake tops! I didn't get a picture, but I assure you, it was delicious!!!! The rest of us, went with a good 'ole, cupcake! Each menu item is prepared in house and the cupcakes were like little pieces of art & scrumptious!!

We were so excited to attend this sneak preview and can't wait for the rest of  you to visit and chek it out!! Wanna earn a free cupcake? Be sure to enroll in their Sprinkles Perks program here!

Sprinkles Tampa, is sure to be the newest hangout! With their colorful store, photo opps with hashtags and deliciouls treats, like me, you won't want to leave!! We'll be back soon, maybe on opening day! Will I see you there? Hip, hip, hooray for Sprinkles, we are so glad you're here!!!

Monday, April 18, 2016

Trendspotting for Mommy Spot Tampa!

I am a lover of fashion, I love reading up on the trends that come and go. I do my best to keep up with the changing trends, but maintain a classic and most importantly, original style, in the always changing mix! As with my boys, it's no different! I must keep them looking handsome as ever!

The changing of the season, and storing of Winter clothes, inspired my latest post for Mommy Spot Tampa.

I got the chance to play dress up with the latest Spring clothes for children, at my favorite baby & kid boutique, Seedlings.

Check out the entire post here!

Happy Spring to all of you and as always,

Friday, April 1, 2016

Dougnut Seeds...

When planting these seeds, use care and plant preferably when you're not hungry...... ;) wink, wink!

Happy April Fool's Day!! I wanted to share an easy and super cute, April Fool's prank I found on Printables 4 Moms via Pinterest!

We love a good practical joke in our house & when I found this one, I knew my Jack would love it!

--Print the seed packet printable here, cut it out and fill it with cheerios, & you're all set!

We made these for Jack's teachers & they loved them!

From our house, full of jokers, to yours... I hope it's a fun day! Happy April Fools!! :)

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Fun on the Slopes!

We just returned home from a wonderful family ski-vacation! I can't wait to share all the fun we had, with you! I'm going through all of our photos from cameras & iPhones & I will post them very soon! Until then, here's one I just love, love, love. 

Playing in the snow, is just so much fun! 

Monday, January 18, 2016

Sharing Family Traditions

Hello friends! Happy New Year! I hope you found yourself with people you love at the holidays and you're enjoying the New Year!! I still can't believe we are already midway thru January! Holy moly!!

I wanted to share another post I wrote for Mommy Spot Tampa Bay in December with you! In case you aren't following Mommy Spot, you should~ Especially if you are a Mommy in Tampa,...hello!! :) Follow along with Mommy Spot on all the social media channels too! And be sure to look for Prose & Co too! :)

Well, onto sharing my article on Mommy Spot's website! It was a special one for me to share. I shared a few of my own family's-Christmas Traditions! I hope you enjoy!

Check it out here!

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Love being a Mom in Tampa Bay!

Earlier this year, I met the owner of Mommy Spot Tampa Bay. We quickly became friends and long story short, I was invited to join a team of writing contributors for her website!

My first post is live on Mommy Spot Tampa Bay, and I wanted to share it with my Prose & Co readers!

Check it out here! Let me know what you think & while you're there, check out the calendar of fun stuff going on this month!