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Mother’s Day Road Trip Memories

It wasn’t that long ago that I sat impatiently on the couch as my mother opened her Mother’s Day present. “It feels like a book,” she said feigning enthusiasm. “Just open it, already!” I shouted. As she pulled off the … Read more


10 Rainy Day Activities For Kids This Summer

Warm weather means one thing – summer has arrived! Summer is the perfect opportunity to spend time with family but living in the sunshine state doesn’t mean it’s always sunny. In our part of the state, the majority of days are sunny as … Read more

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Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Gifts for Foodies

 It’s the time of year when more than ever smells of delicious dinners and baked goods waft from the kitchen as foodies are tackling those Pinterest worthy projects. If you’re looking for gifts for the foodie in your life, or … Read more

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DIY hAppy Mothers Day Card for Kids

My mom has always preferred hand made mothers day cards – but what mom doesn’t?  This year I was so excited to have my Zink hAppy for Mothers Day so I could create a truly customized mothers day card. With … Read more

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Adventure Mom Mothers Day Gift Guide

  Whether we’re exploring our home states or boarding planes to far away lands, the Surf and Sunshine team is composed of women (moms) who LOVE to travel. While I’ve just started on my traveling journey I’ve been on some … Read more


hAppy Mothers Day: DIY Paper Flower Bouquet

This DIY Paper Flower Bouquet has to be the best Mothers Day gift ever. The flowers won’t wilt, she can’t kill them and they look great on the dining room table. Best of all,  they shower mom in compliments.   Read Next: 25 … Read more

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Free Printable Coloring Pages Adults Only

Looking for a fun way to relax and unwind? Why not try some free printable coloring pages specifically designed for adults! Adult coloring books have been all the rage lately, and for good reason! Coloring can offer a host of … Read more

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18 One of a Kind Gifts For a One Of a Kind Mom

Spring is coming and Mother’s Day is on the horizon. Now is the time to start doing your shopping or begin dropping hints for your own perfect gift with these unique, one of a kind Mother’s Day Gift Ideas. Pin this post for … Read more

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The Laughable Realities of Motherhood

Being a mother is a 24 hours a day, 365 days a year job. It doesn’t stop when they move out, and it begins before they’re born and it lasts way longer than just Mother’s Day. Along the way, you’re … Read more

Cold Busting DIY Bath Bombs

Easy DIY Bath Bombs for Cold and Sinus Relief

When winter weather has you down, fight back with a relaxing warm soak with these homemade cold busting DIY bath bombs you can whip up yourself. The only good thing about winter is taking nice warm baths with a good … Read more