I have had so much wonderful feedback on the first post of this series so thank all of you for taking the time to read. I think so many of us struggle with the same challenges but we don't always talk about it. In this post, I wanted to talk a little bit about time. … Continue reading Simplifying Life to Multiply Happiness Part 2: Become the Master of My Time
My life is anything but simple. I suppose it's always been that way since I have a knack for taking my already full plate and piling a few more things on. That's probably why the universe saw it fit to bestow me with twins. I'm just the sort of person who thrives on a crazy … Continue reading Simplifying Life to Multiply Happiness Part 1: Buying and Letting Go
Although completely unrelated to my "Dolly" nickname, I've had a bit of a fascination with Dollywood for years and years. I honestly can't recall the origin of my interest but since sometime in college, I have put a visit to Dollywood near the top of my bucket list. I've casually looked at planning a trip … Continue reading Dollywood or Bust! 10 Tips for Visiting Dollywood with Toddlers
If you've read some of my older posts, you know that the Princess Half Marathon is really where this all got started. Needless to say it holds a special place in my heart. That is all the more reason why I like to try knock this race out of the park every year. It's my … Continue reading Grab your Tiara, It’s Time to Go! – Preparation for the 2018 Princess Half Marathon
Ok, so maybe not really, but there has been a lot of demo going on in my house this week! Thankfully, I have had the luxury of not doing any of it myself. That's probably for the good of the project anyway. Let's take a step back. If you follow me on Instagram, you may … Continue reading I feel like Chip Gaines…
The twins are two which means infancy is finally far enough in the rear view mirror that I can reflect on the journey a bit more. If I've learned nothing else from juggling the needs of two babies at once, it's that necessity is the mother of invention. In many cases, some fancy (and expensive) … Continue reading How to Save $100’s – Five things NOT to Buy According to A Seasoned MoM (Mom of Multiples)
So, I can't promise this will last but since my blog update of any kind was when my babies were small, I wanted to hop back in just a little bit. If you're keeping score, the boys just turned TWO. T-W-O. I no longer have 2 under 2. As they look and act less like … Continue reading I’m back!
It's finally time to let the cat out of the bag... Since our themed announcement doesn't give quite all the details, here's the scoop: we are expecting identical twin boys in February, 2016! I plan to do a series of follow up posts on this long-neglected blog to give you a peek into what the last … Continue reading The Biggest Secret I’ve Ever Kept…
So a line from the song "Man or Muppet" from The Muppets movie bored its way into my brain so I couldn't resist including it in the title of what I'm sure will be a very reflective post. As I approach my 5 year "RUNaversary" tomorrow and 6th Disney Princess Half Marathon, I have a … Continue reading “I Reflect On My Reflection” – Pre-Princess Thoughts Etc.
Life has been busier than ever over the last few months. That helps to explain why this post is delayed by a little over 3 months or so. Better late than never though, right? One of my most successful posts to date discussed how I made my Anna from Frozen race costume. I appreciate all of … Continue reading Disneyland Half Marathon Costume & Race Recap (A Few Months Delayed)