Author Archive | Courtney

family, vacation, road trip, west coast

2 Family Road Trip Ideas

I didn’t come from a road-tripping family—we were more of a drive to a destination family.  So, prior to meeting my husband and having kids I used to dread the idea of a family road trip and sitting in the car for hours on end but I am here to say—I was wrong!  I have […]

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Hanukkah Snack Mix

When there are treats galore for Christmas and each one cuter than the next what is a Jewish girl to do?  Last year my kids wanted to bring a fun treat to the teenagers who help with their Sunday School and after a little brainstorming we came up with this Hanukkah Snack Mix.  The blue […]

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Top 5 Things to Bring to Europe with Kids

Taking kids to Europe can seem daunting but if you pack the right things it will be one of the best family experiences you can find.  We’ve taken our kids to Europe more than once at various ages from 20 months to 7 years and we loved each trip but packing the right things is […]

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Hanukkah, Chanukah, Jewish, holidays

The Holiday Struggle–A Jewish Moms Perspective

The struggle is real! I’m Jewish girl trying to raise 2 boys to love being Jewish while the excitement of Christmas engulfs them. Now, to be clear I LOVE Christmas and all the wonderful commercialized aspects that come with it.  The lights, eggnog, parties, sugar cookies but it’s hard watching my kids love Christmas and […]

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Birthday Party Ideas for Boys Atlanta Moms

Boy Birthday Ideas, Tips & Tricks

As a Mom of 2 boys who loves to get creative and have fun, I have turned to their birthday parties for my creative outlet. I figure it’s a win-win, right? They get a super cute, fun party and I have a blast coming up with theme food, invitations, activities and more.   Parties are […]

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Vacation without Kids

Leave it All Behind – Why Vacationing without Kids is a Good Thing

When Mark, aka hubs, and I first got married one of our goals was to explore the world together.  We LOVED to travel and still do.  It was our time to take on new adventures together and we always felt a deeper connection when traveling and upon returning.  So, when we decided to have kids […]

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