Do You Have to Plan Everything for a Disney Vacation?

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Disney On Ice presents Frozen! Perfect for the Frozen Fan in Your Home!

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Eco-Friendly & Super Fun, Artterro Art Kits for Kids! Discount Code Inside

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Pack a Cool Kids Lunch with the New Applegate Half Time! Giveaway Inside!

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Disney On Ice Presents Frozen! Enter to Win a Family 4 Pack of Tickets!

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Jake and The Neverland Pirates Birthday Party

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Gifford’s Famous Ice Cream is Now in the DC Metro Area

Gifford’s Famous Ice Cream is Now in the DC Metro Area

Gifford's Ice Cream

One of the fun things about doing what I do is getting to attend awesome events my whole family gets to enjoy. This one happened to be on little man’s birthday- food, ice cream, and golf? It was like another present for him! 

Gifford's Ice Cream

 

You mean we have to choose?

Gifford's Ice Cream

Toppings time and that would be my little one’s hand creeping up in the picture.

Gifford’s Ice Cream is a 5th generation, family owned ice cream business based out of Maine. They have recently expanded into the DC area and wanted to throw a party to celebrate. After tasting their delicious ice cream it is definitely party worthy. Yum!

I finally decided on Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip, not my usual go to but when in Rome. So good! Good to the last drop and no I did not share.

Gifford's Ice Cream

 

Speaking of not sharing these 2 didn’t share with me either! Not that I blame them…

Gifford's Ice Cream

Gifford's Ice Cream

Since my entire family would not share, I decided that meant I needed to get another one. This time I chose old fashioned vanilla with sprinkles- classic.  

Gifford's Ice Cream

I haven’t had ice cream this tasty in a long time. We all loved it and I know you will too! Their recipe and how they make the ice cream makes all the difference. Read all about the Gifford way here. You can find Gifford’s in Whole Foods Market, Balducci’s, Wawa, and other fine grocers.  

Who doesn’t love an ice cream party?

Throughout the summer Gifford’s will be traveling around the Washington DC area in their ice cream truck dishing out their deliciousness for free! Be sure to check them out at the fourth annual “DC Scoop” ice cream competition July 19th at Union Market! 

Thank you Gifford’s Ice Cream for making baby boy’s birthday extra special!

What is your favorite ice cream topping?

Almost Wordless Wednesday at the National Zoo

Almost Wordless Wednesday at the National Zoo

The cuteness overload of the new lion cubs at the National Zoo is almost too much. We were treated to some amazing interactions and awe moments. Including some that reminded all of us of our favorite Disney Movie, The Lion King. About Ashley Saunders Ashley is a former teacher turned mom of one girl andContinue Reading

Family Fun with the PGA at 1757 Golf Club

Family Fun with the PGA at 1757 Golf Club

About a week ago we got up and instead of our usual Sunday routine, headed out to a local golf course. Honestly, I didn’t know what to expect, the closest to golf I have gotten was a pretty competitive game of Putt-Putt. Our destination was the 1757 Golf Club, a beautiful golf course, training facility, and evenContinue Reading

Disney Trip on a Budget!

Disney Trip on a Budget!

204 Days and Counting to our Walt Disney World Vacation! The family and I are beyond excited as we continue to countdown to our Walt Disney World Vacation! In my first post: Disney World: Let the Countdown Begin, I promised that I would let you in on all my secrets to save money yet stillContinue Reading

Disney World: Let the Countdown Begin!

Disney World: Let the Countdown Begin!

Our first ever family trip to Disney is officially booked!!! Words cannot begin to describe how happy I am about this vacation. When we started finalizing our trip details I started to think back on my first trip there as a child. I remember riding the Dumbo ride over and over again, not minding theContinue Reading

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