Getting Your Pre-Baby Body Back

 Having a baby is an amazing thing! Trust me, I have had 2 now and I loved every minute of it. However, if I am being perfectly honest, when I say what I don’t love is all the extra weight that I carry after my baby is born. I gained 16lbs with Zion and now […]


 OOOOOOH My!!! This deal at your local commissary is perfect for school lunches BUT even better for summer!!!   Enjoy a quick snack with Elsa, Anna, Olaf and Kristoff then head back outside to play! But wait……these aren’t the only characters! Whether you family is on the go this summer or planning a trip to the […]

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 I started out doing research for the history for this Memorial Day blog post.  As I dug deep into the research available on the internet I came across historical facts from how Memorial Day started and has since evolved to how to properly fly the American Flag during various times from normal day to day, […]

General Mills

       CELEBRATE MEMORIAL DAY WITH GENERAL MILLS Memorial Day is just around the corner, and we gather to remember those who have given the Ultimate Sacrifice, and spend time together as a family. It is also a time to fire up the Barbecue and spend a little time in the sun. While we […]

Ice Ice Baby!

 Happy Memorial Day Weekend! It is FUNDAY FRIDAY and in MY HAPPY HOUR CAFE, this is HAPPENING… I am so excited that the weather is going to be NICE and hot because I am headed to the BEACH for some FUN in the SUN. Relaxation is VERY important and just laying around at the beach […]

Easy Stuffed Shells

  Wow!~ It was another long week Y’all. Do you ever feel that way? Well this Fun Foodie Friday meal will take some pressure off! In our house when we make to much spaghetti sauce, I freeze it because (SHOCKER) I do not like spaghetti night. This week I was able to make a double […]


  Empanadas, Arepas, Bunuelos, Cafe….. I am first generation here, my entire family is Colombian. I have visited countless of times and am absolutely in love with the beautiful country. Not only is this country beautiful, the culture is rich but the food is to die for!!! There is so much passion and love in […]


 Summer break is here!!! Time for sun! Fun! Beaches! Camping! Bbqs! But wait! Worried about your kids losing some of what they learned at school? No worries, there are a ton of everyday activities you can do to keep those growing minds working!! I usually mix mine with chores so they can get daily chores done but […]


 So I have noticed something increasing with Zion lately and that is his anxiety level. Today really was the icing on the cake for this because he completely shut down during his OT session. Even with the therapist brining in toys that he enjoys, Zion ran away and refused to do anything for the first […]


 … that this is the easiest DIY craft ever!! I am about as good with interior decorating as I am with doing mechanical work on my car. Just… no. I can’t do it. I search the Internet and get all sorts of inspiration but when it comes time to bring some design to life in […]