Well, we made it! We survived the Master’s Week prep and lived to tell about it. It was touch and go there at the very end when our downstairs AC unit went out with absolutely no warning just 48 hours before our guests arrived. I honestly planned a few last-minute posts before we went out of town, but I ended up spending my last bit of free time haggling with our Home Warranty company to no avail. In the end, some friends lent us a window AC unit for our bedroom, and our local, trusted & reliable AC company was able to temporarily fix our unit so it would work for a few more weeks. (YAY!) so we packed up the family and headed for Mickey’s House! (Stopping by way of my parent’s house and getting to spend time with them on the way down and back!)
Our trip was absolutely WONDERFUL and I have ALL the things to share with you! Photos, Park Re-caps, and a few informative posts on my thoughts on a few things including the new MagicBands and FastPass+ I promise to get to all that soon. In the mean time, I am downloading and sorting the 444 pictures I took on my phone and taking care of a little stomach bug-suffering sweetie. Disney Souvenir– Free Germs. We literally just made it back last night so I’m still processing. And by processing, I mean– unpacking. Or “avoiding unpacking” as my dear husband knows I like to do.
While we were gone though, I took a REAL hiatus from blogging and took to Instagram for occasional trip updates. Now I am back and ready to share a few Misc. things with you.
1. First, Thank you for taking part in the giveaway for a copy of Surprised by Motherhood: Everything I Never Expected about Being a Mom by Lisa-Jo Baker. Heather was the randomly chosen winner of the giveaway, and she will be receiving the book next week. If you haven’t picked up a copy yet, Amazon is back in stock– Woohoo! You may click on the (*affiliate) link above to order a copy. It’s pretty fantastic. If you have read the book, can I encourage you to visit the amazon page and leave a review? Amazon reviews are such great tool to spread the word and be sure the book stays in stock.
2. Going in a completely different direction, Do you read Sophie Hudson’s blog, BooMama? Not only is she going to be a Keynote Speaker at Allume this year– YAY!!! But, she is hilarious and also happens to be the author of A Little Salty to Cut the Sweet: Southern Stories of Faith, Family, and Fifteen Pounds of Bacon which came out last year. It is a fun collection of heart-warming stories about family (Southern Family!) and makes for a nice Mother’s Day gift– especially if you too call your Mother, “Mama” and she knows how to make the best buttermilk biscuits ever. Well, Sophie is offering these adorable signed bookplates and the cutest little bookmarks if you plan to buy any of her books for Mother’s Day. Hop on over here to find out how to get one. Also, while you’re over at Sophie’s check out this recent article she wrote about her take on the movie, Frozen. I enjoyed it so much. Especially because we just went on a road trip and our littles happened to watch the movie eight thousand times. HA!
Well, I guess that’s all for today! Happy Wednesday!