How To Survive Daylight Savings Weekend With Little Kids

how to do daylight savings with kidsDaylight Savings in fall used to be my favorite day of the year. Get an extra hour of sleep? YES please! Fast forward, and now I have kids. Two little ones, 2 years old and 6 months old, and I dread when we have to move the clock. But after practicing later sleep times and getting creative when my oldest did wake up earlier (or slept through the extra hour, praise!), I don’t dread this weekend anymore 🙂 And you don’t have to, either!

Read below for some fun tips on owning, surviving, and thriving through your fall-back daylight savings weekend, along with learning tools and craft ideas to make the most out of your evenings when it gets dark earlier: Continue reading

10 Simple And Festive Activities To Celebrate Fall

THE MINI APARTMENT fall activities 2019I love when Fall comes around – but rarely do I feel like we have time to do all the fall activities that we want to do! This year, I thought it would be a better idea to make a simpler “bucket list” of fall activities. This list is full of fun and festive ideas to do during fall that are either free or cost next to nothing! You can do all of these activities with little prep, and on any day of the week.

Some fall bucket lists can be a bit overwhelming with so many things to pack in, and others include things that not everyone has access to (like jumping in the leaves or sitting by the fire – we don’t get opportunities like that in San Diego!). This simple bucket list for fall includes seasonal activities to do no matter where you live!

Click the link below to download and print your free fall activity printable (in color and on cardstock if you want the full effect) – then hang it on your fridge or cork board so you can access it all season long! And make sure to check out the details on each item below to make the most out of this simple fall activity bucket list 🙂 Continue reading

4 Easy Ways You Can Revamp Your Instagram This Year

When I first started being serious about building my platform on Instagram in 2016, I wrote down my intentions + my WHY behind doing it. Doing so helped me figure out what I wanted to say, what my purpose would be for building an audience/who my audience is, and what kind of community I wanted to surround myself with. I wanted the takeaways from my content to be valuable, relatable, and most importantly – make others feel encouraged and understood. Continue reading