travel

Travel Recap: NYC With Kids

  We hated, hated, hated New York City the first time we visited. We spent the weekend of our second wedding anniversary in May 2007 in NYC. It was our first visit, and we did all the things you’re ‘supposed’ to do. We hired a limo to for our airport transfers and both nights we… Continue reading Travel Recap: NYC With Kids

Lifestyle

Life Update: Diagnosed with the Flu and 3 Little Ways to Get Out of A Funk

Happy Tuesday! I’ve been away from the blog for over a week now, and I really do hate that. I have some amazing content prepared and ready to share, but it’s been a very rough 12 days in the Raiford household. The Flu It hit. And it hit hard. I woke up 12 days ago… Continue reading Life Update: Diagnosed with the Flu and 3 Little Ways to Get Out of A Funk

Celebrations and Holidays, In the Kitchen

3 Perfectly Pink Valentine’s Day Cocktails with Santa Margherita and Bruce Cost Ginger Ale

Happy Friday! It’s weekend, it’s time for some fun, and it’s definitely only 5 days before Valentine’s Day. If you’re anything like my husband and I, you might just call Valentine’s Day another day and go about life as usual (by giving chocolate hearts to the kids and then telling them they’re gross and they… Continue reading 3 Perfectly Pink Valentine’s Day Cocktails with Santa Margherita and Bruce Cost Ginger Ale

Instagram Roundup, Uncategorized

Instagram Roundup: What I’m Wearing Lately

I have to share a secret you might have noticed; I have such a uniform depending on the season. Also, seasons are impossible in Florida. We had a kind-of winter for a few weeks. Just enough to realize we have nothing appropriate or anything below 60-degrees, and now we’re back to 50s in the mornings… Continue reading Instagram Roundup: What I’m Wearing Lately

Lifestyle, Parenting, travel

Weekend Recap: A Spontaneous Family Getaway at the Gaylord Palms

Monday, Monday, Monday…a new week with some new goals and some new things to conquer. Always welcome, but this weekend did seem to go by a little too fast. We had the best weekend this weekend. We woke up Friday morning at 5 am per usual, we showered, sat down with our coffee, and went… Continue reading Weekend Recap: A Spontaneous Family Getaway at the Gaylord Palms

Celebrations and Holidays

28 Little Ways to Celebrate Your Love Everyday – Not Just On Valentine’s Day

February is the month in which everyone celebrates love, but we don’t really celebrate Valentine’s Day in our household. It’s not that we have a problem with it – we don’t. It’s just not in our nature to feel the need to celebrate our love for one another on a very specific day because someone… Continue reading 28 Little Ways to Celebrate Your Love Everyday – Not Just On Valentine’s Day