Mother’s Day Brunch in Kansas City [Pinstripes Sunday Brunch Review]

Mother's Day Brunch Kansas City - A review of Pinstripes Sunday Brunch, one of the best Mother's Day brunch spots in the Kansas City area! Pinstripes in Overland Park, KS has brunch, bowling, and bocce all under one roof! A surefire way to make Mother's Day special for the Kansas City mom in your life.

Mother’s Day is almost here! I’ll save you the Google–it’s Sunday, May 13, 2018. One of my favorite parts of Mother’s Day is brunch [another is doing no diaper changes, a rule I instituted on my very first Mother’s Day]. I can’t help with the diaper changes, but today, I’m sharing one of the best spots for Mother’s Day brunch in Kansas City!

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Christmas Recap 2017 [First Christmas as a Family of 4]

Breakfast with Santa Kansas City

Our first Christmas as a family of four is officially in the books! And wow, this holiday season was a complete whirlwind. For starters, various combinations of the kids and I were sick for about the first 2 weeks of December. Between recovering from illness and having a baby who doesn’t sleep through the night, I felt like I was on auto-pilot for most of the season.

Of course, I still wanted to do all of our favorite holiday traditions with the little ones. We just had to cram everything in super fast once we were all feeling better! I knew this would be a really fun year, since Colton is at an age where he thinks Christmas is really magical. Plus, it was Blair’s very first Christmas! And there’s nothing better than a baby’s first holiday season.

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Reindeer Treats Recipe [Kid-Friendly Christmas Dessert]

Your family will love this kid-friendly Christmas dessert recipe for Reindeer Treats! It doesn't matter whether you call it Reindeer Treats, Reindeer Chow, Christmas Muddy Buddies, or even Puppy Chow... everyone loves a big bowl of this stuff! This holiday version is even more festive with the addition of red and green candies.

One of my favorite holiday traditions is spending time in the kitchen with my little ones. Earlier today, we used this Reindeer Treats recipe to whip up a big batch to take to Grandma and Grandpa’s house for Christmas Eve. I’ve heard this stuff called Reindeer Treats, Reindeer Chow, Christmas Muddy Buddies, and even Puppy Chow… but in the end, it doesn’t really matter what you call it. All that matters is that you make it.

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Ms. Pac-Man and Ghosts Costumes [DIY Family Halloween]

Ms. Pacman and Ghosts Costumes! Here's a DIY family Halloween costume idea that is easy to put together, even as a last-minute Halloween costume! This family Halloween costume could also be adapted to a regular Pac-man for a boy infant or toddler. Pacman and Ms. Pacman costumes would also be great for cosplay or dress-up outside of Halloween, too!

Christmas is a week away… which means it’s time to share our DIY family Halloween costume, because why not? Look, I have 2 little ones. Hence, why I’m posting Halloween costumes in December. But when they’re as cute as this Ms. Pac-Man and Ghosts costumes ensemble, I can’t let the season pass by without sharing. [And by “season,” obviously I mean “the last 3 months of the year,” which is totally a season in my book.]

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