ABC Family’s Jane By Design Style Challenge 3

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Hey guys! It is Jackie again and I have moved onto round 3 of the Jane By Design Style Challenge! It is pretty exciting stuff and I could not have done it without your help!As Gray would say, a purse says a lot about a person and good thing because style challenge number 3 is all about them! The instuctions were to go to my closet and select my favorite purse, the purse that most represents me, photographic it and share why it shows the very essence of who I am.The purse that happens to … [Read more...]


ABC Family’s Jane By Design Style Challenge – Task 2

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As you guys may have noticed, I have been participating in the Jane By Design Style Challenge put on by ABC Family to help spread the word about their new show premiering January 3rd at 9/8c.  The good news is I have made it to the next round "Barley" - Grays words, not mine!  Each week on Tuesday and Friday we receive a new task!  Here was this past Friday's Task #2!"Find the plain white t-shirt in your trunk.  Using items around your house or your office, create a design on the t-shirt … [Read more...]


ABC Family’s Jane By Design Style Challenge – Inspiration

Please watch my Inspiration Haul video below then share with us what inspires you?Have you been out at a store and picked up a certain pillow that inspired your whole bedroom or a pair of earring that inspired your whole outfit?  We would LOVE to hear from you! Make a quick video showing us your own "haul" and upload it to the official Jane By Design Facebook Page HERE or head over and share a post on what Inspired you!Now that you have watched my Inspiration Haul video, what … [Read more...]


ABC Family’s Jane By Design Style Challenge

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ABC Family's new show "Jane By Design" is putting on a challenge for select bloggers leading up to their big premiere January 3rd at 9/8c.  Over the next 3 weeks I will be participating in a series of 7 challenges!  Today the trunk arrived with details about the challenge as well as some items I am sure the challenges will be based around!        Among the contents in the trunk was a letter from Gray Chandler Murray of the Donovan Decker fashion house, letting me know I will be recieving my … [Read more...]


Top 5 Ways To Have A WDW Birthday On A Budget

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Spending a Birthday at Walt Disney World can be one of the most magical birthdays a person ever has!  What a special memory, especially for a child.  But a birthday at Walt Disney World can be expensive especially if you take into consideration the cost of the vacation in itself with park tickets and room rates we are talking a lot of money.  My daughter has been lucky enough to spend 2  out of her 4 birthdays at Walt Disney World and here are a few things that we do to keep the cost … [Read more...]


Coming January 3rd 2012 – ABC Family’s new original series Jane By Design

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Jane By Design is a new lighthearted Drama coming to ABC Family Tuesday, January 3rd at 9/8c!  The new show is about a high school girl, Jane,  who is mistaken for an adult and hired at the prestigious  Donovan Decker, a hip fashion house!  Jane soon learns just how hard it is to balance the two lives of a high school student and an assistant to a high powered executive in the fashion industry - all while trying to keep her identity a secret!Jane By Design has some big names in this new … [Read more...]


Top 5 Snacks for Small Children at Walt Disney World

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Everybody loves snacks at Walt Disney World, but I don't think anyone can top the love of snacks like little kids can!  There is something special about a salty, sticky, sweet, gooey treat just for them!  My daughters eyes light up every time we pass by a popcorn stand at Walt Disney World, like we don't have popcorn at home!  There are so many snacks at Walt Disney World, you really could eat a full meal and never sit down at a restaurant!  Here are my (and my daughters) Top 5 Snacks for Small … [Read more...]


5 Snacks to Pack in a Cooler at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World allows you to bring a cooler into Walt Disney World, given you follow a few simple rules.  So why not take advantage, you will save money and let your snack credits stretch further - a double win!  Snacks are great to keep handy for little ones at Walt Disney World, not only will they be thirstier than normal it is great to have little ones busy doing something while you wait in line!  Here are some family friendly snack foods you might want to pack on your next Walt Disney … [Read more...]


Casey’s Corner – A Kid Approved Counter Service!

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I have to say I love Casey's Corner! A trip to Magic Kingdom would not be complete for me without stopping to sit outside and enjoy a hot dog and an ice cold diet coke!  I don't know if it is the food that I love or the tradition of doing it each trip, but it is so fun!   As much as I love it, there is one person in my family who actually enjoys it more.  That is my 4 year old daughter and that is saying something because she is really picky about what she eats!Casey's Corner is a great … [Read more...]


Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique on a Budget

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The Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique at Walt Disney World is one of the funnest extra's you can do if you have a little girl!  The salon is normally noisy and crowded but each "Fairy Godmother" treat the girls as if they are the only ones there!  It is a must do for us each time we visit Walt Disney World.  In order to make that happen, I have had to come up with ways to do the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique on a Budget!The Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique offers three different packages to choose from.Coach … [Read more...]