How are you all holding up? 🌻 We're healthy and safe, that's the most important thing!
Are we going a little stir crazy? You betcha, but oh well we'll survive. 🚲 Was supposed to start month 3 of my work out challenge, but you know what I just needed a mental health day. I'll start tomorrow or the next day if needed. Didn't even make Mason get all his school work done, he'll have to finish it tomorrow. We just needed a day to relax as much as possible in this crazy time we're in. 
#stayingpositive #positivevibes #pnw #positivethinking #stayhome #momlife #health #wellness #MPC2020 #mypeakchallenge #mentalhealth

How are you all holding...

There are so many things I'm thankful for and one of those is the amount of nature areas Washington state has to offer. I'm so thankful we were able to get out and walk Nisqually Wildlife Perserve before the "Stay Home, stay healthy" order the Gov. placed. It was wonderful to get out one last time, this staying home is tough and I don't know how we're going to manage?!! #pnw #nature #optoutside #stayhome #momlife #sendwine

There are so many things...

🌴On Saturday we took advantage of the sunshine and finally got out of the house! This will be a rough and trying time for our mental health, not going to lie. But we got to play at the local beach while practicing #socialdistancing it was wonderful! 🌻And we found a beautiful painted rock, thank you to who ever hid it!
#tacomarocks #pnw #optoutside
#chambersbay #beach #nature

🌴On Saturday we took advantage...

Stop to smell the flowers! 
This is your daily reminder to get outside, get some fresh air and your daily dose of vitamin D! 
#optoutside #flowers #nature #mondayvibes #stoptosmelltheflowers #dailyreminder

Stop to smell the flowers!...

What are you going to do with your child if homeschooling isn't cut out for them or your family? Take a deep breath, exhale and relax. It'll be okay! Everyone's health and wellness is much more important at this time than academics. I've got a list of activities if you'd like some structure in your lives though. Check it out on my blog.
#linkinbio #pandemic #school #homeschool #unschool #schoolduringcovid19 #schoolclosure #wellness #healthandwellness #health #familyfriendly #healthblogger #momblogger #momlife

What are you going to...

Looking for recipes to make at home?! I've got a list of healthy, fresh, and family-friendly recipes on my blog. Like homemade fresh bread, butter, cookies, slow cooker meals, ect. 
#linkinbio #pandemic #food #foodie #recipes #foodblogger #health #healthyfood #familyfriendly #healthblogger

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Glad we were able to squeeze in one more trip out into the community and zoo before things start shutting down. Friday Piper and I made an impromptu visit to Pt defiance zoo! It was great minus the cold/rain; there was only a couple other people, animals were active, didnt need to touch anything. Now schools are out for 6 weeks and we plan on quarantining ourselves at home for most of that time, except to get out into nature. 
#quarantine #zoo #optoutside #tacoma #healthyliving #healthandwellness #sundayfunday #healthispriority #health #stopthespread #wellness

Glad we were able to...

On February 3 I started My Peak Challenge and happy to say I'm still going strong! I've been needing to make some lifestyle changes and get more active. I've been working to control what I eat, getting some kind of exercise  in daily which I'm really enjoying. I didn't think I'd ever say that! 💚 #MPC2020 has truly started changing my life, I've had more positive thoughts and my body feels good. @mypeakchallenge

#mypeakchallenge #healthyliving #healthandwellness #loveyourself #fridayfeeling #tgif  #challenge #movement #bodypositive #healthblogger #wellnessblogger #health #wellness

On February 3 I started...

Throwing an Alice in Wonderland or Onederland Birthday Party on a budget

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I’ve been dreaming about planning a girls birthday, specifically Disney Princess parties and I’ve got Piper’s themes lined up for the next 3 years – hopefully she’s okay with that ;) I’ve been envisioning an Alice in Wonderland first birthday party since finding out we were having a girl. I love a good party that is simple and doesn’t break the bank but follows a theme and looks like you tried. Piper’s One-derland Birthday Party was just that! Check out all the details and photos below, hopefully you can find some inspiration if you are planning a party soon.

The Invitations –
I opted to buy a digital copy of the invitation through Etsy which cost $7 here and then just printed them through Costco which cost me $.59 each.

The Outfit
The outfit was important to me, I found a very cute one on Amazon for less then $20 and it was perfect for my own little blonde Alice!

Here’s another cute Alice in Wonderland costume that’s 43% off making it only $19.99, if you’re looking for something more unisex check out the white rabbit costume or lil’ mad hatter costume.

Freshly Picked has adorable Alice In Wonderland themed shoes, that would complete the outfit.

The Decorations
I wanted to keep the decorations very simple, didn’t want to spend a ton of money and didn’t want to produce a ton of waste. The tables for eating at were covered with a blue plastic tablecloth, lace, moss and tea party dishes. All the party decorations cost me less then $5. I found Walmart party supplies to be cheaper than a dollar store, so the blue plastic tablecloths cost me $.88 each and the moss I found at Walmart for $1, but you could easily just find some outside in Washington ;) As for the teacups, teapots, lace tablecloths and the O-N-E letters(photo below) were FREE from some neighbors on my local Buy Nothing group on Facebook. If you haven’t joined your local Buy Nothing group I highly suggest you do, you could easily get all your party decorations for free like I did!!

The Cake
Usually I like to make my own cupcakes/cake but I decided to just go simple and order from Walmart. They have some cute flower cupcakes that I loved – 24 cupcakes for $13 here at my store. With every cake purchase they give you a free smash cake for the first birthday, but I suggest getting the whipped topping as we found the buttercream VERY sugary!

The Food
I forgot to get a photo of the food table, sorry. I wanted to focus on tea party/picnic type foods and stay in budget which was fairly easy to do. I homemade scones, lazy chocolate chip cookies, no bake cookies, roll up sandwiches, 5 layer bean dip, put together a veggie tray and cut up watermelon. Then just bought some more sandwiches, and pizza rolls for the kids. Finger foods are always a win!

The Location and Time
If you’re able to, the park makes the perfect tea party location; it’s cheap and fits the theme. If the park isn’t an option that’s okay, you could do a home or an indoor location and still make it work. Just keep in mind your guests, will the children be entertained?
The time is also an important factor, schedule it around nap time. Nothing worst then a cranky birthday child.

Still want to throw a One-derland birthday party but don’t have an “Alice”? If you have a boy, you could still easily have a tea party/wonderland party. Dressing them as the Mad Hatter would be adorable! Or just simply dress them in a cute suit and tie.

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How are you all holding up? 🌻 We're healthy and safe, that's the most important thing!
Are we going a little stir crazy? You betcha, but oh well we'll survive. 🚲 Was supposed to start month 3 of my work out challenge, but you know what I just needed a mental health day. I'll start tomorrow or the next day if needed. Didn't even make Mason get all his school work done, he'll have to finish it tomorrow. We just needed a day to relax as much as possible in this crazy time we're in. 
#stayingpositive #positivevibes #pnw #positivethinking #stayhome #momlife #health #wellness #MPC2020 #mypeakchallenge #mentalhealth

How are you all holding...

There are so many things I'm thankful for and one of those is the amount of nature areas Washington state has to offer. I'm so thankful we were able to get out and walk Nisqually Wildlife Perserve before the "Stay Home, stay healthy" order the Gov. placed. It was wonderful to get out one last time, this staying home is tough and I don't know how we're going to manage?!! #pnw #nature #optoutside #stayhome #momlife #sendwine

There are so many things...

🌴On Saturday we took advantage of the sunshine and finally got out of the house! This will be a rough and trying time for our mental health, not going to lie. But we got to play at the local beach while practicing #socialdistancing it was wonderful! 🌻And we found a beautiful painted rock, thank you to who ever hid it!
#tacomarocks #pnw #optoutside
#chambersbay #beach #nature

🌴On Saturday we took advantage...

Stop to smell the flowers! 
This is your daily reminder to get outside, get some fresh air and your daily dose of vitamin D! 
#optoutside #flowers #nature #mondayvibes #stoptosmelltheflowers #dailyreminder

Stop to smell the flowers!...

What are you going to do with your child if homeschooling isn't cut out for them or your family? Take a deep breath, exhale and relax. It'll be okay! Everyone's health and wellness is much more important at this time than academics. I've got a list of activities if you'd like some structure in your lives though. Check it out on my blog.
#linkinbio #pandemic #school #homeschool #unschool #schoolduringcovid19 #schoolclosure #wellness #healthandwellness #health #familyfriendly #healthblogger #momblogger #momlife

What are you going to...

Looking for recipes to make at home?! I've got a list of healthy, fresh, and family-friendly recipes on my blog. Like homemade fresh bread, butter, cookies, slow cooker meals, ect. 
#linkinbio #pandemic #food #foodie #recipes #foodblogger #health #healthyfood #familyfriendly #healthblogger

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