So You Wanna Blog?

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We were dining one night in a local restaurant, and when a waitress found out who I was and what I was doing there(a review) she suddenly was tripping over herself to be nice to my family, and then she opened her mouth! "I want to do what you are doing,  eat free, write about it, hang out, do … [Read more...]

Pittsburgh Parenting Expo ~ Monroeville

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I don't know about you, but I was not given a HOW-TO manual when my kids were born and a lot of what I have learned and am learning is through basic trial, error and failure then success.  Grandparents hand information to their kids, who in turn use it to raise their own children and often those … [Read more...]

Orlando Hard Rock – Become A Rock Star

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Kicking off our trip, we were at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando and the Hard Rock Cafe Orlando, for the first weekend and I have a few insider's tips I just have to share with you!  Dining is a breeze when you know that your kids who have allergies are being cared for by the chef's and … [Read more...]

Adventures Of Pittsburgh Frugal Mom & Florida- LEGO It Up, Mini Style & Free


Florida, LEGO and kids, it seems like a match made in heaven and yet the story gets even better! Way down South, in Orlando, Florida, at the Downtown Disney Marketplace you will find a LEGO Store Monthly Mini Model Build for free. My kids love LEGO products and all of the building bricks! Don't … [Read more...]