Moments with Mimi: A Positive Reflection

Welcome to Moments with Mimi where I share thoughts, experiences and stories of my life as a Work At Home Mimi. This past Saturday morning, Butch and I decided we would pick up Aleyah and McKinley and take them out to breakfast. We arrived at one of our local restaurants and went inside. There was a small crowd gathered in the

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Disney Fun: Playing Fairy Godmother

Traveling to Disney with Aleyah and McKinley is so much fun. No matter how many times I have visited Walt Disney World, I get to relive first reactions to all things Disney during our trips. Seeing everything through new eyes makes me very happy and being able to share these times with them is priceless. One of the most fun things

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Moments with Mimi: My Play-Doh Princess

There are so many different activities around for children these days. I don’t know how your kids like to spend most of their time, but Aleyah absolutely adores Play-doh. She not only likes playing with it, but she even loves to watch other children playing with it on YouTube. She knows just about every set made and enjoys videos showing the

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Tips for a Successful Disney Trip

Traveling to Walt Disney World is one of the greatest pleasures your family will ever experience. Days spent together having fun and being away from the stresses of life are some of the best you can imagine. Still, things can go wrong. Afterall, kids get tired and hungry, parents get frustrated, plans fall through. Believe me, I’ve been there and

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Moments with Mimi: Inside Out on Our Day Out

Monday is the one day each week that I have precious one-on-one time with Aleyah. On Mondays, she gets to do all the things she cannot do when McKinley is with us: PlayDoh, Kinetic Sand, Roller Coaster, board games and movies, just to name a few. This past Monday, Aleyah and I (along with our special friends, Susan and Ronnie Schultz) were FINALLY able

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Moments with Mimi: Happy 1st Birthday, McKinley!

It is hard to believe our “Little Bitty” McKinley Grace turns 1-year-old today! Happy 1st birthday to my precious little princess!!! This past Saturday, we celebrated big and, of course, took lots of pictures. It was a Minnie Mouse-themed party — what better kind for a 1-year-old? My party started about an hour before everyone else’s. Luckily, as her Mimi and primary

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A Snowy Birthday in Texas!

Happy Monday everyone and thank you for joining me. Today, I am sharing a recap of Aleyah’s birthday celebration from a few weeks ago. We are so blessed to have had this precious little girl for 3 years now and we, of course, wanted to celebrate big! Being a family of Disney fanatics, I am sure you can guess that the party had

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The Family that Vacations Together…

For nearly fifteen years, our family has been going to Walt Disney World for our family vacations. In the memories of those visits is where my greatest happiness can be found. In the early years when we could not afford to fly our family of 5 to Orlando, we hopped into our jam-packed minivan with a full Thule on top and headed

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Moments with Mimi: Time Management for a New WAHM

This new life of mine takes a little getting used to, I must say. Having been a full-time working mom when my kids were growing up, it is a little strange to be a new WAHM (Work At Home Mimi) in this day and age at my bright, young age lol. I find that managing time is a little tricky

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