November Sunflower, and the Sunflower Family, aren't what you'd call luxury travelers. We're more of a "budget-friendly" family in life, as well as whilst vacationing. Hell, we rarely get to vacation, let alone vacation in a high-end resort like Disney's Yacht Club Resort. Don't get me wrong, we're classy animals, for sure. I say excuse [...]
My wish is that no family has a need for the Children's Miracle Network Hospital, but in reality, so many do. Have you had to?
Have you ever been invited to something, and wonder "how am I supposed to concentrate on a conference while my family's enjoying Disney World without me?" It's not a regular occurrence in my daily life, so I'm fairly certain it's not a regular occurrence in most of your lives. As luck would have it, it [...]
You've probably heard on the news how vacation home sales are reaching new heights. The economy is recovering, mortgage interest rates are low, and lenders are easing up their standards for approving loans. The National Association of Realtors had even reported that the vacation home sales increased by 10 percent from 2011 to 2012. So [...]
I'll admit it to anyone who wants to know: I am not a crafter. DIY projects aren't done often in our house, unless it's a photo gift I can create online. Other than that, crafts aren't my thing.....until now! I OWNED a DIY teacher appreciation gift for my daughter's 3rd grade teacher. I'd never do [...]
I was a little worried about Disney Pixar's Inside Out. After hearing from the producer, Jonas Rivera down at Disney Social Media Moms Celebration in May, I so wanted to fall in love with the movie. While down there, part of the experience included seeing 2/3's of the movie. After seeing it, the worry set in. I [...]
Beauty is like fashion: it never stops moving. There are constantly new, and exciting, trends just begging to be included in your beauty routine. It’s fun to personalize the trends, and make them your own, so read on to discover some of the top hot beauty trends creating a stylish splash this summer. Hot Beauty Trends [...]
What's the worst part about cooking? You know, besides the actual cooking? For me, there's two things I hate: shopping and measuring everything out. After cooking, I canNOT stand cleaning up. However, that's a different post entirely. Mr. Sunflower hates when I enter a food store. As much as I save shopping online for everything for [...]
Disney Social Media Moms Celebration, the timing of it all, was rough! Little Miss's Spring Concert fell on the same night as when I wanted to leave for our Disney Social Media Moms Celebration journey. It totally messed up my plans, but the kid worked super hard in early morning chorus, and with her Viola [...]
Oversized glasses, and thick plastic frames, have been dominating the market for the past few years. These trends aren't dying down anytime soon. However, there are many other fantastic styles on the market you should consider when purchasing new frames. Check out these six overlooked eyeglasses that are absolutely chic and stylish, and deserve to take [...]
Never underestimate the power of a family vacation you can do over a long weekend! It's not about the length of time you spend together, but the quality time spent together. Tuckerton Seaport has so many events throughout the year that'll bring smiles to kid's faces, and parent's faces, too. Heck, bring the grandparents, and [...]
I've been super busy over at Shopswell.com. I'm excited to be shopping smarter together, because that's how November Sunflower started out so many years ago. My goal was to help people shop smarter! It's still a primary goal I have, because I'm always sharing my thoughts about EVERYTHING I buy; everything I see; and everywhere [...]
Picture this...you're in the shower, ready to wash your hair. You grab the bottle of shampoo, turn it over and squeeze the bottle with what YOU THINK is the perfect amount of pressure to get the perfect amount of shampoo. You were wrong. Half the bottle ends up in the palm of your hand, and [...]
An amazing set of cast members plans much of Disney Social Media Moms Celebration. All the attendees need to do is create, or share, their MyDisneyExperience.com account. Cast Members work like crazed demons putting Disney magic into our accounts, including: hotel reservations park tickets extra perks for attendees Attendees who want to take advantage of [...]
Honestly, video games are something that are still relatively new to me. My nephews play all kinds of games on their various consoles. In our house, there's still an original Wii. Nope, not the most recent WiiU. It's just the Wii. Our most up-to-date gaming system? Both kids have Nintendo 3DS handhelds. Anything we get, [...]
Just when you think you're ready to chuck it all and give up, you get a Disney Social Media Moms Celebration invite. It changes your perspective for sure.