Summer Days + Giving Back

Because we are now living in an area where we don't know many people, I get to focus my energy on filling our days with doing things Jack enjoys and helping him build lasting childhood memories. This means that we have been spending about 50% of our days visiting different local parks, pools and splash pads (and letting him get nice and tired so he takes an extremely long nap. ;) There is one park within walking distance of our house that we spend a lot of time at, and Jack just LOVES riding the merry go round with the big kids. They spin it so fast and he tries to jump off EVERY TIME. Of course,it gives me a heart attack, but he has way too much fun and I guess that is the important part!

As they say, “the best things in life are free”, and me and my monthly budget are very glad that Jack's favorite activies revolve around something that costs us absolutely nothing. Without our local parks, splash pads and rec centers, the long days spent alone with a toddler would get pretty monotonous. Our park time keeps us sane and is helping Jack and I create so many great memories, so we decided it’s time to give back! You might remember a few weeks ago when we nominated the Ronald McDonald House Charities to receive a grant. Well, we're back at it and are nominating Layton City Parks and Recreation to receive $2,000 from Huggies to show our appreciation for giving us fun, safe places to spend our summer days!

I am more grateful now than ever to have had this little man surprise us and come into our lives when he did! ���� I am struggling to make friends here and he is at the perfect age to keep me company and help entertain me through the hard, long days while Scotty is working overtime. ���� Looking back, I know his birth was absolute perfect, divine timing. It might sound cheesy, but he really is my best little buddy and I couldn't live without our park time, tickle fights and pool days. ������❤️ ------------------------------------------------------------ Our summer days wouldn't be half as fun without our local parks and playgrounds! Since we already nominated the Ronald McDonald House, we are now nominating Layton City Parks & Rec to win one of ten $2,000 grants from Huggies! ���� Check out the link in my profile to learn how you can nominate your own project. �� #UltraHug

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Huggies is giving away TEN $2,000 grants to deserving community projects that have been nominated on Twitter and Instagram. How generous is that? If you have a community project you love and would like to give back, just take a selfie of you and your baby and post it to Twitter and/or Instagram with the hashtag #UltraHug and a little blurb about why they deserve the grant. You can go HERE for more information on rules and voting, etc. Be sure to let me know when you nominate a project so I can go vote for it!

Where do you spend your summer days? I can't wait to see who y'all nominate! xo

Breezy + Co.

It has been pretty silent over here, but don't worry, I promise I have a good reason! When I posted about moving on from LuLaRoe, I was hoping for a new adventure! Well, I finally decided to stop hoping and to go out and make it happen. So, let me present to you my new project:

After YEARS of bouncing through different majors and degrees, it turns out the answer was here all along. I have been working with graphic design for years now, but I finally feel as if I know what I want to do with my life and I am so excited to get hustling and make my dreams happen! Breezy + Co. is my new baby, using a complete re-brand to take my designing to a whole new level with new prints, stationery, cards and invitations all in the works. Eventually, I plan to merge this blog with my design site so I can have everything cohesive, but I am trying to remind myself to take it slow and just do one thing at a time. (As if being a full-time mom and student wasn't enough! haha) I am now taking on all sorts of custom orders while working on filling my shop with new goodies and making big plans for the future. I will also be taking some more design classes in the fall to improve my skills so I can have create even more cute things! You can expect big things to come from me, my friends. :)

I have no idea what I am doing 80% of the time, but I am having a blast so far figuring it out. You can follow along with my new journey by checking out my new site, following @breezyandco on Instagram and of course, giving my page the big "thumbs up" on Facebook! (I promise I'm a lot more active and entertaining on social media than I am here. ;) Thanks for reading my excited, not very well thought out ramblings about my new project. I am so grateful for all the support I have received so far and am excited to share my journey with all of you! Now I've got to get some sleep because it's practically morning and toddlers don't believe in sleeping in. Wish me luck! xo