Under the Sea Birthday Party

Seems a little strange to promote an August birthday celebration in the middle of October, but hey, that’s how we roll. Like the ebb and flow of life, sometimes we have the bed made within two minutes of waking up and sometimes we’re still up to our noses in covers at 11am. When I started […]

Raleigh Lifestyle Blog Apple Picking

Is there anything to not love about Fall? The cooler weather. The comfort food. All things pumpkin spice. And of course, fun outdoor activities. As soon as the calendar transitions into our favorite season, we start our Fall Bucket List and get busy! We knew we wanted to introduce apple picking as one of our […]


I blame my mother. It’s her fault I can’t just blow up a few balloons, slap up a Pin-the-Tail on the Donkey and call it a day. Growing up, my brother and I had elaborate birthday parties. From bonfires, live bands, Big Bird Treehouse cakes and special appearances by Batman, my mom was a pioneering […]

I would read you a bedtime story, turn off the light and then hold you as tightly and closely to me as possible. We would rock back and forth and back and forth while I softly sang, “You are my sunshine, my only sunshine.” With your left cheek pressed firmly against my chest, I would […]

I left a weekend bag in my trunk for 26 days. It was packed full of clothes, jewelry and two heavy coats from a photo shoot. I would see the bag every time I opened my trunk and for some reason, on every Target run, I would push it to the side or load my […]

Here at the Mims House we are waving our magic wands and cooking up something spooky and delicious – Harry Potter inspired cookies! If you’re anything like us, we love to celebrate the season of Halloween and find any excuse to indulge in sweet treats by Southern Sugar Bakery. Scroll down to see our whimsical […]

Children's Books, peanut butter and jelly, PB&J, National Children's Books Day, Mad Dash Blog, motherhood, classics, nostalgic reads

Books + PB&J…YES PLEASE!! It’s National Children’s Book Day!  To celebrate, we’re sharing our favorite children’s books we’ve either read as children or to our own children throughout the years.  Whether beloved classics or brand new goodies, these page-turners top our reading list for any age group! Since it’s also National PB&J day, we suggest curling […]

Women’s History Month Blog Post

Even though Read Across America Day focuses on celebrating childhood reading, it doesn’t mean us big kids have to miss out on encouraging each other to indulge in a good book or two! To honor both Read Across America Day and Women’s History Month, we’re sharing our top favorite female-authored books aimed to inspire every […]


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