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The Best Toy for Summer + Giveaway

This post is sponsored by Vocalpoint but, as always, all thoughts and opinions are my own.

Summer is here – and if you’re like us – we spend a lot of our time outside! It boosts your immune system, makes you happier, and improves your energy. Our favorite things to do outside?  Play in the backyard & be tourists in our own town. We love our local Little Library, ice cream shop, and park. Where’s your favorite place to play and explore with the kids?

Today on the blog we are here to share all about our favorite new toy to bring your summer outdoor fun up a notch – or 12.

The boys have been sooo lucky to be the first two in the United States to own these beautiful Vespa GTS Super Sport scooters – and we can barely contain our excitement! We have been rolling around town exploring & having a BLAST!

We cannot even take these out without people stopping in their tracks to get a closer look! Cars literally pull over to tell the boys how much they love their Vespas!

We got to pick up our Vespas right at Metro Scooter on Montgomery Rd. in Norwood, Oh, and I didn’t even tell the boys about it. I let it be a surprise – and it sure was! They couldn’t believe they got to keep them!

Not only are these Vespas absolutely stunning – they have some pretty incredible features:

Aux/SD/USB hook up – The boys looked through music with dad and loaded up their favorite tunes on USB drives. They absolutely love the music loaded on the Vespa – but really love how they can add their own.

The Perfect Speed – I love that they are not too fast! They are perfect cruising speed that I can easily walk beside.

Forward + Reverse – This makes maneuvering so much easier for the boys! They don’t have to pick it up and move it like other power wheels.

Working horn and lights – The boys really feel like they are driving with these fun working features.

Long Battery Life – We made it all the way to our local Dairy Queen & back – a total of 1.4 miles – with battery life to spare! This was so impressive – I’m still blown away!

But don’t you worry – these are no longer the only two in the US – you can get your hands on them too! Click here to sign up for Vocalpoint & shop now.

I have a special discount code for my readers to save $$ on your Vocalpoint Vespa purchase – DDOTTS10

Even better? One lucky reader will win a Vespa scooter of their own!

Click here to follow me on Instagram & learn more all about the giveaway.

What’s your favorite feature? Where should we take the Vespas for a ride next? Comment below and let me know!

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I Tried It: Murder Mystery Dinner

The husband and I were invited to come check out

The Murder Mystery Company’s – Murder Mystery Dinner. 


It was something I had kind of heard of before but not really heard much about. When I told people our plans beforehand everyone said, “please tell me what you think, I’ve been dying to know!”

Sooooo here I am to give you guys my review and everything you need to know!

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I Tried It: Microneedling Facial

I have been following FFAesthetics forever now swooning over their work at their Columbus location. I was soooo excited when I heard they were coming to my city.

I visited the NEW Face Forward Aesthetics location here in Cincinnati.

So Microneedling…it kinda sounds scary, cause well…tiny needles on your face?

I promise it’s not!

I came in and they put the numbing gel all over my face. I laid in the bed and did some social media scrolling for 30 minutes – then it was show time.

My nurse was fabulous. She was actually training a shadow so it was really informative listening to her describe all of the steps. It was really interesting. Our bodies are so cool!


10-15 minutes and wha-lah.

I was looking all cool with blood on my face!

My nurse said I have really thick skin (Yass I do girl) and she said I have good collegian! I do use collegian powder in my coffee everyday so this makes me think it’s doing something right!!

So now what?! What was all of that for?! What did I just do?

So Microneedling gently stimulates the skin with very fine needles that encourage natural collagen & elastin production, improve skin tone, texture, firmness as well as reduction in scars, pore size, or blemishes. -All the things I want!

According to a 2008 study, skin treated with four microneedling sessions spaced one month apart produced up to a 400% increase in collagen and elastin six months after completing treatment.

So I am a few weeks out and here is my skin!

I’m obsessed.

I can’t wait to go back to Face Forward!

Check out the services they offer here!

If you visit them, please tell them I sent you!

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I Tried It: TAO Float Loft

A few weeks back we celebrated spring break in Cincinnati (rain everyday). It was really chill and we made no plans besides speech therapy and dentists appointments. We did lots of reading, snuggling, movie watching, and board game playing. I am so blessed that my boys absolutely adore each other, but once being together hit the 72 hours straight mark, things got a little dicey. I decided to schedule myself  a mom time out, aka a float at TAO Float Loft.
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5 Things To Know Before Getting Your Eyebrows Microbladed

So this week I got my eyebrows microbladed…it was magical. 

For those of you that don’t know…“Microblading  is a form of semi-Permanent Makeup that provides a means to partially or fully camouflage missing eyebrow hair with the appearance of simulated hair using fine deposits of cosmetic tattoo pigments.” Microblading uses a hand-held-tool that looks like an X-ACTO knife. It puts pigment into the skin but doesn’t go as deep as a tattoo. 


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