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Make Time for what you want! #JordWatch

Morning Cuties,

This year I’m all about being in charge of my own time. Doing what I want to do and being more intentional with my time.  The kids are on spring break and we decided to just stay home this year.  Staycations can be a lot of fun if done right; so we decided to spend the day with them doing something they would enjoy. If you are in the DC Area and or a Wizard of Oz fan come close, no closer, like seriously come all the way close.

In life we make time for what we want and who we want.  Now that I’ve decided to let go of a few things, I’ve shifted my focus and priorities. I also need to work on my time management, we’ll talk about that a little more, or not. But today I made time for my family, this dope party of four.  My calendar is frequently full and I get comments like “How do you do it all?” The truth is simple, I make time for what I want and you should do the same.

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#JORDWATCH Style: Ely Color: Maple

And I like to be real stylish about my time, no matter what I’m doing. Thanks to the great folks at Jord, they do wood watches like no one else. Keeping with the wood theme we took the kids to Watkins Park to play.

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Bunny

Within the park is the Old Maryland Farm, they are home to this big fluffy bunny. He was really cute and he had lots of bunny friends.

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Peacock

As not to be out done by the bunny cuteness they had several beautiful peacocks. Did you know that peacocks are boys and girls are called peahens? I had no idea, school #fail.

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My man child and a pony

I had to talk my son into taking this picture and the pony kept getting closer. He was smiling but was totally nervous laughter. They also had cows and donkeys in with the horses.

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wood watch & peacock realness

This watch is very light weight and I freaking love it. So much so I forget that I’m even wearing it. It was sized just for my baby size wrist and that makes me love it even more. More important than comfort is style. Y’all know I like to be cute and stuff. This means my accouterments must be equally stellar.

My watch is the Ely Maple which is the natural color of the wood. It has been conditioned with natural Tung oil to prevent cracking. Jord offers this watch in several types of wood, you know because we need options. Fun Fact: Maple wood in this watch comes from Northeastern North America and made from the outer rings, also known as sapwood.

Fellas: Jord has watches for men and women this means *clears throat* Mother’s Day & Father’s Day gifts.

We had a good time at the farm, now it’s time to play. Note: This is a farm not a petting zoo.

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Watkins Park Style

How else do you expect to enter Oz. Duhhhhhh the yellow brick road.

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Come on and ease on down, ease on down the road.

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This place is freaking magical, the ground is made of foam it seems. It’s soft and gives a bit. This is perfect for the little’s that haven’t quite mastered balance.

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Emerald City anyone

Can’t have Oz without Emerald City.

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Dorothy & Cowardly Lion

If you’re going to do the theme, then do it all the way.

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Rock Wall

With a bit of encouragement Nori climbed her way into Emerald City.

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You know this is my favorite right.

I’m pretty sure I grew up dreaming of sliding down a high heel pump. I just know I did.

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Nori & Nasir

We had a great time; I look forward to bringing the kids back again.

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I look like the kid and not the parent.

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It is all in the details.

I love attention to detail; I was already excited to receive this watch. What I didn’t know is how dope the packaging would be. I’m so keeping this wooden box, because cute. The box just so happen to match my watch perfectly. Then it was wrapped around this cute little pillow that says Jord. Y’all know I love things with my name on it. Kudos to Jord for killing this branding game.

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Come on stylish wood watch box.

Put your name on everything.

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Aa ariel view of the Park. Click HERE for photo credit and park tour.

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Wooden Watch Review

Disclosure: I was sent this dope watch from Jord Watches in exchange for my review. You know I only keep it real.

What does your favorite time piece look like? What are you doing with your time? Chat with me in the comment below or FB, IG or Twitter.

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MimiCuteLips® started in 2010, it’s a place to come and share life experiences. Mimi is a lifestyle blogger, a mother of two, an Operations Manager by day, the business owner of From Mi To You and a naturalista. She blogs about life as she sees it, lives it, and loves it (or not)! The purpose of this blog is to share her voice. Like many others, she lives a life that requires her to wear multiple hats. From DIY projects, parenting, business adventures, love, travel recaps and more.

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  1. Kemkem

    Oh..what a cute theme park! I love the whole idea of the Wizard of Oz..The peacock looks so beautiful. The kids were definitely having fun from the look of things. The watch looks really nice too 🙂 .

  2. Dana Carmel

    Very cute watch – I don’t think I’ve ever seen a wooden watch before. And you’re right – Jord’s branding game is on point! Your son looks just like you, btw – you could be twins!

    • MimiCuteLips

      Thanks Dana, I love a company that knows how to brand their products.
      He is my twin for sure, the older he gets the more he hates to hear it. I did all the work I want all of the credit. lol

  3. Chanel | Cultural Xplorer

    This is my first time seeing a wooden watch! I love the idea of it 😀 It looks like you and the kids had a great DC staycation – I personally LOVE staycations and try to do them as often as I can!

    • MimiCuteLips

      Chanel, I was new to them as well. I love wooden accessories so this was right on the money for me.
      I enjoy a good staycation as well, I don’t have to pack or spend as much money. There are so many local things that we’ve not done.

  4. Stacie

    Now that looks like a fun park! My gbaby would love it. I’ve been seeing a lot of nice Jord watches lately.

    • MimiCuteLips

      Stacie she totally would, even as an adult I was like wow. This is the coolest park I’ve ever visited. Jord is locking down the game.

  5. MJ

    I’m loving that park! We have a few nice ones around our town but they are a good drive which is sad. And the watch, I have one and I love it.

    • MimiCuteLips

      This is a first of this kind for us. It is only fifteen minutes from us which is nice.
      Yaaaassss, Jord is out here changing the game.

  6. Valerie robinson

    Such a neat place to visit! My kids would love that…had no clue it existed. Beautiful watch by the way!

  7. Tyra

    Okay that watch is super hot! Like super hot! I love the packaging as well. I am not a huge watch person but I would get this one for sure.

  8. Jay | RelaxedThairapy.com

    I own several wood watches and love every one. I also had the opportunity to review for Jord and I really dig their watches. I get so many compliments.

  9. Kiwi

    I’ve never really been a watch girl but this was really girly! Looks real cute on you!

    • MimiCuteLips

      Kiwi I haven’t been a watch girl is many years. Now I put it on daily just like my other jewels. It says a lot without doing much.

  10. LaShawn

    The park looks like so much fun and it’s nice that it’s so close to you. I’ve never seen a wooden watch but I like it!

    • MimiCuteLips

      Oh your little one would love it. It totally brings out the kid in us all. I hadn’t either, Jord has put me all the way on.

  11. Alli

    Your kids look like they are having so much fun in the photos. What a great park and I love that it’s free. I agree, you look like a kid yourself – that’s a good thing! Great photos!

  12. Angelic Sinova

    First of all that peacock is just gorgeous! I’ve always thought Jord watches were so cool looking but it wasn’t until my friend got one last year (and I saw them in person) that I realized just how amazing they looked! They’re so stylish.

  13. Chris Lewis

    The Jord watch looks like a beautiful watch. I could easily see myself wearing one for work and for casual occasions too. I checked out their website and love the variety that they have!

  14. Jenn @ EngineerMommy

    I’ve been looking for a new watch and that watch is so sleek! I love that it’s made of wood. Thanks for sharing!

  15. Pam

    I really like Jord watches. They seem so stylish and like they are high quality! I actually have one of my own.

  16. Jeanine

    How fun! Looks like a really great time.

    I love my Jord watch, I get compliments on it all the time. It’s super sturdy, and really gorgeous. I am loving yours!

  17. Brittany

    I love the wooden watch! Super unique

  18. Chantal

    I have never heard of Jord watches before. This watch is absolutely stunning!

  19. rika

    Very good looking watch! I love the design and material, unique

  20. Franc Ramon

    Jord would really be a good watch. It’s wooden style makes it lighter, elegant and unique. It’s to see a Wizard of Oz themed area there that kids would surely love.

  21. dawn

    i loveeee jord watches. i recieved one awhile back and I wear it all the time and I love how you layered it. It’s such an awesome accessory.

  22. Anosa

    You’re so right, we need to make time for the things and for the people we love. I love the JORD watches I so need one in my life, they are so stylish and looks like you and your family had a nice time out together.

  23. Stephanie Pass

    What a gorgeous watch! I love that it’s wooden. That playground look so much fun! My kids would love it.

  24. Kita

    I’m a big kid when it comes to the playground. I would definitely enjoy this one. My kids would too. Love the watch. Love the wood concept too. Unique!

    • MimiCuteLips

      Thanks Kita, you can’t help but be a big kid at this playground.

      I’m digging the wood concept too, I want all kind of wood things now. lol

  25. Jasmine Watts

    I’ve ever seen a wooden watch before. It looks so cute and I’m loving that park too!

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