Little Mermaid Party Decor: Creating Ariel’s Grotto

  Last month was my daughter's 5th birthday.  Yes, my baby is 5.  Where did the time go?  For this birthday, my Sweet Girl wanted a Little Mermaid theme.  Last year, we celebrated with a Disney Princess theme, but this year, it had to be Ariel alone. So where to start with Under the Sea … [Read more...]

“How many more days?” Making a Disney Vacation Countdown

The moment you tell your kids you are going on a Disney vacation, you are bound to hear the relentless question, "How many more days?" Rather than be bombarded with the question, make a countdown and engage your kids with the planning, excitement and yes, a little math.  The trip before last, we … [Read more...]

Ways to Save at Disney

You may as well know that I am a Disney World fanatic.  I love the place.  I could go every other . . . month!  And while I have been there over 15 times in my life, I don't go as often as I wish because a trip to Disney World is expensive. There is the cost of hotel, tickets, food, any travel … [Read more...]

20 Not-To-Miss Moments at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World is a magical and fun place.  With four different theme parks, there is so much to do.  But in all the opportunities for attractions, shows and activities, don't miss out on these fun moments.  They are some of my absolute favorites! 1.  The Opening of the Magic Kingdom.  This 10 … [Read more...]

Our 2014 Disney Memories

As I shared with you yesterday, our trip to Disney World was not as magical as we had hoped.  We were sicker than dogs for quite a bit of the trip.  (You can read more about our story of choosing to focus on blessings over disappointment here.) We did have so many fun moments though:  meeting the … [Read more...]

There Is No Crying at Disney World

There is no crying at Disney World. Or at least that is what I tried to tell myself as I pushed my stroller though Epcot while tears rolled down my cheeks.  It was our 6th day at the parks and my body was giving in to rampant chills, fever and pure fatigue. I was the last adult to succumb to … [Read more...]

Magic Kingdom Collection on sale at Zulily!

You all know how much I love Disney!  So of course, this 50% off Magic Kingdom Collection at zulily caught my eye. From the clothing, toys, princess gear, adorable decals (oh so very cute!) and much more, this may be a great time to stock up on gifts!  And if you're planning a little Disney … [Read more...]

Spectacular Memory of the VIP Christening Cruise of the Disney Magic

Are you a Disney-lover like me?  I cannot wait for my next vacation . . .  ah, to be walking down Main Street USA, listening to the magical and happy music of the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World.  It is, most definitely, my "happiest place on earth," . . . the kind of trip where looking forward … [Read more...]

Make it Magical: 10 Tips for Getting the Most of your Disney Vacation (Part Two)

We're back talking about my favorite place on earth, Walt Disney World!  In case you missed the first part of this series, you can check out tips #1-5 here.  We are looking at ideas to make your Disney World vacation more magical while at the parks.  For my Disney vacation planning tips, go … [Read more...]

Make it Magical: 10 Tips for Getting the Most of Your Disney Vacation

I have been creating our Shutterfly book from our latest trip to Walt Disney World.  Yes, I am a little behind (it was last fall), but I am loving the chance to re-live all the fun memories, look at the kids' faces and see my most favorite vacation spot on earth. All in all, I have probably been … [Read more...]