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Gift Ideas for the Star Wars Fan

I've been very good this year, Santa. But you and the elves don't have to worry about my Christmas list. All I want this year is Star Wars merchandise from Disneyland. There are so many gift ideas for the Star Wars fan! When you come on over to our house for a visit, you'll notice one thing. We are kind of Disney obsessed. Vintage alarm clocks, … [Read more...]

Season of the Force Debuts at Disneyland Resort

In a resort not so far, far away… The Force awakens at the Disneyland Resort! Beginning November 16, guests will be able to immerse themselves in the Star Wars galaxy as Tomorrowland has been transformed with new attractions, experiences, and themed offerings for Season of the Force. Season of the Force I was able to get a sneak peek at … [Read more...]

Family and Allergy-Friendly Dining at the PCH Grill

Navigating this new world of food allergies has been tough. Trying to accurately identify my toddler's allergies has been, to say the least, tiring. Inconclusive blood tests, skin tests, welt-like hives, notebooks of everything she's eaten or touched -- I had no idea what I was in for when we got the diagnosis. PCH Grill | Family and … [Read more...]

Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland

Melanie was given complimentary admission for her and her family to enjoy Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland. From cast members' name tags to the iconic Sleeping Beauty castle, everything is dazzling within the Disneyland Resort in celebration of its Diamond Anniversary. How could it get any better?  Add in some holiday fun! Beginning … [Read more...]

Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

Earlier this month the family and I headed out to San Antonio for a week of fun and relaxation. Since it had been a couple of years since we'd visited, we knew we wanted to visit some of our old favorites, like the Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch. It's no joke that every time we visit San Antonio, we have to feed the zebras. Most times, it's the … [Read more...]

Summer Travel Tips

My family is constantly on the go. From the kids activities, to church, and extracurricular activities we do as a family, some days it seems like we're only at home to sleep. And the summers are no different, y'all. Between weekend trips to nearby cities, to full on vacations, we keep busy by exploring the world around us. And honestly, I wouldn't … [Read more...]

Tips for Hard to Get Dining Reservations at Disney World

I used these tips for hard to get dining reservations at Disney World and it paid off! Ariel, Cinderella, Elsa -- it can be a challenge to pick a favorite Disney princess. But for my oldest, it has always been Belle. Ever since she was teeny tiny, she identified the most with the princess she most nearly resembles. Tips for Hard to Get Dining … [Read more...]

5 Reasons to Stay at a Disney Resort Property

For me planning a vacation is part of the fun of vacation. I go over every single detail again and again, ensuring that I've planned the best vacation possible for my family. Where will we stay? What dessert will I eat? (Don't judge!) Weighing the pros and cons of reasons to stay at a Disney Resort property. For our Disney Social Media Moms … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Connect with Your Daughter at Hilton Sandestin Golf Resort & Spa

My daughter and I were invited to visit Hilton Sandestin and all of our expenses were paid. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. As a mother of three children, I struggle to find time to spend with each of them individually. We spend a tremendous amount of time together as a family (which I absolutely adore), but I have fallen short on … [Read more...]

Disneyland or Disney World?

It was a frequent question as I returned home from this year's Disney’s Social Media Moms Celebration -- which resort do you prefer: Disneyland or Disney World? The answer to that question is complicated. Can I have two favorites? You see, I’m incredibly biased. Disneyland is my home. I became an Annual Passholder at just 13 years old. On Friday … [Read more...]