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runDisney marathons

Jul 11, 2013 Are you a runner? I’m certainly not, but I’m a huge Disney fan and I’m willing to try anything once. When I saw several people talking about runDisney, I had no idea what they were talking about. It wasn’t long… ~200 words

Have you been to Disneyland’s Silhouette Studio?

Jun 12, 2013 We’ve walked down Main Street, USA countless times. Each time we pass the Silhouette Studio, I think to myself that we should have Emma’s portrait done. But we pass it by each time, in a hurry to get to something… ~300 words

Preschool graduation: our first of many milestones

May 29, 2013 I need a tissue. Our little girl just graduated from pre-school this past weekend. For some, this isn’t a big deal. For me, it’s a turning point. I’m seeing her grow up so fast, and I don’t know how to… ~88 words

Life list: attend a Fleetwood Mac concert

May 23, 2013 I’ve loved Fleetwood Mac as long as I can remember. Stevie Nicks still has it after all these years. The guys, they aren’t so bad either. One of my Life List goals was to see Fleetwood Mac, live. Last night,… ~50 words

New Disney Junior – Live on Stage!

May 16, 2013 In March, Disney California Adventure changed the The Disney Junior – Live on Stage! show. The Disney Junior – Live on Stage! show has always been a favorite for us. Emma was thrilled to hear Sofia the First and Doc ~200 words

Mother’s Day

May 13, 2013 What do I love about motherhood? These two!… ~8 words

Should I buy a Disneyland annual pass?

May 7, 2013 Whether you should buy a Disneyland Annual Pass or not comes down to some basic math, and how often you think you might head to the parks. ~300 words

Avoiding sore feet at Disneyland

Apr 22, 2013 There’s a lot of walking involved when you’re at Disneyland. One of the best ways to avoid those aching feet is to wear comfortable shoes. Even with great shoes, the best of us still get tired of walking, but we… ~200 words

Toddler friendly rides at Disneyland

Apr 17, 2013 If you’re headed to Disneyland with young kids, you’ll have a great time. We were worried the first couple of times we went. We weren’t sure if there’d be enough to do with our toddler. We were pleasantly surprised at… ~900 words

Disney Rider Switch Service

Apr 8, 2013 Rider Switch Passes give families the ability to enjoy most rides when traveling with kids who may not want to ride or don’t meet the hight requirements. ~700 words

Spring Training in Scottsdale

Visiting Scottsdale, Arizona: food, fun and family

Mar 24, 2013 I’ve never been to Scottsdale. This year, we decided to head out to the Arizona desert to watch our World Series Champions, the San Francisco Giants, for a Spring Training game. This was the perfect time for us to experience… ~800 words

Happy Birthday, Addison!

Mar 20, 2013 Our sweet baby girl is ONE YEAR OLD today! We have been so lucky. Addie is the sweetest baby. She’s happy all the time. Her big sister, Emma, is her favorite person in the world. She eats anything, which is… ~85 words

Get your Jungle Cruise map

Mar 6, 2013 It seems as if we’ve been on the Jungle Cruise more times than I can count. Because of the colorful personalities of the Cast Members, each time is different. Even though we’ve been on it so many times, I don’t… ~100 words

Mickey & Minnie Valentine Cookies

Feb 11, 2013 If your kids love Mickey and Minnie as much as mine do, you might be interested in making these easy Valentine’s Day cookies. The Mickey and Minnie heart cookies are a huge hit around here. My daughter couldn’t wait to… ~300 words

Gourmet Mickey Collection

Jan 31, 2013 I just saw the new Gourmet Mickey Collection and almost fell over. I hate to say it, if I had room in my house, we’d have this entire collection. In case you missed it, here is the new Black and… ~51 words

Be mine? Valentine’s day mug gift idea

Jan 29, 2013 This weekend, we met up with some good friends we hadn’t seen for a while. I knew we were going somewhere sunny and warm, so I thought we would dress up the girls, and take a couple pictures with our… ~300 words

Addie at 10 months

Jan 23, 2013 With Emma, we chronicled every month of her life. We took photos, wrote blog posts, and never missed a month. Here we are today, Addie is ten months old. Looking back at Emma, I realized that the similarities between… ~200 words

Homemade salt-dough Christmas ornaments

Nov 30, 2012 It’s been raining like crazy, and we’ve spent a lot of times indoors this week. We’ve had a week full of Christmas projects around here. Earlier this week, we made a canvas hand print tree and a Christmas tree made ~300 words

Finished button tree

Kid-friendly Christmas crafts: O Button Tree

Nov 29, 2012 As a kid, I remember a decorative Christmas tree that my grandmother and mother made together. I have always loved that tree. It has buttons and costume jewelry in the shape of a tree. I am lucky to have that… ~300 words

Eating gluten-free at Disneyland

Nov 26, 2012 My friend, Janet, recently contacted me about her upcoming trip to Disneyland. Her four year old daughter is on a strict gluten-free (GF) diet, and she wanted to make sure Disney dining wasn’t going to be an insurmountable challenge. I… ~500 words