Family

A fresh start

Girls

Today is a fresh start. A fresh start for writing and bringing back to life the passion that might have been misplaced for a while. Over a year ago, we decided to make some pretty big changes for our family. We were nervous, but thrilled.…

Food

Best cup of coffee at Disneyland

Anyone who has visited Disneyland in recent years knows that Disney hasn’t (historically) done coffee very well.  In past years, I can’t count the number of times that I’ve had a mediocre to undrinkable cup of coffee at Disneyland. However, I’m happy to report, with the newly renovated Carnation Cafe and Holly Jolly Bakery, things have improved dramatically.…

Food

Dining must: Smoked turkey leg

For meat-loving Disney guests, the smoked turkey leg is a must-try, at least once. Disney sells over 1.5 million turkey legs each year. You’ll inevitably see guests walking around enjoying these moist, savory treats that taste like a cross between bacon and smoked ham.…

Travel

When Disneyland reaches capacity

A couple years ago, we made a rookie move. We visited Disneyland during New Year’s weekend. It was cold and wet and very crowded. Not only was it crowded, but the park reached capacity each day rather quickly. When we checked into the hotel, the front desk Cast Member informed us that the park would be full.…