Our first Jedi Training Academy experience

Jedi Training Academy Featured

When we told Oscar we were going to Walt Disney World a few weeks ago, he had one wish and one wish only; to attend Jedi Training Academy and fight Darth Vader! Sure, he wanted to do the rides and meet characters and watch fireworks, but above all else, he wanted to fight Darth Vader.… [read more]

Eat the bread.

5mealsbread feature

I’ve been thinking a lot about negativity lately. Nothing has recently happened to us, but there is no shortage of pain, insecurity, and fear out there. It’s overwhelming and I find the older I get, the more guarded I have to be against all the pressures to accept negativity into my world. Every headline screams… [read more]

Do your kids know where to go in case of fire?

sparky fire safety app featured

This post is part of a sponsorship with the┬áNational Fire Protection Association. We were on vacation at Walt Disney World Resort for Oscar’s fall break last week and we had an amazing time playing, celebrating each other, and learning some new things! While there we had a chance to check out Innoventions at Epcot, which… [read more]

We love Angry Birds Stella! TelePods & Game Review

Angry Birds Stella TelePods and Game review

We have been Angry Birds obsessed for a while now and we are always impressed with the fun ways they incorporate new themes for play into their games. From the traditional Angry Birds to Angry Birds Star Wars, Angry Birds GO! and most recently Angry Birds Stella, we just love those little birds (and ok… [read more]

Disney Parks with young kids: what to bring

Disney screen

I may have mentioned once or twice that we are counting down to a family vacation at Walt Disney World Resort next month. Each time we go, my kids have grown a little so I have to reassess what to pack for them. Today I am sharing our┬átop 7 (plus a bonus) items to bring… [read more]

Family Weekend Getaway: Asheville {Part 1}

Family weekend getaway asheville nc

A quick glance at my news feeds online this morning left me with a pit in my stomach. It was a pretty balanced mix of the terrible and the beautiful with a splash of insanity for good measure. So goes the internet these days but it got me thinking about life because if you ask… [read more]

DIY Countdown to Disney Monorail Craft

monorail countdown to Disney

We are happily counting the days as we get closer to our upcoming family vacation at Walt Disney World Resort. I am a huge planner when it comes to vacation. Some people get bogged down with details, but I devour them. Planning is a fun way to extend the fun as far as I am… [read more]

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.

life is a daring adventure or nothing quote

Golly. It’s been a while since I logged into the old blog. I don’t mean to make it a thing, but look, it’s a thing. I’ve thought about blogging every day for the past week and each time I sit down to write, I just stare. It’s not a lack of interest. It’s not a… [read more]