Disney On Ice Presents Follow Your Heart Coming To Orlando ~ Coupon Code + Giveaway

My kids spotted the billboard months ago on the side of the Arena, and now it is almost here. Disney On Ice Presents Follow Your Heart is coming to Orlando September 2 – 4, 2016. Read on for a coupon code and ticket giveaway. This post is sponsored by Feld Entertainment.  My family adores Disney On […]

Should I Take My Kids To See Pete’s Dragon Mom Review

Disney’s Pete’s Dragon is a remake of Disney’s classic Pete’s Dragon (1977) with a whole new story about Pete and his dragon Elliot. My daughters and I (ages 8 and nearly 5) had the fun opportunity to screen Pete’s Dragon under the stars at Fort Wilderness Lodge. (Seriously, how cool?!) To make the evening even more special, we met […]

Disney’s The BFG Coloring Pages And Activity Pages

I can’t remember the last time my daughter was this excited about an upcoming movie. She has been counting down the days until The BFG comes out in theaters, and now it is here. (Poor thing, mom is making her wait until Sunday to see it!) These The BFG coloring pages and activity pages should help keep […]

The Ultimate Disney Photo Checklist (Printable Checklist)

Capture your family’s Disney memories with the ultimate Disney photo checklist to help you remember to take pictures of the details big and small. Download the Disney Photo Checklist here.  I’ve lost track of the number of times my family has visited Disney, we are spoiled by living so close and do our best to take advantage […]

Mommy And Me And Minnie Mouse Dress Up

My favorite day of the week is Friday. Not just because it kicks off the weekend, but also because it is “stay home with mommy day.” In other words, Sissy doesn’t go to school on Friday so it is mommy-daughter day. Fridays are filled with tea parties, craft projects, dress up and lots of playtime – I wouldn’t have it any other way.

10 Tips For Traveling With A Preschooler + Disney Vacation Sweepstakes

Vacations are one of the best ways to make lasting family memories. But sometimes getting to the vacation with small children can be downright painful. Whether you fly or drive, it is important to plan ahead in order to be ready for… well, anything. These are my top tips for traveling with a preschooler.  10 […]

Epcot Flower And Garden Festival 2016 – The Best Time To Visit Epcot With The Family

It is time once again for Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival 2016. Known for its elaborate topiary displays, the 23rd Flower and Garden Festival has so much to offer visiting families that the Festival has been expanded from 75 to 90 days for 2016. I attended a sneak preview of the Flower and Garden Festival […]

20 Things To Pack For A Disney Cruise

My family loves to cruise, and some our favorite family vacations have been aboard a Disney cruise. Having taken three magical Disney Cruises I am often asked by friends and family for my best Disney Cruise packing tips. So I finally decided to sit down to share 20 things to pack for a Disney Cruise.

6 Things Moms Want To Know About Zootopia (Spoiler-Free Review)

Zootopia will capture your heart. It is so unlike any animal movie ever done, and yet it has every beloved Disney element including clever humor, lovable characters, smart lessons, a great story and a catchy theme song. In this Zootopia spoiler-free review, you will see why I recommend this movie for kids of all ages.  […]

5 Lessons Zootopia Teaches Kids (And Adults)

Disney movies are not just heartwarming and funny with great characters, they are also filled with messages to inspire, remind and teach. Zootopia is filled with important messages about acceptance, self-examination and staying true to yourself. In a clever, light-hearted manner this world of animals embodies the best (and the worst) of humanity while teaching kids […]

6 Hidden Zootopia Easter Eggs

Discover 6 cleverly hidden Zootopia Easter Eggs including references to Disney movies past and future, inside jokes and special cameo appearances.

Creating 1,000 Creatures For Zootopia + Zootopia Coloring Pages

Creating an animal world unlike anything we have ever seen before was the challenge given to Walt Disney Animation Studios when it embarked on the journey to Zootopia. More than four years later, we will finally see how everything comes together when Zootopia comes out March 4, but in the mean time let’s look at how […]

Glow In The Dark Star Wars Craft

My girls can’t get enough Star Wars. So I was delighted to partner with General Mills Big G Cereal to create a craft inspired by the glow in the dark Star Wars decals found in specially-marked packages. This glow in the dark Star Wars craft was met with squeals of delight when I showed it to my […]

Disney’s Zootopia From Story To Animation

Before one animated character is drawn, it is all about the story. And when I met with the story team from Disney’s Zootopia I learned that the process to get the story exactly right is on going from initial ideas through the last deadline, changes big and small happen can happen everyday and to any scene. “The movie […]

Miles From Tomorrowland Birthday Party Ideas

My little space explorer knew exactly how she wanted to celebrate her 4th birthday – with a Miles from Tomorrowland Birthday Party. So I set out on a mission to create an out-of-this-world party featuring Miles, Merk and the whole Calisto family. Miles From Tomorrowland Birthday Party Inside our very own Stellasphere, the space-themed birthday […]