Freaky Friday: My Secret Obsession

Today, I’m letting y’all in on a little secret about me. Considering the scope of my nerdiness, it’s a miracle most people don’t know this about me. No, it’s not that I’m a Disney freak – all the world knows that! It’s that…I’m a Planner Nerd!! Whew, I said it! Yes, I am a superfreak for planner decorating! According to

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A Snowy Birthday in Texas!

Happy Monday everyone and thank you for joining me. Today, I am sharing a recap of Aleyah’s birthday celebration from a few weeks ago. We are so blessed to have had this precious little girl for 3 years now and we, of course, wanted to celebrate big! Being a family of Disney fanatics, I am sure you can guess that the party had

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The Family that Vacations Together…

For nearly fifteen years, our family has been going to Walt Disney World for our family vacations. In the memories of those visits is where my greatest happiness can be found. In the early years when we could not afford to fly our family of 5 to Orlando, we hopped into our jam-packed minivan with a full Thule on top and headed

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Disney Junior – Live on Stage!

We all love the rides and attractions at Walt Disney World but there are some attractions that I feel Disney just really got right when it comes to little ones. One such attraction is Disney Junior – Live on Stage, located in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. My granddaughter, Aleyah, particularly loves this interactive show with Mickey and the gang. Being blessed with

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Moments with Mimi: Happy Grandparents Day!

Thank you for joining me today for the inaugural post of my new series, Moments with Mimi. This series is a way for me to share special moments from my blessing of being able to keep my grandchildren as a daycare alternative. For those of you who may be new followers, I will give you a little background. I have worked full-time my entire adult

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Review of Breakfast at Whispering Canyon Cafe (with recipe)

My family and I have visited Whispering Canyon Café numerous times for dinner. Always a fun place, my husband and I decided to visit for breakfast instead during our June couples-only trip. We were pleasantly surprised. Aside from the food being delicious, our service – provided by the gem of Walt Disney World, Bridget, was what we will always remember

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We're Showing Our Disney Side

Soon, we will be Showing Our Disney Side at Home. Our party is coming up and I am so excited because we will be celebrating lots of wonderful blessings — our dear family and friends, new big sisters and our new granddaughter, McKinley. I affectionately call it “Mimi and Pappi’s Disney Side Surprise!” We will be making new memories and

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My Personal Choice for Disney Christmas Dinner

Welcome to those of you joining me from I Am a Disney Nerd and those of you just hopping aboard. I am the Final stop on our Magical Blogorail. This month’s topic:  Where would you dine for Christmas dinner (what feels most like a Christmas meal)? My family and I have spent many Thanksgivings at Walt Disney World, but we

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Happy Birthday to a Special Disney Friend!

Today I posted an article at Chip & Company as a tribute to a fellow C&C writer that we lost this year. I decided to continue the tribute by sharing a post here in Ken’s honor as well. Usually, today would be reserved for a Wednesday with Walt post and tomorrow I would normally post a Hug Among Disney Friends

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Ten Tips for Visiting Walt Disney World with Teens

As a parent who has traveled many times to Walt Disney World with teens, I wanted to offer some suggestions for anyone who might be traveling with one for the first time. I have now gone through the teenage years with all 3 of my kids. I do not claim to be an expert on the teenage species but I am

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