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The Disney is in the Details

There are so many aspects of Disney that I found to be utterly breathtaking during our trip last week, but the most impressive aspect of the World, hands down, is the attention to detail. When we arrived at our two bedroom suite in the Villas at Wilderness Lodge, we were greeted by what I learned […]

First Book and Hooked on Phonics

(photo by APDK on flickr.com) I recently had a conversation with a friend about how much are children love books. While my daughter had no interest in walking until she was 18 months old, she was able to sit still and carefully page through books by the time she was one year old – and […]

Liveblogging from Disney: Post 1

Welcome to the Wilderness Lodge, my home away from home this week as my family spends a week at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida! From the moment we touched down at the Orlando airport, it was very clear to me that a Disney vacation is unlike any other. Before departing the DC metro area, […]

MeTime Contest: Grab Your Bag!

In this holiday season, while you’re taking the time to choose the perfect gifts for everyone on your list, be sure to take some time to pamper yourself. Why not head to a party, find time for “Me Time”, or enter to win some fabulous Goody Bag prizes – because we all know a party […]

Micro-Blog Monday: Buy This Book!

I attempted to come up with a clever title for this post, but thought that cleverness would just obscure the point – if you are a parent, you need to buy this book. And forget a micro-blog today – this is too important to hold back. The first time that my husband and I travelled […]

Fun Find!

My four and a half year old daughter loves to craft, but with a two and a half year old, mess-making, tyrannical tornado of a brother running around our sunroom, it is not always easy to find a safe time to pull out the stickers, glue, and other crafting supplies. This is why I am […]

Micro-Blog Monday: Buy This Book!

I attempted to come up with a clever title for this post, but thought that cleverness would just obscure the point – if you are a parent, you need to buy this book. And forget a micro-blog today – this is too important to hold back. The first time that my husband and I travelled […]

Disney on a Budget

With less than 48 hours to go until we fly to DisneyWorld, we are deep in the throes of packing. We have tried our best to plan at once a magical vacation and a budget friendly trip, and with a little pre-vacation planning, you can save money as well. The best way to save money […]