How to Choose a Disneyland Paris Hotel

After you select your travel dates, the next step is to decide where to stay at Disneyland Paris!!  There are a number of options, suited to fit almost every budget.  The Disneyland Paris hotels are grouped into "Keys", with 2 Key being the least expensive and 5 Keys being the most expensive.  Let's dig a little deeper into the hotels!!5 Key - Disneyland Hotel - Consider this the flagship Disneyland Paris resort!  This resort offers the best in Disney quality, service, hospitality, and … [Read more...]

5 Reasons to LOVE Garden Grocer Delivery Service

What is a Garden Grocer and why are we so in love with it? Garden Grocer is a local supermarket outside the Disney World properties in Orlando.  There are many grocery stores in the area that will make your deliveries but Garden Grocer does the best job by far!Here are 5 Reasons why we love Garden Grocer:Online ordering.  It's so much easier to peruse the selections online than try to explain something over the phone.  Their system is very user-friendly and their selection complete.  … [Read more...]

Only Have ONE Day To Spend At Disney With The Family? Then Follow This Plan

Did you know that people vacation in Florida at places OTHER than Walt Disney World? Hard to believe, right? Well – it’s true – and Florida actually does have a TON to offer outside of Walt Disney World, but if you are planning to head to the sunshine state for your next family vacation, I highly recommend you try and work some WDW time into your schedule. And don’t worry if you can only spare one day to spend at the Happiest Place On Earth – follow my plan below and you will make it a day to … [Read more...]

Alexander’s Very Bad Day is out on DVD/BluRay

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day is out on Digital HD, Disney Movies Anywhere and Blu-Ray Combo Pack.  The movie which tells the story of Alexander and his family during "one of those days" is hysterical. Moments like Alexander embarrassing himself in front of a fellow classmate (who he likes), brother Anthony's (Dylan Minnette) disasterous DMV test, and my personal favorite, sister Emily (Kerris Dorsey) heavily medicated in her school play,  will have you laughing non … [Read more...]

Disney Quick Tip – Pack Ziploc Bags

A must have for any bag you pack to bring into the parks with you are Ziploc bags. These lightweight additions have the possibility to save you a ton of money and make life a lot easier.Water rides, such as Splash Mountain or Kali River Rapids, and electronics, such as your new iPhone, camera, or chargers, do not mix! Before jumping on these rides, tuck these items into a resealable bag and save yourself the heartache of your brand new smartphone going for a swim. Additionally, if you tuck … [Read more...]

Top 5 Cruises with Children in 2015: East Coast Edition

Cruises are becoming the hottest new vacation choice among families with children. With waterslides, childrens centers, and family-friendly shore excursions, cruising is a great all-inclusive way to show your children the world! As a Mom of three, I know what keeps children happy, and these 5 cruises meet the standard!1. Disney Cruise Lines-  Of course, the best in land based vacations, Disney, takes the number one spot on my list.  Disney's east coast ships port from Cape Canaveral and … [Read more...]

McFarland USA closes the film festival in Santa Barbara

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival hosted the cast from McFarland USA at the screening of the movie.  Director Niki Caro, Kevin Costner, and the 7 young men who starred as the championship team, all attended the film's screening at the Arlington Theater in Santa Barbara.  I had the honor of meeting the cast earlier in the day at the McFarland USA press event in Hollywood.  These young men were a pleasure to meet and interview.   Michael Aguero as Dimacio Diaz, Sergio Avelar as Victor … [Read more...]

Van Eaton Galleries Auction full of Disneyland Memorabilia

(photo courtesy of the Van Eaton Galleries site) Van Eaton Galleries will be the host to an incredible auction full of vintage Disneyland Memorabilia.  The Exhibition which begins February 7, 2015 will be available to the public at their Sherman Oaks location - 13613 Ventura Blvd - (818) 788-2357.  The Van Eaton Galleries is open Monday thru Saturday - 10 am to 5 pm from February 7th to the 27th.  Catalogs full of incredible and one of a kind items are available for pre-order by clicking the … [Read more...]

Take me to Tomorrowland!

Two of my favorite companies, Disney and Google have teamed up to create Take Me To Tomorrowland, a multi-sensorial teaser experience on both mobile and desktop.  The full site which will launch in the spring, will transport us into a 360° Tomorrowland environment.For now we will have to check out the site at or use Google Voice Search technology (“OK Google, Take me to Tomorrowland") for a peek at Tomorrowland.Tomorrowland opens in theatres on May 22, 2015 and … [Read more...]

Disney Finds – Portable Battery Pack for the Parks

There is nothing more frustrating than being at the Disney theme parks and running out of battery on your cell phone. I have spent countless hours on the stumps back near the Rapunzel Bathrooms waiting for my cell phone to charge. Well that is a thing of the past since picking up a portable battery pack. Now I just plug in my phone or tablet and enjoy the park as my battery recharges.So today in my Disney Find I wanted to give you a few options for battery packs that will work with pretty … [Read more...]