I’ve written before about my childhood obsession with Star Wars. And of course, as a Gen Xer, I am not alone in the cultural impact that film had on me. And while my 5 year-old self would have been most eager to meet Carrie Fisher, My grown up was incredibly excited to meet George Lucas and […]Read More Inside the Creative Mind of George Lucas and the Team Behind Strange Magic
I will admit, the Snow White ride at Walt Disney World scared me. (not as much as Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride, but that’s another story) But, I was nostalgic and a bit sad when I heard they had torn it down to make way for a new roller coaster ride, based in the mine where […]Read More 7 Reasons You’ll Love the New Seven Dwarfs Mine Train at Walt Disney World
When a conference is called a celebration you know there is something else going on. I was fortunate enough to go to Disney Social Media Moms last year, and this year I went again, but this time to Disneyland in California. And, since the celebration coordinated perfectly with my daughters’ spring break and Passover we […]Read More Top 5 Takeaways from Disney Social Media Moms Celebration 2014
I don’t think there is any bad age or best age for Disney. The real magic of Disney is that all ages can find something fun, wonderful and plain ol’ optimistically wonderful to celebrate and explore. My daughters never went through a Princess phase, but they did go through a fairy phase. Even when my […]Read More Showing off our Disney Side at a Tweentastic Disney Tea Party –
There was a lot of uproar about Disney “sexing” up Merida in their lead up to her official induction into the Disney Princess Pantheon. But, at the Disney coronation ceremony last week, which I attended as part of the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration, she was exactly as you would imagine – wild haired, bold, […]Read More Brave’s Merida – Redefining the Word Princess
Last week I spent 4 days at Walt Disney World as a guest of Disney at their Disney Social Media Moms Celebration. The event is an annual conference of sorts where Disney invites mom and dad bloggers from across the country to learn, get inspired and take part in a truly unique Disney experience. Our […]Read More Why Disney is Magical for Tweens
You’d think after waiting in line for Belle’s Enchanted Tales at the New Fantasyland at Walt Disney World my girls would have been upset that they weren’t picked to be in the story. But, they were more excited that my husband was. And he kept that castle safe!Read More My Knight in Cardboard Armor – Belle’s Enchanted Tales at Walt Disney World New Fantasyland
Last week I attended the Grand Opening of the New Fantasyland at Walt Disney World. I hadn’t been to Walt Disney World in probably 20 years or so. My daughters had never been. I still remember walking through Cinderella Castle the very first time – I was 6 years old – and seeing Fantasyland spread […]Read More Walt Disney World New Fantasyland and Granting Holiday Wishes with GM Northeast – A Very Merry Giveaway!