Disney Magical Moment-Surprise Pop-up Character Meet and Greet

Sometimes, a magical moment at Disney comes when you least expect it. Prior to our visit, I heard of certain surprise character meet and greets popping up throughout the parks. I didn’t really think twice about it, when we were at the parks….that is, until we were lucky enough to be picked for one! Follow…

Vacation Packing for a Week, in a Carry-on Suitcase

Prepping for vacation can be a job in itself. Let’s be real, as a Mom, you’re juggling a million balls, making sure you, the kids and husband are packed, travel arrangements are set, the pets are taken care of, your flights are on time, the house is ready, and on, and on, and on. Over…

Castello di Amorosa

Napa itself is beautiful. Add a regal castle and it’s breathtaking!! Read all about our experience and how drinking win, isn’t a necessity to enjoy this winery.

Tried and true, one of our longtime favorites, The Carriage House

Whenever we want to enjoy a delicious meal in a warm atmosphere, the first place that comes to mind in The Carriage House. For as long as we can remember, this has been one of our favorite restaurants. We’ve celebrated many birthdays there and brought out-of-towners, knowing we will all have a great meal. Follow…

Gran Fiesta Tour-the Disney ride you don’t know you’re missing

When at Epcot, there are certain rides everyone runs for…. Soarin’, Test Track, Frozen, etc. Of course, we always book our fast passes and dining reservations strategically to enjoy these attractions. However, there is one ride that we believe is underrated and worth a visit. This ride is the Gran Fiesta Tour in the Mexico…

Our Last Minute Day Trip to Sea World Orlando

Spring Break time is here or right around the corner! It’s not too late to plan a last minute trip to fun places. Recently, on a whim, we decided to go to SeaWorld Orlando for a day. Hear how we fared without a set plan at a park with two little ones!

Our Stay at Walt Disney World’s Dolphin Resort

Over the years, we have stayed at the Dolphin resort a few times. Our most recent visit was our first since their recent renovation. The lobby and rooms have been refreshed, keeping a clean and sleek modern look, while still keeping with the original hotel vibe. Most people can identify The Dolphin and it’s sister…

Our Sweet Dessert at Il Bacio Ice Cream

What’s better than quality homemade ice cream? Enjoying quality homemade ice cream and supporting a family run business! For decades, Il Bacio Ice Cream, located in Danbury, CT, has been serving up their delicious ice cream. Il Bacio is unassuming in a small plaza. The ice cream parlor itself is quite small, but that doesn’t…