04 Mar 2021

Rider Switch 101

Are you traveling with small children or an infant to Walt Disney World? You gotta know about Rider Switch! The Rider Switch program is a service provided at Walt Disney World theme parks that allows adult guests take turns waiting with little ones so that they may each experience an attraction with a height requirement.…

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04 Mar 2021

How to snag a boarding group for Rise of the Resistance

Rise of the Resistance is a hugely popular attraction in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge inside Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Rise of the Resistance does not have a physical queue (or line) that you can stand in to experience the ride. You have to obtain a boarding group via the My Disney Experience App at 7:00 AM…

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01 Dec 2020

Disney World Park Tips & Tricks for 2021

We got back from our trip right before Thanksgiving, so this post is overdue. We have been in a post WDW vacation/turkey tryptophan fog. I was going to give you a blow by blow of our trip, but after a couple loads of laundry and way too much apple pie, I reached some clarity. Rather…

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21 Oct 2020

Magic Mask Lanyard DIY

What you will need: • Paracord • Silicone beads • Sewing Clips • Scissors • Large sewing needle (depends on your cording/bead size)  • Lighter  Instructions: Cut cord to desired length, slide paracord through sewing clip and knot. Cut excess cord and use lighter to lightly burn the end to prevent fraying.  Tie a knot…

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06 Oct 2020

Magic at Home | October 2020

This is my first post in a new monthly series called “Magic at Home”. Today, I am sharing how we make our movie nights magical & my favorite purchases this month.  Magical Movie Night:  About six months ago, we were in the thick of it with a four month old in a sleep regression and…

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28 Sep 2020

Disney Parks Inspired Mickey Cinnamon Rolls

This blog will never make you scroll through an epic novel to get the goods. Here is the recipe: Disney Parks Inspired Mickey Cinnamon Rolls Dough: 1 Package of Active Dry Yeast 3/4 cup of Whole Milk 1/4 cup of Granulated Sugar 1/4 cup of Warm water  1 tsp of Vanilla Extract 1 Egg 1…

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24 Sep 2020

Where to Stay When Visiting Walt Disney World: COVID-19 EDITION

On Property? Off Property? Typically, this wouldn’t even be a discussion my family has when we are planning a Walt Disney World vacation. We are on property people. Full stop. Well, times aren’t typical at the Hand Sanitizer Capital of Central Florida, so we decided to look at all of our options for our upcoming…

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27 May 2020

Lemon & Herb Spatchcocked Chicken

ingredients: 5 1/2 lb chicken, spatchcocked Zest of 5 lemons, about 2 1/2 tbsp 1 tbsp thyme, roughly chopped 2 tsp rosemary, roughly chopped 1 tsp onion powder1 tsp paprika 1 tsp black pepper 8 garlic cloves, unpeeled 1 1/2 tbsp kosher salt 1/2 cup of olive oil 5 zested lemons, sliced 1/2-1/3 inch thick…

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22 May 2020

Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

*double check the dairy allergen content of chocolate you use instructions: Preheat oven to 350° F and grease two cookie sheets (or use silicone baking mats/parchment paper for easy clean up) In a medium bowl, add the flour, baking soda and salt. Whisk to combine, set aside. In a large bowl, cream together the sugars…

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21 May 2020

Chicken Tinga Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

ingredients: *Optional: Top with guacamole, monterey jack cheese, pico de gallo and/or cilantro 3 chicken breasts, cooked & shredded 4-6 sweet potatoes, baked at 425 for 45-50 minutes 8 oz of pork chorizo, casing removed 1/2 of one yellow onion, diced 1 can of diced tomatoes, drained 1/2 of one can of diced green chiles,…

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