Posts Tagged ‘ Disney ’

“Imagine” my surprise….

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January 27, 2015
“Imagine” my surprise….

Hello my friends!!!  I hope everyone is enjoying their winter! Here in Chicago, we actually have had a mild winter….unlike our polar vortex from last year! LOL I wanted to share a fun find we discovered on our recent vacation last August! As many of you know from my previous articles, I love discovering...
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Disney Family Game Night

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January 20, 2015
Disney Family Game Night

With daily high temperatures hovering around freezing and wind chills making evenings feel significantly colder in the Northeast, my family has been spending a lot of time indoors lately. It’s a welcome opportunity for some impromptu family game nights, most which are Disney-branded. Mickey’s Clubhouse Surprise Slides Board Game This board game is a...
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Disney Dating

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January 16, 2015
Disney Dating

  When you’re a part of a family, like I am, it’s important to take a little time away from the kids. A date night with your significant other can help recharge your romantic batteries or rekindle a flame you thought was long extinguished. Well when you’re part of a Disney family, a Disney...
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Living at Disney – Part 1

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January 15, 2015
Living at Disney – Part 1

Living at Disney ??? Who does that ?? Unless you  are one of the very fortunate ones who can afford the multi-million dollar investment in Golden Oak, the dream of living at Disney isn’t going to happen any time soon. But, for a reasonable investment you can spend one, two or even three months...
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Cinderella

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December 30, 2014
CinderellaCoach

On December 23rd, I was invited to attend a performance of Rodgers and Hammersteins’s “Cinderella” at the Cadillac Palace Theater in Chicago!       Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II joined together in the 1940’s to create the most successful paternership in American musical theater. Oklahoma (1943) was the first musical, the first...
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Jingle Cruising All the Way!

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December 14, 2014
Jungle Bells!

I’ve always thought that one of the most fun jobs at Magic Kingdom must be the Jungle Cruise skipper.  It would be like working as a standup comedian except people always laugh – even at bad jokes!  When we visited Disney World last month, we were excited to see all of the Christmas decorations...
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London Disney Store Get’s Frozen!

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November 25, 2014
Entrance to the Trading Post

                Last month, I wrote about how I kept Disney close to me in between my trips… well the trip counter is still turning and I’m around 35 days away from my next trip. So this past weekend, I decided to visit the Disney Store but not...
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Giving Thanks to WDW

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November 23, 2014
Magic Kingdom Christmas Tree

 Each year, when Halloween has passed and the Holiday season is upon us, I start feeling thankful for many things. On that list, not surprisingly, is gratitude to be able to visit Walt Disney World and for the joy it brings to me and to my family. I thought it would be fun to...
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5 Years of Wining, Dining and, oh yeah, Running…

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November 21, 2014
5 Years of Wining, Dining and, oh yeah, Running…

Last weekend, I ran in the 5th annual Wine & Dine Half Marathon.  I’ve actually run this race every year since it started in 2010, but more on my “perfect spatula” – or lack thereof – later!   The race started at 10:00 PM on Saturday, 11/8.  For those that don’t know, Thursday and...
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November in Chicago has Toys and Music — Disney Style!

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November 19, 2014
November in Chicago has Toys and Music — Disney Style!

Hello my friends! I hope you all are having a magical week so far!  I know most areas of the country have been “Frozen” over with deep chills and even some snow! Here in Chicago it has been bitterly cold this past weekend! I have found a few upcoming events in Chicago that will help to keep...
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