Disneyland, Family Travel

A Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Day! Celebrating Dick Van Dyke’s 90th Birthday at Disneyland!

Dick Van Dyke with his wife Arlene and Mary Poppins at the Jolly Holiday Bakery and Café dedication I’ve been looking through some of my old blog posts recently and came across this one from a couple of years ago that had managed to escape being published. Although it is old news, I thought I’d share. The wonderful thing about…

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Family Travel

Running into a Hurricane on Your Vacation

As I sit watching the minute to minute reporting of Hurricane Irma, my mind goes back to our visit to Florida last October just as Hurricane Matthew was approaching.  Since we were driving, I made certain to check the news before leaving the safety of our cabin in the Tennessee hills and heading south. Since we would be staying in…

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Disneyland, Family Travel

2017 Guide to Visiting the Disneyland Resort with Young Kids (and still having a great time!) – Review

*This post contains affiliate links but the views and opinions are my own. The first thing you’ll notice about the 2017 Guide to Visiting the Disneyland Resort with Young Kids is how well it’s laid out. Perfect for the first time Disneyland visitor but also handy as a reference and checklist for those of us who may be visiting with…

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Family Travel

Visiting the Ghosts of Nevada’s Past

It’s amazing the sites you can see when you trade the security lines at your local airport for the white lines of the open road. Sure, it can be fun to fly into Vegas for the weekend or pop into Reno for the latest Sunday through Thursday special but these quick trips tend to be focused on the bright lights,…

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