Blogging Through the Alphabet, Disney, Disneyland, Family Travel

C is for Chicken Florentine {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

I’m joining you all from Disneyland this week so I decided to share one of my favorite recipes from The Happiest Place on Earth for the letter C, Chicken Florentine from Blue Bayou Restaurant in New Orleans Square. I love that Disney happily shares their most popular recipes from their restaurants and resorts. All you have to do is visit…

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Disney, Family Travel, Wordless Wednesday

Wilderness Explorers at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

As frequent visitors to Disney Parks, we appreciate the “bonus” programs they run at various locations. T he Wilderness Explorer program at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is one of our favorites. Not only is this a fun activity for the whole family, it’s free so your budget will love it. Kids (and adults, there is no height restriction) can sign up…

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Disney, Family Travel

Discovering The Science Behind Pixar

We’ve had a crazy busy year with our youngest daughter’s wedding in January, the arrival of our second grandson in April and, finally, our girls moving into their new home. There is one thing about being busy, time seems to pass by quickly (well, except for the eight months it took for the house to be built – that seemed…

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Disney, Family Travel

An (almost) Perfect Mother’s Day

My husband knows me well. I guess after 35 years of marriage that should be a given but…well…ok maybe not. He understands I have a weakness for all things French; wine, perfume, pastries, you get the picture. So for Mother’s Day he decided we should have a late lunch at one of my favorite spots at Epcot, Les Chefs du…

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Disney, Family Travel

Sad Goodbyes and Exciting New Beginnings

It sounds like things are moving along with the plans for the new Star Wars Land at Disneyland with the Orange County Register reporting that coffer dams are in place to prepare the Rivers of America to be drained for the construction. Screens and fences have been put in place to hide the mess and noise of building from park…

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Disney

Why You Should Attend a Nerdist Movie Marathon at El Capitan Theatre

As quickly as the much-anticipated announcement of the Captain America Marathon was posted, the tickets were sold out to diehard fans.This was a repeat of the extremely popular Star Wars Marathon in December and I can understand why. Nerdist and the El Capitan Theatre do a terrific job of making the events special. Not only do you get to share…

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Disney, Family Travel, Throwback Thursday

Looking Forward to a Sparkling Vacation

Things have been busy around our place this weekend as three of us get ready for our upcoming road trip to LA. When we started out planning the trip we looked at various locales and tried to decide how we wanted to spend our two-week vacation. Favorites like Denver, Albuquerque and San Francisco were quickly replaced as we learned more…

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