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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Family Travel

Murphy’s Law and Family Road Trips

Have you ever had the feeling that no matter how well you plan a family road trip, it’s inevitable that something is going to go wrong? Over the years, I’ve almost come to expect that Murphy is going to come along for the ride but I’ve also learned that being flexible and ‘rolling with the punches’ can turn many of…

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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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Family Travel

Free Family Day Dinosaur Fun for Kids of All Ages

Free Admission to the Royal Tyrrell Museum on Family Day If you are looking for something fun to do this Family Day Weekend, the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology is offering free admission for the entire family. This includes all of the exhibits plus Storytime and two video presentations throughout the day. In addition, children aged two and up will…

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