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Meeting the Headless Horseman – Return to Sleepy Hollow

Clack…..clack…..clack…..clack….. Somehow everything goes quiet as the horseman’s hoof beats echo through the streets and symbolize the start of the Boo-to-You Halloween parade. True to Disney form, it’s a completely magical moment. When I was planning our first Disney trip, I had this secret hope that there was somehow, someway to meet the horseman. I’ve ..
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Watching the Fireworks Inside Cinderella’s Royal Table?

Short Answer: No, you can’t. I also thought this would be lovely – to sit and dine and have a ground zero view of the fireworks safely behind glass. But, then I promptly forgot about the idea in the rush of planning and ended up accidentally inside the castle during some fireworks. That was when ..
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Inside Disney Floral and Gifts Halloween In-Room Celebration – Is It Worth It?

After much deliberation, I justified spending the $400 on the Halloween In-Room Celebration on the fact that it was our honeymoon and I had been fascinated by it for a long time. This was purchased for the Halloween season 2018. When we arrived after getting off of our plane, we unfortunately interrupted the decorator, who ..
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A Little Boy at Disney’s Perfectly Princess Tea Party

Bug is already getting into rocket ships and cars at the age of 1 1/2, so I know that my time to spirit him away to silly little things like tea parties is limited. His one exception to his love of “boy things” is that he likes Vampirina. I love tea and actually had a ..
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Customizing a Stroller with Cricut or Silhouette

When I decided to customize our stroller, I went in search of successful attempts online and found none. So, I figured I’d try anyway. I’m really happy with the results. If you don’t have a Cricut or Silhouette machine, you can buy heat transfer iron on designs in abundance on Etsy, usually for a pretty ..
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Three Great Ways to Protect Your Stroller from Theft

No one likes to think someone would take something as personal as a stroller. I decided to write this post after the second report of an acquaintance whose stroller was stolen while they were on vacation in Disney. Disney does a really great job at keeping people safe, but a lot of stollers look like ..
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Playful Pets – A Bonnie Board Book – Circa 1947

This turned up when mom and I were going through old books at her house. We have no idea who it had belonged to, as neither of us remembered it. This one is a bit older than the one I could find on Amazon, which you can tell from the wicked binding on this older ..
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Why Doesn’t Disney Add Other Characters to the Be Our Guest Experience?

This is a question I get asked occasionally. While I don’t have the “official” answer, here is my theory: Keep in mind that Disney is about bringing magic to it’s guests. Disney has the “Magic Kingdom” where you can relive their amazing stories in an interactive environment. Both Cinderella’s Castle and the Beast’s Castle are ..
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How to Get a Free Disney Gift Card from Mousekeeping

No, it isn’t a joke or a prank. If you’re planning to head to Disney this year, here’s a great perk! Guests at Disney moderate and budget resorts are offered a gift card of $20 per night of their stay if they elect to “opt out” of Mousekeeping services! This means on a 4 night ..
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Our Peter Rabbit Birthday Party

Keep in mind, we had just moved in when the big “ONE” happened. So, you may see a few totes and such lying around.   Decorations in this photo: We bought a helium tank to fill our own balloons. This 1st Birthday Boy Decorations Kit contained our balloons, including the giant “1” and the pom poms and ..
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