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Favorite Finds – Santa’s Mailbox from Target – Christmas 2018

Right at the front of most Target stores you can find what I think of as “the dollar section.” Most of the items are under $5 and usually it’s holiday oriented. I’ve found some really neat, fun things there over the years of shopping at Target. This year, I found this super-cute mailbox that comes ..
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What I Really Think About Being a “Toddler Mom” Over 45

That picture, my friends, is evidence that we have hit the age of the “Twonado.” If you’re a parent, you know it takes them about 10 seconds to create that scene and afterwards they are on to the next location to create something similar. In fact, I’m not sure I will ever be able to ..
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Watching the Fireworks Inside Cinderella’s Royal Table?

Short Answer: No, you can’t, but you might see occasional glimpses of the show, depending on the current choreography. 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 ..
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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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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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Favorite Finds – Williams Sonoma’s Fall Flavors

My favorite finds right now are some awesome things from Williams Sonoma. I grew up in Apple Country where we had the luxury of two apple orchards nearby, both of which made their own cider and one made their own donuts too. This was pure heaven in the fall and of course all of the ..
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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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Hitchhiking Ghosts Newlywed Shirts

I made this adorable shirt for my husband to wear on our honeymoon. I used a design found at the Disney Family site for a really neat mason jar craft. In the instructions, they give a pdf of the ghosts, which I uploaded to cut to pale blue vinyl. The link for that project is ..
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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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