See the Sweet Stocking Stuffer Swag

The Holiday of Play event, hosted by The Toy Insider, was an epic virtual display of holiday wonder! It was so fun to attend (and organize the event!) One great thing about going to parties is getting a goody bag, and even though Holiday of Play was virtual, most attendees were able to get a […]

This Remote Controlled Wall-E Toy is ‘Ohhhh’

Disney and Pixar’s Hello WALL-E from Mattel comes to life as a remote-controlled robot toy that is a pint-sized production of the original classic character. At approximately 9.5-inches tall, this RC figure authentically represents the trash-compacting robot character’s design down to the expressive eyes. The remote control is easy for kids ages 4 years and […]

Screen Free Storytelling with Tonies

Storytelling is essential for childhood development. From bedtime stories to public speaking presentations, kids learn to speak, read, imagine, and create from the act of storytelling. One company at the heart of storytelling toys for this new decade is tonies®. Please note that I received a starter set for review. The art of storytelling has […]

10 Spooktacular Halloween Movies for Kids

Family Friendly Halloween Movies That Are Great For Kids To Watch I love the month of October. The weather is nice, the outdoor activities are great, and there are fun crafts and games to do with the family. One of my favorite things is to watch family friendly Halloween movies. While many Halloween movies are […]

The 2020 Toy Winners Are Here!

Do you have one of these in your playroom (or maybe more than one?) The Toy Association announced the 2020 Toys of the Year at its 20th annual Toy of the Year Awards ceremony (TOTY) to kick off Toy Fair New York City! Zuru took home the prize from the most votes from the people. […]

Hasbro Hightlights: 2020 Toy Line from Marvel to Mandalorian

Hasbro Toys unveiled its key lines for 2020 at its Toy Fair Showroom. From Peppa Pig to Power Rangers, from Transformers to Ghostbusters, from Spellcaster to Star Wars, from Marvel to Mandalorian, there is something for fans, collectors, and kids alike. Fortnite Blasters Hasbro is expanding its popular NERF line with Halo and Fortnight themed […]

Bluey Toys Comes to America

If you haven’t yet heard of the T.V show Bluey, you will soon know about it. It is a smash hit from Australia, and it’s now on its way to the United States. Families can watch the series on Disney+, Disney Channel, and Disney Junior. Bluey arrived stateside with an impressive pedigree. It was Australia’s […]

The Newest Disney Hotel: The Riveria Resort

Disney’s Riviera Resort is now accepting guest reservations for stays beginning in December 2019. It’ll be the first all-new, stand-alone Disney Vacation Club property at Walt Disney World since 2004! “Disney’s Riviera Resort is inspired by Walt and Lillian Disney’s travels throughout Europe and the Mediterranean coastline —from France to Italy,” said Terri Schultz, SVP […]

Disney Skyliner: Map, Opening Date and More

Debuting later this year, Walt Disney World Resort Guests will be excited to experience the Disney Skyliner gondolas. This transportation system will transport guests to their favorite destinations. Disney Skyliner On track to open in the fall 2019, this new Disney World transportation system of gondolas gives guests a never-before-seen birds-eye view of Walt Disney […]

EPCOT Undergoing Major Renovations For 50th Anniversary

(Credit: Disney) Walt Disney announced this week that Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, FL will be undergoing some enhancements! The Park aims to debut the renovations in time for Walt Disney World Parks’ 50th Anniversary in 2021. Through Disney magic, the EPCOT (Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow) park inspires guests to see […]

A Great Portable Booster Seat for Travel

‘Tis the season to be jolly, but the song really should be ‘Tis the season to be traveling. Whether you are constantly in the car getting gifts or to grandmother’s house you go, November and December are all about the back and front seat. (Let alone the other 10 months of the year.) Thus, it […]

Vampirina Cookie Recipes

We watched the new Disney Junior series Vampirina over the weekend. It was fun watching the inaugural show! My kids loved it and it will definitely be a fun show to watch in our house. During the first show, a neighbor comes by with some flowers and cookies to welcome Vampirina and her family to […]

I have a Major Issue with Typhoon Lagoon…

We love going to Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL. As you can see from searching this site, I have a variety of posts about traveling to and from Disney, and tips for experiencing Disney World to its fullest. I even have a post about the Sharks at Typhoon Lagoon! I am a big Disney […]

What to Pack for a Day at a Disney Park

What to pack for a Disney vacation is one thing. Packing for a DAY at Disney in the Disney Parks is something else entirely. There are times I want to wing it without having to carry anything, but I always regret it. Having key items with you in the Disney Parks can make it easier […]

New Features on the Disney Wonder Cruise Ship

We finally got to go on a Disney Cruise! For our first cruise, we took a 3 day trip on the Disney Wonder. It is a smaller cruise ship with about 2500 guests. (Some of the other Disney ships are 5000+). So it had a nice, intimate feel but with good amenities. The Disney Wonder […]

Disney Trip Surprise and Reveal! #DisneySMMC

We were super lucky to be invited to the Disney Social Media Moms Conference and head to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida for a week. We, of course, needed to surprise the kids with the trip to Disney. How fun is that! I event recently wrote a post about ways to surprise your kids […]

Best Crossbody Bags for Disney Vacations

So you are about to go to Disney on a vacation! You probably have an idea of what you are going to do, go and wear. (If you don’t, check out my Disney Bounding outfit ideas and Disney World reviews!) Yet, sometimes the biggest question is how to carry your stuff in the parks? Backpack […]

Seven Ways to Surprise Your Kids with a Trip to Disney

There is nothing better than going to Disney World, Disneyland {insert Disney Park/Boat of choice}. The only thing that might be a close second is surprising your kids with said trip to Disney. There are lots of ways to do it, and almost all require some pre-planning to make it epic. However, you’ll already be […]

How to Get Disney Emojis?

I’m headed on a Disney Cruise in a few weeks and I wanted to message my pending excitement! What a better (and more fun way) of doing that than by adding a Disney emoji to my social media posts! Yet, how do I get Disney Emojis anyway? Turns out in the summer of 2016, Disney […]

Popular Toys for 2016

Wondering what are the hot toys for 2016? What will be the most popular toys for Christmas? What toys are best for toddlers or teens? Then you have come to the right place! The Toy Insider released its top toy picks for Holiday 2016, and I got an exclusive sneak peek as a four-year veteran […]

2016: What’s New at Disney World

Wondering what is new at Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida? If you haven’t been to Disney in the past year, these are the new attractions in 2016 and upcoming in 2017! There is always a reason to go ‘home’ again! So here is what’s new at Disney World in 2016 and beyond! Magic Kingdom […]

Walt Disney World Quests – Expand Your Vacation

One of the fun opportunities to do on a Disney World vacation doesn’t actually involve a ride or a Broadway-like performance on a stage. In fact, it just takes a minute to collect the pieces and then you have a fun opportunity to expand your Disney vacation experience. These opportunities are called quests and they […]

Kungaloosh! Jungle Skipper Canteen

When I was at Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World recently, I got the complimentary opportunity to try out a new restaurant called the Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen. The Jungle Skipper Canteen is located in Adventureland right across from the Jungle Cruise, and features a menu of Asian, South American and African cuisine […]

Epcot Gets Frozen!

In June 2016, Epcot got Frozen. No really, it really got Frozen! For the first time in forever (get it? HaHa!) “Frozen Ever After” is now open at Epcot’s Norway Pavilion at Walt Disney World Resort! The new attraction is inspired by the blockbuster hit Frozen. The ride celebrates a “Summer Snow Day” in a […]

Best Place to Stay at Disney Saratoga Springs Resort

We just arrived at the Disney Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa – thanks to a complimentary stay. The resort is part of the Disney World string of hotel properties and also one of the Disney Vacation Club Resorts. The Disney Saratoga Springs Resort is located across the lake from the new Disney Springs (formally Downtown […]