Tips for Disneyland at Halloween Time 2015

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    Halloween Time at Disneyland is my favorite time to visit. Of course, Christmas at Disneyland is completely magical, but there is just something so fun and quirky about Halloween. If you are planning a visit, or just love Halloween and Disneyland, I'm sharing some tips and tricks from our recent visit to Disneyland at Halloween Time and Mickey's Halloween Party.   1. The Great Pumpkin - Halloween Time at Disneyland begins in September and runs through the day … [Continue reading...]

Disneyland Tips and Tricks – Ramada Maingate At The Park Hotel Review

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        My family and I are huge Disneyland fans. We visit several times a year - in fact, we are heading over in a few weeks for Mickey's Halloween Party. This will be our third year at the party and I'm excited to share about it on the blog. When we visit later this month, we will be staying at one of our favorite places, the Ramada Maingate At The Park. We always, always recommend this hotel to our friends, so I thought I would share why we love it so much!  1. … [Continue reading...]

Five Fun After School Snack Ideas

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Thank you QVC for sponsoring this post.   It’s that time of year again where our kiddos big and small head back to school. Most often when my two oldest get home, they ask for a snack of crackers and cheese with a side of either apples or grapes. Some days I like to mix it […]

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Navy Blue Interior Front Door – Easy Pop of Color

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  Last weekend we painted the interior of our front door and I’m so happy with the result. Our little entryway was in major need of an update and this was perfect. I just love how the navy blue looks, our small entry area is so pulled together now! I’ve teamed up with Glidden for this […]

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Baked Ham and Turkey Everything Bagel Sandwiches

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Theses Baked Everything Bagel Sandwiches are one of my FAVORITE new recipes. They are so easy to make and so delcious. Melty swiss cheese, roasted turkey breast and black forest ham layered together on a tasty Thomas’ Everything Bagel brushed with butter and dijon mustard.  My favorite part, besides how yummy they are, is that these baked […]

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27 Tips for Visiting Walt Disney World

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In February, our family of five made the trip from California to Florida and it was a life long dream come true! My family and I are huge Disney and Disneyland fans, we live about two hours away and we visit several times a year. Disney World is so different and we had such an amazing experience […]

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13 Easy Slow Cooker Recipes to Make for Dinner

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A good slow cooker recipe should be easy and delicious! Here are thirteen of my favorite slow cooker recipes that are perfect for dinner. Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef – Chipotle style barbacoa beef  you can use for taco, nachos or burritos. You won’t believe how easy this recipe is! Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl – The entire meal […]

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Top Five Treats to Eat at Legoland California

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      A few weeks ago, my family and I visited Legoland in California for the first time and we had a blast. I put together a list of some of our favorite treats in the park. Before we left, I tried to research where and what to eat in the park and couldn’t […]

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23 Tips for Visiting The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando

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In February, my family and I spent an absolutely magical day immersed in the wonderfulness that is the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando. I’m sharing a little about our day for those of you planning a trip or considering planning a trip. We were absolutely blown away by the amazing adventure that we had there and so impressed […]

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Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef

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This Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef has become one of our family favorites. Tender fall apart beef that simmers all day long in flavorful Mexican spices. If you are a fan of Chipotles Barbacoa Beef, you are going to love this recipe. We love to use the Barbacoa for quick and easy tacos. It’s perfect on […]

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