It's been a whirlwind 5 days and as you are reading this, we're making our way to the airport and headed home from Orlando. My family and I were down in Disney Worldfor the Disney Social Media Moms Conference. It's an invite-only conference for social media influencers and I was thrilled to receive an invitation again this year as it's always a … [Read more...]

It's been hard to concentrate the last few days knowing that we're headed down to the sunshine and magic of Disney this week! We're headed south today and we're all excited: we all very desperately need a vacation. A couple of years ago, hubby decided that a February trip somewhere south was NECESSARY for the better mental health of everyone in … [Read more...]

Mother's Day Weekend can't come soon enough in these parts -- we're headed as a family to Disney World for the Disney Social Media Moms Conference in Orlando! I'm honored to have been asked back and of course my boys are over the moon excited to get back down to all the magic and fun. I'm already doing the "can't concentrate on anything but … [Read more...]

Before attending the Disney Social Media Moms conference last month, my family was not all that interested in seeing Pixar's newest movie coming this summer - Inside Out. I had seen a brief trailer and was all, feelings inside a head? Eh? The concept seemed a bit... well, weird to me, to be honest! But then we had a screening of about 2/3 of the … [Read more...]

We've stayed at a few Disney resorts but after most recently staying at the Disney Beach Club, I think I now have a favorite! As I mentioned earlier, Epcot is our favorite park so having a room only a few feet from the World Showcase entrance to Epcot was pretty awesome. The view couldn't be beat - here's a family shot of us - you can see the … [Read more...]

We had many speakers on Day 2 of the Disney Social Media Moms conference but the one who stuck with me the most wasVivienne Harr, the 11-year-old founder of Make a Stand. Here's some backstory from her website: When Vivienne Harr was eight years old, she saw a photo of two boys, her age, from Nepal living in modern-day slavery. She said: … [Read more...]

We're hooooommmmee! I can't say that I'm thrilled to be home and back as reality isn't anywhere as near as being in Disney. The Disney Social Media Moms Conference is always such an amazing event. It's the only event I attend where I feel that my family is so totally welcome. There's one full day of conference sessions for attendees but Disney … [Read more...]

I've been totally MIA because the past two weeks have been some crazy scheduling. Cole had his First Communion and then we left a few days later for Orlando and Disney for the Disney Social Media Moms Conference! I will definitely be blogging about our experiences and sharing more soon but first I gotta get groceries, take to the cat to the vet … [Read more...]

We're leaving TODAY for Disney World - wahoooo! It's been so busy that I haven't had time to really let it sink in with me or the kids but I'm excited that today is the day! The folks at Disney sent us this cute little care package yesterday and included in the care package was a Big Hero 6 Coloring Book. I started playing around with it with … [Read more...]

Today's post will deviate from my usual.  These thoughts are inspired by Donald Driver, who you may know as a former Wide Receiver for the Green Bay Packers. These were my first thought when I heard he was speaking: Fun!  Donald Driver!  I loved him on my Fantasy Football team when he played!  Yay Football! Yah Green Bay Packers! What I didn't … [Read more...]