Round Trip to Walt Disney World

Our odometer reading after returning home from Walt Disney World – 2747.2.  We have only been home 2 1/2 weeks and we are all ready to do it again.

Mommy-School Begins

On vacations and during summer vacation my children attend Mommy-School.  We have been doing this since they were very little.  Learning does not stop the moment you leave the school room.   We believe that is actually when it truly begins. So, for today they are making their wish list of summer activities.  My son’s…

La Hacienda de San Angel

May 30, 2011 This was one of the dinners we were looking most forward to as it was a new restaurant in Epcot, World Showcase and we were going to be in the restaurant during the Illuminations show. We arrived at the restaurant 20 minutes early for our 8:00 pm advanced dining reservations (ADR).  There…

On the Next to Last Day of School

On our penultimate day of school, as my son would say, I thought this quote that I photographed at the American Adventure was very appropriate. My children are looking forward to Mommy School, what I call my homeschooling during the summer and vacation breaks.  They are planning on attending a Civil War re-enactment, visiting museums…

The Day Our Son’s Life Came Into Focus

I love this picture. There is really nothing overly special about it if you are seeing it for the first time. My son is cute. The Peter Pan costume is adorable. He loves Peter Pan almost as much as he loves me. Why this is my favorite picture is that one week before this picture…

Chef Mickey’s – Dinner

May 29, 2011 I booked Chef Mickey for our arrival night dinner as we were planning on arriving at Walt Disney World about 1:00 pm and were hoping our room would be ready for us to relax in a bit before we headed out to the parks. Magic Kingdom was open on this night until…

All it Takes is a Bit of Faith and Trust…

When I saw this quote of the wall of the American Adventure building in Epcot last week I thought of how very “current” it was despite being hundreds of years old. Hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters over the past several years and the human failings in banking scandals and politics have left many feeling…