Praise God! (We made it through summer)

Fall is here!!! Yes!!!!  It occurred to me as Labor Day was upon us that we had actually made it through this summer’s church services.  To take you back a bit…I realized as June began that the church would be stopping nursery services for the little ones for the summer. That meant we would have to pull out our absolute “A game” for summer church … Continue reading Praise God! (We made it through summer)

Riding Out the Storm: Hurricane Irma

It seems pretty simple when you are from the north.  You hear a hurricane is coming and think “get out people!”  But the reality is much more complicated and I thought it might be insightful to give you a look into our Hurricane Irma experience.  This is our third year in Florida and Irma was definitely the most fierce hurricane we’ve been in to date. … Continue reading Riding Out the Storm: Hurricane Irma

REVIEW: Pandora at Animal Kingdom

Today is the day!  The official opening dedication ceremony for Pandora, Disney’s long awaited new world within Animal Kingdom.  This past week we had a chance to get an early preview of the land.  I will be extremely open in saying that my expectations were low.  Clearly Disney has the capabilities to produce great products, but in term’s of how much I cared for the movie … Continue reading REVIEW: Pandora at Animal Kingdom

Planning the BEST DAY EVER at Magic Kingdom. For serious planners only!

I’ve got to preface this with a note that my next update will be about the new Pandora land at Animal Kingdom and I’m super geeked about how the previews went.  But more about that next time.  Cause it’s about to get real. GET REAL.  I think it’s fair to say that most people spend an above average amount of time planning their Disney trip. … Continue reading Planning the BEST DAY EVER at Magic Kingdom. For serious planners only!

Just Do It – Best Beach Day Trips from Orlando

Yeah! Summer vacation season is knocking on our door! Several years ago I made such a trip to Orlando and we got to a point where we said that we needed to take a day off and hit the beach.  Orlando has tons to explore but we know families (and have been that family) where repeated days of itineraries can put everyone at their breaking point.  So if you … Continue reading Just Do It – Best Beach Day Trips from Orlando