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Kids Movies: Disney Inside Out

It was quiet in the movie theater (which is my mommy break time!)  I had my popcorn, the kids were zoned into the previews on the big screen, and I could relax.  AHHHH!  Until the kids movies previews.  The big hit seemed to be the new Disney Inside Out preview.  It broke the mommy break […]

Ollivanders Wand Shop

Day at Universal Studios with a Gringotts POV!

We all had a craving for a hamburger with peanut butter, bacon and bananas!  Okay – maybe that was me, but we were all craving Cowfish Restaurant at Universal CityWalk.  After lunch at Cowfish, we headed off to Universal Studios for some fun at Diagon Alley.  The wait for Gringotts was only 30 minutes, so […]

2015 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival Topiaries

2015 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival

It was opening day of the 2015 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival, so we took the family to “smell the roses!”  The weather was ultra hot in the high 80’s, but that did not stop us from wandering around the World Showcase tasting treats from the Flower & Garden Festival and playing on the playgrounds and […]

Disney Family Magic Tour at Magic Kingdom

Disney Family Magic Tour

We surprised the kids with a scavenger hunt around Magic Kingdom called the Family Magic Tour. Along the way we got to ride Winnie the Pooh, meet Peter Pan, meet Mickey Mouse and have lots of adventures. It was so much fun for the whole family! After the tour, we got to ride Thunder Mountain […]

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Boy Scout Camp Cards

Boy Scout Camp Cards

It was another leisure day in Jacksonville.  Tim and Kelly sold Boy Scout Camp Cards at a local grocery store.  These Camp Cards help Kelly raise money to go to Boy Scout Camp each summer!  After going to the Epcot Flower & Garden Festival, I got the “bug” to refresh our backyard for Spring!  I […]

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First Lacrosse Game of the Spring!

It is Spring, so that means lacrosse season for our family.  Today kicked off the 1st lacrosse game of the season for Kelly.  We loaded up the car and left Orlando to head back to North Florida for his first game of the season!

Ollivanders Wand Shop

Day at Universal Studios with a Gringotts POV!

We all had a craving for a hamburger with peanut butter, bacon and bananas!  Okay – maybe that was me, but we were all craving Cowfish Restaurant at Universal CityWalk.  After lunch at Cowfish, we headed off to Universal Studios for some fun at Diagon Alley.  The wait for Gringotts was only 30 minutes, so […]

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Kids Movies: Disney Inside Out

It was quiet in the movie theater (which is my mommy break time!)  I had my popcorn, the kids were zoned into the previews on the big screen, and I could relax.  AHHHH!  Until the kids movies previews.  The big hit seemed to be the new Disney Inside Out preview.  It broke the mommy break […]

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Be Our Guest Breakfast at Magic Kingdom

The popular Be Our Guest Restaurant (themed after Beauty and the Beast) at Magic Kingdom Park kicked off a new meal…breakfast!  We decided to hit Magic Kingdom to try out this new breakfast at Be Our Guest Restaurant.  We also wanted to see the new hub area in front of Cinderella Castle on Main Street […]

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Top 5 Character Dining in Orlando

One of our family’s favorite activities in Orlando is a character dining experience.  You get to eat great food and hang out with some fun characters.  This is also a fantastic way to see your favorite characters without the long lines of the theme parks.  As the restaurant column writer for Celebrations Magazine and a […]

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Nickelodeon Hotel has the Best Kid Rooms in Orlando

With thousands of hotel rooms in Orlando, how do you know what rooms are the best for your family?  As a local that grew up in Orlando, I have seen almost every resort in Orlando.  The best room for kids (3-10) is the Nickelodeon Hotel in their Kidsuites.  My kids have tagged along with us […]

Florida Whitewater

Florida Whitewater, Magical Mushrooms, and GIANT Biscuits!

We headed out to White Springs, Florida to see the only white water rapids in Florida.  We had some fun adventures along the hike!  The water is crazy…it looks like coffee, tea or Coke!  After our hike, we treated ourselves to dinner at Maple Street Biscuit Company in San Marco. More about Big Shoals State […]

Hunting

Shed Hunting!

Shed Hunting

Tim and Kelly head out to the woods to set up for turkey season and end up going shed hunting!

Bent Creek Lodge

Bent Creek Lodge Video Tour

For our last day hunting in Alabama, I figured I would give you a video tour of Bent Creek Lodge. After getting a doe and a buck, I decided to sleep in and get packed to go home, rather than go out for a morning hunt. Both Chris and Thane went out and did not […]