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Free Mickey Picture & Mail from Magic Kingdom

Right on Main Street USA in Magic Kingdom there is a mailbox.  Some friends recently asked us to mail a postcard to their kids from Magic Kingdom.  This gave me an idea…would our subscribers like to get mail from Disney, too?  We then decided…what if we also give them a picture of Mickey Mouse?  Our […]

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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 […]

first lacrosse game

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 […]

Disney

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Free Mickey Picture & Mail from Magic Kingdom

Right on Main Street USA in Magic Kingdom there is a mailbox.  Some friends recently asked us to mail a postcard to their kids from Magic Kingdom.  This gave me an idea…would our subscribers like to get mail from Disney, too?  We then decided…what if we also give them a picture of Mickey Mouse?  Our […]

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Cinderella Movie Craft: Make a Glass Slipper

The kids and I recently saw the new Disney Cinderella Movie in the theaters.  The kids loved it!  I came across this craft recently and printed it out for the kids to make.  It was a really fun activity to keep them busy for a car ride down to Disney World!  Click here to download. […]

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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 […]