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Devil's Slide visit in June

June 2017 Photo Adventures

Ready for my June 2017 photo adventures and fun re-cap? We spent a lot of time in San Francisco this past June – which is always a good thing. Here are some of my favorite photos from special moments this past month. San Francisco and Our Sondors Electric Bikes We really enjoy taking our Sondors […] Read more…

Beauty and the Beast – Coming Soon!!

The much anticipated (especially by me) live-action movie version of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is coming soon to theaters and here’s what you need to know. Because it’s live-action, the story and characters audiences know and love will seemingly come to life in this adaptation of Disney’s animated classic. This movie is said to be […] Read more…

Moana (for President) Movie Review

I was fortunate to be invited to see an early screening of the new Disney Animation Moana last night. This film is everything you want a Disney movie to be – fun, creative, uplifting and adventurous. In fact, the lead character, Moana, is so inspiring with her passion, strength and desire to help her people that I’m […] Read more…

Phiona in Queen of Katwe

Queen of Katwe – Movie Review

Review of the new Disney movie Queen of Katwe an inspiring and uplifting movie about a girl growing up in the slums of Katwe in Uganda and going on to become a Master chess champion. Read more…

Disney’s Pete’s Dragon

Walt Disney Studios has done it again and created another fabulous family film with their realistic reimagining of the animated classic Pete’s Dragon. The creative production of this film had my imagination running wild and my emotions traveling right alongside. The skill and care the creators of this new movie use in evoking a full-range of emotions makes […] Read more…

Disney's The BFG

Disney’s The BFG

Coming up on Friday, July 1st, Disney will release “The BFG”, an imaginative story of a young girl and the Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. The author of “The BFG”, Roald Dahl, was first published in 1982 and has been enchanting readers of all ages ever since with stories such as “Charlie […] Read more…

Finding Dory

Disney – Pixar’s Finding Dory

Have you been to the theater yet to see Disney – Pixar’s Finding Dory ? If you haven’t, what are you waiting for? I’m pretty sure I don’t need to tell ANYONE who Dory is. If you’re not sure, then you probably live in a cave somewhere and simply need to come out now and […] Read more…

Visit to Florida

Visit to Florida

Recently (as in last week), I paid a visit to Florida. I lived in Florida for my High School (in Kissimmee) and College (in Tampa) years. And, yes, I even worked at Disney World when I was in High School – aka the BEST JOB EVER!! My Mom still lives in Kissimmee and I made a visit to […] Read more…

Beauty and the Beast

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

WOW, did you even know this was happening?? Disney is remaking the “Beauty and the Beast” animated classic into a live-action film. This version is a re-telling of the movie we all fell in love with from the tale as old as time for a more modern audience. This version will stay true to the original music while updating the […] Read more…

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Lions, Tigers & Bears OR Blogging, Opinions & Stuff

Wow, there are a lot of “opinions” out there lately! Opinions on many, many topics. The blogging world has been shaken around this week with controversy over “Mommy Bloggers” and truths and authenticity and the judgements have been released like a swarm of locusts. Lots and lots of thoughts and opinions have been shared: Strong Opinions […] Read more…

Captain America: Civil War Review

I luckily got to see this movie last night. Yes, go see it! It’s a great movie and shouldn’t be missed. The action starts right at the get-go and continues throughout the whole show. Don’t be fooled by the title and the team picking (#teamCap or #teamIronMan) this movie is not simply a Captain America […] Read more…

Disney’s The Jungle Book – MOVIE REVIEW

UPDATED: Wednesday April 13th to include my movie review at the bottom of this post after the movie description. Okay, be honest, when you saw the original “Jungle Book” cartoon, you kinda wished you were Mowgli living with the animals in the jungle, right ? Or was that just me? Well, maybe not Mowgli sitting […] Read more…

Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass

I was fortunate enough to preview Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass on Tuesday night, so I’ll add a no-spoiler little review here before my previous informational post about the movie. Disney’s Alice Movie Review Open up your imagination and let it soar – as you should when seeing any movie directed by Tim Burton. […] Read more…

EPCOT

Happy time change day!! Hope getting up today hasn’t been too rough on anyone. A little bit tougher here as it’s (finally) raining and the sound of the drops hitting our rooftop always make me calmer and a bit drowsy. Not complaining though as I love that we’re finally getting a much needed soaking and hope it continues […] Read more…

Princesses

The princesses…my beautiful little cousins. Oh how fun to be that age and to play dress-up!! I just love these photos and had to share them…oh and I just LOVE these two precious girls! First, we have Princess Cadence:   And next, Princess Esme: A fun way to end the week wouldn’t you say?? Happy […] Read more…

Day at Disney

Seriously, I LOVE Disney….not as much as I love the two handsome guys above, but, truly, I LOVE it A LOT!!! (and I might add, that I don’t even pretend to understand those who don’t…I mean what’s wrong with having some fun with our imaginations – we ALL can use that!) So, during this past […] Read more…

Epcot Photo Journey April 2011

As many of you know, I recently spent some time in Central Florida visiting my mom. One of the highlights of the the visit was going to Epcot. I LOVE Epcot. It’s just simply so beautiful there and I find all the information along with all the cultural information so interesting. As luck would have […] Read more…

I Love Theme Parks!!

Have I already said this somewhere?? I simply love, love, love amusement parks!! I have ever since we moved to Florida when I started High School. My parents bought all of us season passes to Disney World (we lived 15 minutes away) and we all went there every Sunday afternoon after church. It was the […] Read more…

My Boys – Round 1

There are so many incredible people in my life, and I just happen to have hundreds of photos of them. Here are some of the boys that I love, love, love with all my heart. This first one was taken at Stinson Beach last year. They look cold, but oh so handsome! Pops and his […] Read more…