Category: Travel

5 Best Moments From D23 Expo: A First-Timer’s Experience Video Diary

5 Best Moments From D23 Expo: A First-Timer’s Experience Video Diary

Just reading posts about D23 Expo would never have prepared me for my first time at the Expo. I’m not an emotional person, but I teared up on more than one occasion. I don’t get excited easily, but my voice was nearly gone after the […]

D23 Recap: Huge Changes Coming To Disney Parks, Resorts, Cruise Lines

D23 Recap: Huge Changes Coming To Disney Parks, Resorts, Cruise Lines

We all know how Disney parks commercials get us right in the feels. Imagine watching scenes from kids finding out they’re going to Disney World while singers perform “Go The Distance” from Disney’s Hercules; it brought more tears than all the parks’ commercials combined. Add […]

We’re Headed To D23 Expo This Year, The Ultimate Disney Fan Event

We’re Headed To D23 Expo This Year, The Ultimate Disney Fan Event

I am grateful that my job includes events with Disney. I am thrilled beyond belief that one of these events that I get to cover for my site is the D23 Expo! I am one of 25 bloggers chosen for an all-expense paid trip to […]

10 Free Things To Do At Disney Parks

10 Free Things To Do At Disney Parks

Walt Disney World and Disneyland can be extremely expensive vacation destinations. My son and I saved for a trip to Disney World and when we vacationed there in 2008, it cost well over $2,000! Of course, that included our stay at an on-site resort as […]

My Visit To Star Wars’ Ahch-To: Welcome To Skellig Michael in Ireland

My Visit To Star Wars’ Ahch-To: Welcome To Skellig Michael in Ireland

I’m a huge Star Wars fan. I’m very proud of it. I’ve never tried to hide it. So when my husband and I were married in 2014 and discussed a delayed honeymoon to Ireland a year later, I let him know that the trip would undoubtedly […]

Escape From Spring Fever With A Family Friendly Getaway To Castaway Bay

Escape From Spring Fever With A Family Friendly Getaway To Castaway Bay

If you live in Ohio or Michigan, spring weather has one setting: wonky. On Monday, the temps will be in the 40s and you might see snow. On the following day, it could be 70 degrees and you’re eating popsicles in your backyard. I think […]

The Culinary Vegetable Institute in Ohio: White House Cookbook Dinner Event Delicious!

The Culinary Vegetable Institute in Ohio: White House Cookbook Dinner Event Delicious!

While there’s no Lumière or Mrs. Potts to serve you, sitting down at a Culinary Vegetable Institute dinner feels much like the “culinary cabaret” one would expect from a 5-star restaurant in a major city except it’s smack dab in the heartland of Ohio. We […]

The Culinary Vegetable Institute at The Chef’s Garden: An Ohio Delight

The Culinary Vegetable Institute at The Chef’s Garden: An Ohio Delight

There’s nothing like travel to make me hungry for more travel and better food. Usually, I have to leave my home state of Ohio to find good food, great sightseeing, and culture. I rarely think of my corner of the state to behold any form […]