Closer Look at the Pumpkins of Main Street

Disneyland Details for Halloween Time

Halloween Time is here at the Disneyland Resort! For the past several years, Disneyland has been the main feature of the Halloween décor. New this year (2017), Disney California Adventure is also decorated for Halloween Time. Seeing the Happiest Place on Earth all decked out for Halloween is a highlight for many visitors. One of […]

6 Tips & Top 6 Picks for an Adventure on Route 66

Route 66 Road Trip – Part 6

Route 66 has a way of enchanting its travelers. The historic route is also known as the Main Street of America. After you have traveled on it, you will most likely agree and understand this term of endearment. The charming atmosphere and welcoming vibe of the towns along its path. The character and appeal of […]

How Does Cars Land Compare to the Real Route 66?

Route 66 Road Trip – Part 5

“Won’t you get hip to this timely tip: When you make that California trip Get your kicks on Route Sixty-six.” (Route 66 song by Bobby Troup) Radiator Springs is a fictional town that was created by the team at Disney/Pixar for the 2006 Cars movie. After the success of the original Cars movie, the Disney […]

Sightseeing Texas’ Route 66 Stars

Route 66 Road Trip – Part 4

Fun Fact: Amarillo is the only town in Texas mentioned in the Route 66 song written by Bobby Troup in 1946. On our road trip from California to Kentucky, the next state we traveled through heading east was Texas. As you may recall from Part 1 of this Route 66 series, we followed Route 66 […]

Discovering New Mexico’s Historic Gems

Route 66 Road Trip – Part 3

Fun Fact: Gallup is the only town in New Mexico mentioned in the Route 66 song written by Bobby Troup in 1946. Continuing with our road trip from California to Kentucky, the next state we traveled through heading east was New Mexico. As you may recall from Part 1 of this Route 66 series, we […]

Exploring Arizona’s Roadside Icons

Route 66 Road Trip - Part 2

“…Well, I’m a standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona and such a fine sight to see…” (“Take It Easy” by the Eagles) On our road trip from California to Kentucky, the first state we traveled through heading east was Arizona. As you may recall from Part 1 of this Route 66 series, we followed […]

Why We Took an Old School Road Trip

Route 66 Road Trip – Part 1

Most people have heard of America’s Route 66 – the kitschy signs, the quaint tourist traps, the food, the scenic landscapes. Route 66, affectionately named “The Mother Road” by John Steinbeck and commonly known as “America’s Main Street”, has been featured in songs and television shows through the years. We recently went on a road […]

Top 5 Reasons Why I Shop on Etsy

Arts & Crafts delivered right to your door!

Have you discovered Etsy? It’s been around since 2005 and has over 45 million items for sale. I enjoy shopping on Etsy because it’s like visiting the world’s largest arts and crafts boutique from wherever you have an internet connection. Here are the top 5 reasons why I like to shop on Etsy: Unique and […]

20 Facts Every Disney Fan Should Know About the Matterhorn

#MatterhornMonday

It has its own hashtag. It’s one of the few Disneyland attractions that can be seen from the 5 freeway. It was state-of-the-art when it was built. And it was not one of the original park attractions on opening day in July 1955. What is this attraction? The Matterhorn! Recently my 10-year-old grandson has become […]

The Science Behind Pixar

Special Exhibit at the California Science Center

Toy Story | Bug’s Life | Toy Story 2 | Monsters, Inc. | Finding Nemo The Incredibles | Cars | Ratatouille | Wall-E | UP | Toy Story 3 | Cars 2 Brave | Monsters University | Inside Out | The Good Dinosaur | Finding Dory PIXAR has become synonymous with state of the art […]