How to Share the Santa Spirit

Christmas Traditions for Families with Little Ones

Christmas is a special time and has many traditions that tend to be passed down from generation to generation. The anticipation and preparation for Christmas are part of the fun with the festivities and customs related to this holiday season. When two families combine, the couple often takes some, or all, of their respective traditions […]

Disneyland Expert Tips for Parents

  Today’s post features a collection of tips for parents (and grandparents) who plan on taking their children (or grandchildren) to Disneyland. I was recently asked by a fellow Disney Blogger to be a guest contributor on her piece called “Top Tips For Parents From Disneyland Experts”. Jessica’s post features a wide range of helpful […]

LadyBug Blog’s 1 Year “Blogiversary”

Year-in-Review & What’s on the Horizon…

A year ago today, May 10th, I launched this blog and it’s been a memorable year. I’ve learned a lot about blogging, social media, and discovering my voice. Writing this blog has also helped me develop “new core memories”, to borrow a term from the movie Inside Out. I’m learning about the back end of […]

How to Create a DIY Photo Booth

Roundup of Pinterest Pins/Ideas

Photo booths are a fun and easy way to capture some special and fun pictures at a party or event. With a few low-cost supplies and simple props, you can create your own DIY photo booth or photo backdrop for your next event. If you are not sure where to begin, a quick search on […]

Exploring Old Sacramento’s Rich History

Sacramento, California

In early April we went on a road trip to northern California and we made a pit stop in Sacramento before continuing on to our final destination of North Lake Tahoe, California. The drive from San Diego to Sacramento via Interstate 5 is approximately 505 miles and took us about 9 hours to drive, including […]

How to Make This Year’s Extra Day Extra Special

Ideas for Celebrating Leap Year 2016

If you’ve looked closely at the calendar this February 2016, you most likely have realized that we have a Leap Day (February 29th) this year. Leap Year happens once every four years and there are a lot of ideas out there on how to make this “extra day”an extra special one. Let’s take a closer […]

Sharing Your World with a Smart Phone

What I Learned By Doing the #NaturePhotoChallenge

If you’re on Facebook or Instagram you may have seen the “Nature Photo Challenge” pictures that are being posted recently. Here’s how it works – you receive an invitation to take and post a nature photo for 7 days and tag the person who nominated you and also select a new person to join the […]

Season of the Force Round-up

“Season of the Force” has arrived at Disneyland’s Tomorrowland and officially opened to the public on November 16, 2015. This Star Wars themed area includes special attractions, food, and merchandise and will be open for the next few months in Tomorrowland (no end date has been released yet). We attended the official opening day and here’s […]

Looking for Personalized Gifts?

Autumn is in full swing. Halloween has come and gone. November is here and with it brings holiday décor and gift ideas in local stores. If you’re like me, you try to find unique and personalized gifts for family and friends. There are many options out there and if you’re a Disney fan you may […]

Trick-or-Treating Theme Park Style

Everywhere you look, it’s beginning to look like Halloween. Costumes and candy for sale. Spooky decorations on display. Kids of all ages like to celebrate Halloween. Thanks to some local theme parks, the party starts in late September and lasts all through October. Disneyland, LEGOLAND, and Sea World all offer special events that offer family-friendly […]