BY Air, Everyday Life, Travel

Dressing for Disney: Snow White

DressingforDisney_SnowWhite

When it comes to Disney princesses, my 5 year old’s two favorites have always been Snow White and Aurora.  When I came across these simple princess dresses, I knew Snow White was definitely the first one I would have to order.  The design is simple, but with the red, yellow and blue combo it is immediately recognizable as the Fairest of Them All.  A poison apple necklace to accessorize doesn’t hurt!

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Everyday Life, Travel, Two Legged Fun

Dressing for Disney: Up

DressingforDisney_Up Inspired

I absolutely LOVE the Disney/Pixar movie Up.  It makes me tear up every time, but it is one of the few movies I could actually watch over and over and never get sick of.  Plus, it has a bulldog in it so that ‘s always a good thing in my books!

DressingforDisney_Up Inspired

I wasn’t planning to do an Up inspired look for our Disney World trip, but I fell down a rabbit hole on one of my Aliexpress searches and came across this colorful statement necklace and earring set that I was immediately drawn to.  My love for the necklace grew exponentially when I realized the colorful teardrop shaped beads were much like the enormous bouquet of colorful balloons in Up.

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Dressing for Disney: Beauty and the Beast

DressingforDisney_BeautyandtheBeast

Since starting to plan for our Walt Disney World vacation, I have become a little obsessed with Disney Bounding.  For those not aware, this is when you channel your favorite Disney character and dress in similar colors and styles inspired by their look.  It is not meant as a costume to look exactly like the character, but rather a more subdued nod or tribute to that character.

For my first set of looks, I was inspired by one of my all time favorite Disney movies: Beauty and the Beast.  It has been hugely popular over the past year with the release of the new live action film and I knew my daughter would be excited to wear the look with me.

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BY Air, Celebrations, Parties, Party, Travel

Our Disney Wedding: Remembering the Mishaps and the Magic

Disney Fairytale Wedding _ July 17 2007

Today marks 100 days on our countdown to our Walt Disney World trip.  We celebrated our 10 year wedding anniversary earlier this month and will (finally) be going back to Walt Disney World this November to celebrate.  A lot can change in a decade, so I am very excited to go back and see what is new in the parks and experience it all again with our kids. Continue reading “Our Disney Wedding: Remembering the Mishaps and the Magic”

Everyday Life, Travel, Two Legged Fun

8 Great Summer Daycations in and around Edmonton

Great Summer Daycations In & Around Edmonton

Summer is now upon us and I wanted to share some of our family’s favorite day trips in and around the Edmonton area.  I love that there are so many great family friendly attractions just a short drive from our own house to get out and enjoy.  Pack a cooler of snacks, some good walking shoes, and get ready for a fun adventure! Continue reading “8 Great Summer Daycations in and around Edmonton”

Big Hands, Crafts, Travel

Mickey and Minnie Disney Savings Jars

Mickey & Minnie Disney Savings Jars

In January I posted about the calendar sticker system we have implemented to reward our kids for good behaviour and help them save money for our November trip to Walt Disney World.  I have begun paying the kids out monthly and wanted a cute place for them to start saving their money.   I am proud to share these Mickey and Minnie savings jars I came up with!

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By Car, Travel

A Week in Waterton

A Week in Waterton_10 Ways to Discover Waterton & Glacier National Park

In August 2016 we hitched up our trailer and made the journey down to Southern Alberta to spend some time camping and enjoying beautiful Waterton National Park.  We had attempted this trip years earlier and were disappointed when we were unable to find a camping spot due to it being a busy long weekend.  We learned our lesson, and this time we arrived right after the long weekend, and camped during the weekdays when it tends to be less crowded. Continue reading “A Week in Waterton”