The Magical Height

March 27, 2017 in Crew, Disneyland - No Comments

We had some family in town at the end of January so while the older boys were at school I swept Crew away on a Disney date. My feisty, back-talking threenager probably shouldn’t have been rewarded with a Disney day, but something told me some one-on-one attention was just what…

Disney Back to Back to Back

March 20, 2017 in Disneyland - No Comments

The minute we stepped back through the turnstiles leading to Disneyland an overwhelming feeling washed over us. It felt like being home. We surprised the boys with annual passes for Christmas and after taking a year off, the anticipation of going back was palpable. I understand that not everyone feels as…

Last Disney Day

March 17, 2016 in Disneyland - 1 Comment

The boys and I were a bit emotional about our annual Disney passes coming to an end in February. I’m sure we will make the investment again sometime in the future, but the finality of our first year in California being over hit us hard. When we sat the boys…

Nash’s Birthday Date

February 23, 2016 in Birthdays, Disneyland, Nash - 2 Comments

Nash was the last sibling to have his one-on-one date with me at Disneyland and he made a list of ride priorities months in advance. We put a date on the calendar where Troy could work from home and Nash and I could escape for the entire day. And then…

Halloween Disney Date

November 8, 2015 in Crew, Disneyland, Halloween - 2 Comments

I kept Crew’s Halloween costume simple this year after pouring all of my time into making Finn’s pineapple costume and gathering items for Blake and Nash’s Descendants costumes. He tried on the adorable golfer costume that his older brothers wore and wanted nothing to do with it. He was much…

Back to Disney

September 24, 2015 in Cousins, Disneyland, Tanner Family - No Comments

Along with back to school came another much anticipated event; the return to Disneyland. Our local passes were blocked out all summer and we sure missed our frequent doses of Mickey Mouse and roller coasters. Usually we only go for half of the day and fit in a few rides…

Disney + Cousins

We hit up Disneyland one last time before our passes are blocked out all summer. It never gets old how much the characters interact with the boys. We met up with cousins and with a higher adult to child ratio, we were able to collect tons of fast passes and…

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