Spring at DL

I was able to sneak away to Disneyland a couple of times in March with just my older boys. We love those days because we can power through lots of rides without dealing with strollers and height restrictions. We nicknamed the theme park “DL” while we talked about it around…

Disney Lunar New Year

April 2, 2017 in Disneyland - No Comments

While Nash and I were at Disneyland celebrating his birthday, we took advantage of the limited Lunar New Year celebration. It was the highlight of our day to watch the Chinese acrobats perform at Paradise Pier. Their act kept getting bigger and more challenging. It was unreal to watch. I…

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…

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