Our Disney Aulani Hawaiian Escape

During the holidays we are always traveling.  Our families live in Minnesota and Chicago and we are way down in Texas. We try to switch up every other year with each family but a few years ago we decided to actually travel someplace warm for the holidays.  We went with my (Michele) brother and his...

Reusable Straws….Are they for you?

As someone who is an up and coming actor and in the spotlight, we talk to Blaze about things that he should be proud of and a user of, before just accepting products to promote.  He is an avid animal lover, loves healthy things (although likes junk food here and there as well), and loves...

A surprise cruise…

Since we loved our first cruise so much, when a super great deal came along we couldn’t pass it up.  One Friday in October I saw some really great last minute rates and called Mark at work and asked him if he thought we could take the kids out of school and he could get...

WDW Here we come….again!

Yes, we’ve been to Walt Disney World in the past but we love going back and staying at resorts we haven’t in the past and seeing all the changes to the parks since the last time we were there.  Things change so quickly at WDW and every time we go there’s something new to check...

Taco Chicken and Rice

I had this meal at a friends house well over 10 years ago. I wish I could give credit to whomever came up with this recipe but I don’t know where it originated.  This is one of the boys most requested meal and Mark loves anything with a Mexican twist.  It’s easy to make and...

Our First Cruise

A few years back we decided to go on our first cruise with some friends.  We looked over all sorts and decided on a Disney cruise.  We would embark out of Port Canaveral, FL and be on the Disney Dream for 4 nights and 5 days.  It was the perfect amount of time since it...