Parties

Sword in the Stone Activities

At Magic Kingdom, in Disney World, if you go through (or around) Cinderella Castle, you’ll see the carousel. It’s lovely. One of my favourites. But it’s the stone in front of it that we’re interested in today. Or more importantly, the sword within that stone. Once upon a time Agatha was a little girl that […]

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Connection

Why I Keep Going Back to Disney World

So often I’m asked why I go to Walt Disney World so often. Why I don’t travel somewhere else. Sometimes I offer simple reasons: It’s easy to eat gluten-free, it’s fun, it’s relaxing (Yes, I find Disney relaxing!). There are so many reasons. But my reasons go so much deeper than that. Disney is a part […]

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Snow-free Snowman Activities

The weather around here’s all over the place. One day it’s -30C, the next it’s melting. But melting didn’t improve the quality of our snow, the wind hardened crust got thicker and stronger as it melted, then refroze. There’s till plenty to do outside in our snow, but building snow people isn’t one of those […]

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Parenting

It's a Disney Life

To pass time while we wait for winter to be over, we’re starting our 3rd annual family Disney Movie tradition. Each year we plan a list of Disney movies to watch (yes, sometimes we add other movies as well). With each movie we add a couple activities that we do together as a family during […]

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Mining for Diamonds

Head Ruffian here! Our countdown’s doing fine today. It’s actually quite fun! We watched Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. We have a giant sandpit in our backyard. My mom hid pretend diamonds and precious stones in our pit and we all worked together to find them. My older sister, the head Thug, found the […]

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Just Another Day in Our Countdown

Head Ruffian here. 59 Days  to go! Yesterday we watched a movie, Tangled! Today we painted one or two pictures for our gallery. It was so much fun! Tangled is about a girl with very long, golden, magical hair. She goes with a thief to see the lanterns. She ends up seeing them. Her hair, […]

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