Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Archive for the ‘My favorite things’ Category

I recently returned from a magical getaway to Disney World. For the first time, my package included a Disney Dining Plan, which included one Quick-Service Meal, one Table-Service Meal, and one snack each day. I wanted to maximize my money on this trip. Now, “frugal” and Disney don’t really go together, but still — I […]

Read Full Post »

Post contains affiliate links. Think of Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, and likely one of the first images that comes to mind is that of the stunning Cinderella Castle. You may have heard that the inspiration behind the castle is the famous Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany, and that is true. Just as fascinating as Neuschwanstein is […]

Read Full Post »

I tirelessly researched a recent trip to Disney World. While many people visit the Mouse often, this trip was intended to be our family’s one-time trek to the land of the Magic Mouse. As such, I wanted it to be as memorable as possible. A major decision is where to stay. I decided we would […]

Read Full Post »

The loveable 100-Acre Woods characters, a bright and beautiful setting, yummy food, delicious service – does this sound great to you? If so, you need to schedule a meal at the Crystal Palace during your next trip to Disney World. We ate there, and here are some reasons we loved the experience. CHARACTERS. Who doesn’t […]

Read Full Post »

Ronald Regan:  staunch defender of America, defeater of Communism … great romantic? Definitely! Ronald Reagan would turn 104 on February 6, 2015. Americans remember Reagan fondly, and it’s easy to see why. His presidency, from 1980-1988, marked a period of low taxes and healthy economic growth for America. He was my favorite president of my […]

Read Full Post »

The Sound of Music has always been my favorite movie, as you might have guessed from the blog’s title. It was the first movie I got to go see in a movie theater as a toddler. I remember my excitement when I would hear its annual network airing advertised on TV. In our family, only […]

Read Full Post »

Post contains affiliate links. If you’re planning a trip to Germany, no doubt one of the highlights for you will be the castles. And the most iconic German castle of all is Neuschwanstein. Did you know that the man who built this castle is perhaps even more fascinating than the castle itself? That’s right, he’s […]

Read Full Post »

Today’s Little Tales focuses on one of my very favorite Little People toys ever: the houseboat. I was maybe 7 or 8 when I got it, and I spent hours and hours playing with it. It spent lots of time docked on dry land, but I also brought it out into our plastic swimming pool, […]

Read Full Post »

The Duggar family, made famous in the TLC show “19 Kids and Counting,” is conservative and Christian. But many of their beliefs are far more modest than those practiced by most Christians. For instance, we all remember oldest son Josh and his wife Anna, as well as daughter Jill and now-husband Derick Dillard,  saving their […]

Read Full Post »

On last week’s Little Tales post, KJ mentioned having a Little People RV (somehow I missed that particular toy), and the fun she’d had with the little toilet that was included. That’s one of my favorite aspects of Fisher Price Little People toys: the attention to detail. Here is my ferris wheel, nearly 50 years […]

Read Full Post »

Older Posts »