Disney Time Again

April 8, 2008 at 1:50 pm (Great deals)

Last year I wrote about the amazing deal that my sister-in-law got for us at Disney World in Florida. Well, it’s that time of year again. We will not be going this year because our Summer is already jam packed, but if you’re looking for a fun time and a great deal, call the Disney Vacation Planners at: (407) 939-7675.

Make sure you tell them that you want the deal that includes dining. There are specific dates, but if you’re looking to get out of town and stay at a Disney property, this is the best way to do it. I think today is the first day for this deal, so there should be lots of room left. My sister-in-law has already booked her trip, and she’s making all of her dinner reservations as we speak.

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Selective Amnesia

March 13, 2008 at 4:04 pm (Fun Stuff, Great deals, Kids)


Sometimes my kids fool me into thinking that they really are this adorable. I look at this picture of two brothers helping each other make dessert. They look so innocent, so sweet, so unlike the little destructors (I know it’s not a real word, but it so fits them) that they were for most of the day. I think I choose to forget so that I can make it through the day without eating all of the chocolate in the house! I don’t think there’s enough memory on my computer to list everything that they got into, or every mess that they made.

When they put their little aprons and chefs’ hats on I forget everything! As a shout out to my mom, these apron and hat sets are from Pampered Chef and are in their outlet for only $8 … that’s for both! I think it’s a great deal. If you want to check it out, click here. 

For the record, they’re making the Pioneer Woman’s Apple Dumplings. If you’ve ever been over to see the Pioneer Woman, a visit is highly recommended. She’s not exactly low-fat, but hey, you only live once, so you might as well enjoy real butter! The apple dumpling recipe is here. The thing I love about TPW is that she uses stuff hat most people already have on hand. There are certainly no trips to the specialty market required. If you’re browsing her site, make sure you also check out the cinnamon rolls. I’m a little dough challenged, but these work out every time.

Alright, now I’m hungry. Off to make dinner!

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