Our Disneyland Spring Break Vacation

We had the time of our lives on a three-day vacation to Disneyland! Last Sunday, we told the kids that we were going to a very early church service and as they were about to jump into the car we told them we were going to Disneyland instead. You should have seen their faces! AlongRead more

13 Disneyland Park Tips for Little Girls

In September, we took our 3 1/2 year-old girl to the most magical place on earth, Disneyland! My friends have been asking for some tips from our experience, so I’ll lay them out here. Have an amazing time! 1. Bring a stroller Preferably an umbrella stroller that reclines for naps. Sure, they have them to rent butRead more

The Travel Hat: Disneyland Photos

I love fall. I love Disneyland. It was like the stars aligned for this trip. Two weeks ago we went to Disneyland with Kelsey. I was there for a work trip so we decided to make the most of it. Ryan flew out with Kelsey and away we went. We bought a three-day pass and used every minuteRead more

The Vacation Hat: Disneyland with a Toddler

I’m no pro, but Ryan and I took our 22 month-old to Disneyland and have some great tips to share. For those people who say, “she’s too young and won’t get it”, I say they are crazy. She loved every minute of Disneyland, and really “got it”. Here are some tips for traveling to Disneyland withRead more

The Family Hat: Disneyland Secret Spot

While in Disneyland, Ryan and I stumbled upon an amazing spot for toddlers. It’s a spot near Frontierland (Santa’s playground during the holidays). There are reindeer there, Pluto is there, but most importantly, there is a quiet resting spot for the kids. There are picnic tables a plenty with coloring books and crayons. Why so excitedRead more

The Family Hat: Disneyland, Part I

Before we left for Kelsey’s first visit to Disneyland, my aunt sent me a text that read, “Relax … and enjoy the magic.” Magic, indeed! Disneyland is such a magical place, as I’m sure you remember very well from your childhood and past visits. But, to see Disneyland through the eyes of a child …Read more

Family Fun at DisneyWorld

You guys. I just found this post I had drafted from 2015. I can’t believe this post has been hiding out and never got published. It put such a smile on my face to go through the stories I wrote and the photos I captured during the holidays at Disneyworld. This was before Nolan wasRead more

The Wedding Day

Kelsey, Colton, Ryan and I snuck into the Presidential Suite the day of the wedding to get a good glimpse at the bride and to hang out while everyone was doing makeup and getting fancy. Colton was smitten with all the girls getting ready and Kelsey made herself at home with the 10 bridesmaids. InRead more