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Disney Dole Whip + Cotton Candy = True Love

By Melanie Donahoo

I'm a Disneyland late bloomer. I was 28 when I went for the first time. Not to worry, I quickly drowned my repressed childhood sorrows in a giant turkey leg. (Which are apparently EMU LEGS?!?! Thanks for ruining it, Zachary Levi.) Disney food is talked about nearly as much as anything else at the pa... Read More

Buster Moon Pie Muddy Buddies

By Erin Oltmanns

This post is in partnership with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Friday is movie night at our house. And it’s becoming a production. It starts with takeout—we rotate who gets to pick (because mediating the inevitable disagreement between two kiddos does not make for a happy Mama) and th... Read More

Best Dog Friendly Vacations in the US for Families

By MiniTime

There’s no need to leave your dog behind on a family vacation. After all, your furry companion is a huge part of your family, right? With about 38,880 pet-friendly hotels in the US, it’s easy to plan a dog friendly vacation. And with about 13,040 dog friendly restaurants in the country, your fam... Read More

Sesame Street Debuts New Muppet With Autism

By Kalli Verbecky

Sesame Street just introduced their newest regular muppet, Julia. Other than being adorable and spunky, like most all muppets are, Julia is also the first muppet with autism.  Sesame Street has always had their finger on the pulse of what's going on with kids and families. Statistics sho... Read More

5 Reasons to Use MINTED For Your Birth Announcements and Christening Invitations

By April Davis

I am so impressed with minted.  They offer the cutest designs for birth announcements and christening invitations.  I wasn't sure what we were going to do about inviting everyone to our son's blessing and they quickly took care of that problem!  Isn't the design so darling? I l... Read More

10 Tips To Rock Disneyland With Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers

By cassi

Disneyland With Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers Hello. My Name is Cassi. And I am a recovering Disneyland Rookie. I have been to Disneyland twice. Both in my 30’s with my husband & small kiddos. I botched my first experience (easy to do when you are at Disneyland with toddlers). Recovered. And R... Read More

Best Places in California to See Wildflowers with Kids This Spring

By MiniTime

Spring is coming, and with it comes wildflowers. The unexpected California rains the past couple months means nature lovers are in for a special treat come springtime. There are any number of fantastic gardens and well-manicured flower-filled parks. But there’s something a little more unique wi... Read More

Research Says Your Unusual Baby Name Might Have Some Negative Effects…

By Kalli Verbecky

Baby naming practices will never not be interesting (*COUGH* sometimes horrifying) to me. I mean, legitimate researchers actually routinely study what people name their children because, you know, anthropology and stuff. Unusual baby names, let's discuss.  Parents who give their kid... Read More

Top Ten Things To Do At Disneyland In 2017

By Rachael Herrscher

Headed to Disneyland in 2017? Here's your top list of the new and must not miss for the year!  image via Disneyland Resort Ride Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: BREAKOUT! Opens summer of 2017 at Disney California Adventure Park! This new ride transformed the structure of "The ... Read More

Cake Mix Cadbury Mini Egg Cookies Recipe

By Erin Oltmanns

When I’m cruising through the grocery store and I see Cadbury Mini Eggs for the first time on the shelves, it’s like a record scratch. When I saw them, I thought, WE MUST make Cake Mix Cadbury Mini Egg Cookies! And then I think I texted April and she agreed and then we waxed philosophical abo... Read More