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Getting alone time

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When my husband and I found out we were having a baby, it was a mutual decision that I would stay home. It’s been over six years now that I’ve been a stay-at-home mom. Now that we have two girls, I’ve found out so much about myself, my husband, and what it’s truly like to raise children. continued

Sad goodbyes, warm hellos

For those of you who haven’t heard my story, I met my husband while we were at school in San Diego. He moved to San Francisco soon after college. I made my way around the world as a flight attendant for several years, and finally settled in San Francisco over ten years ago when we re-connected. continued

Planes DIY gift wrap and travel bags #PlanestotheRescue

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine. #PlanesToTheRescue #CollectiveBias.

DIY Planes Gift Wrap and Travel Bags

I might have been the last one to see Planes, Fire and Rescue. My husband took our oldest daughter to see it in the theater when the movie first came out. I’ve been waiting not so patiently for it to get released in the iTunes Store. Recently we all piled onto the couch and watched it together as a family, and loved it. continued

Disney sale on Amazon

Disney Sale

Amazon kicked off their 12 Days of Deals today. What a better way to kick things off by starting with a Disney sale!

This is a one day Disney sale, head over there now and check it out. Also? If you see something sold out, and you can still get on the wait list, do it. People put things in their cart and forget to check-out!

Amazon affiliate link included. 

101 Disneyland Tips turns ONE, let’s celebrate

101 Disneyland Tips

I never believe how fast time flies. It’s hard to believe we just hit the ONE year anniversary of my book, 101 Disneyland Tips. It’s been such a great year and I look forward to sharing a new, revised edition with you early next year.

My book has done really well, and I’m proud of the reviews it has received so far. If you haven’t read it yet, you’re in for a treat. Dawn Cullo, the ultimate Disney fan, wrote the foreword of the book, giving us an abbreviated history of Disneyland. This book is filled with helpful tips for ally parents, any first-time visitor, and even those of you who think you’ve experienced it all. Thank you to all of you who have purchased, read, and shared the book. Without you, it wouldn’t be as successful, I’m sure of it. continued

Mickey’s Toontown

Mickey's Toontown

Toontown is a phenomenal little area of the park. It was designed as a three-dimensional city for our favorite animated characters. This interactive area is perfect for little explorers, as Toontown was made for little hands to touch everything. Since Toontown was made with younger children in mind, make sure you open, close, pull, push, look, and listen to everything around you. You never know what might be behind the next door you open. continued

Peter Pan’s Flight

Peter Pan's Flight

One of the busiest and most-loved rides at Disneyland is Peter Pan’s Flight. This is one of the first rides you’ll see after walking through the middle of Sleeping Beauty’s Castle into Fantasyland. This ride is popular with everyone; it’s one of our favorite rides. Due to the location and popularity of this attraction, the line gets long quickly. continued

Strollers and strollers and strollers

Stroller and wheelchair rentals at Disneyland

You’ll likely encounter the highest ratio of strollers to walking adults at one of the Disney parks. Strollers are everywhere here, because everyone ends up walking a lot. So much that your feet will ache by the end of the day. So even if your child is at a good walking age, they’ll tire out easily. You may save yourself a midday breakdown (or breaking your own back from carrying your child) by having a stroller to plop them into once they’re tired. In less crowded areas, you also tend to move a little faster if your child is in a stroller. continued

The Amazing Zhus

The holidays are almost here. I know this because I find myself saying to our daughters, “put it on your list” every time we leave the house. We have a pretty firm rule in our household for Christmas. The girls get two gifts each. One from “Santa” and one from Mom and Dad. But, that doesn’t stop the rest of the family from sending a gift or two.

The_Amazing_Zhus

Recently we received The Amazing Zhus Magician Pets to add to our holiday gift guide. Our girls were eager to open their new pet, “The Great Kardini.” Kardini is one of four different Stunt Pet characters. Kardini is the stunt pet that can perform tricks and even vanish before your eyes. continued

Cupcake decorating with Sofia the First! #DisneyKids

cupcakes

This weekend we had a fun playdate with a few friends. We had several neighborhood princesses over for a cupcake decorating party. Although Sofia the First was our main theme, we were able to incorporate several other princesses as well. The girls dressed up, played games, decorated cupcakes, but best of all, they had a great time using their imaginations. continued

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Cam Bowman @CamBowman
Stay-at-home mother of two, wife, blogger, amateur photographer. Former flight attendant. Lover of all things Disney. Living the dream.
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