Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort

In choosing our resort, several factors were key. We wanted a family-friendly resort with lots of activities for everyone, a gorgeous stretch of beach, and convenience to shopping/dining/entertainment. Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort ticked every box. Located in the heart of Waikiki Beach, Hilton Hawaiian Village sits on 22 historic beachfront acres. The grounds… Continue reading Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort

Who’s ready to win a vacation to The Most Magical Place on Earth?!

M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E Ok, how many of you sang that in your mind? I know I did when I typed it! 😊Fall means it's time for another giveaway, and this is my most favorite kind!!! Along with my head office Classic Travel Connection, Family Travel Adventures LLC is giving away a Walt Disney World vacation! There's nothing… Continue reading Who’s ready to win a vacation to The Most Magical Place on Earth?!

DIY Jack Skellington Pumpkin

On the heels of our Fall Break visit to Walt Disney World, I'm sharing the easiest DIY Jack Skellington pumpkin ever. Here's how to achieve the same look. Materials Pumpkin (I wish I had a before picture of the pumpkin I thrifted. It was a hodgepodge of fall-colored leaves.)PencilPaints (white, black, brown, gold; chalk paint… Continue reading DIY Jack Skellington Pumpkin

Trails End Restaurant

If you're a guest of Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campgrounds, Trails End Restaurant is a great option for a family-style, down-home country meal. Located in Pioneer Hall, the rustic theme carries straight through from the décor to the menu. Our family-style buffet meal consisted of an oven-fresh breadbasket, chopped salad, smokehouse skillet, and covered… Continue reading Trails End Restaurant

Enchanting Extras at Walt Disney World Resort

As the kids get older and have fine-tuned their interests in the parks, we've begun incorporating more non-park days and/or seeking new-to-us activities. Here's a look at what we did this trip, as well as an overview of other experiences offered. Trail Rides The tween has taken a few horseback riding lessons and jumped at… Continue reading Enchanting Extras at Walt Disney World Resort

Happy 50th Birthday Walt Disney World!

On October 1, Walt Disney World Resort celebrated its 50th birthday, and kicked off an 18-month long celebration. We couldn't wait to spend our Fall Break at The Most Magical Place on Earth! Highlights of The World's Most Magical Celebration include: EARidescent Excitement with dazzling decorations, new looks for Mickey, Minnie and Friends and magical… Continue reading Happy 50th Birthday Walt Disney World!