Name tag knockoff :: fish extender gift idea

This post is sponsored by dclfishextenders.com, where guests can find cruise mates for Disney cruises and join in on fish extender fun. I recently received an email from a reader who wanted to know how I made the name tag magnets for our Disney cruise vacations.  It was SO EASY.  Seriously.  All I had to do was bat my eyelashes at my handsome husband and he whipped them right up for me.  What?  Doesn’t everybody … Continue reading Name tag knockoff :: fish extender gift idea

Mickey manicure kit :: fish extender gift idea

This post is sponsored by dclfishextenders.com, where guests can find cruise mates for Disney cruises and join in on fish extender fun.  This post also contains affiliate links. Most often, I prefer to give a single, whole family fish extender gift to the participants in our fish extender groups.  Being on the receiving end of the giving, I can certainly attest to the fact that lots of folks enjoy giving individual gifts to everybody in … Continue reading Mickey manicure kit :: fish extender gift idea

Disney Cruise Line #fishextender gift idea

This post is sponsored by dcl fish extenders.com, where guests can find cruise mates for Disney cruises and join in on fish extender fun!  This post also contains affiliate links. I’ve been home from my most recent Disney cruise for just over a month and already I’m longing for the next one.  Sigh.  Unfortunately, we don’t have anything booked for the near future and so I have to find creative ways to express my Disney … Continue reading Disney Cruise Line #fishextender gift idea

Nancy’s birthday surprise

One of my favorite parts of blogging is the ability to connect with people whom I otherwise might never have known.  At the start of this year, I got an email from someone named Kevin who found my blog while researching fish extenders.  His search landed him on my website where–in addition to fish extender ideas–he found a few of my posts about Cassidy and my reflections on life raising a child with Down syndrome.  … Continue reading Nancy’s birthday surprise

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We’re home. I used to come home after a trip and feel unloved if the voice mailbox was empty.  Now, I choose to believe that email is the new voicemail and if that’s the case, I’m very loved.  Thank you for checking up on me while the blog was quiet. We were here. Seven days at sea is good for the soul. On vacation, we: visited with Miss Amy and her crew, wined and dined, … Continue reading Full

Giveaway :: The Little Mermaid Diamond Edition Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack

Last Friday night, Torri (who, for the record is nineteen) announced that she planned to watch a movie with a friend and then spend the night over at the friend’s house.  The movie feature for the evening?  The Little Mermaid.  I can just picture the two of them gathered around the TV, eating popcorn and singing along to “Kiss the Girl”.  I can only speak for myself here, but I for one find it incredibly … Continue reading Giveaway :: The Little Mermaid Diamond Edition Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack

Boozie fish extender gift idea

It’s about that time again, ladies and gents: cruise time.  The most loyal of my readers know well what happens when I prepare for a cruise.  I post another fish extender gift idea!  And this year is no exception. Well, I guess we did it a wee bit different this year in that we went all boozie. Our fish extender gifts for our upcoming cruise feature fix’ins for adult beverages.  We’re including two plastic tumblers, … Continue reading Boozie fish extender gift idea

Cities of Knights & Lights tour with Adventures by Disney – day 7

Day seven brought an official close to a whirlwind tour of two of Europe’s most infamous cities.  There were still sights to see and experiences to savor before our goodbyes.  Come along with me for a glimpse. The day began when our group traveled to Notre Dame Cathedral.  Before we stepped off the coach, our French guide gave us a briefing on the pickpockets that hang around the area.  We were warned against people who … Continue reading Cities of Knights & Lights tour with Adventures by Disney – day 7