Hilton Head

I promise you can expect some fun new blogs shortly–but in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, I want to send my thoughts, prayers and love to those in Hilton Head and to those who love it.      

The Animator’s Desk

Tons of us try to recreate Disney magic at home, with artwork, cooking, photos… you name it. I have a stash of Disney history books and bios, and a few Mickey-shaped cookie cutters and pancake molds. But that is not what I’m here to talk about today. I have a secret wish that was inspired … [Read more…]

Let’s Celebrate

I’ll write more for sure later, but I wanted to turn you on to a great book review of Celebration, USA (link below, from the New York Times) https://www.nytimes.com/books/first/f/frantz-celebration.html The book is available from Amazon here. I really enjoyed the review itself, actually. I’ll be posting some fun facts about celebration in a future post, but … [Read more…]

Pre-trip PROJECTS!

I don’t know about you, but I find pre-trip projects to be a blast. I’ve sewn appliques on onesies for my kids’ first birthdays, I have done iron on letter shirts with characters as letter fills, and most recently I used heat transfer vinyl to do monogrammed mouse silhouettes on the kids’ onesies. I LOVE … [Read more…]


Just leaving San Francisco where we had a whirlwind research trip (or Pilgrimage) to the Walt Disney Family Museum. I just had to share this little bit before I take flight… and I promise more later. “It would take more time than anybody has around the daily news shops to think of the right thing … [Read more…]

The WDW Hangover

  When you board the Tragical Express at your resort and slowly wind your way back to the Orlando airport, you can practically feel the pixie dust sloughing off and the magic melting away. I think most people will agree that after each trip there is a kind of mourning, even if you’ve got another trip … [Read more…]


Welcome to my Walt Disney World blog. I’m hoping to feature items of interest to fellow WDW lovers–whether they be fragments of WDW history, speculation about the future, or observations and tips about the present. Just as a note, this site is in no way endorsed, authorized, or affiliated with the Walt Disney Company, for … [Read more…]