Disneyland vs Disney World

After our recent trip to Disney World I discovered some key differences between Disneyland and Disney World.  Here is my side-by-side comparison of Disneyland vs. Disney World. Disneyland vs Disney World Our family recently attended the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration at Walt Disney World.  This was our first trip to Disney World and I had a lot to learn!  I grew up in the west and have visited Disneyland several times but Disney World was a whole new experience.  I did a lot of research for our Disney World trip but found that some things could only be learned by experiencing them. […]

Disney Social Media Moms Celebration – Conference Day

This past week my family and I had the opportunity to attend the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration and experience more magic and “pixie dust” than we ever though possible.  I have had a lot of questions from readers about what this celebration is all about so I wanted to share what it is as well as my top take-aways from the conference. Disney Social Media Moms Celebration and Conference Just about 2 months ago I received the highly coveted and magical email letting me know that I was invited to attend the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration in Disney World. […]

Disney Countdown Chain

If you have a Disney vacation planned for the near future, this Disney Countdown Chain is the perfect way to help your kids countdown those long days until your Disney vacation begins. Disney Countdown Chain I was able to put this Disney countdown chain together in just a few minutes and the boys have loved taking turns tearing off a part of the chain each day as we count down the days until our next Disney trip.  It seems like our vacation will never come but we love watching our chain get shorter each day. […]

Days Until Disney Countdown – Free Printable

Excitement is in the air as we prepare for our first trip to Disney World for the Disney Social Media Moms Conference and my boys are having fun counting down the days until we go.   I love this fun and free printable Disney Countdown my friend Jessica from Everyday Party Magazine made for my boys. Disney Countdown – Free Printable I love how bright and fun this printable turned out.  When I found out we would be going to Disney World, I wanted to keep it a surprise from my boys for as long as I could because I knew it would be really hard for them to wait and wait and wait for the trip.  Two weeks before seemed like the perfect amount of time so that I could prepare, shop and pack and they could be a part of the planning and excitement.  […]

Surprise!! How to Surprise Your Kids with a Disney Vacation

I love Disney and I love surprises so when I was invited to take my family to the Disney Social Media Moms conference in Disney World, I knew that I wanted to surprise my kids when the time was closer.  Today I’m sharing how I surprised my kids with our Disney vacation and what their reaction was. How to Suprise Your Kids With a Disney Vacation Before I tell you about how I suprised my kids, I want to let you know how much we LOVE booking our Disney vacations through Get Away Today. They have helped us save a huge amount on our Disney vacations and are by far the best place I have found to score discounted Disney park and hotel tickets. I also know they offer the best prices on Character Dining tickets! If you do plan on booking a Disneyland vacation, be sure to use the promo code JoysOfBoys to save you $10 off your Southern California vacation package! […]

Baymax Pancakes: Big Hero 6 Breakfast

If you are a parent you know that Big Hero Six is all the rage right now.  These Baymax pancakes were SO easy to make and made my boys’ day. Baymax Pancakes: Easy Big Hero 6 Breakfast […]

Easy Disney Cars Party

“I received party supplies in order to host a Disney Side @Home Celebration.  All opinions are my own. Post includes affiliate links” We were thrilled to find out that we had been invited to host a Disney Side @Home Celebration and since our theme was Disney’s Cars, I knew it would be perfect for my house of boys.  Showing your Disney side doesn’t have to be complicated and that is why I chose to host an Easy Cars Party with food and activities that any mom could make. Easy Cars Party The cozy little town of Radiator Springs had some colorful characters and I had fun looking at each character for inspiration for our Cars party.  […]

10 Awesome Things for Boys at Disneyland

I love that everywhere you look in Disneyland you are surrounded by little princesses hoping to meet their favorite Disney royalty.  But, if your boys are like mine, the castle, tiaras, dresses and princesses just aren’t appealing. We just returned from Disneyland and here are 10 awesome things for boys at Disneyland, according to my boys. 10 Awesome Things for Boys at Disneyland […]

Which Disney Character Am I? Free Printable Disney Game

Last week we hosted a fun Disney Imagicademy party complete with Disney games and food.  One of those games was “Which Disney Character Am I?” where we took turns figuring out which Disney character had been taped on our backs. Free Printable Disney Game Includes affiliate links. This game is a really fun ice breaker and can be done as guests are arriving at or anytime during a Disney party. […]

Blast Off to Learning with Disney Imagicademy

This past week while some people were making plans for Super Bowl parties, we were having much more fun hosting a  Disney Imagicademy party to share Disney’s new app Mickey’s Magical Math World with our friends. […]

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