Confessions of a Disney Mom

A blog about family life and a love of Disney

Why I Chose to Take My Toddler to Disney

In the Fall of 2013, I was planning a big vacation to Walt Disney Resort. This trip was to include my husband, both of our moms and my daughter. She was getting ready to turn two years old a few weeks before we were leaving for our trip. It seemed like everyone I spoke to, about our exciting journey ahead of us, looked at me with a confused looked followed by something very.. Read More

Sheena’s Inside Scoop: The Hall of Presidents

Sheena’s Inside Scoop: The Hall of Presidents Tucked away in a building representing Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, this 20-minute show combines robotic presidents with a short film. The film shows how slavery has played a role in our history as well as how it was debated from the Constitutional Convention to the Lincoln-Douglas debates. Notice how the presidents will have slight movements while the others are talking. They are made to look human (you.. Read More

Sheena’s Top Ten: Reasons to Take Her Bestie to Walt Disney World Resort!!

    Reasons to Take Her Bestie to Walt Disney World Resort!! ***Special note to our parents, WE NEED THIS*** #Herewego Number 1 – First of all, I refuse to disclose our ages but we are going on 30 years of BFFness (It’s a word I swear, okay, I made it up). During this time frame I have taken numerous trips to see my secret boyfriend, Mickey Mouse, and yet she cannot approve.. Read More

First Time Round The Block

They say the first time’s the hardest.  I really don’t think this could possibly get any easier.  This past September, I applied for the Disney Parks Moms Panel for the first time.  For those of you not familiar with it, it’s a very coveted spot to be in a group of individuals who have the very important task of answering questions pertaining to their Disney Parks area of expertise (See http://disneyparksmomspanel.disney.go.com for more.. Read More

Have Your Cake

I received free products in order to host a Disney Side @Home Celebration. The opinions expressed here are my own. Now, let’s talk about cake.   We typically do cupcakes around here so we decided to make them from the Duff Tie-Dye cake mix. Originally, I thought that there were cupcake liners with the Sofia The First display stand but I was wrong.  I love to wait until the last minute sometimes and tonight was no.. Read More

Mickey Treat

I received free products in order to host a Disney Side @Home Celebration. The opinions expressed here are my own. As part of my Disney Side @Home Celebration I received a Mickey Mouse cake pan and some other supplies to make a cake.  I decided to recreate one of my favorite treats from Walt Disney World Resort, the Mickey Rice Krispies Treat.   So I started out with my supplies:  I used the.. Read More

WooHoo!!! Party Time!!!

I received free products in order to host a Disney Side @Home Celebration. The opinions expressed here are my own. We were finally able to have our Disney Side @Home Celebration! This was our first time hosting and I was over the moon excited to finally have our chance to PARTY! We kept things simple since we had already rescheduled the party twice thanks to our crazy Virginia weather. We just went with.. Read More

Delays!!!

Please remain seated, your ride will continue momentarily…. I spent weeks planning and thinking of what to do for our #DisneySide @Home Celebration. Mother Nature apparently had another plan. Due to the nasty white stuff on the ground, we had to reschedule our party not once, but twice!   So, we had to find another way to show our #DisneySide. Addison got the wonderful experience of building her very first snowman and to be.. Read More

We Were Selected

I received free products in order to host a Disney Side @Home Celebration. The opinions expressed here are my own. This past January, our family was chosen to “Show Our Disney Side.” What this meant was that we agreed to host a Disney Side @Home Celebration. In return for hosting, we received a wonderful box full of pixie dust and exciting goodies to help us in celebrating. So how does this work? I.. Read More