Category Archives: Reviews

Three Ways Disney’s Moana Tugged On This Mom’s Heartstrings

Give me a second…okay, wait -no…I need one more minute.  Does someone have another tissue, please?  Wow!  I sincerely did not anticipate Walt Disney Picture’s Moana to hit me THAT hard!   I know many of my friends had loved the movie and many even blogged about how they were moved by the story-line, but the way this movie impacted me personally had my eyes leaking uncontrollably for at least one-third of the film and for at least three reasons. Continue reading Three Ways Disney’s Moana Tugged On This Mom’s Heartstrings

The Sacrifice for Hope ~ A Review of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (semi-spoiler alert)

The anticipation in our house had been building the entire year for the release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.  The boys walked out of The Force Awakens last January eager to see the next installment as if it were being released a week from then.

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Morimoto Asia ~ A Bucket List Must for the Foodie in You

The redesign of Downtown Disney into the creation of Disney Springs brought an influx of new restaurants to enjoy.  The bucket list for the Disney foodie has grown immensely over the last year and I myself have been salivating on a regular basis as I feverishly read and memorize menu after menu from these new eateries.   One such restaurant on my newly revised bucket list has been Morimoto Asia, which is located at The Landing on Disney Springs.   During a recent, rather quick excursion, down to my favorite place on earth “sans kiddos,” hubby and I decided it was the right time to experience some out of this world Pan-Asian cuisine. Continue reading Morimoto Asia ~ A Bucket List Must for the Foodie in You

Epcot International Food & Wine Festival: Taking It One Bite (and Sip) at a Time

The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is one of the most anticipated events at Walt Disney World Resort every year.  From the middle of September to just after the beginning of November, Guests from all over the world come to taste test dishes from a multitude of countries and regions, “drink around the world,” attend culinary demonstrations taught by world-renown chefs and enjoy the Disney touch to a delicious vacation. Continue reading Epcot International Food & Wine Festival: Taking It One Bite (and Sip) at a Time

Fathoms Bar & Grille: One Traveling Family’s Review

A jaunt out to the New England coastline means hearing water crashing against the sand, dipping toes in the great Atlantic and eating delicious authentic seafood!  Oh, my goodness!  People, I have seriously been craving some fried clams!  Hmmm ~ I wonder where we could find some… Continue reading Fathoms Bar & Grille: One Traveling Family’s Review