Category Archives: Travel

Our Top Five Footprints in 2017 ~ A Review of Our Second Year


Wow!  It felt like 2017 came and went faster than a bolt of lightning!  What a year of ups and downs, excitement and adventure this has been.  It honestly feels like a lifetime happened in that one block of fifty-two weeks.  From graduations, celebrating our new college freshman and more disappointment on the job front to taking our first cruise as a family and ending the year with a literal “dream come true” move, I don’t know how we packed it all in. Continue reading Our Top Five Footprints in 2017 ~ A Review of Our Second Year

Southern Hospitality Delivered: A Review of Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ Kitchen

Southern hospitality and finger lickin’ good food served with the Disney touch make for a dynamic and magical dining experience.  I mean, it’s no secret that Walt Disney World is home to some great eateries, but this combination right here is what made our meal at Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ Kitchen in Disney Springs one of the most appealing, warm and friendliest experiences we have ever had. Continue reading Southern Hospitality Delivered: A Review of Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ Kitchen

Victory on the High Seas: Dining with Food Allergies on the Disney Dream

When you have an immense number of friends who have sailed on the Disney Cruise Line and perpetually share their magical adventures aboard one of the four ships in the fleet (recent news says there are more ships being added over the next few years!), the desire within to join the club kind of grows day by day (reminds me of kudzu in South Carolina, but in a good way). Continue reading Victory on the High Seas: Dining with Food Allergies on the Disney Dream

This Year’s Adventure: Going Cruising With Disney! (The Pre-Trip Post)

(featured photo taken by Janice Tillman Brady with An Open Suitcase)

Summer is FINALLY here and

Continue reading This Year’s Adventure: Going Cruising With Disney! (The Pre-Trip Post)

Review of Burton’s Grill: Hit or Miss for this Food Allergy Family?

Word spreads rather swiftly through the food allergy community when a restaurant goes above and beyond to accommodate the needs of a customer with special dietary restrictions.  Burton’s Grill is one of those establishments whose name has been circulating around the food allergy community for some time now and with positive reviews.  When I noticed that we were fairly close to a large percentage of their restaurants, I made it a priority, while living in the Northeast, to find a way to experience this eatery and hopefully allow my son to enjoy another meal without fear. Continue reading Review of Burton’s Grill: Hit or Miss for this Food Allergy Family?