Category Archives: Travel

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

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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?

Our Family’s End of the Year Adventure: Snow-tubing!

Even during the winter, New England offers a variety of activities for families to enjoy. You just have to have thick skin or very warm clothes.  This last weekend in 2016, our family decided to head out to the ski slopes in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, not to ski ~ oh, no…that’s just too dangerous for this crazy family right now.  Instead, hubby had a bucket list item of going snow-tubing with the boys while we still lived here in the Northeast, so that’s exactly what we did.  We went snow-tubing on New Year’s Eve! Continue reading Our Family’s End of the Year Adventure: Snow-tubing!