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No snacks, no treats, no candy ~ Oh, MY! Valentine’s Day in the Classroom

It’s no secret that, when most of us reading this post were younger, we celebrated Valentine’s Day by sending each other paper valentines and shared parties at school filled with candy, chocolate and cupcakes.  Fast forward to today’s celebrations and we have a conundrum facing our schools as so many children are struggling with food allergies and other health conditions negatively affected by these kinds of edible gifts.  Valentine’s Day, among so many other holidays, has had to shift its focus a bit in the classroom, but the question remains, “Can it be done successfully?”  I say, yes! Continue reading No snacks, no treats, no candy ~ Oh, MY! Valentine’s Day in the Classroom

Rockin’ Around the MK Loop to see Resort Decor

Some time in November, after Magic Kingdom Park has undergone its miraculous Christmas transformation, the resorts around Walt Disney World begin their own seasonal decorating.  Each one comes to life with has its own theme, its own color scheme and its own special touches that keep Guests coming back year after year to stare in holiday wonder.  This year, I had the wonderful opportunity to do just that – STARE IN HOLIDAY WONDER!   Continue reading Rockin’ Around the MK Loop to see Resort Decor