London Hotel Review: Park Plaza Westminster

One of my husband's requests after our first trip to London was to stay in a hotel within view of Big Ben.  I was convinced that the request would go unanswered due to the cost of staying in the heart of Westminster.  When it came time to make reservations for this trip I was very … Continue reading London Hotel Review: Park Plaza Westminster


Settling In, Complete?

When do you go from finding your footing to finally settled in after a move?  I'm not sure when it exactly happened but I feel like we are there. Life in England changed in a good way.  How did it change exactly?  Well we, as a family, are busy!  The kids are in activities.  My … Continue reading Settling In, Complete?

Disneyland Part 3- Time to head to the One and Only the Original Disneyland

Finally on the morning of Day 3 it was time to head to my favorite park ever.  Disneyland.  Disneyland is my favorite park for many reasons.  It is the first park I ever remember visiting back when I was 7 years old. Flashback to good old Spring 1987.  It holds so many memories for me … Continue reading Disneyland Part 3- Time to head to the One and Only the Original Disneyland

Scotland Part 2: Stirling, Scotland

For our first full day in Scotland we decided to drive to Stirling and visit the William Wallace Monument and Stirling Castle.  It took about an hour to drive there from Dumbarton and the drive was beautiful.  There is nothing in the world like driving thru the Scottish Countryside. Upon arriving at the William Wallace … Continue reading Scotland Part 2: Stirling, Scotland

Christmas in Scotland Part 1

Shortly after we arrived in England, we began to think about all the places in Europe that we wanted to be able to visit while we are here.  When we first found out the we would be spending three years living in England it seemed like it was a long time.  Then we arrived and … Continue reading Christmas in Scotland Part 1

WB Studios: The Making of Harry Potter

For my birthday last month, I booked a tour at WB Studios: The Making of Harry Potter.  One thing that I really felt we missed out on in Florida while we were living there was seeing Harry Potterland at Universal Studios Orlando.  So of course one of the first things I wanted to do here … Continue reading WB Studios: The Making of Harry Potter

Our first trip to London

When we arrived here almost four months ago we landed at London Heathrow Airport.  It was about 5 pm when we left the airport and had to head south to the Portsmouth area.  We did not get to explore or see the sights in London.  So now that we have settled in, the first place … Continue reading Our first trip to London

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique Review

Does your princess want an appointment at Disney's Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique? The girls prior to their appointments Two years ago for my daughter's 6th I made appointments at the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique in Cinderella's Castle at the Magic Kingdom.  Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique has a couple of different options available for your princess with packages beginning at … Continue reading Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique Review