The History of Disneyland Weddings

Bride with Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse statues at The Disneyland Hotel

In honor of my guest appearance on the podcast Cartoons to Castles, and the 20th anniversary of Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoon department, I thought I’d write this companion post about the history of Disneyland weddings! Since I’m a huge Disneyland nerd, and I *love* origin stories, I got a kick out of going … Read more

The Casual Traveler’s Guide to 3 Days in Paris

Woman walking in front of flower shop in Paris France

Bonjour! Welcome to my little guide for visiting Paris, France. When my husband asked me what I wanted for my 40th birthday, I had only one small request … I wanted to fly halfway across the world and visit Paris. Specifically, I wanted to run the Disneyland Paris half marathon challenge and spend a few … Read more

20 Tips for Surviving Valentine’s Day When You’re Really Depressed

20 Tips for Surviving Valentine's Day When You're Really Depressed

Love it or hate it, you can’t escape it … but Valentine’s Day is upon us. And some years, even if you’re married or in a good relationship, you’re just not in the mood to deal with the love and the mush and the happy. Depression on Valentine’s Day isn’t something experienced by single ladies … Read more