Busch Gardens Food and Wine Festival

Busch Gardens Food and Wine Festival

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Green Eggs, and Green Ham, and Green Biscuits w/ Gravy

Green Eggs, and Green Ham, and Green Biscuits w/ Gravy

      At Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure Seuss Landing at Islands of Adventure, Orlando, Florida Gordon, Brian, Veronica, and Julie We love the theme parks in Orlando and do visit them quite often.  This particular park is Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure.  We spent the day and had a blast.  If you would like to take a look….. Click Here for:  Universal’s Islands of Adventure ————————————– The Dr. Seuss section is a favorite. …

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Halloween Extras

Halloween Extras

          Happy Halloween I am a big fan of all things Halloween, and we do have many Halloween posts for you to look at, but sometimes I’ve got a small Halloween project, or idea, or photo of this and that, and I never have anywhere to put it.  So, now they will all have a home here. My most favorite holiday is Halloween because it is the only holiday we have…

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Beauty and the Beast Holidays

Beauty and the Beast Holidays

          Delicious Rose Cupcake, and my Belle Snow Globe When our daughter Veronica was 5 we took her to Disney World in Orlando, Florida.  We were with my parents, grandmother, and my brother’s.  The big Disney movie at the time was the animated version of Beauty and the Beast.  Veronica loved it!  And needless to say, we collected a few nice Beauty and the Beast souvenir’s to take home with us. …

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Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Universal’s Islands of Adventure

            Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure Orlando, Florida I Wanted to Start This Blog Post off with a SPLASH!!!!!! The Jurassic Park Ride You can see Gordon, Veronica, and our niece Kelcy in the back row, L to R. They had a great time! I got some great photos! I found a great spot and I perched there waiting to take the photos. Kelcy is a Cutie! ————————————- And this…

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Monster Food for any Spooky Occasion

Monster Food for any Spooky Occasion

        Monster Food for the Monsters in Your Life Dedicated to The Universal Monsters Cafe, Universal Studios, Orlando for Honoring the Monsters that we Love  We will be updating this post as time goes by in order to add new Monster Themed foods for your special little Monsters.  So, stay tuned and check back with us. Scare ya later! Gordon and Julie ————————————- Monsters to be Honored: Dracula and the Vampire Bat…

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The Mummy Halloween

The Mummy Halloween

              The Mummy Hamunaptra, City of the Dead Ancient burial site for the sons of pharaoh’s Wealth of Egypt ————————————– Thebes, City of the Living Crown Jewel of Pharaoh Seti the First Home to Imhotep, Pharaoh’s High Priest Keeper of the Dead Birthplace of Anck-su-namun, Pharaoh’s Mistress But for their love, they were willing to risk life itself. (Hamunaptra 1290 B.C.) To resurrect Anck-su-namum, Imhotep and his priests broke…

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Diagon Alley Universal Studios, Orlando

Diagon Alley Universal Studios, Orlando

                    The Dragon Guarding Gringotts Universal Studios Orlando’s Harry Potter Diagon Alley We had the pleasure of spending the day at Universal Studios  and had a wonderful time.  We especially loved the Harry Potter section of the park.  Note:  The best time to visit any of the theme parks in Orlando, Florida is in the months of September and January.  There are not as many people,…

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Ghoulish Granola with Jeepers Peeper’s Tacos

Ghoulish Granola with Jeepers Peeper’s Tacos

Ghoulish Granola We recently visited Universal Studios in Orlando and I wanted something healthy to snack on during our time there and not be beholden to the unhealthy and expensive fast food snacks that theme parks seem to provide. I wanted something that would taste good, provide us with a bit of energy to handle all that walking, and something that would not only satisfy us, but also keep my blood sugar from spiking.  I…

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Gordon and the Sledge Homer

Gordon and the Sledge Homer

          Universal Studios Orlando, Florida The Simpson’s Duff Beer   Gordon  and I outside the Duff Beer Brewery at Universal Studios We spent the day at Universal Studios in Orlando recently.  Had a wonderful time, but I don’t recommend anyone ride The Simpson’s ride.  It was horrible!!  I felt like I had been in a few car wrecks by the time the ride was over.  However…….. There were other things to…

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Haunted Mansion Halloween

Haunted Mansion Halloween

  The Haunted Mansion The Magic Kingdom The Haunted Mansion is one of my most favorite rides at The Magic Kingdom ever since I was a child and I do think that it was subconsciously my inspiration for our Halloween decorations last  year. Our floating Ghost and our Pumpkin Top Hat Pumpkin I did move it to the front of our house for the trick-or-treaters for Halloween night. Fog Machine Underneath I look at this…

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Magic Kingdom Christmas

Magic Kingdom Christmas

  Christmas in The Magic Kingdom Cinderella’s Castle at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom ———————————————————– Welcome to our Little Magic Kingdom Homage Living here in Florida, just less than 2 hours away from Orlando, we can’t help but be big Disney fans as we visit the parks quite frequently, especially around the holidays. Besides, who didn’t grow up loving the Disney movies at the theater and on t.v.?  And who isn’t fond of Mickey Mouse?…

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Julie’s Cinderella Christmas

Julie’s Cinderella Christmas

  A Dream is a Wish your Heart makes……. ——————————————————————————————————————————- Welcome to Julie’s Cinderella Christmas Merry Christmas! It is so nice of you to join me. I wanted to do something new and different for Christmas instead of the normal red and green color scheme that most everyone uses.  I also wanted to center my Christmas celebration around a favorite childhood memory.  A happy fantasy type Christmas that was big and over the top that…

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