It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!

“Each year, the Great Pumpkin rises out of the pumpkin patch that he thinks is the most sincere. He’s gotta pick this one. He’s got to. I don’t see how a pumpkin patch can be more sincere than this one. You can look around and there’s not a sign of hypocrisy. Nothing but sincerity as […]

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Hello October! Keeping with the theme of the season, I introduced this timeless classic to my kids. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is narrated by the wonderful Bing Crosby. The movie is about a gangly schoolteacher named Icabod Crane caught in a love triangle with a beautiful rich maiden. His rival learns of Crane’s superstitions […]

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Pumpkin Spice Caramel Popcorn

  If you love pumpkin spice as much as I do, you’ll love this Fall alternative to my Cracker Jack Recipe. The smell of cinnamon, cloves and caramel will have your mouth watering even before they are out of the oven! This would be a great popcorn alternative for ‘The Adventures of Ichabod’, ‘Cinderella’, and […]

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Caramel Apple Sangria

Would you like an apple, Dearie? This drink is like an adult caramel apple. Apple Cider mixed with caramel vodka and white wine and chopped apples. Perfect for the later summer days when it’s too warm for a mulled cider.

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Pumpkin Pasta Sauce

This pumpkin pasta sauce recipe makes it easy to enjoy fall harvest flavors. A combination of sweet pumpkin, aged parmesan and fall spices. Serve with freshly cooked pasta, from fettuccine to ravioli and tortellini. It is marvelous plain, but we love to top it with extra parmesan, crumbled bacon, and fried onions.  

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Cinderella

Cinderella is the most celebrated of ALL the Disney classics. This enduring story has enchanted generations of fans with its charming music and classic characters. This magical fairy tale shares Cinderella’s faith that her dreams of a better life will come true. With the help of her delightful Fairy Godmother and a wave of her […]

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Cinderella Pumpkin Dip

Ever wonder what Cinderella did with the carriage after it went back to being a pumpkin? These are the silly things I think of while watching the movie, ha! The possibilities are endless, but I like the idea of something sweet and perfect for snacking on a Cinderella Movie Night. I served this recipe with […]

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Johnny Appleseed

Walt Disney Studios created a 19-minute animated segment in ‘Melody Time’ (Also featured in Disney’s American Legends) featuring Johnny Appleseed.  ‘The Legend of Johnny Appleseed’ tells the story of an apple farmer wishing to go west, but can’t because he’s tied down by his orchard. Then an angel appears, setting Johnny on a mission. The […]

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So Dear To My Heart

I bet many of you haven’t seen this heartwarming Disney classic. ‘So Dear To My Heart’ tells the endearing tale of a country boy who adopts a mischievous black lamb named Danny. The story is set around the 1900’s, back when life was simple. Jeremiah wants to enter his rambunctious lamb in the county fair […]

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Funnel Cakes

Who can resist the sweet fried goodness of a Funnel Cake? I certainly can’t. This recipe is easy and quite the treat for a summer evening! Hope you enjoy it too!

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Oven Roasted Turkey Legs

If Turkey Legs are your thing at Disney, this is the recipe for you! Little effort, but full of flavor from brining the meat all day. Throw them in the oven for 1 1/2 hours and you’re ready to eat. I came up with this recipe originally for our ‘So Dear To My Heart’ movie […]

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pancakes

If you couldn’t guess, I love pumpkin! Pumpkin is so much more than the drink you can get at Starbucks. I love it’s flavor AND it’s versatility! It can be used in both sweet desserts AND savory entrees. Pumpkin Pasta Sauce, Pumpkin Chili, and Pumpkin Snickerdoodles are just to name a few. The dark chocolate […]

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Mickey Pumpkin Wreath

Autumn is the best season to visit Walt Disney World! The low crowds, shorter wait times, cooler weather, and beautiful decorations make for a perfect combination! I am especially obsessed with the Mickey Pumpkin Wreaths! I knew I had to make one for my own and started brainstorming. Part of the problem was finding the […]

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Lefou’s Brew

  LeFou’s Brew is a deliciously refreshing apple slushy served at Gaston’s Tavern in Disney World. We tried it last Fall and I haven’t been able to think of anything since. Despite its appearance, it’s non-alcoholic! Perfect for the whole family! This sweet drink will hit the spot on those later hot days of summer, […]

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I’m a Disney girl, in a Pop-up world!

Have you seen the BREATHTAKING works of art created by New York Times Best Selling Author and Pop-Up Master Matthew Reinhart? I loved looking thru his books when I worked at Borders years ago and couldn’t resist his Disney collection. He brilliantly brings castles and characters to life, showcasing the magical worlds that we have […]

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