Honey Almond Baked Brie

The easiest appetizer you’ll ever make, this warm baked brie with honey and sliced almonds is a crowd favorite and takes just minutes to make. The honey makes it sweet enough for the kids to enjoy, yet sophisticated enough for adults to enjoy with a glass of wine. Perfect for The AristoCats movie night! Bon […]

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The AristoCats

Everybody wants to be a cat! We thoroughly enjoyed Disney’s unforgettable classic The Aristocats  . It’s the purr-fect blend of comedy and adventure. This timeless treasure is full of fun and memorable songs the whole family will enjoy. Sometimes I get carried away with all the ideas I want to incorporate for our movie night. […]

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Alien Cake Pops

These Alien Cake Pops are out of this world!! Your friends and family will be eternally grateful! They are inspired from Disneyland’s Pixar Fest sweets. They take a little time, but easy to make.

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Toy Story 3

Hey all! Welcome to Sunnyside! The final movie in our Toy Story series is a memorable classic! My children LOVE it and it’s constantly requested for movie night. Brandon and I are finally immune to the emotional turmoil that Disney/Pixar put into this movie. While the first 10 mins of ‘UP’ will wreck your entire […]

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4th of July

Happy Independence Day!! Hope you are having a wonderful time with family celebrating our amazing freedom with family, eating delicious food, and enjoying the sunshine! We are spending our holiday in Kentucky! We haven’t been to the parade back home since we moved to DC. We’ve loved living in Northern Virginia, but you’ll never meet a […]

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Country Breakfast Bowl

Inspired by ‘Toy Story of Terror’ and Disney World’s restaurant ‘Woody’s Lunchbox’. This easy breakfast creation is my new go-to recipe for over-night guests. The Tater Tot’s and sausage gravy is incredibly filling and will make you ready for mid-morning nap! Hope you enjoy this delicious and hearty meal! Made this recipe? I would love […]

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Toy Story Shorts

Have you seen all of the Toy Story Shorts? These were too cute not to write about. It’s a great way to spend the evening with your little ones. I incorporated the shorts through out our week and the kids had so much fun! Partysaurus Rex Party at our house!!! Rex’s bath time party couldn’t hold […]

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S’mores Mix

When campfire s’mores aren’t available, this is a sweet substitute! Easy to make with the little ones too! Almost embarrassingly easy, but so good! Made this recipe? I would love to see it! Post it on Instagram and tag @amagicalkingdomcalledhome or use the hashtag #amagicalkindomcalledhome

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Cowboy Chili

I’m sure Andy and Woody would have loved this Chili on the Triple R Ranch! This easy recipe is one of my husbands favorites. Full of heat and spice, hearty portion of beef and beans, and always paired with homemade cornbread. I prefer to have some crunch and usually pair it with tortilla chips. Either way… […]

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Toy Story 2

I’m not very big on sequels, but Disney/Pixar can somehow manage to make them work! First off, who knew a toys life was so stressful!? If this was a live action film, it would be so intense! The lead being abandoned, KIDNAPPED, and developing Stockholm syndrome. Just when all hope was lost, his friend saves […]

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Rocket Fuel Punch

This is refreshing drink is a family favorite! Several different fruit juices combined with lemon lime soda is a delicious treat that the whole family can enjoy. Growing up, we used to call it “Church Punch”. My mom always had several requests to make it at the holiday receptions. Made this recipe? I would love […]

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Toy Story

‘Toy Story’ has been a long time favorite of ours and is on constant replay. Charlie Beth loves Buzz Lightyear and is obsessed with him! We bought her a Buzz Lightyear plush when she was 18 months old and he hasn’t left her side since! Ha, I even have a back up Buzz tucked away […]

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Luxo Ball Pin Board

What a cute way to show off your Disney/Pixar pins! Easy to make and compliments every Disney/Pixar lovers room! What you’ll need: Ikea Cork trivets, they are the perfect size! yellow craft paint red craft paint blue craft paint paint brush Velcro Command Strip Using a pen and side of small plate, draw a curved […]

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‘Lady and the Tramp’

The dog-gone HAPPIEST Disney Classic! A beautiful romantic story, full of adorable furry characters.  No monsters, just cute dogs and beautiful animation! My kids were glued to the screen! They’ve been howling ever since! It’s a simple story of a proper little lady that meets a rough around the edges boy, they fall head over […]

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Spaghetti and Meatballs

This is my mother’s famous recipe… I’m hesitant to share it, but it’s soooooo good! I’m not even going to leave out the secret ingredients, like my mom did with me! Nothing ever tastes as good as mom’s cooking, but I was bound and determined to get this one right, so the last time we […]

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