The Nightmare Before Christmas

Can you believe it’s the 25th anniversary of this movie? I was just 6 years old at the time and remember how frightened I was. Maybe it was the Halloween characters, maybe it was the clay animation. So we changed it up a bit this week. The kids enjoyed our movie night treats and Brandon […]

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Snow White and the Seven Dwarf, what can be said about this classic film that hasn’t been said a million times over. It was the first full length animated film and the one that started it all for Walt Disney. This simple Brothers Grimm story of a charming little princess saved by seven adorable dwarfs […]

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Beef Stew

The cooler weather that Fall brings, always makes me think of soups and stews. This hearty stew is full of flavor and cooked slowly to bring tenderize the meat. I think the Seven Dwarfs would have loved coming home to a warm bowl of stew like this one. I know my husband sure does!

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Poison Apple Pie

Take a bite, dearie! This Apple Pie will make all the menfolks’ mouth water.  Another quote from the Evil Queen and one of my favorites. Despite the name, this recipe does not actually have poison in it. And anyone that falls in love with you after making it, is sure coincidence. The cranberries are a […]

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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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