Cincinnati Chili

I was inspired to make our favorite baseball snack, Cheese Coneys, after watching ‘Casey at the Bat’ in Disney’s ‘Make Mine Music‘(available here). We live in Virginia and don’t always have our favorite canned chili available, so we came up with this recipe. Cincinnati Chili’s unexpected flavor combinations and thinner consistency is like no other […]

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Make Mine Music

My kids liked this collection of musical shorts, but I felt their attention span wander after the first two or three. My husband and I really enjoyed it, we grew up watching several of the shorts and loved reliving our childhood.  ‘Make Mine Music’ is very remnant to Disney’s ‘Fantasia’. Lots of classical music and […]

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Tandoori Chicken Kabobs with Yogurt Dip

Jungle Book inspired kabobs were a hit! My kids enjoyed eating the juicy chicken and flavorful veggies. Baloo and Mowgli would have loved this Indian inspired dish! Best served with rice or naan.     Made this recipe? I’d love to see what you made! Post it on Instagram and tag @amagicalkingdomcalledhome or use the […]

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The Jungle Book

“Look for the Bear necessities, the simple bear necessities, forget about your worry and your strife.” Jungle Book Image by IMBD.com One of our family favorites! This was my son’s first viewing of this Classic and he enjoyed it immensely! You know when your 16-month-old is up and dancing that it’s a winner! I appreciate […]

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Dumbo

This movie soared to great heights for my kids! A great film to watch with the whole family! My daughter loved seeing all the animals and sang the catchy songs for days! I have special songs that I sing to each of my kids at bedtime and was so relieved that she recognized my out-of-tune […]

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Darby O’Gill and the Little People

A great movie to watch on St Patrick Day! This classic is set in the Ireland country side and about an elderly Irishman and his friendship with the wily King Brian, King of the Leprechauns. This was one of my favorites as a kid! The ruggedly handsome Sean Connery stars in it as the replacement […]

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Saludos Amigos and The Three Callaberos Movie Night! Double Feature!

“José Carioca: Have you been to Baía, Donald? Donald Duck: No. José Carioca: Well, let’s go!” The Three Callaberos was always one of my favorites as a kid and I may have been a bit excited to share it with my kids! I knew they would be swept away with the vibrant colors, the music, […]

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A Magical Movie Night Checklist

I could not wait to start our weekly movie night and share some of our favorite Disney Movies with our kids! Since they are still very young, I thought we should start on the Classic Walt Disney Animated Movies, Pixar, and Hybrid films (including animation, such as Mary Poppins). I plan on omitting any movies […]

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Baked Chicken Taquitos

You will love these crunchy chicken taquitos filled with spices and Mexican cheese! Easy for little hands to eat too! This recipe is ideal to make for your viewing of Saludos Amigos and Three Caballeros Double Feature. Check out my brother’s famous Guacamole recipe in this next post. Elijah’s Extra Gauc Made this recipe? I’d […]

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