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Welcome to Foodie Friday!

Thank Goofy It’s Friday – and it’s time to relax, enjoy a good meal, and recapture a little of the magic that gets lost in the chaos of the week. This is the first post in a series I’m calling Foodie Friday, where I’ll share my other first love – cooking – with a healthy dose of Disney thrown in for fun! On the menu today: Alfredo a la Epcot! The inspiration for this dish was served at L’Originale ALfredo di Roma Ristorante, which used to be located in the Italy pavilion at Epcot. The restaurant closed in August, 2007, but you can still enjoy their signature dish at home. This recipe is a little different from any other alfredo I’ve made. Most fettuccini alfredo sauces are made with cream. This sauce is made with nothing but butter and parmesan cheese! I’ve added my own touches with carrots, snow...
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Diagnosis: Decoraphobia!

Welcome to Return to Disney! Today is Blog Hop day – thanks to Lisa at Babes in Disneyland and Lindsay from Deals 2 Disney for hosting! This week’s theme is Disney Decor. I love the blog hop because it challenges me to stretch my creative boundaries and inspires me to consider Disney angles I hadn’t thought of before. I’ll be honest, this week’s theme has me in a bit of a panic. My home has always been decorated in what I call the “chaos of life” style! I tend to choose practicality over style, yet I’m always drawn to rooms that are beautiful as well as comfortable. I just haven’t summoned the courage to create those rooms in my own home yet. This week’s post won’t be about how I’ve decorated my home in Disney characters, because quite honestly I haven’t decorated my home in anything! Instead, I’m going...
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Disney Parks: Walt Disney World and Disneyland (Product Review)

Disney Parks: Walt Disney World and Disneyland gives a behind-the-scenes look at Disney’s most recognizable properties: Walt Disney World and Disneyland. Things have changed since I first visited Disneyland in 1985! Disney Parks: Disneyland takes you on a guided tour of Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure, as well as the three resort hotels at the Disneyland Resort. Disney Parks: Walt Disney World shows how some of the magic is created and gives you a hint of things to come. Win a copy of Disney Parks: Walt Disney World and Disneyland! Pros: The Disney Parks DVDs are a great tool for preparing a child with autism for a visit to the Disney resorts. Knowing what to expect helps children with autism feel more comfortable in a new place. For parents, the Disney Parks DVD is a great planning tool for deciding which rides and shows are appropriate for their children...
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