I’ve never stayed at a Disney resort, and I don’t have the
money to go to Disney without a really good deal, but living in Orlando has its
perks. Our family can’t quite afford annual passes to Disney World, but we have
discovered a way to go and not pay a penny. It’s a great activity if you have out of town friends coming
to visit, if you don’t have an entire day or a ton of energy to spend at
Disney, or if you’re tight on a budget.
Confession: I have never before eaten a banana split. However,
THIS PIE… I have assembled and partaken, and people must be on to something.
Maybe one day I will eat a banana split, but until then, this pie will have to
Of the 49 different pies I've made in the past 4 years, this was one of the funnest pies to put together. There were
so many layers, but they were all so simple. Also, since this pie is frozen, it
is easy to make in advance.
When my kiddos saw this ball sitting in the paint, their eyes
lit up! This multi-step project (another Pinterest success) was a big hit with
our 18-23 month olds, and they enjoyed making their very own paper snowglobes,
complete with snowmen.
This year has been pretty busy... Here are some new things I
tried in 2013.
365 Photos: For many people, the challenge is to actually take
a picture every day of the year. For me, the challenge was to choose the best
picture of the hundreds I take each day. What a wonderful exercise in restraint! Amazing how
each picture evokes emotions from particular days and events, no matter how
mundane I thought them to be at first. Check out my 365 Project!