Photo and Video Highlights from Universal Orlando

Kenzie with E.T

We had the BEST time at Universal Orlando last week. It exceeded every expectation. We were so impressed with the vast amount of rides, attractions, and grandeur of it all. Check out our photo and video highlights from Universal Orlando below.The kids loved every second of our trip and so did we. Universal Orlando has […]

Inside Scoop: Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts and New Diagon Alley Images

Diagon Alley Images

Hot news! Read on for news about Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts and New Diagon Alley Images. We’ve got the inside scoop with details and photos on the big news released today about the upcoming Diagon Alley expansion at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. As expected, Universal will be bringing the magnificent […]

Despicable Me Themed Hotel Rooms at Universal Orlando

Despicable Me Hotel Room

Minion madness! These photos have me and the kids pining after a stay in the Despicable Me Themed Hotel Rooms at Universal Orlando. Aren’t they awesome? We are all somewhat obsessed with Despicable Me and I think these Suites for kids will be so popular for visitors. Just look at the beds!!!!! The Despicable Me Minion Mayhem attraction is […]

Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley is coming to Universal Orlando in 2014

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley Image

Gigantic news released today out of Universal Orlando that will make Harry Potter fans very happy. The mystery about the upcoming expansion to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter is solved with today’s official news about The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley will open in 2014. This news also means that guest will NOW be able to […]

Universal Orlando’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort Set to open in March 2014

Cabana Bay Beach Resort Room

Wow! This new 50’s-60’s style resort at Universal Orlando looks fabulous and is set to open March 31st, 2014 with moderately priced family suites. I love the look of the retro vibe at Cabana Bay Beach Resort. When complete, it will have 2 pool complexes with sand beaches a themed lazy river, and a 10-lane bowling alley. […]

Transformers: The Ride 3D at Universal Orlando

Transformers Ride Orlando

Coming soon to Universal Orlando in summer 2013. So excited about this new attraction and I know little boys everywhere will especially be pumped to be immersed in the world of Transformers. This attraction is already open at Universal Studios in Hollywood and it looks very cool. The ride is described as going on the […]

Posing with the Lorax plus Free Lorax Activity Sheets


Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax hit on DVD yesterday. Hooray! To celebrate, you can download this cute free activity sheet here! My kids and I heart the Lorax – loving both the book and movie. You can read our movie review of The Lorax here as attended the press junket for this movie when it […]

Ollivander’s Wand Shop at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter


Literally stuffed with wands from floor to ceiling, this place is Ollivander’s. When you step into Ollivander’s Wand Shop at Universal Orlando, you will feel as if you’ve been transported to the wand shop of lore in Diagon Alley. The shop is itsy bitsy and filled to the brim with a zillion wand boxes. There […]

That Thing is My Sister

Dr. Seuss Thing 2

I love this photo. Perfectly describes my duo below. Snapped it at the gift shop outside “The Cat In The Hat” ride at Universal Orlando. Kenzie was beyond happy to pose in this adorable and ridiculous wig and of course both kids are VERY into Dr. Seuss at the moment – especially our incessant bookworm […]

Top 10 Unique New elements in The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man

The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man Reopens with Stunning Enhancements

At Universal Orlando, the Amazing Adventures of Spiderman has undergone some major transformations. While we were visiting 2 weeks ago, the ride was closed but it just re-opened today. We’ll need to visit again someday as 4 year old Kyle – my tiny Spiderman fan who even has an entire bedroom from Pottery Barn Kids […]