12 Fun Things to Do in Pigeon Forge with Kids

Things to Do in Pigeon Forge with Kids Wonderworks

Are you ready to read why Pigeon Forge, TN, makes an ideal vacation spot for your family, especially in autumn? From cool museums to dinner shows and, of course, touches of Dolly Parton, here are 12 top things to do in Pigeon Forge with kids!   Disclosure: This is a paid partnership on behalf of Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism. All opinions (and photos) are my own! We just got back from Pigeon Forge, TN, and it was an experience I’ll never forget. I mean, I’ve heard (and read) so…

7 Easy Ways to Keep Your Hair Healthy when Traveling

how to protect your hair when traveling

If you’re concerned about how your hair will behave when you’re on a trip, you’re not alone. It’s taken me plenty of miles on the road to learn what to do with my extra long hair when I’m away from home. From what to pack (or not pack!) to tips for keeping your style in check, here are 7 easy ways to keep your hair healthy when traveling.   This post was sponsored by Gray Away as part of an Influencer Activation and all opinions expressed in my post are…

Disney Halloween 2020: Magical Magic Kingdom Changes for Guests!

Fall at Magic Kingdom Mickey's not so scary Halloween party

When it comes to Walt Disney World, I always look on the bright side, especially this year. Sure, Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party dates have been canceled, but that doesn’t mean you still can’t celebrate! From food to cavalcades to costumes (big changes!), here’s what you need to know about Disney Halloween 2020 at Magic Kingdom!   Halloween is my favorite season. Yep, you read that right: it’s not just a one-day holiday for my family – we start celebrating in late August. So the announcement from Walt Disney World today…

Cedar Point Tricks and Treats Fall Fest: 4 Things to Know Before You Go

cedar point tricks and treats fall fest 2020

Tricks and Treats Fall Fest at Cedar Point is a brand new way to celebrate Halloween. And, while we’re already missing HalloWeekends, I’m pretty excited to see what the Roller coaster capital of the world has in store for kids and adults. So, here’s what we know about Cedar Point Tricks and Treats Fall Fest so far and what you can expect when you visit.  I reuse to let Halloween be canceled this year. I mean, we’ve already seen the cancellation of Halloween events at theme parks (hello, Walt Disney…

Disney Halloween Decorations & Craft DIYs

Disney Halloween decoration and craft DIYs

If you’re already looking for Halloween crafting ideas, you’ve come to the right place. It’s my favorite holiday, especially when there are touches of Disney sprinkled all over it. I asked a few of my crafty friends to share with me their favorite Disney Halloween decorations and DIYs and each is so fun, I had to put them all in one place. Here are some super fun (and easy!) Disney Halloween crafts to make this year.  As soon as August rolls around, I’m itching to put up my Halloween decorations.…

Coffee Gifts for Pittsburgh Lovers

coffee gifts for Pittsburgh lovers

Looking for a fun gift for someone that adores both coffee and The Burgh? From cool, sport-themed mugs to items with fun details that remind you of the city, here are awesome coffee gifts for Pittsburgh lovers that will keep you smiling – and caffeinated.    Truth? Every time I visit Pittsburgh proper I always have that inner monologue of “why am I not here more?”. When I see scenes on the tele or online of gorgeous, Pittsburgh days and skies, I miss that view. And I’m sure I’m not…

August 2020 Aldi Candles Review from Huntington Home: Worth Every Penny

August 2020 Aldi Candles

When I see a new batch of three-wick Aldi candles in my weekly flyer, I make it a point to be at my local store on the morning they hit the shelf. I’ve been so impressed with every batch over the last year, I couldn’t resist this month’s scents. Here are all four August 2020 Aldi candles from Huntington Home and which ones you better make a beeline for fast.    Over the past year, Aldi has impressed me every time it brings out a new batch of three-wick candles.…

Minnie Witch Hat Wreath DIY: Affordable and Easy

Minnie Witch Hat Wreath DIY

Making Halloween decorations, especially with a Disney kick, is definitely up my alley. And taking a cue from Minnie Mouse’s Halloween costume at theme park parties, I created this super easy, super affordable wall hanging that’s perfect for indoors or outside. This year, it’s going on my porch to add a fun, whimsical touch to my outside decor. Here’s how to make your own Minnie witch hat wreath including instructions and step-by-step photos.  Each year, my family & I love spending Halloween at Walt Disney World. We adore going to…

Disney CodeIllusion Review: Is the Online Coding Lesson Worth the Price?

Disney CodeIllusion Review

Disney CodeIllusion is a really fun way for kids (and adults!) to learn coding. This summer, my teen daughter had the chance to try it out and her take on the self-paced tutorial surprised me. From cost to how it works to a discount code, here’s our Disney CodeIllusion review.  Disclosure: Disney CodeIllusion graciously gave us a complimentary package in exchange for this review. As always, our opinions are honest and all our own!  If you’ve clicked around Sand and Snow, you know we’re huge Disney nuts. Walt Disney World…

DIY Farmhouse Halloween Garland

DIY farmhouse Halloween garland

Looking for a fun, easy not-so-spooky-themed garland to go with your farmhouse decor this year? Here’s my tutorial for a super affordable, easy DIY farmhouse Halloween garland including where to find items and tips.  When it comes to Halloween, there’s no doubt it’s my favorite holiday of the year. I love the colors, the look, the everything. Add in the fact that I’m an October birthday girl and you can see the fascination.  But this year to change up my decorating theme, I wanted to go for an old, worn…