Murals

The Great Jiffy Lube Mural Hunt!

This post is in collaboration with Jiffy Lube of Indiana. CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. Did you know that eighteen Jiffy Lube locations in central Indiana are also home to beautiful public art? Since 2016, the company has been featuring Indiana artists and their work on the sides of their buildings through a partnership with the Arts Council of Indianapolis. More are planned and the project is expanding to other locations around the state. I’ve teamed […]

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Travel

Traveling Solo at Universal Orlando

On our last day in Orlando, I decided to skip going to Disney with the rest of the family and bought a ticket to Universal Studios so I could go back to Hogwarts again. I first visited this park three years ago with my mom – we just had one day there and spent most of the time in the Harry Potter part of the park, but I loved Wizarding World and couldn’t wait to […]

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Travel

Why You Only Need a Half Day in Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is also their most quiet and relaxing park. If you need a down day during your vacation – this is the park to chill at. We saved it for last (well, my last day – I went to Universal our last day and my travel companions went back to Magic Kingdom) and it was so quiet that we rode everything in an hour! Which is why, unless the lines at Pandora are […]

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Music

Top 25 Favorite Hanson Songs

Updated (2021)! It’s been five years since I compiled this list and some of the links were broken, a few new songs have come out and I decided to re-work it a little bit. I don’t know when the new album will come out (hopefully this year), so it may get revised again. Back in 2016, Hanson asked fan club members to select their Top 25 favorite songs in honor of the 20th anniversary (and […]

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Travel

Is Hollywood Studios the BEST park at Disney World?

I’m going to go out on a limb here and say that Hollywood Studios is Disney’s best park at the moment. Yes, Magic Kingdom is the classic park that everyone HAS to visit, Epcot has the culture and food, but Hollywood Studios has the best theming and more “grown-up” rides. I’ve only visited this park twice – once when it was MGM and I was a kid and remember nothing that was there. Then again […]

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Featured Posts, Travel

How We Spent One Day in Magic Kingdom

Magic Kingdom is probably the most popular of all the Disney parks. All the iconic rides and sights are there – Cinderella’s Castle, It’s A Small World and the mountain rides. In non-COVID times, it’s also the best place to meet the characters or dine with them, however none of that is going on right now but you’ll still be able to see some characters from a distance! I spent one day in the park […]

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