Fantasy in the Sand

Fantasy in Sand in Arlington, Texas – Trip to Oz

My family was invited to the VIP event for press at the Fantasy in Sand in Arlington, Texas before it opened to the public. The Wizard of Oz is now in Arlington, Texas in the form of sand.  This unique exhibit is located in Parking Lot F at the Global Life Park.  It is truly the land of Oz come to life.  You and your family can follow along the story of the Wizard of Oz - many of the scenes … [Read More...]


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What to Pack for Your Disney Cruise

It is no secret that our family loves to take vacations with the Disney Cruise Line.  We have been on five already.  We have sailed on the Disney Wonder, the Disney Dream and the renovated Disney Magic.  After taking a few Disney cruise getaways we have learned what we should pack to take with us verses what we should buy aboard the ship.  Knowing what items to bring with you will make your Disney … [Read More...]


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How to Make a Fairy Garden

With summer right around the corner it is time to get outside and plant a garden!  But not just any garden, a Fairy Garden...  Our family had such a great time designing this garden to our own liking.  We bought a bird bath to to turn into a little home for our fairies.  After painting some Fairy Garden furniture and then even creating a cute little banner - it was now time to put it all … [Read More...]

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