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THE CHICKEN MEATBALL SANDWICH AT WOLFGANG PUCK EXPRESS

The right combination of ingredients can create pure comfort in a dish. One of my go-to favourites is the Chicken Meatball Sandwich from Wolfgang Puck Express at the Disney Springs Marketplace. Layered with fresh Mozzarella and Tomato Sauce and served with gorgeous…

Design & Decor

BELGIAN CHOCOLATE HUMMINGBIRD EGGS

Easter chocolate is quite irresistible. It’s everywhere this time of year. When I came across these Belgian Chocolate Hummingbird Eggs they instantly became a necessity. The beautiful packages of speckled candy shells were a draw unto themselves, but what…

Dining

WOLFGANG PUCK CHEESECAKE WITH STRAWBERRY COMPOTE

Sometimes cheesecake is the answer. It was the only solution to being rained in at Wolfgang Puck in the Disney Springs Marketplace. Michael and I devoured this gorgeous dessert in the midst of a relentless Florida downpour – all…

Dining

A BEIGNET FROM LES HALLES BOULANGERIE & PATISSERIE

It might just be my Canadian palate but when given the choice for something sweet I invariably choose a doughnut. More sophisticated selections of pastry are offered by the trayful at Les Halles Boulangerie & Patisserie in the France…

Design & Decor

MICKEY MOUSE COCKTAIL CHARMS

I hope your holidays were cozy and warm. Michael and I spent a wonderful Christmas together with our families, and after the bustle of the season we decided to ring in the new year with a quiet evening at…

Collecting

WALT DISNEY’S CINDERELLA ILLUSTRATED BY RETTA SCOTT

I’ve always loved Retta Scott’s illustrations for Walt Disney’s Cinderella.  Her charming paintings were originally featured in the Big Golden Book of Cinderella and Cinderella Puppet Show, both published in 1950.  Recently, I came across a Little Golden Book reprint of…

Design & Decor

TINKER BELL FOR THE HOLIDAYS

I love reds, greens and golds for Christmas.  I’m a traditionalist when it comes to seasonal decor, but I always add a bit of Disney flair. Tinker Bell makes a perfect holiday accent to the festive greenery, glittery baubles…

Design & Decor

UNPACKING DISNEY HOLIDAY FAVOURITES

I love Christmas as much as I love Disney. I wait all year to unpack my holiday favourites and decorate for the season. It’s wonderful to say hello again to so many little treasures. This year Mickey and Minnie…