Smoky Mountains Hike to Charlie’s Bunion | Take Two!

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Hark, a post! The last couple of weeks have been full of things that have kept me away from the blog, mainly getting our carpet replaced, followed by me getting sick! Our house is all put back together again so I’m getting myself caught up on some backlogged photos I need to share with all…

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Disney Fantasy Cruise | Western Caribbean | See Ya’ Real Soon Dinner

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I’m posting the last night’s See Ya’ Real Soon dinner out of order, so don’t fret – we still have a few more cruise posts to go after this one! Or.. if you’re totally sick of the cruise posts, then I apologize, because you still have a few more to go!  I know, I know,…

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Disney Fantasy Cruise | Western Caribbean | Towel Animals!

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Part of the fun of cruising is returning to your room each night to find a cute little critter waiting on you – made entirely out of folded towels! On the first night, this was what we found in our room when we got back from the late show in the Walt Disney Theater.  At…

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Disney Fantasy Cruise | Western Caribbean | A Peek At Cozumel

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Ahh… Cozumel, Mexico.  A little island off of the eastern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, this is a beautiful natural area packed full of nature, history, and fun! In case you missed our other Cozumel post, you will definitely want to click right here to see the fun underwater snorkeling photos that Matt took on…

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Disney Fantasy Cruise | Western Caribbean | Pirate Night at Enchanted Garden

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(side note: Today is mine and Matt’s 8th wedding anniversary!!  Can you believe it? I sure can’t!) While sailing in the Caribbean you gotta have a little pirate fun, and Disney does it up right with an entire pirate-themed evening! Swashbuckling pirate fare replaces the usual rotational dining room menu selections, and once you’ve stuffed…

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Disney Fantasy Cruise | Western Caribbean | Snorkeling in Cozumel!

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PHOTO INFO:  All photos on this page were taken with the Canon D20 underwater digital camera.   Unfortunately, near the end of our trip, the microphone stopped working when using the camera for video.  A few months later, when we loaned the camera to our friends to take on their own Disney cruise, it died…

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Disney Fantasy Cruise | Western Caribbean | Animator’s Palate Animation Magic!

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Our second night at Animator’s Palate delivered a brand new menu, as well as a few surprises! I’m re-posting a couple of the interior shots of the restaurant for those that may have missed the first post.  If you want to read about our first night here, then click right here!  We sat down at…

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Disney Fantasy Cruise | Western Caribbean | Costa Maya

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Because our Grand Cayman port was cancelled, we got into Costa Maya a half a day early, giving us a full dayBefore we were free to disembark, we headed up to Satellite Falls to take photos from the upper deck and chill for a bit! Costa Maya is a teeny tiny little port, surrounded by…

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Disney Fantasy Cruise | Western Caribbean | Dinner at Royal Court

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Your surroundings get just a lil fancier in the Royal Court, which is located on Deck 3, right off of the main atrium of the ship. I started off with the Iced Lobster & Jumbo Shrimp – White and Green Asparagus, Micro Greens, and Lemon-Dill dressing with Horseradish Cream Matt had the Double Baked Spinach and…

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