The Best of Our California Vacation

I wanted to make sure I got something out to you all RIGHT AWAY (because who likes waiting?). I went through the 1,089 pictures (not at all overboard) and chose 30 fun shots taken from the 10 days away that should give you a good idea of how the trip went overall. We visited Disneyland, we tackled California Adventure, we outlet shopped, made our way to Santa Monica Pier, had a few pool days and even a down day (or two). I think we made the most of the California sun and are looking forward to the day that we can return.  I’ve made a few notes on the images […]

Let the VLOGGING begin

After much deliberation and anticipation (on my end; sorry) we finally got the ball rolling and our YouTube Channel, Delightful Chaos, and things are on a roll! We vlogged our ENTIRE TRIP from our days at Disneyland, to California Adventure Park and even a little visit to Santa Monica Pier.  Vlog 002 //Disneyland Adventures (napping in Disneyland) Vlog 003 //California Adventure Park (flying high without telling dad) Vlog 004 //Santa Monica Pier (burgers for babies) Vlog 005 //Disney Adventures (picky eater breakthrough) We made memories that will last a lifetime, and thankfully I made a point to pull out my video camera at every moment I could so that […]

We’re in Disneyland {brb}

It’s true, we’re headed to the happiest place on earth… DISNEYLAND! I cannot even begin to tell you how important this trip is for our family, the weather here in Vancouver has been far too dreary for us and we’re aching to get away for some fun in the sun.  We will be updating our social media daily so be sure to check for us there; Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

3 Jeans, 10 Days, Choose Wisely

Hi, my name is Tairalyn and I over pack for all vacations! If their were such thing as a OPA (over packers anonymous), no doubt this would be my opening line. The one I would say right before I burst into tears giving my irrational reasoning for packing my entire wardrobe (all 4 seasons of it) for a week long tropical vacation. Over packing is just something I come at naturally, deciding in advance what I will wear each day sounds like torture to me, it’s just something I can’t wrap my mind around, I like the idea of having options. This weekend our family leaves to California for […]

Disney Details (where we’re staying and rentals)

This always seems to be a post that readers who travel, and especially those with children, request; Do you mind telling us all the details of your trip?! Do I mind? Goodness NO! I’d love too! I totally get it, it’s nice to learn of new cities to visit, places to stay, and rental companies worthy of our hard earned money. I’m not one to disapoint, so why start now right… here you have it, all our details thus far for where we’re staying, how we’re getting around and what we’ve rented to make our lives traveling with a baby much much easier. If you have any […]

Why Disneyland is MORE than magical for kids!

So this morning my news feed lit-up with tagged images and videos, connecting me to Johnny Depp. Although a fabulous connection to have (Hello! Mr. Depp) my friends and family knew I needed to hear the news. As he has been known to do, Johnny Depp surprised Disneyland guests by putting himself INSIDE the Pirates of the Caribbean ride surprising all that rode it yesterday (see it here)! What an experience eh?  WE MISSED HIM by 10 days! I mean, HE MISSED ME by 10 days (too bad for him, he’ll be losing sleep over this one tonight)! After reading the articles I was tagged in I got […]

Luggage Haul (for Disneyland)

We all know that half the fun of planning a vacation is the countdown (hello! paper chains for the win) and of course searching out and purchasing new things for the trip too; no?! Is that just me? Hello, my name is Tairalyn and I’m a SHOPAHOLIC. Either way, we’ve increased our luggage to include a few new things that I just had to share with you because I’m so excited to put them to good use this Family holiday.  Here you have the 5 most recent additions to our luggage (yes, I left that very open for more possible additions):   Water Floaty // Retails $15 We’re headed […]

We Sent a Letter to Mickey Mouse

Did you guys know this was a thing? You can send a letter to MICKEY MOUSE and he will reply?! Just a few things to keep in mind; They say it takes 6 to 8 weeks to get a reply, and they’re not lying. For us it was 8 weeks plus If your child writes a sweet little letter, make a copy before you send it, better yet save the original, send the copy The mailing address is Walt Disney Company, Attention: Fan Mail Department, 500 South Buena Vista Street, Burbank California, 91521 I saw this on Pinterest in good time before we ourselves left to Disneyland. Thought it […]

FASHION: Disney Clothing for Kids

Mickey Shirt, Jeans, Shoes // Mickey Hat // Minnie Pants, High-Tops // Dumbo Onesie, Dress NOTHING, I mean nothing beats getting the kids pumped for an upcoming Disneyland Vacation than online shopping for some new Disney wardrobe additions. Don’t get me wrong, picking up some Disney clothing in the park is also mandatory, souvenir tee’s are the greatest (hello! adorable pieces they can hang onto for their kids), but why wait to lather them in Disney attire, especially when some retailers have made it so affordable to do so now. After a bit of hunting I noticed that some of my ultimate favorite retailers carry Disney clothing, The Gap, […]

Whistler Traditions {travel + fashion}

Screw Christmas Crackers and New matching pajamas, I’ve managed to make a vacation a holiday tradition in our family…  trust me guys, I’m even baffled by this one.    Sammy and I have been vacationing in Whistler over the Holidays since we first started dating 10yrs ago, ACTUALLY WAIT!  we even went there for our Honeymoon! This folks is why we call Whistler our happy place. We go up as close to Christmas as we can afford (no seriously, that’s the truth!). If we can manage a great rate or snag a Living Social deal early on in the year we go the week before Christmas, if we can’t and we’re hogtied into […]