Christmas at the Paraoan Residence

Woohoo, we are officially in the Christmas season! I hope you all had a lovely Thanksgiving surrounded with family and friends. Sean & I spent our Thanksgiving at my aunt & uncle's house. We enjoyed the typical Thanksgiving meal fare - turkey, ham, green bean casserole, stuffing, and cranberry sauce. We also had pancit and… Continue reading Christmas at the Paraoan Residence


Decorating for Fall

Sean and I got to celebrate Halloween in our home for the first time! Last year we were in Las Vegas for our anniversary, so my parents came over to pass out candy while we were gone. We were so excited to pass out candy this year since it was our first time doing it… Continue reading Decorating for Fall


Easy ways to add a Disney touch in your everyday style

I don't know about you, but I would wear my Minnie Mouse hoody to work everyday if I could! I unfortunately can't in my profession. Even though I can't wear my awesome LulaRoe Disney prints during the workweek, I am able to share my "Disney Side" in other ways. Accessorize PANDORA and Alex & Ani… Continue reading Easy ways to add a Disney touch in your everyday style

Travel & Leisure

D23 Expo 2017 – Tips, Tix, & Our Highlights

I wrote this on my old blog, but I've decided to crosspost it to here too.Β πŸ™‚ We survived our first D23 Expo! When we say survived, we meanΒ WE SURVIVED. We read a ton of information online before our trip. We wanted to know it all - the good and the bad. There was so much… Continue reading D23 Expo 2017 – Tips, Tix, & Our Highlights

Career & Development

6 Months Side Hustlin’

There are 2 kinds of people. Natural Leaders and Natural Followers. I fall into the latter category. I love my career as a corporate trainer. I love to create lesson plans, to design collateral, and to collaborate with my costars. I love to lead my classes and inspire my participants, but I don't see myself… Continue reading 6 Months Side Hustlin’

Travel & Leisure

Disney’s Castaway Cay Cabanas

Castaway Cay is pureΒ paradise. If heaven was a place on earth, we are sure that it is Castaway Cay! It's Disney Cruise Line's private island and all of the Bahamian and Caribbean sailings include it as a stop on the itinerary. Some sailings even make 2 stops there. We haven't enjoyed that type of itinerary...… Continue reading Disney’s Castaway Cay Cabanas