Simple Moments: Epcot on October 1, 2012

Greetings, pals! Truth be told that Jeff was actually one of the first to submit his Simple Moments piece but it paired so perfectly with today’s date… I’m glad I procrastinated, ahem, planned it this way. I can’t believe Epcot 30 happened TWO years ago already… and I’m still jealous I couldn’t be a part […]

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Simple Moments: “No. Ice Cream.”

If you’ve been following for the past few months, you might know that Katherine was part of the inspiration for me to start this series in the first place. I’m so happy that everything has come full circle as she shares a story of returning to her Disney roots, an overplanned family vacation, and realizing […]

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Simple Moments: The Start of You and Me

Welcome, friends. We’ve almost made it through another week and I’m ecstatic to have Alex from Practically Imperfect back on the blog. She’s helped us prep for our Alaska trips (fun fact: one of THP’s top performing posts), and now she’s chatting about a great moment during her honeymoon trip to WDW. Happy reading! -emh […]

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Simple Moments: The Sound of Silence

By Thursday you might need that final boost to get you through the week. I think today’s SIMPLE MOMENTS post can accomplish just that. KJ shares a quiet moment in Epcot, sitting beside a stranger. I love it because it almost reminds me of that Pixar short where the old man is playing chess against […]

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Simple Moments: The Night Before

Happy Tuesday! Happy to welcome my Kill Refurb Marry partner-in-crime Melissa of Mouse on the Mind to the blog today. I love how Melissa invited us into her brainstorm as she sorted through her memories for a moment to write about. Sometimes uncovering it is half the fun. Happy reading! -e When Estelle asked me […]

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Simple Moments: They’re Everywhere

Greetings! Alan, friend and guest writer of This Happy Place Blog, is back with a fantastic twist on the Simple Moments post. Hope you enjoy and come up with a list of your own! – emh When Estelle first suggested the idea for the Simple Moments series, I immediately jumped on board. Simple moments happen […]

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Simple Moments: A Perfect Metaphor

Happy Tuesday! A great pleasure to have my friend, Keith, of The Disney Project back on This Happy Place Blog with this very sweet simple moment. Hope you love it too! My personal history with Disney goes all the way back to my earliest days. My mom, a well-established Disney nerd decades before I was […]

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Simple Moments: Disney Donโ€™t Make Junk

THP pal and guest writer, Dan Heaton, is back with a great addition to the Simple Moments series. A 2004 visit to the World, a bus driver to remember, and impressions of a place he’d known since childhood. Thanks for joining in, Dan! – emh Growing up in the โ€˜80s and early โ€˜90s, annual trips […]

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Simple Moments: From Madness to Magic

Always a treat to welcome my dear friend, Melissa, from Rolling with the Magic to This Happy Place Blog. Even if we aren’t discussing the holidays or Buddy the Elf. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Today she shares an unexpected moment in the middle of a very busy Disney day. Happy reading! – emh In March of this year […]

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Simple Moments: Thumbs-Up

Happy Friday! I am beyond thrilled to welcome Celeste from Psychosocial Disney Culture to THPB for the first time! Woo hoo! This our first #simplemoments story set on the West Coast and it made me so think so much about the strangers we share our vacations with, and the possibility of them being someone we […]

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