Girl’s Trip to Disneyland

“It’s a great day when you wake up at Disneyland.” Last summer I told myself, Katie Rose, you can’t possibly go to Disneyland twice in a twelve-month period. Then I thought, what is the point of working fourteen hour days if I can’t bounce around the happiest place on earth with my girlfriends on my birthday? So I…

New Orleans Travel Guide

“Everything in New Orleans is a good idea.” – Bob Dylan New Orleans Travel Guide History, beauty, and seafood in the bayou.  I have been wanting to visit New Orleans for such a long time, which puzzled a lot of people close to me. I suppose it’s because I’m more of a Sunday morning person than…

Glen Rose Getaway

If you follow me on social media, you already know that I had the best time in Glen Rose, Texas with my friend Nicole. I was flooded with messages, emails, and text messages from readers of The Rose Table and from my personal friends all demanding to know the details of my trip so they can plan their…

Disneyland 60 Vacation

I hope we never lose sight of one thing – that it all started with a mouse.” – Walt Disney When people ask me why I love Disneyland so much, what I really want to say is, “I don’t know how to explain magic to you.” We are a Disney family (my brother proposed to…

Christmas at Gaylord Texan

Deck the halls with boughs of holly” Gaylord Texan takes these classic Christmas lyrics to a whole new level. The Dallas-Fort Worth area hotel is a sight to be seen any time of year with its San Antonio-style river walk and atrium that looks like a movie set, but it’s the holiday season that really puts…

Visiting Winnsboro, TX

Winnsboro, TX may not be on your list of places to visit, but if you love small southern towns with a whole lot of heart, it should be. My parents have a lake house in East Texas and whenever I visit, I love popping over to the quaint  nearby town of Winnsboro. Lunch at Liefie…

The Best Dining at Universal Orlando

My sister-in-law’s birthday is the day before my birthday. She asked me if I would join her at “Harry Potter World” (technically called The Wizarding World of Harry Potter) at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida to celebrate our birthdays because we’re cute like that. We woke up at 4:30 AM on her birthday (January 25th)…