Delicious Breakfast Scones & Korean Bahn Mitzza – Savory Sunday

Grilled Korean Pork Pizza

Although we didn’t initially set out for a full-fledged cooking day, it ended up finding us.  Emily went to bed Saturday night with the thought of making homemade chocolate chip scones for a sweet breakfast treat to start out our Sunday.  Lucky for Emily, she successfully arm wrestled me and won prior to our last garage sale, allowing her to keep… Read more »

HayesPlays 407 Launches on YouTube

Lego Youtube Profile

Over the last few weeks Hunter and I have been having a lot of fun photographing and editing stop motion Lego videos.  Hunter decided that we should create a YouTube channel for he and Sawyer so they could share their video creations with the world. With a little brainstorming we decided on the name HayesPlays 407 (Orlando area code) for… Read more »

Sawyer’s 4th Birthday – Mariachi Cobre Part Dos at Epcot


Today, Sawyer officially met his 4 year birthday milestone, and the fact that it was Saturday meant we could all celebrate the entire day together.  I wrote about the day below, and I also created a video of some of the highlights of the day, so please check it out right here. Although we took advantage of the long holiday weekend last… Read more »

Sawyer’s Birthday Weekend – Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, Magic Kingdom, & More!


A weekend at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge and Magic Kingdom As Sawyer’s birthday is a little over a week away, we wanted to take full advantage of the four day weekend that the schools provide in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday.  We decided that it would be a great weekend for a birthday staycation at Disney.  Emily… Read more »

Jurassic Back to The Future World Movie – Our First Lego Stop Motion Movie


Hunter, Sawyer, and I all share a love of Lego and every overpriced set of construction blocks that  the company produces.  Hunter and Sawyer have recently gotten into watching a variety of YouTube videos showcasing their favorite toys and games that they like to play.  This of course led to Hunter discovering several YouTube channels that showcase Lego building as… Read more »

The Old Spanish Sugar Mill Breakfast… Errrr, Lunch


The Old Spanish Sugar Mill at De Leon Springs State Park It was a year ago this month when we first ventured out to the highly recommended Old Spanish Sugar Mill in De Leon Springs.  For those of you who have been there, you know that the visit to the De Leon Springs State Park, and the restaurant that is… Read more »

Dinosaur Day at Disney Springs

Disney Springs 2015

Chalk up another win for Emily in the idea and theming department with today’s festivities!  With the recent release of The Good Dinosaur, Emily decided it would be a fun idea to have a Dinosaur Day with the boys.  If you have been following along with Hayesvision then you probably know that raptor calls and T-Rex growls have become commonplace… Read more »

The Elves Provide Some Magical Decorating for Grandma Curly


Having been married into the Griffin family for over 10 years now, I have learned that the holidays are a very important time for the entire family.  Whether it is finding the perfect gift, scouring the tents for 3 hours to find the perfect Christmas tree, or lugging the 328 pounds of decorations down from storage, the Griffins mean business when… Read more »