Boating around the Walt Disney World Resort

The nearest ocean is a good hour’s drive away in either direction from Walt Disney World. Although the Resort is landlocked, all is not lost for Guests who love the open waters.I feel like Bubba Blue from Forrest Gump, except instead of spouting shrimp dishes I’m listing boating options. You’ve got…Pedal boating Canoeing Kayaking Motor boating Sailboating Parasailing (pulled by a boat) Tubing (pulled by a boat) Water skiing (pulled by a boat) Wake boarding Specialty … [Read more...]

2 New National Wildlife Federation iPad Apps for Kids

Monday, April 22, is Earth Day, and the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) wants to make sure you have every reason to celebrate! Ranger Rick is honoring his best friend, Earth, with a special giveaway. NWF’s new kids’ iPad apps Ranger Rick’s Treehouse & Ranger Rick Jr. Appventures: Lions will be on sale for a full week (April 22-April 29) for just $1.99, a 60% savings off the regular $4.99 price!Ranger Rick’s Treehouse (ages 7-12) SALE PRICE: $1.99 Enter a virtual tree house full of … [Read more...]

Disney’s The Little Mermaid: Diamond Edition Coming to Blu-ray October 1, 2013

Disney’s The Little Mermaid: Diamond Edition Rediscover the Film That Gave Voice to a Whole GenerationOn October 1, 2013, Disney's The Little Mermaid: Diamond Edition will splash its way into homes for the very first time in Blu-ray™ hi-definition with new, breathtaking picture and sound restoration!A whole new generation will discover life under the sea when Disney’s The Little Mermaid: Diamond Edition comes to home video this fall. Ariel (voiced by Jodi Benson), is a free-spirited … [Read more...]

We check out the Disney Site –

“ is astonishingly helpful in ensuring both first time and repeat visitors have a magical visit to Walt Disney World. Highly recommended.” ~ Lee Cockerell, former Executive Vice President of Operations for the Walt Disney World® ResortWalt Disney World Resort is an amazing place to visit, but it’s so big and contains so much magic that it can easily overwhelm the first-time Guest. If you take your first Disney trip without adequate preparation, you might be so miserable you … [Read more...]

Disneynature’s WINGS OF LIFE DVD Review

Disneynature has done it again! From the studio that brought you the captivating films earth, oceans, African Cats, and Chimpanzee comes Wings of Life,  “a stunning adventure full of intrigue, drama and mesmerizing beauty.”Wings of Life is the latest documentary from Disneynature. Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress, Meryl Streep, the film takes an up-close look at some of the littlest things on our planet that make the biggest impact on life as we know it.Unlike its Disneynature … [Read more...]

Disney Princess: Story Theater App Now Available

Every princess has a story – Cinderella goes to the ball and meets Prince Charming, Belle discovers an enchanted old castle with a magical cast of characters, and Ariel leaves her home under the sea for an adventure on land. Now, little princesses everywhere can create and build their own story with Disney Princess: Story Theater!Imaginations will run wild with the newest Disney Learning app that celebrates creativity and storytelling skills. Children and their families can join Cinderella, … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Weekend at Walt Disney World

Spring has sprung—although a lot of areas across the U.S. aren’t exactly feeling it yet—and while Walt Disney World Resort is smack in the middle of the Spring Break craze, we're already looking ahead to what’s next.Memorial Day will fall on Monday, May 27, this year. It’s a great time of year to visit the Parks, with perfectly balanced spring/summer weather. Plus, many kids across the nation are still in school, so the crowd levels haven’t yet peaked. So what kinds of Memorial holiday … [Read more...]

Is There Fishing at Walt Disney World?

Call me crazy (you have before!), but I like downtime at Walt Disney World. I didn't used to be that way. The first few times my family visited Walt Disney World, we pushed ourselves to the limits, trying to do everything we possibly could. Every moment that wasn't spent sleeping was devoted to park time. And it led to many miserable days—we refer to them as Grumpy days—when everyone’s on edge and the Disney magic is more annoying than it is uplifting. That’s when we started searching out some … [Read more...]

Phineas and Ferb: Animal Agents DVD Review

PHINEAS AND FERB: ANIMAL AGENTS coming to DVD February 26, 2013! 12 Adventures Featuring Perry the Platypus and His Animal ComradesHow well does anyone really know their pet…or ANY animal? Behind a cute and/or cuddly exterior there may lurk a cunning crime-fighter with a brown fedora, a top-secret identity, and a license to thrill!Perry the Platypus, family pet of the Flynn-Flethchers, may seem like an animal who “doesn’t really do much,” but when no one’s looking and before anyone … [Read more...]

Disney Valentines from

Valentine's Day is days away! Last week, I showed you some heartwarming, homemade Valentine gift ideas from Disney’s, and today I’m showing off a few of the projects my kids made. They’re very simple and require few materials, most of which you probably already have on-hand. They make great gifts for moms, dads, grandparents, friends, and even favorite teachers!Project #1: Mickey Heart Cookies You will need: sugar cookie dough (either buy pre-packaged or make your own … [Read more...]