Ten Reasons Why You Should Stay at Disney’s Polynesian Resort

Recently my clan and I stayed at Disney's Polynesian Resort and we fell in love! Our only other experience with Disney Resorts was the Caribbean Beach Resort. While we enjoyed the Caribbean Beach Resort, and would recommend it, the Polynesian suited us much better.You can ask anyone who has stayed at the Polynesian why they love it and you will get a multitude of answers. Some may agree with what I'm about to say and some may think I'm completely bonkers.To give you some perspective, we … [Read more...]

More Buses to Receive Cameras for Safety

After testing cameras on a couple of buses, Walt Disney Transportation has decided to install four cameras in every bus in the fleet. For the safety of everyone aboard, three will be exterior, while one will be interior.I recently saw one of the buses in the test run. It appears that at least one camera is focused on the load zones of the buses. I do hope this will cut down on some of the rowdiness at the bus stops.How do you feel about cameras on buses? Do you think other modes of … [Read more...]

Grey’s Anatomy Season 8 DVD Review:Where Do We Go From Here?

Grey's Anatomy Season 8 begins with the residents return for their first day of fifth year. This year will make or break their career. Some will persevere, some will leap and bound over the others, but one, one will surprise you when this doctor fails the boards. I was surprised by the failure of one of the residents and I'm left wondering, in Grey's fashion, what the future of the doctor holds.Let's not get ahead of ourselves though. Season 8 doesn't disappoint. We begin the journey with … [Read more...]

Disney World Parks Pet Peeves:You Down With PPP? (Yeah You Know Me)

Have I mentioned lately how much I absolutely love Walt Disney World? There's nothing in this world like walking down Main Street, U.S.A. with Cinderella Castle looming in the distance, the beautiful sounds of the Mainstreet vehicles, clop clop clop of the horse's hooves, meeting and greeting the Mayor and his wife, oh and the sweet heavenly scents wafting from the Main Street Bakery.I do love Disney, really, I do. You could even call me twitterpated, but sometimes it makes me want to punch … [Read more...]

Five Things To Do Before Your First or Fiftieth Disney Vacation

Congratulations, you have just booked your first (or fifitieth!) Disney vacation! But, now what? You've figured out your hotel, your flight, and booked an amazing package with tickets included. Nothing left to worry about, right?That's not quite true. Most people think that's the end of vacation planning, but it's not, at least where Disney is concerned. A decent plan in place could vastly improve your Disney vacation.First and foremost, follow a reputable Disney Blog. You're already … [Read more...]

Grey’s Anatomy Season 8 DVD Crashes the Shelves on 9/4

I have awesome news Grey's fans! Season 8 will arrive on Blu-Ray and DVD September 4th, just in time to catch up for the upcoming Season 9. Veg-fest anyone?Season 8 Synopsis:As fifth year residents, it's do or die for the doctors of Seattle Grace MercyDeath West Hospital. Things heat up in the operating room and in the bedroom as competition abounds and passions are ignited. The six-disc DVD brings fans even closer to the action!! Bonus features include an exciting feature "A Journey … [Read more...]

Disney World Quick Tips and Tricks: Dark Ride Etiquette Part Two

For first time visitors to Disney Parks, dark ride etiquette may seem confusing. Some rides allow photos with no external lighting, while others are somewhat vague. That’s just the tip of the iceberg concerning Dark Ride Etiquette.Here is my part 2 of  Top 5Dark Ride Do's, the sequel to my Don'ts.Peter Pan's Flight. With the technology of new DSLR cameras, some striking photos can be captured on this ride without the flash. Timing has to be spot on, but most photographers know that is … [Read more...]

Disney World Tips and Tricks: Dark Ride Etiquette

For first time visitors to Disney Parks, dark ride etiquette may seem confusing. Some rides allow photos with no external lighting, while others are somewhat vague. That's just the tip of the iceberg concerning Dark Ride Etiquette.Here is my Top 5 Dark Ride Don'ts.Pirates of the Caribbean. This ride does quietly announce "No flash photos", however hearing the announcement can be quite difficult. I used to love riding Pirates of the Caribbean. It was one of my favorite attractions. After … [Read more...]

Disney World Quick Tips: Rest is a Wish Your Feet Make

Recently we spent a week at Disney's Polynesian Resort. We did 5 park days and maxed out our legs nearly every day. We're locals and go often, however we rarely spend an entire day at a park. We average about 4-5 miles per day throughout the year. However, I was curious to see How many miles we would actually walk while on vacation.Our arrival day we visited Epcot. We spent awhile meandering around World Showcase and then went back to the room to rest. We hopped the boat back to Magic … [Read more...]

Phenomenon on Blu-Ray Review

Being a Travolta fan, I was excited to finally see Phenomenon. While I can't say that I loved the movie, I would definitely rate this as a "buy" and not just a "rent" movie.If I didn't love it, then why would I buy it? It's thought-provoking and interesting, but really the best reason I can give you for buying it is the powerful scenes presented between Travolta and Sedgwick's characters.George Malley (Travolta) is from a small town where everyone knows everyone. His entire life takes a … [Read more...]