Celebrating Easter at Walt Disney World

Easter is one of the busiest times to visit Walt Disney World, between Spring Break and the Holiday.  According to TouringPlans.com, expect Crowd Levels of 10 out of 10 from March 23rd to April 2nd. However, I had no idea there were so many additional activities Disney offered in the week prior or on Easter Sunday.Here is and idea of what to expect on Easter.THE PARKSMagic Kingdom Meet and Greet with Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny- Starting now through Easter Sunday.  At the Bunny … [Read more...]

Throwing an Octonauts Birthday Party

Making our own Jellyfish

As many of you know, the Octonauts is a new favorite for children on Disney Junior. My 5 year old is no exception.  So when his 6th birthday approached, an Octonauts party was a must.  I agreed wholeheartedly, until I began the search for party supplies.  Nothing online, in the party store, anywhere.  As the show originated in the United Kingdom, all the Octonauts supplies were there.  As we search the internet, my husband and I find tons of DIY ideas for Octonauts decoration, food and favors. … [Read more...]

Sign #101 You are a Disney Addict


One of the signs of a Disney Addict is obsession with Disney Parks on TV.  Old sitcoms and the Travel Channel are all fair game.  Anything to get a glimpse of one of your favorite places in the world to visit.There are several options to immerse your television into the Disney Parks.  Old Sitcoms like Roseanne and Full House repeat episodes that were filmed in the parks.  Travel Channel will run specials on each Park or the history of Walt Disney.  My Yard Goes Disney is often shown and they … [Read more...]

Top 5 Nap Spots for Little Ones in Hollywood Studios

Disney Hollywood Studios Archway

Continuing our series on the Top 5 Nap Spots for little ones we head to Hollywood... If you are at Hollywood Studios for the day and your Fast Pass for Toy Story Mania isn't until 4pm, where do you take your little ones for a quick snooze?  With its lack of shade and noisy performances, it's not the most conducive for sleep.  But even Hollywood Studios has some hiding places for peace and quiet.Streets of America-Find a back alley (which are more shaded) and park the stroller, or simply … [Read more...]

From the Disney World Vault: King Stefan’s Banquet Hall

King Stefan's Banquet Hall
Image courtesy of Imaginerding

Any Chip and Co fans born after 1990 are going to have no idea what I'm talking about.  So I'm going to get you all ready for the Double Jeopardy Question.  When Disney World opened in 1971, the restaurant in Cinderella Castle was... If you guessed Cinderella’s Royal Table you would be wrong. The answer is...King Stefan's Banquet HallYes, the restaurant featured in Cinderella Castle was named after Sleeping Beauty's father.  It only took until 1997 for Disney to get sick of answering … [Read more...]