Disney Quick Tips – Don’t Force Your Kids to Keep Going


I spent a week at Disney this past May, and witnessed 4 different children vomit. Far from MAGICAL if you ask me. Was it caused by a stomach virus? Possibly. Too much sun? Perhaps. Food poisoning? No clue. But sometimes, a child (or adult for that matter) becomes sick due to being pushed to the max. The Sun, the heat, over-stimulation, food & calories being consumed that our bodies may not be used to, more walking than usual, and staying up late are all things that can throw our bodies out … [Read more...]

Making ADRs… From 1 Day to 180 Days (+10) in Advance


For the Planner or the Procrastinator... here are some tips to score some great Advanced Dining Reservations (ADRs) for your upcoming Disney Vacation.The Planner. If you're well organized, you've likely got everything planned to a "T" for your next Disney trip. Dates picked, Resort reservation made, you even know which parks to visit on which days and where you'd like to eat each meal.Call right at 180 days. You certainly know the drill about calling in (or having your travel agent call … [Read more...]

Demonstrations at Crystal Arts in the Magic Kingdom

Charlie - Glass Blower

Have you ever checked out this hidden gem? Most people book it down Main Street with their eyes on the castle. But if you take a moment to actually look around on Main Street, you should step inside Crystal Arts. For one thing, it's Air Conditioned! It's also never crowded, in fact, the day we stopped by last month, we had the entire store to ourselves for 20+ minutes!Crystal Arts sells... well, crystal art! There are many fun little and large glass and crystal figurines - including many of … [Read more...]

Eeyore to make last appearance at Disney’s Animal Kingdom


On Thursday, May 9th, 2013, Eeyore will make his last full day appearance at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Sadly, he is being cut from the Animal Kingdom meet and greets.According to Kenny the Pirate, Winnie the Pooh and Tigger will leave their home at the Discovery Island boat dock and move to Camp Minnie Mickey on May 10th. Donald and Daisy will begin meeting at the former home of Pooh and friends, and Mickey and Minnie will begin meet and greets at the new Adventures Outpost on May 12th. … [Read more...]

2nd Annual Special Diets IllumiNations Dessert Party to take place October 13, 2013

2nd Annual SD IllumiNations Party

The 2nd Annual Special Diets IllumiNations Dessert Party is being held Sunday, October 13, 2013 at the France Pavilion at Epcot® in the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. This event is being hosted by the Gluten Free & Dairy Free at WDW Blog and sponsored by Mousekejournals. Other sponsors include yours truly, Chip & Co., as well as Disney Dining, "Mouse"cation and others. The event will include a dessert buffet in which all items will be made to be free of the top 8 common allergens … [Read more...]