Disneyland Resort Castmembers give back to their communities in many ways

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 Cast members say that one of the best parts of working for the Disneyland Resort is the encouragement they receive to give back to their communities.This year, Disneyland Resort cast members granted 85 Southern California nonprofit organizations a total of $415,000 in grants through the Disney VoluntEARS Community Fund (DVCF). That’s nearly $2.2 million since the program’s inception in 1997!DVCF is funded entirely by cast members through regular payroll deductions or one-time … [Read more...]




10 Tips for Planning a Magical Multi-Generational Walt Disney World Vacation

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When I was younger there was nothing better than a trip to Walt Disney World with my parents and grandparents.  Some of my best memories of my childhood are from those trips.  As an adult, I've had the privileged of not only going with my son and my parents, but also bringing my grandparents!  For those keeping track, that's 4 generations of my family at Walt Disney World together.  It was a truly special trip.   That said, planning a multi-generational trip to Walt Disney World requires a bit … [Read more...]




Top 10 Disney World “Must Do’s”

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There is so much to see and do at Walt Disney World that it's pretty much impossible to experience it all! However, there are a few things that you have to do in order for your Disney World vacation to be complete. Curious?Check out my Top 10 list to find out what they are!10. Dole Whip-A Dole Whip is a rite of passage for many Disney guests, and a sweet relief from the heat! They can only be found at a few select spots, such as Aloha Isle at the Magic Kingdom, Tamu Tamu Refreshments in … [Read more...]




New Starbucks Location will be opening soon at Hollywood Studios

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I love Starbucks, so I was so happy when I heard that they will soon be at Hollywood Studios. This location will open in February, 2015.The new store, The Trolley Car Café, will be themed to a classic trolley car along Hollywood Boulevard and offer a unique experience for coffee lovers visiting the park. Guests to the store also will be able to enjoy Disney baked goods and Starbucks’ La Boulange pastry items at the store. The Trolley Car Café will be the fourth location serving Starbucks … [Read more...]




Top 10 Things to be Thankful for on a Disney Cruise

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There's so much that's great about a Disney Cruise, but let's look at 10 great things we're thankful for on our cruise.1.  One agenda item each day - RELAX! - While there's no shortage of activities on a Disney Cruise ship, you won't be getting up each morning and running to the parks. So you can take things as slowly as you want to, and really unwind.2.  Multiple destinations, but only unpack once - Going from place to place can be work if you're constantly unpacking and re-packing … [Read more...]