They Ate, They Drank and They Ran at the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon

Several runners got the experience of a lifetime during our “Meet Up, Eat Up” at the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon this past weekend.On a beautiful Friday morning as the sun had just begun to rise, the 25 participants received personalized instruction from renowned Olympic track coach Brooks Johnson as well as runDisney training consultant Jeff Galloway on the track at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, where Brooks trains several Olympic medalists. Once they had their strides … [Read more...]

Parasol Parade at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort

Early rising guests at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa can enjoy a cheery parade of over fifty parasol-toting housekeepers on Mondays and Fridays. The tradition began when the Resort first opened in 1988. The Housekeeping Team members gather at 8 a.m. at the marina and slowly stroll through the Victorian courtyard around the pool. What a charming way to start the day!This morning, 5-year-old cousins and resort guests Eva Brackmann and Rachel Pinne had the honor of leading the … [Read more...]

Affordable In Room Fun – Disney Spa Night

Walt Disney World is such a fun vacation with so many add on features that you could never get bored, no matter how many times  you visit The Mouse.  However, some extras cost more than others and it all really comes down to your priorities and budget while on vacation.  The first few times we went to Walt Disney World with my daughter we were truly just lucky to be there.  We were young parents (and still are), with my husband still in college and working to support our family while I stayed … [Read more...]

Get Active: A month of Giveaways on Chip and Company!


You may or may not have read the article about how Chip and Co and Tips from the Disney Diva has put together a "team" for the Princess Half Marathon Weekend Feb 25-26, 2012. If you did not you really should read it HERE, because we'd love to have you GET ACTIVE with us! Just because we know you LOVE FREE STUFF we've got a giveaway on our FACEBOOK SITE EVERY WEEK of Jeff Galloway's Princess half-marathon training schedule (click to see the training schedule for Beginners). Official training … [Read more...]

Magic Kingdom Marks 40th Anniversary

Magic Kingdom Park celebrated its 40th anniversary yesterday with a special celebration that featured a procession of Disney characters, a group singalong and more.The festivities began right at the park’s entrance, where yesterdays guests received commemorative 40th anniversary buttons and park maps. At 10 a.m., a line of more than 50 Disney characters, including Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, and the Seven Dwarfs, paraded down Main Street, U.S.A. to the tune of “it’s a small world (after … [Read more...]