Downtown Disney Resort Area Hotels to Award Free One-week Vacations to 2 Military Families

The Downtown Disney®Resort Area Hotels are kicking off a six-week essay contest today to award one-week vacation prize packages to each of two U.S. military families of four.Active and retired U.S. military personnel who are stationed anywhere in the world are eligible to enter the contest by either submitting a link to a 90-second video on YouTube or by drafting an essay of no more than 300 words stating why their family is proud to be a military family. Entries must be submitted via the … [Read more...]

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...]