Adults in Costume?

Should adults be allowed to wear costumes in the parks? This has been a question I have been wrestling with for a very long time.Let me explain. My first trip to Disney World was as a teenager I was already an “adult” and thus forbidden from dressing up in the parks. Sixteen-year-old DragynAlly was very sad about this. I thought “I’m still a kid. Why can’t I dress up as Cinderella or Belle?” But it was Disney policy and I let it go.Even as an adult there are times that I wish I could … [Read more...]

Dieting at Disney World? Who Does That?

Amazing food, mickey bars, drinks.  Who thinks to diet when they're on vacation anywhere, especially not at Walt Disney World?  Well, according to everyone that answered when we asked on facebook, I'm one of a small minority that thinks about it while I'm on vacation!  Some readers said they like to lose 5 lbs ahead of time, to balance out all of the Mickey Bars, while others stated that they generally walk enough to not think twice about it.For me, however, I still think about it.  Even … [Read more...]

Swiss Family Treehouse: Eyesore or Classic Attraction?


The question was raised a couple of days ago regarding the Swiss Family Treehouse:  is it an eyesore, or is it a Walt Disney World classic?  I quickly jumped at the chance to write a post about the subject.Swiss Family Treehouse is an original Walt Disney World attraction.  It was open on opening day, October 1, 1971, and has seen hundreds of thousands of guests pass through it’s gates during it’s day.For most people, Swiss Family Treehouse is a one and done attraction – something you … [Read more...]

HGTV Stars Meet ‘Toy Story 3′ Heroes at 18th Epcot Flower & Garden Festival March 2-May 15


A constellation of HGTV design stars lights up the 18th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival March 2 through May 15, while “Toy Story 3” heroes Woody and Buzz take Disney topiary magic “to infinity and beyond!”Genevieve Gorder, Vern Yip and nine other HGTV design gurus appear for the first time at the Walt Disney World Resort festival during weekend presentations that cover topics ranging from “Life, Love and Landscaping” (Yard Crashers’ Ahmed Hassan, April 8-10) to “Curb … [Read more...]

Disney’s Fit for a Princess Expo Hosts SIGVARIS, Global Leader in Compression Therapy

SIGVARIS, the global leader in graduated compression socks, will host a booth at Disney’s Fit for a Princess Expo on Feb. 25-26 at the Jostens Center located at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Kissimmee, Fla.The two-day event is a celebration of women. The event features seminars on training, health, fitness, racing and nutrition.At SIGVARIS’ booth, runners will have an opportunity to gain a better understanding of the health benefits associated with wearing true graduated … [Read more...]