Celebrate the Holidays at the Downtown Disney District in Disneyland

If you're heading to the Disneyland Resort this holiday season, be sure to check out the entertainment, shopping and fun going on in the Downtown Disney District!Once again, the Downtown Disney District becomes the Downtown Disney Winter Village, featuring chalets and carts offering a variety of holiday gift ideas. You'll find Star Wars-themed items at World of Disney; crystal art at Arribas Brothers; personalized items at You Name It; and personalized holiday ornaments from Ice-Land … [Read more...]

Drinking Around the World Showcase Guide

There is truly something for everyone at Disney World. This magical place doesn't just give us castles, fireworks and Mickey Mouse. It brought us the opportunity to Drink Around the World. If you enjoy a drink or 2.. try 11 at Epcot's World Showcase. Thanks to Disney we can take a shortcut around the world in just one day and see some of it's beauty. The World Showcase has 11 different countries; Mexico, Norway, China, Germany, Italy, the United States, Japan, Morocco, France, United Kingdom and … [Read more...]

The Garden Grill in Epcot is now featuring character breakfast and lunch

On November 8th, The Garden Grill in The Land Pavilion in Epcot began featuring breakfast and lunch character dining.  Last week, I had the chance to enjoy lunch at one of my favorite Epcot restaurants, and it did not disappoint!As we were seated in our booth, we took in the scenery of the passing Living with the Land attraction and anticipated the arrival of Farmer Mickey, Pluto, Chip and Dale.  If you have eaten dinner at The Garden Grill in the past, the menu for lunch is very similar. … [Read more...]

Save with a Disneyland Special Hotel Offer This New Years!

Kick off the New Year right at the Happiest Place on Earth and enjoy a special hotel offer! Save up to 20% when you stay at one of the three Disneyland Resort hotels early next year. This offer is good for select Sunday through Thursday night stays from January 3 to March 31, 2016. You can save up to 20% on premium rooms at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa or the Disneyland Hotel, and up to 10% at Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel. Book now through March 10, 2016 in order to take advantage … [Read more...]

12 Ways to Celebrate the Holiday Season at the Disneyland Resort

The holidays at the Disneyland Resort are extra special this year with the dazzling Diamond Celebration and thrilling Star Wars Season of the Force. There are lots of ways to celebrate the holidays at the resort from delicious treats, commemorative merchandise, beautiful themed decorations and special experiences. Here are 12 ways you can celebrate the holiday season at Disneyland this year:Experience the Dazzle of the Diamond Celebration: Each night at Disneyland park, the all-new … [Read more...]

Disney World Passholders: Don’t Miss Out on This Great Offer – Save up to 30% on Resorts!

Walt Disney World Passholders, this post is for you!Don't miss out on the great Passholder promotion currently being offered by Walt Disney World.  Passholders can can save up to 30% on select Walt Disney World resort hotels in early 2016!Book by 12/1/15 for stays most nights 1/3-3/19/16 and SAVE!  There are still great rooms available so make sure to contact a Travel Professional today to make sure you are getting the best deal possible!Late winter and early spring is a wonderful … [Read more...]

5 Things that Happen Immediately When I Get Home From Disney

We got back from Walt Disney World on November 2, and already I am being hit with Post Disney Depression! I want a dole whip, I want to ride Space Mountain, and I want to smell Pirates of the Caribbean (have you ever noticed the particular smell?!)I know I am not the only person who has these feelings immediately after returning from a magical trip. All Disney fans share the struggles of returning to real life (work, house cleaning, and responsibilities) after Disney. The pain is a little … [Read more...]

Survivor’s Guide to Celebrating the Holidays at Walt Disney World

The magic of Disney is somehow extra special during the holidays.  There's just something about the tall Christmas trees, the sparkling lights, the wreaths, and the overall feeling of the season that adds to the experience.  I mean, who can resist Santa Goofy or a super special Christmas version of Jungle Jingle Cruise?But it is a well-known fact that Disney World plays host to thousands of families during the holidays, and there are days, particularly between Christmas and New Year's, when … [Read more...]

The Imagineers’ Secrets of Disneyland Book Review

If you're a Disneyland addict like me and you love learning about secrets from the park, then you'll love The Imagineer's Secrets of Disneyland by Mike Fox.I love learning about Disneyland's secrets and little known facts so I was immediately drawn in by the title of this book. The author, Mike Fox, takes you through each land at Disneyland and gives you an in-depth look at the secret elements purposely hidden there by the Imagineers. The book includes never-before-published photos and … [Read more...]

5 Fun Ways to Keep Your Preschooler Busy in Line at Disney!

Disney Parks are truly a unique experience each time you have the pleasure of visiting. As a mother I can say that Disney with kids is a totally different trip than when you are traveling with other adults. While there is a bit more planning and organizing involved the rewarding feeling of seeing your child's eye fix on the castle for the first time is worth it all. We parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles all know that kids don't always do so well with waiting in lines. Even if there is a fun … [Read more...]