Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Disneyland Resort During the Holidays

Holidays at the Disneyland Resort is returning November 13-January 6, 2016. I love Christmas and I love Disneyland so this is my favorite time of year to visit the resort! The weather is perfect, there are low crowds, and the decorations are beautiful! Here's my top 10 reasons why you should experience the Disneyland Resort during the holidays:Lower Crowds. Not all days during the holidays will have lower crowds (like Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years). But for the most part the parks … [Read more...]

What You Need to Know About The My Disney Experience App

As I'm writing this article, I am actually sitting in my hotel room at the beautiful, newly renovated Polynesian Village Resort. That's right, instead of having a Lapu Lapu at the Tambu Lounge, I just had to share some news with you fellow Disney Addicts about the My Disney Experience App.  Before I get into it, I should note that this is not our first time using the MDE App.  We visited Disney last year and found the app to be really useful.  But I must say, I was pleasantly surprised by the … [Read more...]

Six Things to Know Before You Step Foot on the Disney Cruise Line

I have been traveling to Walt Disney World for 32 years.  I know the parks inside out, the shortcuts and the optimal touring plan for my family.  I'm online at 6am making my dining reservations at 180 days and my FastPass+ selections at 60 days out, just after Magic Kingdom closes.  I get it!  And I love helping other people "get it", especially first-timers who are so overwhelmed!  But, I will be honest...the first time I planned a Disney Cruise, I was overwhelmed!  The Disney Cruise Line, … [Read more...]

Why You Should Book At Least One Character Meal at Disney World

Character Meals at Disney World are the best in my book – nothing is better than getting to meet and mingle with a bunch of characters – and when you add food to that, well – I’m a happy camper! But, as with everything else, there are a few downsides to character meals – they tend to be crowded and loud, and full of families and kids running everywhere – which I know can turn some people off of them. If you’re someone who doesn’t like character meals or has had a bad experience at one in the … [Read more...]

Disneyland Halloween Premium Dining Experience at Blue Bayou with Dr Facilier

Halloween time at the Disneyland Resort is almost here and that means Mickey's Halloween Party! This year at the party you can reserve a premium dining experience called Mystical Spirits of the Blue Bayou. You'll enjoy a 3-course New Orleans dinner, live entertainment with Dr. Facilier, and priority seating for the Halloween Screams Fireworks spectacular!The enchantment begins under the twinkling stars and eternal twilight of the Blue Bayou Restaurant, where the chefs have conjured up a … [Read more...]

Walt in Walt’s Disneyland Footsteps Tour Review

Disneyland is unique in that it’s the only park where guests can truly walk in Walt Disney’s footsteps, and Disneyland relishes in this. From the Walt’s Favorites section of the menu at Carnation Café to Walt’s appearance in the Disneyland Forever fireworks, his spirit seems to resonate strongest in Disneyland.Do you want to truly walk in Walt’s footsteps, learning about the intricacies of planning while touring the park? Then, the Walk in Walt’s Disneyland Footsteps guided tour would be a … [Read more...]

Top 10 Drinks “Around the World” at the Epcot Food & Wine Festival

My bags are almost packed in anticipation of my favorite Walt Disney World event, the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival 2015. In addition to the regular countries around the World Showcase, the Fest brings in so many new booths such as Brazil and Ireland. There isn't enough time (or money on my gift card) to enjoy them all, so I  reviewed the menus, made a plan, and will go after these special drinks.Be sure to pick up your free festival "passport" to get stamps at the countries … [Read more...]

Miles From Tomorrowland “Let’s Rocket” DVD Review

Miles From Tomorrowland has become a huge hit in our home, so I was so excited to sit down and watch the new Miles From Tomorrowland: Let's Rocket DVD as a family today.I can remember the excitement building in my son's eyes every time a preview for this new cartoon would come on Disney Junior. Sure enough the first time we watched it, he was hooked! The DVD box features a stellar hidden mickey filled with a starry galaxy, and our new favorite space exploring family, with Miles riding … [Read more...]

10 Tips to Ensure Smooth Sailing on the Disney Cruise Line

The key ingredients for a great Disney cruise are pretty simple: show up, relax and have fun!  But I wanted to share some other tips that you will want to make sure you do so you and your family can have the ultimate Disney vacation at sea.  So, without further adieu, here are my 10 tips of things NOT to do on a Disney cruise …Carry your own luggage onboard.  Let the Disney Cruise Line do it for you!  Whether you arrive to the cruise terminal on Disney Cruise Line transportation or in your … [Read more...]

Is Free Disney Dining Coming in January?

Hiya! How is everyone today? Better now that you are reading some juicy Disney Gossip from me! These 2 things go together so well, FREE and FOOD. Now, when you add Disney to that mix then it is like heaven on earth.Free Dining is a huge promotion for Disney and needless to say it is very popular. So, I have been getting many emails and Facebook messages asking about free dining in January. Apparently some Disney sites an or forums says that is coming. I am skeptical as typically Free Disney … [Read more...]