Top 5 Special Events You Need to Experience at Walt Disney World

A trip to Walt Disney World is special no matter when you go, but throughout the year Disney puts on several special events that can make you visit even more magical!Here are my Top 5 Specials Events that you need to experience at least once during a trip to Walt Disney World!5.  Epcot's International Flower and Garden Festival: Held every spring at Epcot this special event is free with park admission (not including food and other select experiences).  Flower and Garden Festival … [Read more...]

Top 4 Disney World Shopping Spots

One of my favorite things to do on vacation is shop for souvenirs – things that I can keep around that remind me just how great the trip was! And since most of my vacations happen at Walt Disney World, I have spent plenty of time perusing their MANY shops and stores in search of the best place to obtain said souvenirs, so if you’re headed to WDW and need to get the low down on where to shop, then check out these Top 4 Disney World shopping spots:Magic Kingdom: For me, it really doesn’t get … [Read more...]

New! Magical Surprises from Disney Floral & Gifts Available at Select Restaurants

Have you ever wanted to be a little girl's Fairy Godmother and make her feel like the true royalty she is? Now Disney has made that possible!Recently, Disney World added In Room Surprises, where you can have a celebration gift package left on your child's bed. Now, you can combine a magical moment with a delicious Disney meal. Here are three new unforgettable experiences offered by Disney Floral & Gifts:  1. My Disney Fairytale ProclamationAvailable at Walt Disney World … [Read more...]

10 Secrets You May Not Know About Disney Dining

Dining at Disney is an experience in itself! It's one of my favorite past times there. You may know that there is a Dining Plan available to pre-pay for your family's meals, and that Dole Whips are the signature snack of Disney World! Here are 10 secret bits of info nobody tells you about Dining at Walt Disney World:10. There are 5 Dining Plans Disney World offers different plans to fit your family's needs. Quick Service Dining gives each guest 2 counter service meals, and a snack.  Basic … [Read more...]

My Top Spots to Grab an Adult Beverage Aboard the Disney Cruise Line

The Disney Cruise Line is known for it's family-friendly way to cruising, but, that does not mean that there is no fun onboard for adults!  While the kids are off in the Oceaneer Club playing with new pals they met on the cruise, head on down to the adult district on the ship to enjoy some fun and relaxation for yourself.  Here are some of my favorite spots onboard to grab a cocktail after a fun day in the sun!Disney Fantasy- Skyline- At this upscale lounge located in Europa, you can take in … [Read more...]

Disney Dining News – Hollywood & Vine will host Seasonal Minnie and Pals Dinners Year-Round!

After the great response from Disney diners over the new Minnie's Holiday Dine,  Hollywood Studios has announced that this new experience will continue with many other dinners throughout the year!Introducing, Minnie's Seasonal Dine! Minnie Mouse will join her pals at the delicious Hollywood & Vine Restaurant to present various themed, seasonal dinners for their guests at Disney's Hollywood Studios!Minnie’s fabulous dinner parties celebrate the cheerful togetherness of the holidays, … [Read more...]

Tips for Visiting Disney While Pregnant

Just recently I had the opportunity to visit the Disneyland Resort while I was 31 weeks pregnant. I've been to the parks while pregnant before, just never this pregnant and never in August. Boy was it hot! You may think that there's not much you can do at Disney while you're pregnant, but really the only things you miss out on are the bigger rides. There's still so much to do and see! If you decide to visit the resort while you're pregnant, here are my tips for having a great vacation:Drink … [Read more...]

5 Things You Won’t Want to Miss in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

As a follow up to my Top 5 Things You Won't Want to Miss in EPCOT I'm here to tell you about Animal Kingdom today. My lists are, of course, my opinion only. The attractions listed in this series are meant to be for all ages and stages so no matter who is in your party these are great stops for one and all. While large in square mileage, Animal Kingdom offers far less thrills but other areas that might appeal to younger children, those who wish to have a slower paced Disney day or animal lovers … [Read more...]

5 Tips on Tipping your Mousekeeping

While this post will focus on Mousekeeping at the Disney resorts, it can apply to all resort stays and the housekeeping services provided wherever you are staying! Housekeeping at all Disney Resort properties is affectionately called "Mousekeeping". They work tirelessly to keep the magic alive for your family after you leave the parks and return back to your room. Coming back to a freshly cleaned room is something that many visitors take for granted and we tend to forget about the person … [Read more...]

Save 5% on Disney Vacations by using your Target Red Card

The Target RedCard! When you use your Target RedCard you will receive 5% off your total purchase including "entertainment cards", and they carry Disney Gift Cards. I have only seen $50.00 ones, but I know that some stores do carry different denominations.Target has two types of RedCards, the debit card or the credit card. The debit card version attaches to your bank account and will come out of you bank account approximately 2 days after using it, the credit card is a regular credit card … [Read more...]