Top 5 Imagineering Touches at The Magic Kingdom

The Weenie

Imagineers are mythical creatures that supposedly come out at night throughout the Magic Kingdom. They impishly fly around and tinker with things, always trying to make them better. But when the sun starts to come up in the East, these strange little creatures disappear... until the next night!And just what do they do during their nocturnal visits? They create little touches that affect our Park experience, whether we realize it or not.With great difficultly, I've managed to discover the … [Read more...]

The Great Piggy Bank Adventure


Sometimes as a parent you tell your kids to do something that you don’t exactly follow yourself. Of course you know snacking before dinner isn’t the best choice but sometimes the leftover Halloween candy seems to call your name. The problem is you may be too full to enjoy the surprise dinner your husband cooks for you.The same thing happens to veteran Disney-goers also. As the author of a Disney travel guide for families visiting with young children, I recommend attractions in each park that … [Read more...]

Top 10 Disney World “Must Do’s”

There is so much to see and do at Walt Disney World that it's pretty much impossible to experience it all! However, there are a few things that you have to do in order for your Disney World vacation to be complete. Curious? Check out my Top 10 list to find out what they are!10. Dole Whip-A Dole Whip is a rite of passage for many Disney guests, and a sweet relief from the heat! They can only be found at a few select spots, such as Aloha Isle at the Magic Kingdom and at Captain Cook's at the … [Read more...]

Is Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort for You?

Port Orleans Riverside

My family has enjoyed a couple of weeklong stays at Walt Disney World’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort. The question asked above, is it for you, depends on what you are looking for in a Resort, how much time you will actually spend at the Resort, and what types of amenities you prefer. My family stays at the Value and Moderate Resorts, because we do not spend a lot of time in our room or exploring the property. We get our fill of adventure at the Parks and Downtown Disney area and only hit the … [Read more...]

Casey’s Corner – A Kid Approved Counter Service!

Casey's Corner

I have to say I love Casey's Corner! A trip to Magic Kingdom would not be complete for me without stopping to sit outside and enjoy a hot dog and an ice cold diet coke!  I don't know if it is the food that I love or the tradition of doing it each trip, but it is so fun!   As much as I love it, there is one person in my family who actually enjoys it more.  That is my 4 year old daughter and that is saying something because she is really picky about what she eats!Casey's Corner is a great … [Read more...]