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...]

A First Timer’s Guide: Top 10 Reasons To Stay At A Disney World Resort

Time and time again I am asked if it is worth it to stay on Disney Property or AKA, at a Disney Resort!  My answer is always the same, ABSOLUTELY!  Now, before you formulate an opinion let me tell you this... I have stayed on and off property!   I have saved receipts and compared everything down to the wire!  My family finds that for us, staying on Disney property is the way to go.  Let's take a quick look at my top 10 reasons to stay at a Disney Resort!The All-Inclusive Package:  This is … [Read more...]

Sofia the First: Dear Sofia DVD Review

Sofia the First is always on a new adventure, and sometimes she even meets some of our most beloved princesses along the way. In the newest DVD we have a Royal Collection of episodes featuring 4 brave Disney Princesses.It's no secret that Sofia the First is a fan favorite in our home, so we were delighted to spend the weekend watching this royal collection of episodes. This is the first time ever that a DVD has had FOUR Disney Princess episodes on it. One thing we really love is seeing how … [Read more...]

Tips for Staying at the Disney Springs Hotels in Walt Disney World

On our next trip to Walt Disney World we are going to be staying at 2 of the 7 Disney Springs Hotels instead of staying at a Disney Resort. Many people prefer to stay at Disney Springs Hotels for their cheaper prices, discounts, and proximity to Walt Disney World.  For us while cost is a huge factor something that equally important for me is the extras that you get.  Before I get ahead of myself I wanted to first let you know where we will be staying when visiting Walt Disney World later this … [Read more...]

What You Need to Know About the 2016 Disney Dining Plans

2016 is right around the corner - can you believe it!  And people are getting their Walt Disney World vacations for next year booked and planned.  One aspect of a Disney World vacation that can often lead to questions is the Disney Dining Plans.  What are the Disney Dining Plans?  How do they work?  Are they worth it?This post is for all of you with questions regarding the 2016 Disney Dining Plans.  I've done Disney both with and without a dining plan.  I'd consider myself an expect on how … [Read more...]