Best Things I Love About Disney World: Epcot Holiday Storytellers

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Visitors to Walt Disney World during the Christmas holiday season have a number of wonderful holiday-themed events to enjoy above and beyond the regular Disney attractions. With Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, Epcot’s Candlelight Processional, the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights, in addition to the beautiful decorations, fun parades, and festive music…it is no wonder that this time of the year is one of the most popular times to visit Disney World.  It is also no wonder that one … [Read more...]

Disney Vacation Club and the Cancelled Vacation

My husband and I celebrated our tenth wedding anniversary in October. We had plans to celebrate at Disney World but couldn’t arrange child care for a week during the fall and the kids certainly weren’t coming on this trip. Luck seemed to be on our side and we were able to put together plans for a week away this winter. We couldn’t wait and made a reservation using our Disney Vacation Club points. Then, our luck changed and it now looks as if we’ll have to cancel our long-awaited trip. Life has … [Read more...]

Oldies But Goodies…More Than Buses Part 2


Boats! Boats! Boats! In Part 1 I covered almost every alternative form of Walt Disney World transportation except my favorite and a favorite of a lot of my fellow Oldies - BOATS!!! You might be surprised by just how much boat transportation there is at Walt Disney World. Three of the theme parks are serviced by some sort of boat transportation as well as a lot of the resorts. Rather than explain each one I'll just outline them here by venue.The Magic Kingdom area has a large number of boats … [Read more...]

Review: Disney’s Mickey Mote


My little one and I had a chance to try this product out this past week. We received in the mail both Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Numbers Roundup and Handy Manny Big Construction Job.Let me start off by saying my little on is not a fan of Handy Manny. I guess its a little to boyish for her but she does love the gang from Mickey Mouse Clubhouse! So this review leans more towards Mickey's Numbers Roundup.So with Mickey Mote in hand we popped in the dvd to our Samsung Bluray player and went into … [Read more...]

Merry Mousemas!

Christmas Castle

I love Disneyland any time of year (especially the off-weeks during the year when the park isn't that crowded). But Christmastime at the Disneyland Resort has to be my favorite time to visit the parks. The environment is so warm and welcoming, regardless of what the thermometer says. Wreaths, twinkling lights, snow, and the gigantic Christmas tree are all part of the magic.During the holiday season, the magic is so thick in the air you can almost see it. Guests arrive super early for … [Read more...]