Disney World Quick Tips – Don’t Carry The World On Your Shoulders


I learned a lesson in 2009, unless you normally carry a backpack in your day to day life don't make Walt Disney World your first shot at carrying one all day. It actually gets painful later in the day when you carry that extra weight on your shoulders.In a family group traveling to Walt Disney World there always seems to be one person selected to be the "pack mule". If this person is normally a back pack person that's fine but that isn't the case in most instances. Here are a few of the … [Read more...]

Top Eats 5 Disneyworld Casual Dining Restaurants


Casual Dining makes up most of our Dining Options when we visit Walt Disney World as a family. We enjoy a good sit down meal to break away from the hustle and bustle of the Disney Parks. We are avid Disney Deluxe Dining Plan users and with so many choices we love trying new places and enjoying familiar favorites.Here is my list of Top 5 Disneyworld Casual Dining Restaurants.5. Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater - The first thing that stands out about this restaurant is the seating arrangements. … [Read more...]

Best Things I Love About Disney – The Tree Of Life


Talk about an icon!! The Tree of Life is positively the first thing most people think about when Disney's Animal Kingdom is mentioned. It is not just beautiful but it is an engineering marvel. There is a lot of information available about the Tree of Life but, as usual, I generally find the best information about all things Disney in the Imagineering Field Guides.A lot of folks (me included) thought that the Tree of Life must have been modeled after a huge noble tree in some exotic locale. … [Read more...]

What is that Disney Magic?

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I was talking to my mother the other day about an article I had written entitled, “And to think…it all started with my mom!” She was saying that there was something extraordinary with me and Disney, as she had also taken my sister to Disneyland and Disney World, and many of our other relatives and friends have traveled there, but somehow I was the one who just fell in love with it. It was like it became part of my soul. What is it? I call it the Disney Magic. Chances are that if you are reading … [Read more...]

Mickey’s Not so Scary Halloween Party Details & Highlights


Ever want to ride Splash Mountain six times in a row? Here's your chance!Mickey's Not so Scary Halloween Party is a special event that takes place on select evenings in September and October. This party is held at the Magic Kingdom, and the park will be closed to anyone who is not attending the event.Party Highlights:Hallowishes Fireworks (replaces the Wishes" fireworks show) Boo-To-You parade Trick or Treating (for kids and adults) Characters in costumes Villainous meets … [Read more...]