Capturing Disney in Pictures: 5th Day of Christmas at Disney’s Beach Club Resort

Lighthouse near the Beach Club Resort

Every photo has a story.Walt Disney World is a busy place during the holidays. That's probably an understatement; it's an amazingly busy place.Picture this...there are 12,213 parking spots in the Magic Kingdom parking lot.  If you don't arrive to claim your parking spot by about 10 a.m. on Christmas morning, you'll be out of luck, because that's about the time the parking lot fills up.  If you're a Disney night-owl like me, and you can't catch that 7 a.m. wake up call, where to go … [Read more...]

Capturing Disney in Pictures: The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

Osborne Lights at Hollywood Studios

 Every photo has a story.I do believe this is what Clark Griswold used for inspiration when he decorated his home in "Christmas Vacation."The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney's Hollywood Studios was created by Jennings Osborne.  A successful Arkansas businessman, Jennings and his wife bought a large estate in the middle of Little Rock in the mid-70's. When their six-year-old daughter, "Breezy,"  made a simple request for Christmas decorations in 1986, … [Read more...]

Where to get a good cup of coffee at Walt Disney World?


If your a coffee enthusiast like myself there is nothing better than a good cup of joe in the morning. I love coffee so much even when its hot outside I pour my coffee over ice just to get my fix.Most people who have been to Walt Disney World at least once and is a coffee lover like myself know that the choices are very limited. I have been to just about every location for breakfast including all the character locations, quick service counters, and casual eateries.So far the best cup of … [Read more...]

Disney Hodgepodge: Five Random Disney Things I Learned

Today’s article is quite the hodgepodge. It is a list of random things I either learned or was reminded of while on my last Disney trip. Enjoy!1. Two Mouths are Better than One. My mom and I have similar taste in food and in the past we’ve tackled the Epcot Food & Wine Festival without an effective plan. We would stop at a booth and each order what we wanted. The end result? We picked the same thing and after eating only a few dishes, we were stuffed to the gills. This year, we used our … [Read more...]

The 10 Commandments of Walt Disney World Trips


There are some things that you just should not... SHOULD NOT do when you're at Walt Disney World. They are major time pitfalls!  Think of them as being the 10 Commandments of Walt Disney World trips! Commit them to memory, recite them daily if you have to. Just follow them, or risk a disaster of a trip! You wont wander Egypt, but WDW will feel just as big! 1) KNOW THY MAP- Before you even leave you should study Disney World maps like you were about to pick a college! Knowing WHERE things are … [Read more...]