Top 5 Reasons to Visit 1900 Park Fare

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa is known to offer luxury with a generous helping of Disney magic, as well as a variety delicious restaurants to choose from!A big favorite at the Grand Floridian, especially for families with young children, is 1900 Park Fare! This restaurant is open for breakfast and dinner; and in addition to offering two differerent menus, it also offers two different character experiences!So here are my top 5 reasons why you should visit 1900 Park Fare during … [Read more...]

Alabama Charity Makes Disney Wish Come True For 5 Year Old

An Alabama non-profit organization gave a five-year old girl being treated with a brain tumor the surprise of her life!  "Cinderella" visited her at the Birmingham airport to tell five-year old Ella Rose Norris that she and her family were flying off to Walt Disney World and visit Cinderella Castle.Ella was diagnosed with a brain tumor when she was only 18 months old.  Tamara Norris, Ella's mom said ""Overjoyed. It's been a long time coming and she deserves it. She so deserves this. She's … [Read more...]

Why you should eat at Disney’s ‘Ohana’s Restaurant in the Polynesian Resort


There are so many things that make my family and I smile at Walt Disney World. The first glimpse of Cinderella Castle as we walk down Main Street, a Mickey balloon, and the smell of cinnamon rolls wafting out of the Main Street Bakery(before Starbucks takes over) just to name a few. One of our absolute favorite reasons to smile at Disney is the food! Planning our dining experiences and trying new restaurants is great fun for us. Some of the restaurants we have tried have become favorites while a … [Read more...]

‘Celebrate the Magic’ Debutes at Magic Kingdom Park

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As you probably already know, Walt Disney World has been busy at work creating an all new "Celebrate the Magic" nighttime projection show at the Magic Kingdom since it's last showing on Labor Day when it was previously presented as "The Magic, The Memories, and You!". Well the time has come to "Celebrate the Magic" in a whole new way!“Celebrate the Magic” is a nighttime projection show that displays on Cinderella Castle and pays tribute to your favorite Disney stories and movies both past … [Read more...]

Top 5 Uses for Carabiners at Disney World

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I don't know about you, but I've found myself at Disney World, wishing I had one of those hiking clip things! I know you are probably thinking, "what, were you planning on doing? Scaling Cinderella Castle?" My answer is short and sweet...nope!  I actually have found this multitasker to be an essential when I am in the park (and we are talking no climbing here!).  In fact, I'll go ahead and admit that while I like taking nature walks and "hiking", I know so little about it, that I mistakenly have … [Read more...]

Run Like a Disney Princess Sweepstakes

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Do you want to run like a Disney Princess or just look and live like one? Then this contest is for you! Click Here to Enter! All you have to do is enter and pick which princess (and year) you want to represent you and you could win the grand prize or be an Instant Winner:Enter today for your chance to win the grand prize package for four, including:Race entry into Disney's Princess Half Marathon, Disney Royal Family 5K, or runDisney Kids' RacesPasta in the Park Party at Epcot at … [Read more...]

Top 5 Reasons I’m Excited for December 6th

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The wait is almost over. The Magic Kingdom's Fantasyland Expansion is due to officially open December 6th! (You're smiling right now, aren't you? )For the past couple weeks the new Fantasyland has been undergoing soft openings, which is like a dress rehearsal before the official opening; and from the photos we've seen and the news we've heard, it looks even better than I had imagined!So naturally I'm busy planning my next trip to WDW so I can see and experience the Fantasyland Expansion … [Read more...]

Disney Movie Reward’s Cinderella Dreams Come True Sweepstakes

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To celebrate the opening of the New Fantasyland, Cinderella and all things Disney you can enter to win a magical trip to Walt Disney World and be one of the first to experience the New Fantasyland!Between now and October 20, 2012 you can log on to Disney Movie Rewards and sign up to be a member. Everyone who is a member gets one free entry total for the contest and you can earn additional entries by building up points in your Disney Movie Rewards account. … [Read more...]

Enhance Your Disney Memories – Try Theming Your Photos

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Lots of folks shoot hundreds of pictures on each visit to Walt Disney World. I'm even worse because I rarely take less than 1500 - 2000 shots every time. Rather than just taking pictures for the sake of taking them try to have a theme for each trip and carry it through for the entire vacation. Don't become obsessed with your theme though at the expense of some wonderful but unrelated shots. I'll outline just a few themes for you to try:Since most folks travel as a family pick just one spot … [Read more...]

Is Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Worth the Cost?


As the Christmas Season approaches (yes, it's almost 3 months away!), many Disney vacationers are in a dilemma.  Should they pay the extra money to attend Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, otherwise known as MVMCP?  I vote YES, but will give you the details and some tips to make your own decision.What to Expect:MVMCP begins November 9, 2012 to December 21, 2012 (note, not during Christmas Week).  It runs select evenings only. Ticket prices vary from $53.95 to $62.95 (ages 3-9), … [Read more...]