Marine Murdered in Chattanooga was Honored at Disney World

Lance Cpl. Skip Wells, 21, of Marietta, GA., was the youngest victim to have his life taken in the senseless attack on the Chattanooga recruitment center recently. He was a Marine Forces Reserve member.Cathy, his mom posted photos recently to Facebook of her and her son at Walt Disney World. She said these 2 photos were taken last week at Disney World when Wells was honored as a service member of the day. Cathy said that her son died doing what he loved for the love of his country and his … [Read more...]

Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2015 Details – Food Booths, Eat to the Beat and More!

The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is celebrating it’s 20th year, returns to the Disney World Resort Sept. 25-Nov. 16, 2015 with more than 30 global marketplaces.For the first time ever, the festival is stretching into the park’s Future World with four new food and beverage marketplaces.Along the walkway toward Future World West, you can enjoy the new Artistry of Wine & Cheese festival area, which will feature the Cheese Studio (offering a cheese sampler served on an … [Read more...]

A New Super WalMart is Coming to Disney World

Walmart Stores are asking for a zoning change from Osceola County in order to build a new Super Walmart south of Disney World. This store will be only a few miles south of Disney World, making it the closest Walmart to Disney World property.It will be located at a property that is over 24 acres and is located at North Old Lake Wilson Road close to U.S. Highway 192. The Board of County Commissioners is supposed to give their final consent for the approval of the zoning change to Commercial … [Read more...]

Simple Ways to Save Money at Walt Disney World

A magical vacation to Walt Disney World can be more affordable than you think. There are ways to save some money during the planning process and even while you are in the most magical place on Earth. One of the most important aspects of planning your trip is flexibility.Prices at the Walt Disney World Resort vary throughout the year, and if you are flexible with your travel dates and even resort choices, you can save a significant amount of money. For example: a standard room at the All Star … [Read more...]

Child Drowns in The Art of Animation Pool at Walt Disney World

Sadly, a child drowned in The Art of Animation pool today according to the Orange County Sheriffs Office. The child was found around 8:00 p.m. and was pronounced dead at the hospital.  According to reports the child was an out-of-town visitor and got separated from his parents, they searched for the child, who was eventually found under the water.We have conflicting information on the age of the child. The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that the child was 7 years old, and WESH is reporting he … [Read more...]

Security Employees Sue Disney for Discrimination

Disney is no stranger to lawsuits. In 2 separate lawsuits filed, 6 past and present security employees are suing Disney World citing different forms of discrimination. There have been quite a few complaints over the last few years from others employed in that position as well.Disney World employs has more than 1,000 security employees.These suits have been filed in Orange County between 2011 to 2014. They claim they were targeted and harassed because of their race, religion, or where … [Read more...]

Prince Harry Announces 2016 Invictus Games Coming to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Prince Harry announced from London via video this morning that the second Invictus Games will be held May 8-12, 2016, at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Invictus Games is the only international adaptive sporting event for injured active duty and veteran service members.The Invictus Games uses the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect of all those who … [Read more...]

Disney World Will No Longer Serve Cheese Sauce

This is horrible news for those of us that LOVE cheese sauce. Anonymouse hit the nail on the head yet again. Sadly, the magical cheese sauce that we all know and love is officially gone! It was confirmed by a cast member that as of today they are no longer allowed to serve cheese sauce. So your nachos or chili cheese dogs will now be served with shredded cheese. As far we know this will be occurring at all parks and resorts and you can not ask the cast members for that liquid gold either.I … [Read more...]

New Tea Traders Café by Joffrey’s Opens at the new Disney Springs/Downtown Disney

An ice cold glass of freshly brewed sweet tea sounds so good in the Florida heat! Now at the new Disney Springs is, The Tea Traders Café by Joffrey’s, a brand-new tea café, and is located in The Landing.You can get loose leaf tea served hot, iced, blended, spirited or edible. Yes there will be edible tea, in the form of cookies and other treats.The Tea Traders Cafe is modeled after a 1940s warehouse setting. This modern-meets-Old World tea café will feature teas from the finest tea … [Read more...]

Top 10 Hands-On Experiences for Kids at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World offers rides and experiences like no other place on the planet. The beauty of taking your children to the parks is that in addition to the rides, Disney Imagineers really understand that kids like to touch things and get involved. From the littlest kids to even a pre-teen, there is a variety of hands-on experiences for your family to partake in…you just have to know where to look!Here are my Top 10 Hands-On Experiences for Kids at Walt Disney World!Enchanted Tales with … [Read more...]