Monsters University Sweepstakes – Win a Trip to Disney World

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Would you like to spend some time at Disney World this summer? Disney Movie Rewards has a new sweepstakes where you can enter to win a vacation to the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida! The sweepstakes is also promoting Disney-Pixar's upcoming film, "Monsters University," which will be released in theaters on June 21, 2013!The Grand Prize Winner will receive:A Walt Disney World Resort vacation for six with travel by Delta Vacations Round-trip Airfare Accommodations in a … [Read more...]


Disney Value Resorts – A Great Bargain!

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I am often asked about the differences in Disney World Resort Categories– Value, Moderate, Deluxe and Deluxe Villa.  Each category offers different amenities to guests and with that also comes different costs.The first tier is Disney’s Value Resorts; this is a great category for families of young ones or traveling on a budget.  For a lower cost, quick getaway with my family, I love these resorts! We stayed in All-Star Music when we were first married and starting our lives together.  The … [Read more...]


Is the Art of Animation Resort Right for you?

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I recently had the pleasure of staying at the new Art of Animation resort. It is an amazing and beautiful resort. It is considered a "value" resort but it does not look like a "value" resort in anyway. They have mainly suites and some standard rooms.When you first drive up to the resort you see the huge paintings outside of Animation Hall representing the characters that have suites or rooms in their honor. There is quite a little winding road to get there but then when you see the big … [Read more...]


Walt Disney World Resort February Movie Schedules

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Look no more...  Here is the complete list of the Walt Disney World Resort February Movie Schedules!  Watching a Disney movie would be a great activity for your first night at WDW if you aren't going into a park. Or, if you need a night for your family to rest and unwind, try sitting on a blanket to watch a Disney movie under the stars.  Always ask a cast member for additional information about locations, changes in schedules and bad weather plans.  Enjoy!Disney's Fort Wilderness: February … [Read more...]


Are Disney Value Resorts right for you?

When planning a Disney vacation on a budget you have to ask yourself one question... Are Disney Value Resorts right for you?For me the answer for me would be a definite yes. I know some people hear the term "Value" and think cheap and not well-kept but that could not be farther from the truth. Value resorts are well a great Value, especially judging by Disney prices. Value Resorts are very well themed and very well-kept. Now there are some that are better than others, just like everything … [Read more...]


Keeping Your Senses While Experiencing the Magic

“Hakuna Matata” at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

While vacationing at Walt Disney World Resort, it's so easy to get lost in the magic.  The fireworks, the scent of baked goods and chocolate piping from the Main Street Bakery, and making sure you are experiencing it all can sometimes cloud our senses.However, just because it's the "Happiest Place on Earth", and a place where "Dreams Really Do Come True", doesn't mean that there isn't going to be a little bit of trouble.  With thousands of people in the parks every year, there's bound to be … [Read more...]


Free Dining is Back!

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At long last...free dining is available for everyone, not just those select Disney Visa cardholders.The offer is as delicious as always:Book a non-discounted 6-night, 7-day stay at a select Walt Disney World resort and receive the dining plan for free!Available for select dates: … [Read more...]


Top 5 Reasons To Be Excited About Disney’s Art of Animation

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Disney's newest resort, the Art of Animation, has a lot to be excited about! When I went to check out this resort for myself, I was excited to see what new details and experiences Disney has brought to the table; and I'm happy to report that I was very impressed! If this resort is a taste of things to come, then Disney is on the right track.To narrow things down a bit, here are five reasons why you should be excited about this resort too!5. Rooms-Most of Disney's resort rooms feature a … [Read more...]


Mail a Smile Forever Stamps Celebrate Disney Pixar Characters

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Amid a sea of smiles, the U.S. Postal Service celebrated the issuance of 125 million new stamps today featuring popular Disney Pixar characters. The Mail a Smile Forever stamps official First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony took place at Disney's Art of Animation Resort. A video of the event can be viewed beginning at 1 p.m. today at this link: www.youtube.com/uspstv. Available nationwide today, all 125 million stamps can be purchased online at usps.com/shop, by calling 1-800-STAMP-24 … [Read more...]


‘Cars’ Wing Takes Shape at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

Here is the first look inside the “Cars” wing of Disney’s Art of Animation Resort. This second phase of the resort is set to open June 18 (the first phase, a “Finding Nemo”-themed wing, will open May 31).The “Cars” wing is themed after Radiator Springs, and features nods to places in the film, such as Tow Mater Towing & Salvage. It also sports 11 life-sized characters from the film, including Sheriff, Doc, Sally, Sarge, Lightning McQueen, Flo, Mater, Fillmore, Luigi, Guido, and … [Read more...]