Top Mid-Day Break Spots at Epcot

I recently wrote about my favorite places to take a mid-day break at the Magic Kingdom. Moving through Disney World, here are my favorite spots at Epcot to slip away, enjoy some cool air, and not feel as if I am wasting precious time in the park.The American Adventure: Located in Epcot’s World Showcase, this 29 minute show takes guests through a patriotic look at America’s past. Hosted by Benjamin Franklin and Mark Twain, guests will see historical scenes depicting the Pilgrims’ arrival at … [Read more...]

Disney Finds – Great Piggy Bank Adventure Piggy Bank

This cute little pig can help teach your kids about financial concepts. He has a starring role in The Great Piggy Bank Adventure, a free online game developed in collaboration with T. Rowe Price and Walt Disney Imagineering. You and your kids can play this game by visiting The site makes learning about money matters fun by offering:• Financial education activities for the family • Fun games that teach kids financial concepts • Materials you can use with kids … [Read more...]

American Music Machine Arrives at Epcot at Disney World

There is a new a musical group called American Music Machine hitting the stage at Epcot in the American Adventure Pavilion. They are an a capella group and have made their big debut at the America Gardens Theater.They have a great energy and their performances have global feel. They perform a wide range of music, from American classic pop hits to contemporary songs. They have a unique style created by vocal arranger Tim Davis, who previously worked on the hit TV series “Glee.”They … [Read more...]

Disney Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ Exclusive Sneak Peek Coming to Epcot

Disney Pixar’s original new film “Inside Out” takes you on a journey inside the mind to find out what exactly is going on up there. At Epcot this summer you can see an exclusive sneak peek of the adorable new movie. You can view this exclusive sneak peek starting May 30th.A little background: “Inside Out” ventures inside the mind of 11-year-old Riley and introduces us to the Emotions that guide her: Joy, Sadness, Fear, Anger and Disgust. Based in Headquarters, the five Emotions are hard at … [Read more...]

Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone With These 5 Unique Disney Restaurants

Theme Parks in general are known for their not too exciting cuisine – burgers, chicken tenders, deep-fried everything…needless to say, it’s not always easy to find something different or new to try at most amusement parks. BUT - the good news is that Disney has definitely broken that “boring theme park food” mold by offering so many different menus and dining locations that it’s hard to know where to begin figuring out where to eat! The food is one of the things they are most known for, so if … [Read more...]

The Best Places to Find Great Coffee In Walt Disney World

I need my coffee. Seriously, I need it as much as  you do too, and being on vacation is no exception. Actually, I need MORE coffee while in Walt Disney World to keep myself going from rope drop at Magic Kingdom to the finale of Fantasmic at Hollywood Studios. There are limitless options for finding coffee throughout the World but let me share some of the top spots to get you caffeine fix!Kona Island: A stop in the lobby of Polynesian Village Resort is a must! Even if you are not staying at … [Read more...]

Disney DIY: Host Your Own Disney Dinner Party!

I don’t know about you, but I personally LOVE having people over (for tea, or whatever…) – and since I also love FOOD, it makes sense that I also love hosting dinner parties – cooking for those I love and sharing the gift of a great meal with them is something I cherish. I also love the chance to get to “Disney-fy” my dinner parties – recipes from the Disney Parks and Resorts are a great addition to any meal, but they make a dinner party just that much more special! Check out these Disney DIY … [Read more...]

The Sounds Like Summer Concert Series is Coming Back to Epcot

Summer isn’t summer without some great music. As the temperature rises this summer, you can enjoy some sizzling performances from some of the world’s hottest tribute bands when the Sounds Like Summer Concert Series returns to Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort June 7-July 25, 2015.This year’s lineup includes: (Entertainment and times subject to change)June 7-13: DSB – A Tribute to Journey June 14-20: 2U – A Tribute to U2 June 21-26: Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot – A Tribute Billy … [Read more...]

Top Epcot Attractions For First Timers

Traveling to Walt Disney World for the first time is an amazing experience that can be a bit of a sensory overload at times – which is why advance planning is really important, and it’s also important to have an idea of what kinds of rides and attractions await you too. There are definitely some rides and attractions that are a must do for first timers – and I recently wrote about the ones you will want to make sure you check out at Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom – so today … [Read more...]

Top 10 Disney World Non-Ride Experiences

Although the rides are so fun and unique at Walt Disney World, there are many other magical things to do! Think outside the lines.... the ride lines that is!  Everyone needs a change of pace from waiting in line, and at Disney there is excitement all around you!Here are 10 non-ride experiences that I enjoy at Disney World:10. Meeting Characters-  an essential part of a Disney trip is getting a photo and autograph from your favorite characters and Princesses.  Collect autographs on … [Read more...]