Birthdays at Walt Disney World: Let the Fun Begin!

The Fantasyland Woodwind Society playing Happy Birthday

We love taking our vacation trips during Sophie’s birthday!  There is so much to enjoy at Disney when you are visiting for your birthday, for us it is a no-brainer to book our vacation during that time of the year!  For this post, I’m going to go into some of the special touches that Disney puts on to help you celebrate your birthday right!First of all, I have found it a key point to make sure that Disney knows that you are celebrating a birthday when you check-in.  In fact, I have made sure … [Read more...]

Lucas Rumored to Attend Star Tours 2 Reopening at Star Wars Weekends

George Lucas and C-3PO

According to several internet sources including TheForce.Net it is rumored that "The Notorious" George Lucas may be attending the reopening of Star Tours II during the kick-off week Star Wars Weekends. According to reports here's what has been posted:"I have a friend who is a coordinator at Hollywood studios that was told all vacation plans on opening day needed to be canceled... because all hands on deck needed for Georges arrival."Lucas' involvement in the reopening has not been … [Read more...]

Bruce Willis Stops by Hollywood Studios


Bruce Willis posed with Minnie Mouse and Goofy at Hollywood Studios with the famed mouse-eared water tower (dubbed the "Earrfel Tower") in the background.The water tower was inspired by Disney's landmark water tower that has been an icon of The Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California, for many years.Click here to see more photos.Photo credit WOFL FOX 35  Related articlesVanessa Hudgens Celebrates Valentine's Day with Minnie at Disney's Hollywood Studios … [Read more...]

Disney World Quick Tips – It’s Hokey and Goofy But It’s Still Fun


When I tell folks that I never miss the Country Bear Jamboree on a Walt Disney World visit the typical reaction happens. First there's the condescending smile and the rolling of the eyes as if to say - oh well, he's old and just reliving his childhood. Then you get the comments like it's old and tired, the animatronics are ancient, the jokes are stupid, and the bears look like they have seen better days. I always answer each one of them with the same statement - I know, but I still enjoy it and … [Read more...]

Champion 5K at Dick’s Sporting Goods Presents ESPN The Weekend


Get ready for your 5 kilometers of fame.Sports is the toast of Tinseltown during this star-studded event at Disney's Hollywood Studios™. You're competing in the main event. The stage is set for what is sure to be a magical run. On your mark, get set, go.Get up close and personal with star athletes and ESPN personalities making your way through the many attractions along the 5K course at Disney's Hollywood Studios™. This race benefits The V Foundation for Cancer Research.The 2011 … [Read more...]