5 Attractions That I Hope Never Close at Magic Kingdom

It seems like every week we are letting you know about a new change coming to Disney. With all the closing, refurbishment, and re-branding announcements, I couldn’t help but think about all my favorite attractions and shows at the Magic Kingdom and how I hope that they never close.Here are my top 5 attractions that I never want to see leave the park.Space Mountain: My favorite ride at Magic Kingdom, Space Mountain is all at once thrilling and iconic. A landmark of Tomorrowland, Space … [Read more...]

Great Restaurant Choices for First Time Visitors at Walt Disney World

While I was recently writing about which rides attractions are “must-do’s” for first time visitors to Walt Disney World - I got to thinking about just how HUNGRY one might get while touring the Disney Parks – and the sheer volume of WDW dining options can be intimidating – and knowing where to start can be tricky. But fear not – as I have compiled this list of theme park restaurant choices perfect for first time WDW travelers:Tusker House: A day at Disney’s Animal Kingdom wouldn’t be … [Read more...]

Kermit Sings “It Feels Like Christmas” at Disneyland

Our favorite Muppet, Kermit the Frog, joined forces with Disney.com's Oh My Disney Blog to bring us a special live performance.   Kermit, seen walking down Main Street at Disneyland, gives us his rendition of "It Feels Like Christmas" which was originally performed in  The Muppets Christmas Carol.  The famous Disneyland christmas tree in the background adds to the festive holiday cheer as we watch Kermit and friends singing and enjoying a stroll.Don't forget to visit Disney.com/Holidays … [Read more...]

Top 7 Reasons to Love Main Street USA

Okay, I’m the first to admit that I’m a bit biased, having previously been a Main Street USA Cast Member, but the first of the six lands is really a magical place and has a lot more to offer than just amazing views of the castle. Take some time on your next Disney trip to explore all that the turn of the century has to offer.Shopping!Main Street is the mecca for shopping at the Magic Kingdom. There is the Emporium, which is the largest shop in the Magic Kingdom and has everything that … [Read more...]

Where To Grab A Quick Bite at Disney’s Magic Kingdom

The sheer volume of dining options at Walt Disney World is enough to make my head spin! It takes me hours just to pick out where we will eat our Table service meals, and when, and then there’s making the ADR’s – and by the time that’s done, I am tired! Tired and not ready to think about the OTHER meals we will be needing to eat while at WDW. I don’t always plan specifically which quick service restaurants I’m going to eat at, but I like to have a general idea of what’s around when I am at a … [Read more...]

Disney DIY – Make Your Mom Something Special This Mother’s Day!

Some of my greatest memories are of trips and times spent in Walt Disney World with my mom and dad – and we all love getting and giving gifts that remind us of those trips to the Happiest Place On Earth! And since Mother’s Day is just around the corner (May 11th to be exact!), I figured it would be the perfect time to make something special for my mom – something DISNEY DIY-esque, of course! Here are some great DIY Disney Mother’s Day ideas:Minnie’s Mother’s Day BookmarkMake your Mom … [Read more...]

Disney Dining DIY – Disney Fall Treats you can make at home

Fall is my favorite season of all – for many reasons, but I would have to say the reason that stands out the most is the FOOD! Apple and pumpkin everything, and hot soups, baked goods, mulled cider, what could be better? Oh wait, I know what could be better – if my fall treats reminded me of all my great Walt Disney World trips! So I got to wondering, what Disney Fall treats could I make at home that would fit in with my “I love everything Fall-related” theme? Well, here are a few that I found … [Read more...]

Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade Coming to Magic Kingdom in 2014

A new daytime parade, the Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade, will march into Magic Kingdom in spring 2014. The Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade will bring the magical stories of New Fantasyland to Main Street, U.S.A., through fantastic and innovative new parade floats, vibrant costumes, and an original soundtrack that will feature beloved songs from favorite Disney films, plus a new parade theme song.More Pictures below.   … [Read more...]

Main Street Confectionery Offers Treats For All

So let's say you're at Walt Disney World - and you suddenly feel hungry for something sweet. What do you do? Where do you go? HOW DO YOU HANDLE IT???Well, first of all, calm down. Breathe. You can do this - just head over to the Magic Kingdom, and take a stroll down Main Street USA until you reach the Main Street Confectionery - and relax, all your sugar problems are solved!Once you walk into this candy store - you are instantly mesmerized by the "old time" feel of the hardware and … [Read more...]

Top 5 Overlooked and Underestimated: Disney World’s Magic Kingdom Edition

Have you ever talked with someone who is still fresh with the "post Disney glow" only to realize that they missed out on some pretty amazing Disney Stuff?  I'm always shocked when they didn't even realize such a thing existed! I have a couple of spots that I always hit, no matter what and it is really hard for me to understand how anyone could pass them up!  These personal favorites may not seem like much to everyone, but these are my top picks for overlooked and underestimated, Magic Kingdom … [Read more...]