The Disney Essentials Survival Kit

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Walt Disney World vacations are amazing - there is so much to do and see and experience, and there is definitely a lot of buildup when planning - you check out all the restaurants and menus and rides and attraction information, so once it's time, you are READY to go, and NOTHING can stop you!...Well, ok, not nothing, we are only human after all, and sometimes - things happen, and it's best to be as prepared as possible for anything and everything that could come your way while on your WDW … [Read more...]


Tips For Wet Rides: Stay Dry and Avoid the SOAK!

There's nothing like a fall down Splash Mountain to cool you off on a hot day in the parks.  And while those hot days far outweigh the cooler days, it's good to know how to wrangle water rides on those days where getting soaked isn't exactly in the books.What about those days where you are awaiting dining reservations, carrying pricey camera equipment, or braving the chilly parks.  I've been there friends and I can tell you with experience that skipping the ride isn't fun.  But, what can be … [Read more...]


Disneyland Refurbishment update for March 2013

Please be advised that refurbishment information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Disneyland ParkNow – Feb. 14, 2013: Splash Mountain will be closed for refurbishment. Now – Feb. 14, 2013: Mad Tea Party will be closed for refurbishment. Now – Feb. 14, 2013: Fantasmic! will not be presented. Now – Feb. 14, 18-21, 25-28, 2013: Big Thunder Trail will be closed for refurbishment. Big Thunder Ranch Complex will be closed as well. Now – … [Read more...]


Tower of Terror 10-Miler Registration is Now Open

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Runners take your mark! The "Tower of Terror 10-Miler Weekend" is ready to sign you up! If you want to join other runners and Disney fans for a weekend of running and fun, then this event may be for you. Take a look at runDisney's website for more information and for registration. There are a few categories and different events for you to find out more about. Here are the deadlines and fees for them. Let me know if you are running this year! Maybe you will see me there...cheering you on that … [Read more...]


Traveling with a toddler to Disney…lets get real!

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Envision this:  A "magical" trip to Disney with your toddler.  Nothing but smiles and tears of joy.  The outbursts are non-existent, your child's patience are at an all time high, and waiting doesn't evoke a concern in the world.  These are the trips that I envisioned, strives for, and dreamed of.  Now don't get me wrong; our trips have been incredibly magical and filled with amazing memories that are sure to last more than a lifetime.  However reality reared it's ugly head early on in our … [Read more...]