5 Fun Ways to Keep Your Preschooler Busy in Line at Disney!

Disney Parks are truly a unique experience each time you have the pleasure of visiting. As a mother I can say that Disney with kids is a totally different trip than when you are traveling with other adults. While there is a bit more planning and organizing involved the rewarding feeling of seeing your child's eye fix on the castle for the first time is worth it all. We parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles all know that kids don't always do so well with waiting in lines. Even if there is a fun … [Read more...]

Save 5% on Disney Vacations by using your Target Red Card

The Target RedCard! When you use your Target RedCard you will receive 5% off your total purchase including "entertainment cards", and they carry Disney Gift Cards. I have only seen $50.00 ones, but I know that some stores do carry different denominations.Target has two types of RedCards, the debit card or the credit card. The debit card version attaches to your bank account and will come out of you bank account approximately 2 days after using it, the credit card is a regular credit card … [Read more...]

Why Walt Disney World is Better Than Disneyland

When it comes time to decide where my next Disney Vacation is going to be, I often think about doing Disneyland, or maybe a Disney Cruise. But, in the end, Walt Disney World in Florida always wins! It will forever be my "home" Park. I often see the Disney Addicts arguing over which Park is better. Disneyland lovers will say "their Park" is better because it was first, or because it is smaller. But we all know when it comes to Disney, bigger is always better!  I am here to set the record … [Read more...]

Things Disney Addicts Never Say: Parks Edition

As a follow up to the Top 10 Things Disney Addicts Never Say: Resort Edition, I bring you, Parks Edition. Being a Disney Travel Specialist I have heard all of these at least once from people I enthusiastically talk about Disney to. I'm  sure you, as a fellow Disney Addict, have heard some of these before.  If you are one of those people, I demand you go back to Disney immediately, because you need some magic in your life!Here are a few of my favorite lines:"I think I'm too old for … [Read more...]

Get a free Autographed Postcard from the Disney Characters!

Did you know Disney will send you an autographed postcard when you or your little ones writes a letter to their favorite Disney Character?All you have to do is send a letter to:Walt Disney World Communications P.O. Box 10040 Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-0040Disneyland will also send you an autographed postcard when you write a letter to the following address:Walt Disney Company Attn: Fan Mail Department 500 South Buena Vista Street Burbank, CA 91521The picture will arrive … [Read more...]

7 ways to Stay Sane on a Disney Vacation

After all the planning that goes into a Disney vacation, after all the days of waiting to arrive, after all the hours of dreaming of your Disney adventure, the actual trip itself can be quite stressful if you don’t have a plan to stay sane. Vacations should be fun, exciting, and relaxing. To ensure you don’t lose your cool on your Disney vacation, here are my 7 ways to Stay Sane on a Disney Vacation. Have a Plan While it is always fun to see where the day takes you, wander through the parks … [Read more...]

Have a Little Extra Fun with Disney Characters on your Next Vacation!

I'm sure many of you have seen the picture going around Facebook that shows if you yell "Andy's coming" in front of any of the Toy Story characters, they will fall down. Which is untrue. Disney put a stop to that as it was scaring small children. Not to mention for the cast members in the costume getting up and down is hard work.Having said that did you know there are phrases you can say to other Disney Characters at the Disney World and Disneyland theme parks to elicit a fun … [Read more...]

Top 10 Places to People Watch in Disney World

If you’re like me you love to take a moment from the hustle and bustle in Walt Disney World and watch the other Disney fans go by. What cool Disney shirts are they wearing? Who has cool Disney tattoos? Where did they get that fancy pair of Mickey ears? It’s fascinating and provides a load off those weary feet. Here are my Top 10 Places to Sit and People Watch in Disney World.France Pavilion Epcot- There are a lot of great spots in Epcot’s World Showcase to sit and relax. France is one of my … [Read more...]

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...]

12 ways to celebrate Mother’s Day and every day at Walt Disney World Resort

Mother’s Day or any day are great reasons to treat mom to a special experience she won’t soon forget at Walt Disney World Resort. With everything from pampering spa experiences, premium yacht adventures and elegant tea parties, the Florida Vacation Kingdom is the perfect place to plan a day as special as she is.1. Senses – A Disney Spa at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa and Disney’s Saratoga Springs ResortTreat mom to the spa day she deserves. Senses – A Disney Spa at either … [Read more...]