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...]

New Hidden Mickey Disney Pins In 2013 At Disney Parks

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As reported on the Disney Parks Blog, the arrival of the new Hidden Mickey Disney pins have come to Disneyland and the Walt Disney World Resort!Cast members use these specially designed pins for trading with guests. There will be two different series of pins released in 2013:  a series "A" (which is available now) and series "B" (which will be released closer to summertime).Many of the Disney pin sets will be unique to Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts.  You can identify a Hidden … [Read more...]

Taste the Magic of Disney Snacks at Home

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Do you find yourself craving your favorite Disney snack after you've returned home?  Does your mouth water at the thought of your favorite dish at that must-do Disney restaurant?  Don't fret!  You can recreate many of your favorite Disney snacks and dishes in the comforts of your own home!Recently my oldest was tasked with a cooking project for a class at school.  When trying to come up with recipes together we decided if we had to take a break from Disney planning it might as well be with … [Read more...]

For a Limited Time Only! Disney Parks Rolls Out Unexpected Delights for a Little Extra Magic

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Guests will find an extra sprinkling of pixie dust each week when they visit Walt Disney World and Disneyland resorts in 2013.While it is already a momentous year for Disney Parks – with the largest expansion in Magic Kingdom history at Walt Disney World Resort and the first full year of a reimagined Disney California Adventure at Disneyland Resort – Disney parks are adding to the excitement with Limited Time Magic: 52 weeks of magical experiences big and small that appear, then disappear as … [Read more...]

Ill Boy And Family Are Going To Walt Disney World


Thanks to the Make-A-Wish foundation and the generosity of local businesses young David Zachmann and his family are getting a long overdue vacation to Walt Disney World.David Zachmann, 11, has struggled his entire left with chronic illness.  He suffers from a rare disease called Hirschsprung’s, that prevents his digestive system from properly functioning.  David also has Down syndrome and autism.  He was born with a heart condition and then when he was 3 weeks old his doctors discovered he … [Read more...]

Top 10 Best Disney Feelings

No matter how many times I go to Walt Disney World, certain sights, sounds, attractions, and experiences still elicit excitement and smiles from me as if it was my first trip! How Disney World makes me feel is one of the many reasons that keep me coming back year after year; and today, I'm sharing my favorite Disney feelings from the surge of adrenaline through my favorite thrill rides to the sweet taste of a classic Disney snack! Let's see if any of these are your favorites too!10. Flying … [Read more...]

TSA Detains 3-Year Old Toddler Going To Walt Disney World

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What was supposed to be a dream trip to Walt Disney World turned into a  nightmare for 3-year old Lucy Forck and her family at St. Louis' Lambert Field Airport.3-year old Lucy, who is in a wheelchair because she suffers from spina-bifida,  was nearly subjected to an aggressive TSA pat-down at the airport.  The incident happened earlier this month as the Forck family was departing to Walt Disney World.  A TSA agent pulled the child aside after an alarm went off.A video of the incident … [Read more...]

Ontario Students Humiliated After Teacher’s Disney World Prank

What was supposed to be a harmless prank played by teachers at South Windsor school on their 8th grade students has backfired in a big way.Teachers at a Roseland Public School led graduating 8th grade students to believe that they were going to Walt Disney World for a end of year trip.  Students were gathered into a room and shown a Disney vacation video as well as a PowerPoint presentation that the teachers had created. Travel brochures and hotel information was also passed around.The … [Read more...]

Fun Facts from the 20th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

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A dozen new food and beverage garden marketplaces, 30 million multi-hued blooms, 1,000 native butterflies and 100-plus whimsical topiaries add splendor and substance to the 20 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival March 6-May 19 at Walt Disney World Resort.Among this year’s fun festival facts:30 million blooms blanket the park throughout the festival, which runs 75 colorful days. One dozen brand-new garden marketplaces surround the World Showcase Lagoon offering festival … [Read more...]

Dapper Dans Perform Boy Band Hits at Disney Parks for ‘Limited Time Magic’


If you’ve been known to sing along with the Dapper Dans, the iconic quartet from Main Street, U.S.A., then you’re in for a special treat next week. Disney is continuing their “Limited Time Magic” surprises with performances from the “original boy band” at the Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts.The Dapper Dans will be delivering a medley of hits from One Direction, Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC all next week. And while we won’t give away all of the surprise tunes, we can tell you that … [Read more...]