Epcot’s United Kingdom Pavilion Welcomes Acoustic Group Quickstep

While walking through the United Kingdom Pavilion at Disney's Epcot, just off Tudor Lane, you can now hear the acoustic performance of the band Quickstep. They are a four person group with sounds drawing from Scottish, English, and Irish traditions.You can hear their performances featuring sounds of fiddle, flute, highland bagpipes, a traditional Irish frame drum and more each week, Wednesday to Sunday.Great entertainment to check out while enjoying Holidays Around the World and a … [Read more...]

Starbucks Released New Christmas Collection at Disney World and Disneyland

Disney Parks Starbucks locations has released a new holiday collection, exclusive to Disney Parks. The new line features “You Are Here” mug ornaments, and a new Disney Starbucks Christmas mug. This collection is exclusive to Disney Parks and is now starting to show up on places like Amazon and Ebay.The ornament mugs are mini-versions of the full size “You Are Here” mugs that have been sold in the parks for the last year. Each ornament mug is priced at $12.95 at the parks, which is reasonable … [Read more...]

GRAND OPENING of The Ganachery at Disney Springs on December 15th

On December 15, 2015 Disney Springs will be making the day of chocolate loving shoppers with the Grand Opening of The Ganachery.This boutique featuring hand-crafted chocolates has been in the works for several years as Disney Pastry Chef, Stefan Rimer, has searched internationally for the best chocolate in the world. Chef Rimer says the chocolate has, "a beautiful balance of fruitiness and acidity" with a blend of 65 percent dark chocolate and a splash of vanilla.When arriving at The … [Read more...]

Best Sharable Counter Service Meal At Each Disney World theme park

To quote every preschool teacher in the world “Sharing is caring” – and this golden rule doesn’t just apply to 4 year olds and toy trains, it is really applicable everywhere – even at Walt Disney World! It’s no secret that a Walt Disney World vacation can be costly – and one of the money saving tips I have come to embrace over the years is sharing meals. Some WDW counter service locations tend to serve up rather large portions – and this can work to your advantage, as many can easily be split … [Read more...]

Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival Expands to 90 Days in 2016

Epcot will be expanding the Flower & Garden Festival in 2016 from 75 days to 90 days, running from March 2, 2016 - May 30, 2016!What fun things are in store?Disney is paying tribute to the National Parks Service centennial with Ranger Mickey making his grand debut in Future World. Guests will be welcomed into the park by Huey, Dewey, Louie, Donald and Daisy The Future World landscape will celebrate the brightest star in Earth's orbit with the new Floral Sun garden There will … [Read more...]

5 Things that Happen Immediately When I Get Home From Disney

We got back from Walt Disney World on November 2, and already I am being hit with Post Disney Depression! I want a dole whip, I want to ride Space Mountain, and I want to smell Pirates of the Caribbean (have you ever noticed the particular smell?!)I know I am not the only person who has these feelings immediately after returning from a magical trip. All Disney fans share the struggles of returning to real life (work, house cleaning, and responsibilities) after Disney. The pain is a little … [Read more...]

Digital Disney Gift Cards Now Accepted at Walt Disney World

As of yesterday guests at the Walt Disney World Resort can now use digital Disney Gift Cards as a method of payment at select retail and dining locations.  This new gift card will work just like the standard plastic gift cards.  The digital gift card will need to be loaded onto a wallet application of their choice such as Go Wallet, Gyft or Passbook.  We are hearing that these digital Disney Gift Cards can be used at any location a plastic gift card can be used but haven't had a chance to check … [Read more...]

Celebrate the Holidays at Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort

The holiday season will be here before you know it!  Are you planning on a holiday trip to Walt Disney World?  There are so many amazing ways to celebrate the holidays throughout Walt Disney World.  Let take a closer look at Disney Springs, the newly renamed shopping, dining and entertainment district.Drawing inspiration from Florida’s waterfront towns and natural beauty, Disney Springs treats you to a one-of-a-kind Disney experience amid beautiful open-air promenades and waterfront charm. … [Read more...]

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...]

50 Years Ago Today Walt Disney World was Announced

This happened way before my time, but it was an amazing day in history for those of us that love Disney. Walt Disney World was announced 50 years ago today! The Orlando/Central Florida would never be the same again. The amazing Walt Disney himself made the big announcement.As you can see in the above image, Walt Disney, along with his brother Roy Disney and Florida's Governor at the time Haydon Burns, were there for the announcement. The announcement was made at a hotel on Lake Eola, which … [Read more...]