10 Ways to a More Magical Disney Vacation

10 Easy Ways to a More Magical Disney Vacation

So you have made the decision to go to Disney! WOOOOHOOOO!  Your whole life is about to be filled amazing amounts of magic and wonder.  But what if I told you there are little teeny things you can do to make your next Disney vacation even MORE magical than ever before?  Well, here are 10 fantastic ways to do just that.#1  Free Vacation Planning!Find a use a FREE Disney vacation planner.  That's right.  Bring in a professional!  These people make it their business to know the ins and out … [Read more...]


5 Attractions that I Hope Never Close at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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With an Avatar expansion in the works, Disney’s Animal Kingdom is going to be undergoing some changes and refurbishments over the next few years. All of Disney World, rides are closing, attractions are being updated, and things are changing. I am holding tight to a few of my favorite attractions that I hope never close at Animal Kingdom.Expedition Everest: Take a journey into the Himalayas and risk a run-in with the Yeti. Expedition Everest is a fun adventure with none of the real danger. … [Read more...]


Top 5 Attractions that I Hope Never Close at Hollywood Studios

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Hollywood Studios is going to be experiencing some serious changes over the next few years. With a ton of attractions closing, rumored expansions, and a confirmed name change, the park stands to take on a whole new identity. I do agree that the park could use a little TLC, but there are a few attractions that I hope never close at Hollywood Studios.The Great Movie Ride: The glitz, glam, and romance of the movies, all rolled up into one attraction! The Great Movie Ride takes guests through … [Read more...]


Top 5 Attractions that I Hope Never Close at Epcot

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With all the changes coming to Walt Disney World in the next few years, there are some attractions that I hope do not change.Here are my top 5 attractions that I hope never close at Epcot.Ellen’s Energy Adventure: Many would call this attraction outdated, but I thoroughly enjoy the wit and humor of this show. Going back in time with Ellen Degeneres and Bill Nye the Science Guy – who could refuse an opportunity like that? I agree that this attraction could use a bit of updating, but I … [Read more...]


Disney World bans selfie stick from theme parks

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 Hiya! I'm baaack! I have been a busy little bee lately, did you read my about Deluxe Dining from earlier? There is lots and lots of gossip floating around Disney World lately. Today's gossip is about the controversial, loved and hated, infamous selfie stick! I know some people love them and some people can not stand them. Chippy loves them, you know he is the selfie king! I suspect he is shedding a tear over this right now.Anyway, back to the topic at hand. You may remember we told … [Read more...]


7 ways to Stay Sane on a Disney Vacation

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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...]


A First-Timers Guide to Walt Disney World: Staying On Property or Off?

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When planning a vacation, thinking about where you are going to sleep is near the top of the priority list.  It takes on a whole different meaning, however, when planning a trip to Disney World.The first question you need to answer is On Property or Off Property?  While staying off property can seem like the more economical option at first glance, there are so many benefits to staying a Walt Disney World resort that you need to consider.Early Access to Dining and FastPass+ Reservations: … [Read more...]


WDW Souvenir Spotter App Now Available

WDW Souvenir Spotter App

Sugar Coded Apps, maker of Crochet Decoder and over 20 other popular iOS apps, released its newest creation just in time for those holiday trips to Disney World! WDW Souvenir Spotter is the brainchild of Sugar Coded Apps' owner Eric Blanton's own Disney World trips where he was constantly taking photos and using his notepad to try and remember the great items he had come across, where he saw them, and who he wanted to buy it for.Designed for iPhone and iOS, WDW Souvenir Spotter offers a … [Read more...]


Haunted Mansion And Ryan Gosling Makes For A Great Combination

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Ryan Gosling is about to make a come back to the Disney scene in the new movie based on one of the all time favorite attractions at the parks, The Haunted Mansion.   Guillermo del Toro has been working on the project for a few years since it was first announced at the San Diego Comic Con in 2010.The movie script being written by D.V. DeVincentis will have a bit of a twist on the 2003, Eddie Murphy version which was not popular with fans and critics.  Del Toro's creativity gives the movie a … [Read more...]


Sweet Valentine’s Day Offerings at Walt Disney World Resort

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   What is the best thing about Valentine's Day?  It's got to be the sweet treats, right?  I mean flowers are nice, but they perish - a delicious meal or dessert at the Happiest Place on Earth is sure to win out over flowers any day!   I wish I were going to be at WDW for Valentine's Day, don't you?This article highlights some of the amazing new Valentine's offerings at Walt Disney World this season.Princess Tiana said it best: “My mom always said that the quickest way to a man’s … [Read more...]