Behind the Scenes: Easter at Disney Floral & Gifts

I thought you’d enjoy seeing what makes Easter so special here at Walt Disney World Resort.Where else but Walt Disney World can a Mickey Mouse-themed Easter basket be filled with so much magic that it creates a shadow of a mouse?Each gift is hand-made, with personalization for someone special. Hmm, whose white glove is in this photo?There’s also a one of a kind message on a one of a kind card …And that card message also includes a special story to warm the … [Read more...]

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Earns Four-Diamond Status

Earlier this month,Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge celebrated its 10th anniversary. This week, the resort has something new to celebrate – achieving prestigious AAA Four-Diamond status for the first time in its history.Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge is the seventh Walt Disney World resort to achieve this honor, which recognizes hotels around the globe that offer world-class amenities, service and attention to detail. Only 4 percent of AAA-rated hotels receive this prestigious status.One … [Read more...]

Star Tours – These Are The Souvenirs I’m Looking For

If I had a nickel for the hours I spent as a child playing with my Star Wars toys, I would be living on a beach in Maui right now. Luckily, my parents saved those toys (thanks Mom and Dad), and my son now spends hours pretending he is in a galaxy far, far away. Soon, he will have a few more toys (among several awesome things) to add to his Star Wars collection, especially with the launch of “Star Tours – The Adventures Continue” on May 20. But wait! I get to photograph and write about … [Read more...]

Hop and Drop at Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

One of the more challenging holiday tasks for me growing up was finding my Easter basket; it was always hidden on Easter morning. Before I could enjoy a milk-chocolate bunny (ears first, of course), I had to find it hidden somewhere around my house. Somehow my sister always seemed to find her basket faster than me (don’t get me started about the Easter egg hunt!). For those guests who are visiting the Walt Disney World Resort this week, I found some Easter baskets (pun intended) that are … [Read more...]

Pixar’s 25th Anniversary Weekend Celebration

The 18th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival will celebrate all-things Pixar, including the upcoming release of “Cars 2,” during Pixar’s 25th Anniversary Weekend May 13-15 at Epcot.Mater from “Cars” and “Cars 2” leads the celebration, which will include special Pixar character meet and greets, kids activities, informational discussions by Pixar filmmakers and more.World Showplace (located between the Canada and United Kingdom pavilions), will serve as the celebration … [Read more...]