Doggy Prom at Best Friends Pet Care in Disney World

Canine Couples Don Tiaras & Tails for Doggy Prom - 42 Pups “put on the dog” at Best Friends at Walt Disney World Resort Prom season went to the dogs this week at Best Friends Pet Care at Walt Disney World Resort. More than 40 dogs donned bow ties, boas, tiaras and tails to attend the first-ever Doggy Prom.The canine couples walked the red carpet into the Best Friends doggy day camp room, which was decorated in a Starry Night theme with dark blue and silver streamers and stars. There was … [Read more...]

2013 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Tickets & Details

One of Disney World's annual special events is Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, which happens every fall leading up to Halloween! Disney has just released the official dates and tickets for the 2013 Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party.Boo! Don't be afraid. The screams you hear are squeals of delight, not fright. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to visit the Magic Kingdom Park in costume and trick-or-treat for candy and goodies with some favorite Disney Characters, all in their … [Read more...]

Five things you Need to Know About Face Painting at WDW

Throughout the Disney parks you will find several Face Painting Stations. Recently I took my son to get his face painted at WDW and wanted to share some Tips & Tricks with you to help make your experience more magical!1.Each face painting station offers the same selection of about a dozen faces you can choose from. These are your only choices and range from flowers and princess inspired faces, to dogs and pirates.2. You should expect to pay around $15 for the face. We chose a Pirate … [Read more...]

Do you want to Eat with Mickey Mouse?

What’s so special about Character Dining at Walt Disney World?  Why would you spend extra money to see the characters while dining, when the characters are in the park for free?   I’ll tell you why…time savings!We love to go to Disney World in the summer.   Epcot has a great Character Spot, where you can see all of Disney’s main characters (Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Pluto and others) all at one time.  The drawback?    Unless you’re willing to forego Soarin’ and Test Track first thing, the … [Read more...]

WDW Deluxe Resorts – Why They’re Worth The Cost

There are a ton of amazing Walt Disney World Resorts to choose from, so many that Disney had to divide them into categories, with Value Resorts being the cheapest with the smallest rooms and fewest ameneties, and the Moderate Resorts have larger rooms and more on site ameneties, and then there's the Deluxe Resorts, which are the largest, fanciest Resorts with - you guessed it - the largest price tag too. So why would you pick a Deluxe Resort over WDW's cheaper Resorts?Well, here are some … [Read more...]

Owners Lockers: A permanent vacation for your stuff.

What can I say-we humans love stuff. And we have a lot of it. But as any scout will tell you, it’s good to be prepared. This brings me to the service up for review today-Owners Locker. Founders John & Brian really took a simple need and filled it brilliantly.Central Orlando is one of the top vacation destinations in the world, and also one of the prime locations for vacation ownership properties. The folks over at Owners Locker realized that a lot of people, who frequent the Orlando area … [Read more...]

Star Wars Weekends Returns to the Disney’s Hollywood Studios Galaxy in May and June

Star Wars Weekends, the Force-filled, fun-fest that takes place annually at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, returns to the Walt Disney World Resort galaxy every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 17-June 9, 2013.A celebration of all-things-Star Wars, the special event is included in regular park admission to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.Among the features: a special Star Wars-themed parade, appearances by Star Wars celebrities, special additions to Jedi Training Academy, a Star Wars-themed … [Read more...]

A Great WDW Souvenir – Before You Even Get There

If you are a first time traveler to Walt Disney World or are going “home”, then you realize there are a ton of different WDW souvenirs to be had. T-shirts, mugs, magnets, hats, you can even order an awesome Chip and Co. shirt the list is endless and it’s so hard to choose.One of my favorites is a customizable map. WDW has a website where you can order maps of all the Kingdoms, customize them with your favorite rides and even put your name on them. There are categories of attraction … [Read more...]

Don’t forget to pack your Medicine for Walt Disney World…

Normally I would tell you to just say no to drugs, but on a Disney World Vacation I'm tellin' you... YOU BETTA BRING SOME WITH YOU!!!On two of my trips to WDW I got sick. Sick as a dog. Sick as in "please Jesus let me DIE before my throat explodes" kind of sick.  I'm fairly sure  I spent as much on medicine at the gift shops as I did on park-tickets!People book Disney vacations months in advance, so if they, or their children get sick it is extremely likely they will go ahead and on … [Read more...]

The American Idol Experience at WDW Introduces New Songs for a New Season

Just as “American Idol” on television makes changes each season, The American Idol Experience has recently been updated with the addition of 14 new songs, which guests can choose to perform for their big moment on stage.Many of the new songs, including hits from former American Idols, are titles that have been requested by guests auditioning at The American Idol Experience. Taking a cue from the television show, where country music has become more prominent, the list also adds several more … [Read more...]