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Disney’s Blizzard Beach With Small Kids

2017-06-28T14:21:23-04:00

A lot of people skip over the water parks when they go to Walt Disney world, especially families with young children. Some think there wouldn’t be much for them to do, however, there is SO MUCH for little ones at Disney’s Blizzard Beach, my two year old loves it! First of all, there is a whole toddler/preschool play area called Tike’s Peak. It if off to the right after you come in the gates. There are plenty of chairs over [...]

Disney’s Blizzard Beach With Small Kids2017-06-28T14:21:23-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2017-07-26T13:57:59-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of July 26, 2017 Magic Kingdom® Park Hall of Presidents Liberty Square Riverboat Splash Mountain Monorail The Walt Disney World® Resort Monorail System is undergoing refurbishment and may be on modified service and/or routes. If Guests plan to use this form of transportation during their visit they should check to be sure of the best option available on their day of travel, as alternative transportation options will be available. Jan. 17 - TBD Aug. [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2017-07-26T13:57:59-04:00

A Fixer Upper Vacation

2017-06-28T14:16:16-04:00

  Have you seen the HGTV show called Fixer Upper? If you haven’t and have no idea what I’m talking about, then don’t waste your time reading this article. But, if you’re one of the thousands who are glued to their television every time Chip and Joanna Gaines come on the show to transform a house in the Waco, Texas area for someone, read on because you might just want to adjust your Vacation Plans from some high priced destination [...]

A Fixer Upper Vacation2017-06-28T14:16:16-04:00

Cruising with Kids on NCL Epic

2017-06-28T14:05:57-04:00

Cruising NCL with kids is an amazing experience. The NCL Epic is a great ship for families and multigenerational trips. Here are some wonderful things about cruising with kids on this ship. Youth Programs – NCL’s Youth Program is divided into groups: Guppies (ages 6 months to 3 years), Splash Academy (ages 3 – 12 years), and Entourage (ages 13 – 17 years). The Splash Academy is further divided by age: Turtles (ages 3 – 5 years), Seals (ages 6 [...]

Cruising with Kids on NCL Epic2017-06-28T14:05:57-04:00

A Taste of the Caribbean at Universal’s Sapphire Falls Resort

2017-07-17T22:05:22-04:00

I recently stayed at Universal’s newest resort, Sapphire Falls. It really brings the Caribbean and a bright, fresh experience to your vacation! And here are my Top 5 Reasons to stay. The Lobby is large, open and inviting…   With Charging Stations and plenty of open seating, it’s a great place to meet your family and friends before or after your day at the parks. Cheerful, vibrant rooms I loved the color scheme in the rooms! The crisp white with [...]

A Taste of the Caribbean at Universal’s Sapphire Falls Resort2017-07-17T22:05:22-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2017-07-18T12:19:42-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of July 18, 2017 Magic Kingdom® Park Hall of Presidents Liberty Square Riverboat Splash Mountain Monorail The Walt Disney World® Resort Monorail System is undergoing refurbishment and may be on modified service and/or routes. If Guests plan to use this form of transportation during their visit they should check to be sure of the best option available on their day of travel, as alternative transportation options will be available. Jan. 17 - TBD Aug. [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2017-07-18T12:19:42-04:00

Planning a Walt Disney World & Universal Vacation

2017-06-28T13:00:10-04:00

  Having a hard time deciding between taking a vacation to Walt Disney World or Universal Orlando? Why not visit both? If you want to spend a few days at Walt Disney World and a few days at Universal, you can easily split your vacation between the two. If possible, I suggest devoting a day to each theme park. Walt Disney World has 4 parks - Animal Kingdom, EPCOT, Hollywood Studios and Magic Kingdom. Universal Orlando now has 3 parks [...]

Planning a Walt Disney World & Universal Vacation2017-06-28T13:00:10-04:00

3 Reasons to Use Disney’s New Express Transportation

2017-07-14T10:48:53-04:00

Express Transportation is Disney’s newest way to keep you moving while at the Parks! It is so easy to add to your theme park tickets, and we loved using it on our recent trip! Here are my 3 reasons you need to add this on your next trip! Easy to Add Just stop by the Concierge Desk at your Resort to add the Express Transportation to your Magic Bands. If you aren’t staying at a Disney Resort, or you went [...]

3 Reasons to Use Disney’s New Express Transportation2017-07-14T10:48:53-04:00

4 Reasons to Attend the Star Wars Galactic Spectacular Dessert Party!

2017-06-28T12:55:02-04:00

I always loved doing the Dessert Parties during Star Wars Weekend, so I was excited to try this new opportunity at Hollywood Studios! Here are my 4 Reasons you should do it too! It’s Inside: Moving the Dessert Party inside means you don’t have to worry about rain or inclement weather!   We are in Florida and you never know when the next thunderstorm will roll through or an unexpected freeze will occur in the winter.   If the fireworks are canceled, [...]

4 Reasons to Attend the Star Wars Galactic Spectacular Dessert Party!2017-06-28T12:55:02-04:00

Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout, Disney’s California Adventure’s Newest Attraction!

2017-06-28T12:48:03-04:00

Disney’s California Adventure newest ride, Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout open officially opened to the public on May 27, 2017. This highly anticipated attraction is everything you imagine it to be and more. You must ride this ride several times to get the full effect, six times to be exact. There are 6 different songs that play along with six different rider profiles. These experiences are unique. Playlist includes all the classics from the 60’s, 70’s, and early [...]

Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout, Disney’s California Adventure’s Newest Attraction!2017-06-28T12:48:03-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2017-07-10T17:27:55-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of July 10, 2017 Magic Kingdom® Park Hall of Presidents Liberty Square Riverboat Splash Mountain Monorail The Walt Disney World® Resort Monorail System is undergoing refurbishment and may be on modified service and/or routes. If Guests plan to use this form of transportation during their visit they should check to be sure of the best option available on their day of travel, as alternative transportation options will be available. Jan. 17 - TBD Aug. [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2017-07-10T17:27:55-04:00

5 Things You Should Know Before Booking Your Celebration of Harry Potter Package at Universal Orlando

2017-06-28T12:32:01-04:00

Potterheads unite! For the past 4 years, at the end of January/early February, Universal Studios Orlando has held A Celebration of Harry Potter. This special event brings together Harry Potter fans with the actors and artists who helped bring J.K. Rowling’s magical world to the big screen. So you wanna go right? Before you pull the trigger, here are 5 things you should know before you book your Celebration of Harry Potter package! If you know you want a Premium [...]

5 Things You Should Know Before Booking Your Celebration of Harry Potter Package at Universal Orlando2017-06-28T12:32:01-04:00

Disney’s Castaway Cay Beach Cabanas– What’s Included?

2019-06-05T07:29:42-04:00

Updated June 4, 2019, with new information. Located on both the family and adult only beaches Disney offers 25 private luxurious cabanas to rent for the day while at Castaway Cay.  Not only are they a hideaway with their own private beaches they include many amenities as well.  On our last cruise, we were able to secure one and enjoyed having our own refuge for the day.  The day before arriving at Castaway Cay day you will receive a model [...]

Disney’s Castaway Cay Beach Cabanas– What’s Included?2019-06-05T07:29:42-04:00

Disney Dining Plan Snack Credits

2017-06-28T12:07:43-04:00

  So you’ve purchased one of the Disney dining plans and have no idea what to do with the multitude of snack credits included in the plan.  Disney’s dining plan brochures list a few examples which include popcorn, soda, water and fruit.  While these are all certainly good choices (because we all know Disney popcorn is the best on earth!) there are many more interesting ways to redeem your snack credits. There are three different dining plans offered by Disney [...]

Disney Dining Plan Snack Credits2017-06-28T12:07:43-04:00