2020 December, 1

The Magic of Walt Disney World During the Holiday Season

2020-12-01T14:40:26-05:00December 1, 2020|Disney Travel|0 Comments

Have you ever visited Walt Disney World during the holiday season? It’s the “Most Magical Time of the Year” to visit! Things may look a little different right now than they have in the past, but that doesn’t mean it’s any less magical. My family just returned from spending a week at Walt Disney World and had an amazing time! Let me share some of our favorite holiday experiences from our 2020 trip. We stayed at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort and it was beautifully decorated with a themed tree and holiday touches around the resort. The Poly is currently undergoing [...]

2020 November, 23

Disney Springs – Christmas Tree Stroll 2020

2020-11-23T18:06:29-05:00November 23, 2020|Disney Springs|0 Comments

The holidays are just around the corner and I love visiting Walt Disney World when it’s all decked out for the season. The parks have added holiday touches like Christmas-themed character cavalcades, special treats, and beautiful decorations to capture the magic of the season. It’s the most magical time of the year to visit! During your vacation, it’s always a good idea to plan a day for a little downtime, so you can relax by the pool, do a little shopping and take a break to refresh a bit. During our day off from the parks, my family likes to [...]

2019 August, 18

Shadow Silhouettes

2019-08-18T21:58:50-04:00August 18, 2019|Disneyland|0 Comments

When someone mentions “Disneyland” or “Walt Disney World,” what’s the first thing that pops into your head? The price? Mickey Mouse? The castle? For me, it’s 2 things... churros and Mickey Mouse ears. Random, I know, but is there anything cuter than a little kid eating a churro while wearing their Mickey Mouse ears? The first time I went to Disney was as an adult, and let me tell you, my head is too big for their cute ear headbands and Mickey ears. This was devastating as I had always wanted them. Seeing that I was Queen of Hearts head [...]

2017 April, 4

7 Ways To Cure Your Post Disney Blues

2017-04-04T06:00:21-04:00April 4, 2017|Disney World|0 Comments

  You are having the most magical time at Walt Disney World. Then, you come back to your resort room that final night only to find your eviction notice, the dreaded “Tragical Express” papers, the sign that your vacation has come to an end. Now what? It has gone too fast and you are already beginning to miss the fun you had. Here are 7 ways to cure your post Disney blues. Book your next vacation! Disney usually offers a Bounce Back Offer. You may receive an email while at Walt Disney World or check your packet of information in [...]

2017 January, 5

Reasons to Love Port Orleans French Quarter

2017-01-05T06:00:43-05:00January 5, 2017|Disney World|0 Comments

At Walt Disney World you can choose from 5 moderate resorts when choosing on-property accommodations: Caribbean Beach, Coronado Springs, The Cabins at Fort Wilderness, Port Orleans – Riverside, and Port Orleans - French Quarter. Each of these resorts has unique theming and offer a different experience. I’ve had the privilege of staying at 3 of the 5 moderate resorts. Let me share with you the reasons you will love staying at Port Orleans - French Quarter.   Size - It’s the smallest of the 5 moderate resorts. There are 7 buildings all located within close walking distance to the food [...]

2016 December, 9

Saratoga Springs with Kids

2016-12-09T06:00:06-05:00December 9, 2016|Disney Travel|0 Comments

Saratoga Springs often gets overlooked as a great resort to stay in because it is a couple minutes farther from the parks. In my opinion, there are more pros than cons and what is five more minutes of a drive or bus ride? Here are some reasons why Saratoga Springs is a great place to stay with kids   1.) Pools: There are several pools at Saratoga Springs, but our favorite was the pool in the Paddock section. There is a zero entry pool with a great big waterslide, and our favorite, a separate toddler play area that was totally [...]

2016 September, 15

Disney Resorts: Old Key West vs. Saratoga Springs

2016-09-15T06:00:14-04:00September 15, 2016|Disney Travel|0 Comments

Disney’s Old Key West and Saratoga Springs Resorts There are 2 Resorts at Walt Disney World that often have last minute availability AND are cheaper per night than most other Deluxe Resorts. I get a lot of questions about these properties so here are some basic pros and cons about each. The bottom line: These are great options for large families, last minute travelers, and/or those wishing for a slower, relaxing Disney Vacation. Old Key West is the very first Disney Vacation Club (DVC) Resort. In fact, it used to be called THE Disney Vacation Club resort. Old Key West [...]

2016 September, 13

5 Tips for Arrival Day at Walt Disney World

2016-09-13T06:00:34-04:00September 13, 2016|Disney World|0 Comments

For most travelers, your arrival time to Walt Disney World will not be first thing in the morning. Depending on where you are traveling from, you may arrive around lunch, or sometimes in the afternoon. I know you may be ready to start your vacation and ride some rides, but hang tight! If you are traveling with kids who have had to sit still for hours, the last thing they will want to do is stand in long afternoon lines for rides. Plus, it’s a shame to waste a whole day of park tickets for just a few hours, so [...]

2016 May, 2

The Best Restaurants You Don’t Need a Reservation For

2016-05-02T06:00:07-04:00May 2, 2016|Dining, Disney Travel, Disney World|0 Comments

  It’s a known fact that to get the first pick of reservation times at Disney restaurants, you have to book them six months in advance. But sometimes, we don’t always have the luxury of knowing when we are going to be on vacation, which often leads to a lack of availability at table service restaurants the closer it gets to your vacation dates! Quick service restaurants to the rescue! Not all theme park food consists of boring burgers, hot dogs, and French fries. Disney dining can be fun and adventurous – you just have to know where to go! [...]

2016 March, 16

Disney Traditions

2016-03-16T06:00:12-04:00March 16, 2016|Disney World|0 Comments

  Disney World is a vacation that has something for everyone to enjoy and fall in love with. Once you are there, you will soon find favorite activities, rides and meals, creating your Disney Traditions! Here are 10 suggested Disney Traditions that my family enjoys each visit! #1 Magic Kingdom on Your First and Last Park   Days I recommend beginning and ending your vacation with high excitement. This is personal to each family. Take into consideration what you enjoy most at the parks, when deciding which one to choose first. This starts your vacation off on the right foot. I [...]

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