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Shadow Silhouettes

2019-08-19T19:08:59-05:00

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 [...]

Shadow Silhouettes2019-08-19T19:08:59-05:00

Top reasons why you shouldn’t wait on taking your preschooler to Disney!

2019-08-09T14:35:59-05:00

Why, now more than ever, you should take your preschooler to Disney! Often times, I am told “I would love to go to Disney, it would just be too hard with our 2-year-old.”  Or “we want to go when they will remember it.”  I get it – I do.  When our oldest, Elizabeth, was 2, we thought about Disney but decided on a Disney Cruise instead.  There were of plethora of reasons why we chose a cruise over the most [...]

Top reasons why you shouldn’t wait on taking your preschooler to Disney!2019-08-09T14:35:59-05:00

Minnie’s Halloween Dine

2016-09-27T12:21:57-05:00

Are you looking for a little Halloween fun for your next Disney trip? Make sure to add Minnie's Halloween Dine to your fall bucket list! The Hollywood and Vine restaurant at Disney’s Hollywood Studios hosts this special seasonal character dining experience from September 12 until November 6th. Join Minnie and friends for a frightfully fun and festive buffet dinner party. The cost for Minnie's Halloween dine is $46.99 for adults and $27.99 for kids plus taxes and gratuity or 1 [...]

Minnie’s Halloween Dine2016-09-27T12:21:57-05:00

Minnie’s Seasonal Dining at Hollywood & Vine

2016-07-26T10:25:51-05:00

Hollywood & Vine has long been home to the Disney Junior characters at breakfast and lunch. But you can now join Minnie and friends in a fun, festive, themed dinner buffet! Hollywood & Vine is a buffet celebrating the bounty of California. The menu includes lots of salads, fresh vegetables, savory meat dishes and more. The kid’s favorite part will likely be the dessert bar featuring a make your own sundae station and a chocolate fountain. Minnie now hosts friends in [...]

Minnie’s Seasonal Dining at Hollywood & Vine2016-07-26T10:25:51-05:00

Cruising Disney Cruise Lines with Young Children

2016-04-28T09:51:05-05:00

It’s no secret that Disney knows families. So what’s the perfect family cruise? A Disney Cruise of course! With 4 ships and itineraries all over the globe, adventure is just around the corner! If you have a younger child, you may not be sure if a Disney Cruise is for you. Here are some wonderful things about cruising with young children on Disney Cruise Lines. All Disney Cruise ships have complimentary drop-off youth programs for children ages 3-12, who are [...]

Cruising Disney Cruise Lines with Young Children2016-04-28T09:51:05-05:00

Sailing with Character

2016-04-21T08:08:33-05:00

When you cruise with Disney Cruise Lines, you don’t just cruise, you cruise with characters. Imagine rubbing elbows with Captain Hook and Mr. Smee, dancing with Princesses, chatting with Jack Sparrow, even telling Santa Claus your Christmas Wishes – all this and more can happen on a Disney Cruise. For the most part, character greetings on the cruise happen just like character greetings in the parks. The character greeting schedules are posted in your Personal Navigator as well as through [...]

Sailing with Character2016-04-21T08:08:33-05:00

Character Dining at the Disneyland Resort

2016-01-08T08:41:52-05:00

Character dining at the Disneyland Resort is quite a bit different than at Disney World. Because the resort is a bit smaller, there aren’t quite as many options to choose from. But once you experience the character meals, you’ll love the Disneyland difference!!   There are two types of character meals at Disneyland – character meals and premium character meals. Vouchers for both types can be added to your vacation package (ask your Travel with the Magic Travel Planner for more [...]

Character Dining at the Disneyland Resort2016-01-08T08:41:52-05:00

My Conversations with the Characters

2015-12-03T13:19:33-05:00

  Character meet and greets are a main attraction at Disney, and I love them! I have my favorites that I go see every year! I have so much fun with them by just holding simple conversations, and here is my secret tip on how you can have memorable interactions, too! Be Creative! The Characters are more than willing to talk, you just need to provide a topic! I try to find something that is personal to me but that [...]

My Conversations with the Characters2015-12-03T13:19:33-05:00

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

2015-07-01T13:34:44-05:00

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex is located in Walt Disney World and is a 220 acre multi venue sports complex. The complex host numerous sporting events throughout the year both professional and amateur sports. Athletes come from all over the world to compete at this world-class facility. The complex consist of ten different venues and facilities. Venues: Champion Stadium HP Field House Hess Sports Field Baseball Quadraplex Softball Diamonplex Tennis Complex New Balance Track & Field Complex Jostens Center [...]

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex2015-07-01T13:34:44-05:00

Tusker House Restaurant

2015-03-03T15:04:33-05:00

When planning a trip to Disney most of my clients think they will be eating burgers, nuggets and pizza for most of their trip, but surprisingly Disney offers over 140 total restaurants (ranging from snacks to AAA Five Diamond) that just may be some of the best meals they’ve ever eaten. For the ultimate experience you can combine a great meal with Disney characters. This way in a little over an hour you can meet 4-5 characters and eat. Tusker [...]

Tusker House Restaurant2015-03-03T15:04:33-05:00

Family Fun at Splitsville Luxury Lanes

2014-10-29T16:39:02-05:00

Family Fun at Splitsville Luxury Lanes Downtown Disney’s West Side is home to a unique entertainment option for your family – Splitsville Luxury Lanes! With its retro look, upgraded food options, and family friendly atmosphere, it’s a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the parks and enjoy a friendly game of competition! The Attraction: Splitsville is an oversized bowling extravaganza! With 30 lanes to choose from, brightly colored Mickey and Minnie bowling balls, and bumpers [...]

Family Fun at Splitsville Luxury Lanes2014-10-29T16:39:02-05:00

Tips For Waiting In Line With Toddlers at Disney

2014-09-26T10:19:06-05:00

Toddlers are not the most patient beings on the face of the planet so thinking about waiting in long Disney attraction lines with them can become a source of stress for most parents. It is probably one of the most popular reasons I hear people give when they say their kids are too young to go to Disney, BUT alas! No more! I have compiled my favorite 7 tips for keeping those toddlers busy hence saving your sanity. 1. An [...]

Tips For Waiting In Line With Toddlers at Disney2014-09-26T10:19:06-05:00

Extra Doses of Magic: Real Stories from Real Families

2019-06-03T14:10:15-05:00

Everyone has a story. Everyone who has been on any kind of Disney vacation has a Magical story. You know what I am talking about; those extra doses of Magic (or Pixie Dust) that make any Disney trip extra special, the experiences that keep you wanting to come back and keep you telling stories again and again. Maybe it was a cast member who went above and beyond, maybe it was an extra magical encounter with your favorite character or [...]

Extra Doses of Magic: Real Stories from Real Families2019-06-03T14:10:15-05:00