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 [...]

2019 July, 30

Navigating the Emerald Coast

2019-07-30T13:28:22-04:00July 30, 2019|Travel Destinations|0 Comments

If you have ever been to the South in the summer, you know unbearably, hot humid weather is a guarantee. A great way to beat the heat is to take a trip to the beach! From Alabama to Florida, the gulf coast is a popular family destination. Every summer, visitors from all over the world visit the amazing white sand beaches and emerald green waters in the Destin area. Even Luke Bryan dropped anchor at the ever-popular Crab Island for the 4th of July this year! Here are a few of my favorite places to visit when visiting the Emerald [...]

2016 January, 27

The BEST Chocolate at Disney???

2016-01-27T06:00:35-05:00January 27, 2016|Disney Travel|0 Comments

Do you love chocolate? Do you love Disney? Do you want your own personal chocolatier? Then, PLEASE, for the love of chocolate and all things Disney, do yourself a favor and visit the Ganachery, where the slogan is “the cure for the common chocolate.” Read on for more info about my visit to this brand new addition to Disney Springs. The Ganachery opened on December 15, 2015 and is a welcome addition to the ever growing Disney Springs (formerly known as Downtown Disney). Disney Springs is a dining, shopping, and entertainment district at Walt Disney World and is FREE to [...]

2015 October, 2

8 Ways to Enjoy Disney World as a Couple

2015-10-02T06:00:00-04:00October 2, 2015|Disney World|0 Comments

Thinking about leaving the kids behind for your next trip to Walt Disney World? Don’t worry! Disney offers many different types of experiences that couples will enjoy doing together. So, drop the kids at Grandma & Grandpa’s house, and enjoy a fun getaway full of Disney magic! Here are eight ways my husband and I love to spend our time together at Disney World: 1) Take in a Game at the ESPN Club My husband and I happen to love sports. So, it makes sense that this is one of our favorite restaurants to hang out in and watch a [...]

2015 July, 17

7 Tips for a rainy day at Walt Disney World

2015-07-17T06:00:00-04:00July 17, 2015|Disney World|0 Comments

Florida weather can be quite the fickle thing – one minute there could be a cloudless sky, the next minute there’s a torrential downpour! As we all know, weather forecasts don’t stop just for a family vacation, so here are a few essential tips to touring a Disney park when the weatherman is calling for rain! - A no brainer but sometimes a rather forgettable item when packing is a poncho! Purchase ponchos prior to traveling (or bring rain jackets!) just in case the weather is supposed to be rainy. You never know when you’ll need it and 9 times [...]

2014 October, 6

Holiday Inn Waikiki Beachcomber Resort

2014-10-06T06:00:00-04:00October 6, 2014|Travel, Travel Destinations|0 Comments

Holiday Inn Waikiki Beachcomber Resort is your home away from home. Each room is catered to truly make you feel you are on vacation, but with all the convenience of home. For example, every room has a coffee maker, air conditioning, television, internet access, telephone, microwave oven, refrigerator, safe, and so much more. Most rooms also have an amazing ocean view and lanai (a balcony or covered patio). Not to mention literally being just steps away from Waikiki Beach. Holiday Inn Waikiki Beachcomber Resort is located in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii! Holiday Inn Waikiki Beachcomber Resort also has a restaurant on [...]

2014 June, 10

Girl’s Getaway on The Disney Dream

2014-06-10T07:00:00-04:00June 10, 2014|Disney Cruise Line, Disney Dream|0 Comments

I recently went on the Disney Dream with my daughter, my two friends, and their daughters. The planning started months ago during a trip to see Frozen. It was so much fun to talk about it and makes plan in the months leading up to the cruise! My daughter and I were the only ones in our group that had been on a Disney cruise before. I was so excited for my friends to experience the Disney Dream! The day of our departure we all were so excited! We drove together to the port and the girls were all smiles [...]

2014 February, 10

Getting There – Driving vs. Flying to Walt Disney World

2014-02-10T07:00:00-05:00February 10, 2014|Disney Travel, Disney World|0 Comments

I’ve often heard it said that it’s not the destination that matters but the journey. I don’t think the person who came up with that has ever been to Disney. I often work with families who are trying to decide whether they should fly or drive to Disney. So, I thought I would share my perspective on the pros of both options. Obviously, some people will have to fly (shout out to my Alaskan and Canadian friends). But, many of you will have the option so here is my quick rundown of both options. I love both options for different [...]

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