Tour Disney Like a Celebrity

Would you like to be a Disney VIP for a day? How does visiting the Disney parks with little to no stress sound? Is riding all your favorite rides in one day on your Disney bucket list? These dreams can become reality with Disney’s personalized VIP Tour. This extraordinary experience is offered with the at…

Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival Returns

Happening now through November 13th is Epcot’s very popular Food and Wine Festival.  With over 35 global marketplaces, concerts, seminars, demonstrations and book signings, the 2017 festival proves to be better than ever!  Last year, my husband and I spent a long weekend traveling around the showcase to celebrate our anniversary.  What a truly ‘delicious’…

A Litte Door Decor

If you are new to Disney Cruise vacations let me fill you in on a little something…many families love to decorate their stateroom doors with magnets!  The hallways on the ship are long and all of the doors look the same.  Adding some decorations is a fun way to make your stateroom door stand out,…

Minnie Van Service Begins

We knew it was coming and here it is! The Minnie Van Service (cute right?!) is starting their “test phase” at Disney’s BoardWalk, Beach Club and Yacht Club  Resorts with the operating hours of 6:30am-12:30am. The 6 passenger vans which are actually 2017 Chevrolet Traverse Premier mid sized SUVs and are driven by a cast…

Mobile Ordering. Perfect for the Multitasking Guest.

You know the people that stand in front of the microwave saying, “hurry up!”  Those are the people that will love this news. Columbia Harbor House in the Magic Kingdom is the newest restaurant to join the mobile ordering craze.  Picture this-  You might be standing in line at Haunted Mansion and planning Columbia Harbor…

Taking a Baby to Disney?

Aaron was 18 months old on his first trip to the World. No, he doesn’t remember it- but we do.  We remember his eyes lighting up at the sights and sounds in the Magic Kingdom. We remember seeing him lean out of his stroller so he could see what was coming next in the parade….

The 411 on Disney’s Magical Express

Disney has a fantastic FREE service for all of their resort guests. This service is called Magical Express.  Disney’s Magical Express is complimentary transportation to and from the Orlando International Airport for all Walt Disney World Resorts guests.  Here is how the service works. 1.Book your magical Walt Disney World vacation and make reservations to…

Dare to Do Disney with Toddlers- Even Babies!

I’m often asked how old kids should be before you take them to Disney World.  My standard reply is “under 3 is free.”  I’m usually met with the response, “yeah….but…isn’t that a pain and they won’t  even remember it.”  It’s true that they probably won’t remember it, but you will.  With a little prep work,…

Life Beyond the Castle

Cinderella’s Royal Table in the Magic Kingdom is at the top of many guests’ dining lists. In fact it is so popular that sometimes getting a reservation just doesn’t happen.  I know that seems like *the* place to dine with the princesses but there are other options.  Let’s talk about it. Akershus Royal Banquet Hall…

Vacation Layaway…Yes, It’s Totally a Thing

If you know me, you know I travel a lot. And, all of that travel gives me experience on how to make family vacations a part of our everyday life. My parents instilled in me from a young age the importance of connecting as a family, even if it meant we went to a local…