Planning

Top 5 Tips for Easy Character Interactions at Disney

One of the highlights of a Disney trip for any child is meeting the characters. Disney offers unique one-on-one opportunities at character meals and there are also lots of opportunities available in the parks as well. Getting a picture, an autograph, or just a hug from your son’s or daughter’s favorite character will create a memory that will last a lifetime….
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Thursday Thrills: Rock N Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith

One of my favorite rides at Hollywood Studios, second of course to my all time favorite – The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror,  is Rock N Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith. Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith is an enclosed steel roller coaster and it is a beast! It is a totally awesome ride and my family loves it. The queue…
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Top 5 Tips for Disney Bag Check

Every guest who visits the Disney parks with any type of bag must go through bag check before entering the gate. In order to try to help make the process a little easier for you, here are some helpful hints to save you some time and trouble. Tip #1: Don’t fight it! If you are carrying any bag, whether a small camera…
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Thursday Thrills: Space Mountain

Many years ago, when my sister and I visited the Magic Kingdom, we always started the day with rope drop. Yes, even as teens we would be at the park as soon as it opened, make a mad dash to the rope, wait patiently for rope drop, and then book it straight to Space Mountain. I can still hear us:…
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15 Tips for a Drama-Free Disney Vacation

Traveling to Walt Disney World is one of the greatest pleasures your family will ever experience. Days spent together having fun and being away from the stresses of life are some of the best you can imagine. Still, things can go wrong. After all, kids get tired and hungry, parents get frustrated, plans fall through. Believe me, I’ve been there…
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Club Disney – A Gem Inside Hollywood Studios

During our recent trip to Walt Disney World, my family and I discovered a gem inside Hollywood Studios called Club Disney. Club Disney opened on December 4 and it is a great place for children to have fun and parents to recharge. Club Disney is located inside Sunset Showcase on Sunset Boulevard, right past the Rock N Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith. When…
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A Frozen Holiday Wish Returns Tonight

The immensely popular holiday stage show, “A Frozen Holiday WIsh,” returns to the Magic Kingdom tonight. The 10-minute show starring favorite Frozen characters Anna, Elsa, Olaf and Kristoff will kick off the castle dream lights display. This display is made from 200,000 LED lights which illuminate Cinderella Castle each night throughout the holiday season. Show times on regular park days…
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For the Love of Osborne!

I absolutely LOVE the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights. I have written about this many times and I simply cannot say enough about this magical holiday experience. During our early-December trips, you can find me sitting with a hot cup of coffee from the Writer’s Stop, gazing at this beautiful spectacle and thanking God for the blessing of being able to…
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Disney Fun: Playing Fairy Godmother

Traveling to Disney with Aleyah and McKinley is so much fun. No matter how many times I have visited Walt Disney World, I get to relive first reactions to all things Disney during our trips. Seeing everything through new eyes makes me very happy and being able to share these times with them is priceless. One of the most fun things…
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Tips for a Successful Disney Trip

Traveling to Walt Disney World is one of the greatest pleasures your family will ever experience. Days spent together having fun and being away from the stresses of life are some of the best you can imagine. Still, things can go wrong. Afterall, kids get tired and hungry, parents get frustrated, plans fall through. Believe me, I’ve been there and…
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