Best Ways To Celebrate At Walt Disney World

Whether it’s a birthday or an anniversary or a family reunion there are lots of great ways to make your celebration at Walt Disney World unique and memorable. First things first! Make sure you note on your resort reservation and dining reservations that you are celebrating an event. You may just receive a “Happy Birthday” from a cast member upon check-in or a signed card from Mickey Mouse. Or more. Anything is possible. Purchase the Memory Maker option in advance. Not only will you save money on pictures, it’ll be one more thing off your to-do list before you leave. Continue reading Best Ways To Celebrate At Walt Disney World

Mark Your Calendars For Mickey’s Birthday

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As a nod to an “almost” Wordless Wednesday, I dug up an old picture of my sons signing Mickey’s Birthday card. The theme this week is November Calendar and this is a date we never forget in our house. My middle son joined our family through adoption. We celebrate his “Gotcha Day” on November 18th, the day we “got” him. No presents. No huge fanfare. We just let him choose a family activity to celebrate. Surprise! He choose going to Disney World and this Disney nut mom couldn’t refuse. On November 18th, he proudly wore his “I’m Celebrating” button. In Continue reading Mark Your Calendars For Mickey’s Birthday

Disney Ushers In The Fall Season With EPCOT’s Food And Wine Festival

A Guide to EPCOTs Food and Wine Festival

From September 19 through November 10th, EPCOT will be hosting the 19th Annual Food and Wine Festival, a favorite event for any adult Disney fan and foodie. Special food, special events, celebrity chefs, cooking demonstrations, wine tastings and special packages will be available to expand your knowledge (and waistline) of food and wine from around the world. Follow the tips below to get the most out of this unique Disney experience. 1. If you haven’t already, book your dining and special event reservations NOW! As with any Disney vacation, the earlier you book the better the selection of dining experiences. Click here to Continue reading Disney Ushers In The Fall Season With EPCOT’s Food And Wine Festival

Gone Fishin’… At Disney World!

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One of the best perks of our Disney Visa card are the points we build up to spend during our next visit. We redeem them before our trip and use them on a splurge. Our last splurge was a private fishing excursion on Crescent Lake. My boys had a blast. My husband’s fish tales were scaled down to a believable account due to the many witnesses. And I was able to enjoy a leisurely cruise around my favorite EPCOT resort area. Disney supplies everything you need for their catch and release bass fishing excursions: fishing equipment, rod, reel, nets, bait and Continue reading Gone Fishin’… At Disney World!

Make The Most Of Star Wars Weekends At Walt Disney World

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Star Wars fan (my entire family) or not (me), Star Wars Weekends are a must-see event at least once in your Walt Disney World vacationing experiences. Due to the popularity of Star Wars Weekends, a number of changes are taking place. Read on to make the most of your visit. They’ve expanded the dates! Now offered Friday through Sunday, from May 16 – June 15, the weekends are packed with Star Wars specific events. As the name implies, these special events only take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday. If you’re visiting Monday-Thursday as well, you can still experience Disney’s Hollywood Studios Continue reading Make The Most Of Star Wars Weekends At Walt Disney World