Your Furry Friend Is Now Welcome At Select Walt Disney World Resorts

Beginning this Sunday, October 15th, dogs will now be welcome at select Walt Disney World resorts. Your four-legged friend can stay with your during your stay for an extra fee at these four resorts: Art of Animation ($50 per night) Fort Wilderness Cabins ($50 per night) Port Orleans Riverside ($50 per night) Yacht Club ($75 per night) While the added fee is more than most kennels, for some pet owners this is a small price to pay to have their fur babies with them each night during their vacation. The location of the rooms with have easy access to pet Continue reading Your Furry Friend Is Now Welcome At Select Walt Disney World Resorts

Walt Disney World Parks After Dark

There was a period of time, when the kids were small, that we never saw the parks in the dark. A good night’s sleep was critical for our middle son. No one wanted to upset his routine, afraid of the repercussions the next day. No one. Fast forward a few years later and we re-discovered the joys of Disney after Dark. Magic Kingdom There is nothing like entering the Haunted Mansion while it is dark and eerie outside. Or, as you round the corner on Splash Mountain, catching a glimpse of the castle all lit up.  Everything is a new attraction Continue reading Walt Disney World Parks After Dark

When The Rain, Rain Won’t Go Away While You’re At Walt Disney World

Our last visit to Walt Disney World was wonderful, as it always is, except for….. the weather. On the drive down to our favorite vacation spot, my husband and I chuckled when I read aloud an unhappy poster’s comments on a Disney message board. “We have a 90% chance of rain each day of our upcoming visit. Will Disney refund our tickets if we cancel because of the bad weather?” “It’s Florida,” my husband sighed. “In the summer. Of course it’s going to rain during your vacation. And then the sun comes out 20 minutes later. Buck up, Buttercup!” Were Continue reading When The Rain, Rain Won’t Go Away While You’re At Walt Disney World

How To Ruin Your Family’s Walt Disney World Vacation

We all dream of the perfect Walt Disney World Vacation. Blue skies. Calm toddlers. Affordable food and drink. Getting lost in the idyllic commercials of happy families and perfect weather we forget that things can and will go wrong. Typically, I’m a glass-half-full Disney girl. But, sometimes, you simply must plan for the worst in order to have the best vacation. How not to ruin your family’s Disney vacation? Read on! 1. Neglect The Planning Process. Gone are the days when you could turn to your spouse and say, “Hey! Let’s take the kids to Disney this weekend.” Okay. You Continue reading How To Ruin Your Family’s Walt Disney World Vacation

Avoid Rookie Mistakes With Tried And True Tips For Walt Disney World

In a recent conversation with my daughter, we were reminiscing about trips to Walt Disney World. (She is currently 22……oh, how time flies!) I asked her to tell me her favorite memories. While musing about this trip and that, she suddenly remembered going with her school to sing at EPCOT’s Candlelight Processional and she exclaimed, “Oh, here’s one. Don’t go with your school!” As I started typing, she screamed, “No, Mom! Don’t write that. That’s not what I meant. But you know what? That trip was a textbook case of what not to do.” There are many schools that do Disney right. Continue reading Avoid Rookie Mistakes With Tried And True Tips For Walt Disney World

10 Things A Disney Nut Does Better

There are a lot of us out there. Certified Disney Nuts. You can tell by our Disney license plates, Disney t-shirts,  and the Mickey Ears we wear outside of the parks. You’ll catch us humming It’s A Small World or Let It Go and we don’t even know we’re doing it. And if you’re planning a trip to Walt Disney World, you’ll want to invite the Disney Nut in your life to dinner. Pick their brain. Get them talking about the place they call home. Because there are a lot of things a Disney Nut does better. 1. We know the best Continue reading 10 Things A Disney Nut Does Better

The Best Tips For Surviving The Summer Heat At Walt Disney World

Surviving the summer heat at Walt Disney World

1. Mid-day is the perfect time for a dip in the resort pool or a nap in the AC. But, it’s also a time when Mother Nature provides unlimited FastPasses. Rainstorms are prevalent in the Florida and you’ll need to plan your time accordingly. If there is no lightening, rides will still be operational and lines will be short as most everyone else will run for cover, typically choosing to call it a day. But if you’ve already had enough of the crowds, go to the pool or take a nap. By all means. You can go out again as the evening Continue reading The Best Tips For Surviving The Summer Heat At Walt Disney World