EPCOT’s 22nd Annual Food And Wine Festival Is In Full Swing

Starting earlier than ever,  EPCOT is currently hosting the 22nd Annual Food and Wine Festival, a favorite event for any adult Disney fan and foodie. This year’s dates run from August 31 – November 13th. 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 Continue reading EPCOT’s 22nd Annual Food And Wine Festival Is In Full Swing

Throwback Thursday: Having A Little Phone Fun In EPCOT


I wrote this post a few months ago. I came across a picture from one of our previous trips and I remembered what fun we had, one hot summer day. My daughter and I sent my sons into the  UK phone booth at EPCOT and then secretly called them to see if they’d answer. They did. And we all had a good laugh. Then, while waiting for my husband, we called again. We told the people who answered how much we loved their Mickey shirt or handbag. We wished them a magical day. We had a blast. I wrote the below Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Having A Little Phone Fun In EPCOT

The Perfect One Day EPCOT Plan

EPCOT is over twice the size of Magic Kingdom but it’s still possible to tackle in one day. Just follow the tips below! Plan on arriving at the EPCOT parking lot no later than 8:00am. You want to arrive at the gates before 9am. Once you pass through the gates, go under Spaceship Earth and veer to the right toward Future World West. Save Spaceship Earth for later in the day when the lines tend to be shorter. Note: Look for the information boards in both Future World West and East. You can check this throughout the day for updated information about queue Continue reading The Perfect One Day EPCOT Plan

Disney Theme 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 and 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 in the 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 Continue reading Disney Theme Parks After Dark