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Garden Grill Breakfast Review

Garden Grill Breakfast Review

Disney's Garden Grill Restaurant at Epcot is a hidden gem that I recently discovered.  I've always known the restaraunt was there, but it was never a priority for us to try given that there are so many terrific places to eat in Epcot.  I couldn't decide where I wanted...

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Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Extra Magic Hours

Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Extra Magic Hours

This fall, guests of Disney Resort hotels and other select hotels will have more opportunities to take advantage of the Extra Magic Hours with a new limited time EXTRA EXTRA Magic Hours! This new benefit WILL include Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood...

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Disney’s Magic Kingdom Sleepy Hollow – The Hidden Gem

Disney’s Magic Kingdom Sleepy Hollow – The Hidden Gem

Sleepy Hollow in the Magic Kingdom can be easily overlooked.  Located just off to the left of the castle, you're often so focused on the castle you don't notice this little treasure!  Trust me, after looking at the menu and seeing my pictures, you'll add this to your...

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The Windows On Main Street USA

The Windows On Main Street USA

When you’re standing on the curb waiting for the three o’clock parade do you ever stop to look at the windows on Main Street USA?  Did you know that each of those windows pays tribute to someone who has a significant place in Disney history . . . and each window tells...

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Review – Friar’s Nook at Disney’s Magic Kingdom

Review – Friar’s Nook at Disney’s Magic Kingdom

Friar's Nook at the Magic Kingdom has always been a place I walked by.  I may have stopped for a cold drink once in a while, but it's never been on my list of places to eat.  I suspect it's because I usually stop at Storybook Treats next door - they have some...

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Astro Orbiter – Why I Will Never Ride Again

Astro Orbiter – Why I Will Never Ride Again

Astro Orbiter in the Magic Kingdom has always puzzled me.  I have been visiting Walt Disney World since 1974 and apparently this attraction originally opened in 1974 as StarJets.  It was later refreshed and updated in the mid 90's to be Astro Orbiter. The funny thing...

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Wild Africa Trek At Disney’s Animal Kingdom Review

Wild Africa Trek At Disney’s Animal Kingdom Review

If you are interested in an in depth look at the wildlife at Disney's Animal Kingdom, you will not be disappointed by this experience! The Wild Africa Trek begins by the main entrance of the Kilimanjaro Safaris ride where you check in, meet your guides and the other...

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Feeding The Wildlife At Disney

Feeding The Wildlife At Disney

Don’t Feed The Wildlife signs are scattered all over Walt Disney World, yet on any given day you can find someone feeding them.  What gives?  WHY would you do this? While the Disney Parks have lots of Mice and Ducks running around - the majority of them are there to...

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Mobile Ordering Available With Disney Dining Plan

Mobile Ordering Available With Disney Dining Plan

Beginning January 31st, 2018 – Disney’s Mobile Ordering is available to guests using a Disney Dining Plan. Mobile ordering allows guests to order their quick service meal via the My Disney Experience app to avoid waiting in line for a cashier. Using the app, you can...

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Avatar Flight Of Passage Seats

Avatar Flight Of Passage Seats

Avatar Flight of Passage is one of the BEST attractions at any theme park, but it isn’t for everyone. See what the seats look like, and why your body type might prevent you from riding.

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The BEST Purchase I’ve Made At Disney

The BEST Purchase I’ve Made At Disney

It is very easy to overheat at Walt Disney World, no matter how much water you drink!  I drink a LOT of water so I never have an issue of dehydrating, but intense heat is something I can’t handle.  I tend to avoid the summer months when possible for this very reason,...

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Disney After Hours Event Returns For 2018

Disney After Hours Event Returns For 2018

The popular After Hours event at Walt Disney World will return to the Magic Kingdom in 2018.  The special ticket event is an amazing night time experience that you don't want to miss! The Magic Kingdom event allows for entry as early as 7pm with the ticket purchase....

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Disney Parks To Open After Irma

Disney Parks To Open After Irma

Theme parks in Walt Disney World are getting ready to open on September 12th, 2017 after Hurricane Irma hit Florida. After being closed September 10th and 11th, guests are anxious to get in to the parks to see how they held up.  There are many trees down around the...

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Mobile Food Ordering New Locations Added Walt Disney World

Mobile Food Ordering New Locations Added Walt Disney World

Ordering a quick service meal at Walt Disney World is getting easier every day!  I had the opportunity to try the Mobile Ordering feature at Pandora - The World Of Avatar for the first time and I was impressed.  It save time as well as the aggravation of standing in a...

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Caring For Giants Review at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Caring For Giants Review at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Caring for Giants is a tour offered at Disney's Animal Kingdom giving you a closer look at the elephants.  The cost of the tour is in addition to your park admission, but read below why I think it's a great value! My sister Becky is a huge fan of the elephants. Over...

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FastPass Crackdown – Cheaters Will Be Cheaters

FastPass Crackdown – Cheaters Will Be Cheaters

FastPass+ at Walt Disney World is a free service that allows you to effectively schedule up to 3 attractions in advance to avoid the long standby lines. If you stay at a Disney resort, you can make your selections 60 days in advance of your trip, if you’re staying...

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Avatar Flight of Passage Review at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Avatar Flight of Passage Review at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Avatar Flight of Passage was an attraction that I was determined I had to try. The reviews said that it was not good for those with motion sickness and it could be intense, but I had to experience it at least once. Since I had the opportunity to visit during a preview...

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Yak & Yeti Dinner Review at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Yak & Yeti Dinner Review at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

If you have read my blogs before, you know that I’m a bit of a picky eater who loves desserts. As I get older, I find that I’m a little more adventurous with the restaurants I will try, which is of great delight to my travel companions.   After eating at the Coral...

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Disney’s Express Transportation Option

Disney’s Express Transportation Option

UPDATE - Disney's Express Transportation is not available as of August 23 2017. I am a big believer in the Park Hopper option on your Walt Disney World tickets. Having the flexibility to visit more than one park in a day can really enhance your Disney vacation. I like...

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5 Things That Irritate Me About Disney

5 Things That Irritate Me About Disney

With so many people posting things about Disney every day, it is hard to know what’s legitimate.  I have found articles, blogs and web pages who claim they are ‘Disney Experts’ with inside information that is completely unreliable. Here are my top 5 irritants about...

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Smoking at Walt Disney World

Smoking at Walt Disney World

If you are a smoker visiting Walt Disney World, there are some key things you need to know before you go. If you vape – you need to know this too!

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Be Our Guest Breakfast Review – Worth The Price?

Be Our Guest Breakfast Review – Worth The Price?

I love Be Our Guest restaurant at the Magic Kingdom, I think it’s one of the best themed places on property.  It really does make you feel like you’re right inside the movie and that at any moment, Belle and the Beast could take a twirl right there in the ballroom....

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It’s about time! Disney’s FastPass+ is enhanced

It’s about time! Disney’s FastPass+ is enhanced

Beginning on April 10th, Disney’s FastPass+ system is being enhanced (finally!) to make it much more flexible for us when we’re in the parks. The two big changes: 1. We can now book fewer than 3 selections at a time.  This is great because sometimes I just want to...

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Why I’ll Miss Dream Along With Mickey

Why I’ll Miss Dream Along With Mickey

I’ll admit – I wasn't always a fan of the castle shows, until I saw Dream Along With Mickey. The first time I saw this show I was in love with it.  It was such a great story and had some terrific characters, it also gave Donald Duck a bit of spotlight that he’s...

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Cheshire Café Walt Disney World – What’s On The Menu?

Cheshire Café Walt Disney World – What’s On The Menu?

The Cheshire Cafe in the Magic Kingdom has always been a great place for snacks, but when they change the menu, it's disappointing! A couple of years ago I discovered something that was exactly what my sweet tooth had been looking for.  I have a love of sugar (which...

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8 Reasons Why You Should Visit Disneyland

8 Reasons Why You Should Visit Disneyland

Disneyland in California is where it all began, it’s the only park that Walt Disney opened and dedicated himself.  It was a challenging opening with many issues on that day, but it has remained a constant site of magic in Anaheim since 1955. It is difficult not to...

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If You Had Wings

If You Had Wings

Disney had a campaign a while ago called “When did it start for you?”.  The campaign had asked people when they first fell in love with the magic and became a Disney fan for life. I started thinking, going back through my fondest memories to pinpoint the time that I...

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