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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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Disney’s Main Street Electrical Parade Returns To Disneyland

Disney’s Main Street Electrical Parade Returns To Disneyland

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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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

Star Wars fans, including myself, have been on the edge of their seat ever since the D23 Expo in 2015 when it was first announced that Star Wars would have a huge presence in both Walt Disney World in Orlando and Disneyland in Anaheim as concept art was shown for two...

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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

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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Disney After Hours Event Returns For 2018

Disney After Hours Event Returns For 2018

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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Disney Parks To Open After Irma

Disney Parks To Open After Irma

Star Wars fans, including myself, have been on the edge of their seat ever since the D23 Expo in 2015 when it was first announced that Star Wars would have a huge presence in both Walt Disney World in Orlando and Disneyland in Anaheim as concept art was shown for two...

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Mobile Ordering Available With Disney Dining Plan

Mobile Food Ordering New Locations Added Walt Disney World

If you’re visiting the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World, make sure you  take a ride on the PeopleMover!   The PeopleMover first opened in the Magic Kingdom in 1975 and has had a few names since then.  It started as the WEDway PeopleMover and changed to the...

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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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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

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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Disney’s Express Transportation Option

Disney’s Express Transportation Option

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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5 Things That Irritate Me About Disney

5 Things That Irritate Me About Disney

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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Smoking at Walt Disney World

Smoking at Walt Disney World

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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Be Our Guest Breakfast Review – Worth The Price?

Be Our Guest Breakfast Review – Worth The Price?

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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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?

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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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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