Surviving Sickness in Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World First Aid

    Have you ever wondered what to do when you are sick or injured while visiting the Walt Disney World Resort? Here are the Ins and Outs on some options available to guests of Walt Disney World. Non-Emergency Medical Care in Walt Disney World The First Aid Stations at the Walt Disney World Resort are the best […]

Walt Disney World Resort Refurbishment Update

Swiss Family Treehouse, Vernon Wentz, photographer

There is nothing worse than discovering your favorite Walt Disney World Resort attraction is going to be down for refurbishment while you are visiting. Follow our weekly refurbishment updates to stay up to date about the current and upcoming refurbishments.  Magic Kingdom Refurbishment Update We’ll have to wait a few more extra days to explore […]

No Fastpass+? No Problem.

MyMagic+ Takes the Guest Experience to a New Level with MagicBands

Last weekend I did the unthinkable……I spent three days at Walt Disney World Theme Parks without a single Fastpass+ reservation! (Insert gasp of horror!)   Our trip wasn’t last minute, either, but by the time I logged on to make them, there weren’t any!   And guess what, you guys?  We had a FANTASTIC time! Disney […]

Travel Through Time on Ellen’s Energy Adventure in Epcot!

Ellen's Universe of Energy-Photo Credit Lisa McBride

“Be entertained and enlightened during a zany, 45-minute multimedia trip through time and Ellen DeGeneres’s subconscious.” (Excerpt from Epcot attraction page of the Walt Disney World website) The Universe of Energy pavilion in Epcot’s Future World is the current home of Ellen’s Energy Adventure. I use the word “current” only because there have been rumors floating […]

Glacier Explorer, Endicott Arm, Alaska

Photo by Lisa Sealey

Welcome to my next article about our Alaska cruise, and thanks for following along!  In case you missed it, previously I wrote about the top 10 things to know if you’re going to take a Disney Alaska cruise and a  review of our 1-bedroom suite and concierge services.  Today, I’m going to talk about our […]

Brunch at California Grill

Entertainment during brunch
Image by Mary Spina

One of my favorite signature dining experiences is dinner at California Grill at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. If you have ever dined at California Grill, you know that you will have a magnificent view of the Magic Kingdom as well as Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort and Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.  When I heard the […]

What’s New at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party 2016?

(Ali Nasser, photographer)

Summer is winding down, most schools are in session and Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party (MNSSHP) at the Walt Disney World Resort is again looming on the eerie, misty, ghost-filled horizon. Last year I gave you 8 magical reasons to attend the event (you can check it out HERE).  I thought this year I would update […]

Magical DIScoveries – Your Weekly Dose of Disney History

Image by Disney

Welcome to our weekly coverage of Disney History.  This week we are highlighting important events that occurred August 22 – August 28, 1916 through 1989. August 22, 1987 – A milestone occurs for the construction of Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa when the 10, 150 pound cupola is hoisted into place. The resort will open in February […]