Fitness on Vacation…Yes!

Survival of the Fittest-Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge Kidani Village-Photo Credit Caroline Knowles

How important is fitness on vacation? While a Walt Disney World Resort vacation always includes a huge amount of walking, many Guests want to stick with their typical fitness routines. And that means hitting the fitness room, even on vacation. In addition to many jogging and walking trails throughout the Walt Disney World Resort, the […]

Epcot’s Fountain of Nations: Aquatic Entertainment for All!

Fountain of Nations in Epcot - Photo by Sara Moltisanti

I’m sure you’ve passed the Fountain of Nations in Epcot plenty of times, but do you know the history behind its name? Or that, like many aspects of the Walt Disney World Resort, there’s much more to see than a simple fountain? On Epcot’s opening day in 1982, an “International Ceremony of the Waters” took place at […]

Disney’s Art of Animation Resort Draws Up Fun!


An item on my bucket list is to stay at every resort at Walt Disney World, and I checked another off the list during our most recent stay.  My daughter turned 5, and she loves ‘The Little Mermaid,’ so choosing a Little Mermaid room at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort was a no-brainer to add extra […]

Relax, have a drink, and a bite to eat at the Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge

Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge Derby Sliders

The Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge is located outside of the Hollywood Brown Derby in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. This is a great little outdoor spot to sit, have a drink, enjoy light snacks and relax while people watching. This is the second time I have enjoyed the Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge. Last year, I wrote another review that […]

Storks are Delivering Laughs in Theaters TODAY!

Courtesy of Warner Bro. Pictures

We all remember that time we dropped the bomb “We’re having a baby!” We are a blended family and I’ll never forget the excitement my stepson showed when we told them. “Mikayla is going to have a brother or sister!” We then had to explain to him that they all were going to have a […]

Five Reasons Tusker House Breakfast is Tops

The Buffet at Tusker House Restaurant. Photo by Rachel Horsley

“Eat breakfast at Tusker House!” That’s our son’s exclamation when we ask what he wants to do during our next Walt Disney World Resort vacation. And, coming from a young boy who appears to generally hate eating, it’s a glowing recommendation for this character meal at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park. Here’s why… P.O.G./Stitch Juice […]

Preparing for Your Child’s First Walt Disney World Trip

Head to Guest Services at the Magic Kingdom for this commemorative button

While gearing up for my son’s first (and my 15th!!!) trip to the Walt Disney World Resort I came up with a list of suggestions for parents preparing for their child’s first visit: Just Push Play Once you’ve announced your upcoming trip, be sure to request the vacation planning DVD from Disney Parks. The DVD provides […]

Be Our Guest Restaurant: Try it All! It’s Delicious!

The Master's Cupcake Be Our Guest Restaurant-Photo Credit Lisa McBride

When you step inside Be Our Guest Restaurant you feel as if you’ve truly entered the Beast’s castle! Located in the new Fantasyland in the Magic Kingdom, Be Our Guest Restaurant is one of the newest restaurants in the entire park. The restaurant serves a quick service breakfast and lunch and, at dinner, serves a […]

BREAKING: Ta Ta For Now-Stitch’s Great Escape Closing

Stitch's Great Escape

Is it time to say good-bye to Stitch’s Great Escape? According to WDW News Today, Stitch’s Great Escape will be closing October 2, 2016 and only be operating seasonally.  The not so popular Magic Kingdom ride will return to operation during the busy holiday season for two short spurts. Guests will be able to take their […]

DCL Port Adventure – Juneau, Alaska


Are you taking an Alaskan cruise with Disney Cruise Line? Are you looking for suggestions on great Port Adventures? I recently experienced the Sled Dog Discovery and Musher’s Camp in Juneau, Alaska, and it was one of the highlights of our entire trip! Welcome to the last article in my series about our Disney Cruise Line (DCL) Alaskan […]