Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa “Royal Palm Club” Concierge!

When I was on my best behavior in kindergarten I received a gold-star sticker from Miss Sheffield. Unfortunately that was a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away and the last time I received a gold star, until I enjoyed the perks of this concierge service. My impression of the Royal Palm Club at Disney’s Grand…

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Errrt’ Off the Normal “Walt Disney World” Beaten Path!

It’s fun to go against the grain and do the unexpected, especially at the most magical place on earth. By unexpected, I’m not referring to a ride on Splash Mountain or the umpteenth visit to Cinderella Castle! If you are looking for magic in exciting new places then this article is right up your alley…

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Throwback Thursday

   Love this picture of my kids gazing up at Cinderella Castle! WDW~ February 2015

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Abbreviations, Acronyms and Initialisms for newbie Disney Dorks

WDW-Walt Disney World Resorts: VALUE ASM-All Star Music ASMO-All Star Movies AS SPORT-All Star Sports PC-Pop Century AOA-Art of Animation MODERATE CBR-Caribbean Beach Resort CSR-Coronado Springs Resort POR-Port Orleans Riverside POFQ-Port Orleans French Quarter FW- Fort Wilderness DELUXE AKL-Animal Kingdom Lodge AKV-Animal Kingdom Villas BC-Beach Club BCV-Beach Club Villas BWI-Boardwalk Inn BWV-Boardwalk Villas GF-Grand Floridian…

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Beyond Rides at Walt Disney World!

  With your Walt Disney World ticket purchase, you receive access to more than just rides. Enjoy everything Walt Disney World Resort offers, possibly giving you the chance to explore sights and sounds that you otherwise would not have. Disney offers Broadway style shows, Arcades, Themed Lands, etc. Dining is also a favorite activity amongst…

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Disney~ Quote of the Day

“Fantasy, if it’s really convincing, can’t become dated, for the simple reason that it represents a flight into a dimension that lies beyond the reach of time.”   Walt Disney Company

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My Disney Side @Home Celebration “Disney Villains” Party Box

My family is fortunate to host a Disney Side @Home Celebration. Check out the magical contents of our Disney Villains Box in this short video!   I received free products in order to host a Disney Side @Home Celebration. The opinions expressed here are my own. Thank you Disney Parks and MomSelect for this opportunity.

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Disney or Bust!

I think Disney Parks next celebration should be “Do it for Disney!” Because peeps do a lot of creative things to and for Disney. My “Do it for Disney” sign just gives me a little extra motivation to use my incentive spirometer more, so I’m able to go in three weeks….. Eye on the prize…

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Walt Disney~ Quote of the Day

One of my longtime dreams is within reach today and I want it to flourish! Have a fantastical weekend friends.

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Walt Disney~ Quote of the day!

“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” Walt Disney    

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Throwback Thursday

  That’s right Minnie, Mickey just proposed to me, sorry!

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Throwback Thursday

A shot of me two weeks ago in same location as my children in 2003 in Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom.   Crazy the changes with the trees and umbrellas below.

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Disney & Orlando Digest for Week of September 22, 2014

Discounts with Destinations in Florida / Destinations to Explore Walt Disney World® Resort New! Free Dining Bounce Back Specials:  During your Disney vacation, you can book your next Disney vacation at huge savings!  The current bounce back special includes the Disney Dining Plan for free.  Book your Disney package before you check out and then contact…

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Disney & Orlando Digest for Week of September 15, 2014

Disney & Orlando Digest for Week of September 15, 2014 Discounts with Destinations in Florida / Destinations to Explore Walt Disney World® Resort Save up to 30% off Disney Resort Hotels:  Planning a visit during the fall to Orlando?  You still have time to save up to 30% off Disney Resort Hotels through November 25,…

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Walt Disney World FACT!

FANTASMIC~ The show is set on a mountain, it actually hides a six-level building…..

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Disney FACT!

The first athlete to say “I’m going to Disneyland!” was Phil Simms of the New York Giants.

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Disney “Quote of the day”

“The life and ventures of Mickey Mouse have been closely bound up with my own personal and professional life. It is understandable that I should have sentimental attachment for the little personage who played so big a part in the course of Disney Productions and has been so happily accepted as an amusing friend wherever…

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Disney FACT or MYTH?

Audio specialist Don Dorsey directed Illuminations, and also helped develop Main Street Electrical Parade. Disney FACT or MYTH?

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Flashback Friday!

    Me & Colleen right before the Happy Haunted 5k at WDW in 2012!

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Disney FACT!

Yen Sid the Sorcerer featured in Fantasia, is actually Disney spelled backwards!

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WDW Spring 2014 Room Offer

WDW Spring 2014 Room Offer                         **Save up to 30% on rooms at select Walt Disney World Resort Hotels. Book with your Disney Visa® Card through 3/31/2014 for stays most nights 3/14 – 4/12 and 4/20 – 6/15/2014. Ask about other great rates for stays most nights 2/24 – 3/5/2014. **General public discounts also start today -January…

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Disney FACT!

The official voices of Mickey & Minnie Mouse were married to each other, Wayne Allwine & Russi Taylor.

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Disney or Bust

Disney or Bust We persuade peeps to go to Disney all the time. No matter at church, kid’s performance or the grocery line. We’re Disney dorks to the core. No need for apples here, just give us a Dole Whip or Mickey Bar and we’ll chEAR. Our friends ask~ Why Disney, are you sick and…

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What’s New Around the Mouse

AROUND THE MOUSE UPDATES “What’s New” for Week of Nov 27, 2013 – Walt Disney World, Disneyland & Universal Orlando News There are new things popping up every day at the Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort and Universal Orlando Resort.  Join us every week to read about “What’s New” in Disney news and at…

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“What New Around the Mouse” Nov. 6th Edition

Walt Disney World, Disneyland & Universal News There are new things popping up every day at the Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort and Universal Orlando Resort. Join us every week to read about “What’s New” in Disney news and at Universal Orlando! What’s New This Week! Walt Disney World Resort in Florida New! Limited…

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“What’s New Around the Mouse” Halloween Edition

  Disney World in Florida New! Halloween FUN ­ Kick up your boots for Halloween week at Magic Kingdom park where you can find all sorts of spirited fun in Frontierland! From 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, head to the Diamond Horseshoe Saloon—re­dressed in the guise of “The Happy Haunted Horseshoe”—and grab a snack or…

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What’s New around the Mouse!

  Disney World in Florida New! Tour with a Disney Imagineer ­ Discover enchanting secrets on an exclusive tour of the “Castles” at Magic Kingdom park! Set off on a grand adventure filled with fun facts from Disney Imagineers as you have the opportunity to explore Cinderella Castle Suite, scene­by­scene. From the foyer, to the parlor, to the…

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Walt Disney “Quote of the day”

  “Why do we have to grow up? I know more adults who have the children’s approach to life. They’re people who don’t give a dang what the Joneses do. You see them at Disneyland every time you go there. They’re not afraid to be delighted with simple pleasures, and they have a degree of…

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Tower of Terror 10 Miler at Disney Hollywood Studios

This weekend I’ll be enjoying my third Disney race & my first “TOT”10 miler at DHS. I’ve trained & I’m excited to take this solo (without family) trip, to me it’s another fun challenge for myself. Meeting up with some Disney buddies at WDW. If you’re asking yourself, What is the TOT 10 miler? Well thanks for…

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Disney “Tip of the day!”

Enjoy table service restaurants for lunch instead of dinner. The menu items are usually the same, but the prices are often lower!

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Disney FACT!

Walt Disney debuted the first Audio-Animatronics at the 1964 World’s Fair   The 1964 World’s Fair, introduced many types of pre-Space Age technology, including such things as IBM computers. But few of these things received as much attention as Disney’s Audio-Animatronics, moving robots that had words– coming out of their mouths. Two exhibits at the World’s…

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Disney FACT or MYTH?

  What happens if you yell ‘Andy’s coming’ at Disney World?” Nothing according to a Disney Spokeswoman. Yelling “Andy’s coming” won’t make the “Toy Story” characters go limp in the park, she said. DEBUNKED!  

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Is this WEIRD?

  I still use my “FAVE” Mickey Mouse coffee cup– even though the dishwasher broke the handle off of it*O* Shhh, its our secret!

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Disney FACT!

  Mickey has more than 295 outfits – from a scuba suit to a lighted tuxedo. Minnie,  has more than 205 – from cheerleading  to evening gowns. Who said girls are clothes hounds? Related articles !Disney Mickey and Minnie Vinatge Twin Comforter Set (disneymickeyminnievinatgecomfortermy6r.wordpress.com)

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Child Safety at Disney

  Preparation is the key Make a Plan. Before heading to Walt Disney World, make sure that you talk to your child about what to do if they do get lost. For a toddler or young child this may involve learning Mom’s cell phone number, or for an older child picking a designated spot to…

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