Unexpected Value at Disney Parks!

In Louisiana, we call it Lagniappe- A little something extra! Does Mickey love Minnie? Is Goofy, well Goofy? Was Walt Disney imaginative? I could go on, but the answer would stay the same; unequivocally YES, I feel Disney is worth the expense and here are some of the reasons why. Unexpected Values~ You aren’t just paying…

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Tips and Tricks using Walt Disney World Resort Transportation!

I’m at my Walt Disney World Resort Hotel, now what? That is probably the number one question upon arrival at “The Most Magical Place on Earth.” Here are a few tips and tricks to ease the mayhem, known as Disney Transportation! Let’s begin with a bang: There is NO courtesy Resort Hotel to Resort Hotel…

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5 Must-Have “Disneylicious” Delectables at Walt Disney World Resort!

I’m overjoyed when visiting Walt Disney World Resort! I know a kiss from macho Mickey Mouse is near and that Disneylicious delectables are inevitably going to tickle my taste buds! My family’s confectionary checklist consists of 5 Must-Have Desserts when visiting Disney Parks. Our favorite on-property treats are: #1 The Pineapple Dole Whip is a true Disney legend. It can be…

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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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“Yachtsman Steakhouse”Dining Review at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort!

We selected Yachtsman Steakhouse for our 21st Wedding Anniversary dinner. It’s located within Disney’s Boardwalk Area at Walt Disney World’s Yacht Club Resort. With all the hype that surrounded this “sumptuous” chophouse our expectations were off the fo hizzle and since Ryan and I were celebrating our 21st wedding anniversary we expected mo shizzle.  DRESS CODE Don’t dress like you…

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Disney Bounding WTF?!

Disney Bounding, you’re probably thinking WTF, right? Does this mean that you’re bound to Disney once you arrive at the park or maybe it’s something freaky that Disney lovers do. Nope and EWWWWWWW……… Don’t worry, most folks have not a clue, so Disney Dawn is here to help you and fill in the WTF. Disney Bounding is…

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Amazon “Prime Now” available at Walt Disney World Resort!

Disney vacation deliveries have never been easier! Don’t want to leave the Disney bubble on your vacay? You’re in luck, you don’t have to! You have more choices than ever before, Amazon “Prime Now” delivers directly to Walt Disney World Resort hotels. If you need groceries, snacks or personal supplies while on vacation, then Prime…

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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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“Toy Story Land” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios!

OFFICIAL OPENING June 30th, 2018 LOCATION Disney Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort PREMISE Welcome to Andy’s backyard, where toys come to life and visual stimulation is at an all-time high. Imagine that Andy’s childhood toy box exploded……….wait for it………………..wait for it…………….. in his backyard. Voilà, you are now inside Toy Story Land where…

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Dawn Does Disney’s Wilderness Lodge “Resort Activities!”

When referring to Walt Disney World Resort Hotels, what do Lincoln Logs, Bison Topiaries and American Craftsmanship, have in common? If you thought of the Grand Floridian– you’re wrong, if you said the Polynesian Village Resort– Wrongo, but if you guessed- Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, ding, ding, ding, now your cooking with gas! Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is themed…

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Review of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge- Geyser Point Bar & Grill!

Walt Disney World Resort’s Pacific Northwest inspired hotel is magnificent. Serene must be Wilderness Lodges middle name. This property encapsulates the national park feel with rustic elements around every ahh-inspired topiary. The hotel has an actual living, breathing Geyser, hence the name of the restaurant. My hubby and I water taxied over one gorgeous afternoon to savor lunchie…

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Comfort Food On Fleek at Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’at Disney Springs!

Y’all want a mouthful of southern homecookin’ without all the snappin’, peelin’ & shuckin’? Does Shrimp & Grits or Braised Kale & Collards sound appetizing? Follow your watering taste buds to Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ at Disney Springs for comfort food on fleek! The down-home smorgasbord was authentic, with a unique “Art Smith” twist. The fixin’s looked like…

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Revamped “Planet Hollywood” Observatory at Disney Springs, Food Review!

  The stars alined at the redesigned “Planet Hollywood” Observatory at Disney Springs! At first glance, it was similar in appearance, minus the large white stars and staircase on the cylindrical outer building, upon closer inspection, it shined in comparison to its former self! “My palate and tummy had the good fortune of tasting the deliciousness…

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“Le Cellier” Steakhouse Review in Epcot’s “Canada” Pavilion, eh!

I’ve heard Disney dorks rave about Canada’s pride and joy “Le Cellier” Steakhouse for an eternity. Anytime this Signature Dining steakhouse was mentioned, the next two words were inevitably Cheese Soup and Pretzel Bread! I’ve actually sampled both at Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival on more than one occasion. At no time, did either make me hop onboard the tasty train….

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Avatar Flight of Passage Attraction

Hello Disney dorks and welcome to Pandora The World of Avatar, located in Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park! I have a secret to share with you, Animal Kingdom is my least favorite theme park at Walt Disney World Resort, we only visit the park every other trip. With that said, we were surprisingly enthusiastic to…

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“Best Friends Pet Care” at Walt Disney World Resort!

While the family’s away the pets will play! Ever wonder if your fur babies can participate in the magic at Walt Disney World Resort? Yes, they can, if you are staying at Fort Wilderness Campground in a Tent or RV, designated “pet” site, otherwise Best Friends Pet Care at Walt Disney World Resort is an enchanted option. Your pawsome pet…

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Disney’s Wilderness Lodge “Roaring Forks” 2017 Refurb. Review

  Location~ Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort Date~ July 2017 Posse~ My family which included; Myself, Hubby, Peyton & Logan Story~ Come along with my gang as we explore the recent refurbishments to Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Roaring Forks quick service restaurant. Impression~ Aesthetically very outdoorsy and pleasing to the eye, fits in well with the Wilderness Lodge theme….

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Fortuitous “Turn of Events” at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa!

We just arrived home from our magical vacay at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa. We had a fantastical Disney-cation as always, but this trip involved an unusual plot twist. We booked club level outer building~ Sugar Loaf for our seven night stay. In case you didn’t know, The Grand Floridian Resort and Spa has two different club levels, one in the…

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Walt Disney World Resort “Express Bus Service” Discontinued 8/2017

Disney offers a service that transports Walt Disney World Resort visitors from one park to another, its called Express Bus Service. If you’re willing to pay the additional cost and you currently have an Annual Pass or Park Hopper tickets it just might fit your touring style. The cost is $19 per person for a single day of service and $29…

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My Favorite Souvenir Shop in each Walt Disney World Resort Park!

What better place to spend your hard earned money than at the most magical place on earth. Even the fellas are going to throw their mouse ears into the ring and make it rain, rain, rain. Souvenir shopping at Walt Disney World Resort is sort of unique and here’s the answer to your why. Where else…

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Disney’s Polynesian Village “Club Level” Resort Review!

Aloha friends, follow along as we take a lookie-loo at my family’s recent vacation to Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. This was our sixth stay at our favorite Hawaiian themed oasis and that also makes it our sixth club level experience here as well. Hang loose for the journey!]The Gosdin’s have arrived with our handmade Mickey Ears in tow at Orlando International Airport,…

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Flashback Friday

My children at Epcot Flower and Garden Festival one week ago!

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“Disney” Giveaway ~ Hooray!

Ten lucky bloggers get to experience a different side of Disney this Fall. Follow along our journey and enjoy the assemblage of outdoorsy and some not-so outdoorsy bloggers as we venture out of our usual Disney bubble and into the Wilderness, Fort Wilderness Campground, that is! Follow along our Disney Glamping Retreat!#GlampingBloggerRetreat17 The Glamping Bloggers Retreat…

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