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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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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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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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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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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Throwback Thursday

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

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Disney Turkey Leg Rap~

The debut of this popular caveman obsession was Frontierland late 1980’s as a concession Jumbo Turkey Legs, cause quite a reaction, who’s Cinderella & her fella when it comes to this star attraction Disney peeps like to share them walking down Main Street, licking & gnawing at the giant sticks of meat. The thought makes…

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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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Flashback Friday!

Peyton at the Beach Club Resort Beach at Walt Disney World!

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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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Lost Child at “Walt Disney World Resort”Child Safety”

Gosh, what I would give to be lost at the most magical place on earth, as an adult it sounds like a dream come true, if the adult is the one lost. But if it involves a missing child, it’s the scariest place on earth for both parent & child. In this article I’m going…

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What’s New Around the Mouse

My Disney Bands Phase 3 of the testing is still in progress at select Disney Resorts. Villains at Magic Kingdom Disney is preparing for Friday the 13th, where the villains will come out during the 13th hour at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Magic Kingdom is giving a sneak peek of the villains in the Celebrate the…

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My fave shops at EPCOT!

Art of Disney-  Near Spaceship Earth, they have- Art & Collectibles; Pins & Vinylmations, Paintings, Limited-Edition Prints, Cells, Figurines and the much-loved Disney Classic Collection. World Traveler-Apparel & Accessories; Camera & Media; Food & Spirits; Gifts & Housewares; Mickey Ears; Pins & Vinylmation; Toys & Plush, this shop at International Gateway is your passport to…

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Disney’s Quote of the Day

  “All cartoon characters and fables must be exaggeration, caricatures. It is the very nature of fantasy and fable.” Walt Disney

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Disney “Tip of the day!”

Arrive at  Magic Kingdom at least 20 minutes before it officially opens & you’ll enjoy the Train Station Welcome Show. Great way to begin your day*O*.

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Sad, Walt Disney Fact!

Probably the most painful time of Walt’s private life, was the accidental death of his mother in 1938. After the great success of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Walt and Roy bought their parents, Elias and Flora Disney, a home close to the studios. Less than a month later Flora died of asphyxiation caused by a…

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My family was BUSTED on way to DISNEY! by accident

Disney dorks know, when you’re trying to get to the happiest place on earth, you bypass a few things like; *Adequate sleep *Potty breaks–even though your kids have been screaming for hours *Meals–you keep telling them the next town, then the next *You might accidentally overlook a Sun-Pass tollway, LIKE US–probably because we just paid 15…

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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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Disney FACT!

It took less than 30 minutes to evacuate thousands of guests from the theme parks on Sept. 11, 2001. After the Sept. 11 attacks, the Federal Aviation Administration put a flight restriction over the Disney World resort. It extends out in a three-mile radius from Cinderella’s Castle and up to 3,000 feet. Related articles Disney…

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Disney FACT!

    Wondering about the weirdest things ever found on Disney property? How about a glass eye, a prosthetic leg and a potty trainer — all of which were claimed. Related articles Disney FACT! (dawnsdorkydiary.wordpress.com)

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Disney FACT!

The Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World is “The Most Magical Place on Earth.” Disneyland is the “Happiest Place on Earth.” Related articles Disney “Tip of the day!” (dawnsdorkydiary.wordpress.com)

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Disney “Tip of the day!”

Disney World use to avoid discounting, but these days it’s aggressive about marketing packages that give you freebies, such as free park tickets or free food during your stay. Look at disneyworld.disney.go.com/special-offers and at sites such as MouseSavers.com, which share the latest coupon codes. Related articles Disney Fact (dawnsdorkydiary.wordpress.com)

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Disney Fact 5

Walt’s Apartment Because Walt wanted to ensure that everything would be as magical as possible when Disneyland was being built in the early 50s, he had an apartment built in the theme park, which was an hour from where he lived in California. Employees would know when he was in the apartment, above the fire station on Main Street …

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Disney Fact 3

Every day, the guests of  the resorts use an amount of linens that would take a normal person 40 years to  clean.  Supposedly the landscaping crew puts over a half a million miles on the mowers covering the 47 miles of WDW throughout the year. In the last seven  years, a water saving effort has…

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Disney TIP of the day!

Do not visit the Magic Kingdom on the Weekend ( all the locals are there) or a Monday,  it’s packed!,  – people tend to start their trip with Magic Kingdom, save it for later in the week & you’ll have more to look forward to it. Related articles ‘Tangled’ Up in Construction at Magic Kingdom (disneyways.com)…

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Disney Princess Half Marathon

Excuse the lumpiness stuffed in my sports bra, I had no where else for my sunglasses…. Oh & I’m a wee bit vain, so excuse the NO makeup, its NOT a cute look–seems when you run 13.1 miles, you sweat–therefore any makeup that was on, is no longer, but I’ll take this accomplishment any day:)))

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Disney Quote of the Day

       “I believe firmly in the efficacy of religion, in its powerful influence on a person’s whole life. It helps immeasurably to meet the storms and stress of life and keep you attuned to the Divine inspiration. Without inspiration, we would perish.” Walt Disney Related articles Disney`s “Quote of the Day”! (dawnsdorkydiary.wordpress.com)

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Disney’s “Quote of the day!”

“I feel there is no door which, with the kind of talent we have in our organization, could not be opened, and we hope we can continue to unlock these barriers as long as we are in the business of bringing a happy note to those who patronize our pictures.” Walt Disney

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Walt Disney “Quote of the day!” by Julie Andrews

    “I would describe Walt Disney as a “Twinkly person.” He had a kind of cheerful merriment in his eyes. He didn’t roar with laughter or anything like that, but there was a kind of bubbliness about him.” Julie Andrews  

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I LOVE it when #19!

1. I have a trip to Walt Disney World coming up! What–What…. 2. I follow through with something. 3. I find a great parking space. 4. Siri on my iPhone understands me the first time. 5. My kids make smart choices. 6. I do a good deed & I’m aware when it comes back to me,…

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Disney “Quote of the day”

“Part of the Disney success is our ability to create a believable world of dreams that appeals to all age groups. The kind of entertainment we create is meant to appeal to every member of the family.”  Walt Disney

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