Monthly Archives: November 2014

Friday Five: Five Things Disney Provides to be Thankful For

Happy Friday Everyone! Hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving with their family or friends! I know I personally have a lot to be thankful for this year, most selfishly being able to go on my first Disney Cruise in a … Continue reading

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Waiting Game Wednesday: I Spy

It’s time for another Waiting Game Wednesday! For those just tuning in, Waiting Game Wednesday is a weekly series that includes games and activities to help engage your kids while they wait in lines or for an upcoming trip. Here’s … Continue reading

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Spotlight on: Animal Kingdom Lodge

What’s so special about the Animal Kingdom Lodge? The Animal Kingdom Lodge is one of my very favorite resorts. Those of you who know me may attribute this to my love for giraffes, but it goes very far beyond that. … Continue reading

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Magic Moment Monday: You Don’t Always Have to be a Squeaky Wheel

For those just tuning in, Magic Moment Monday is just a way to start off the week on a positive with either a magic moment I’ve observed or experienced at Disney, a way to create a magic moment for your … Continue reading

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Friday Five: Top 5 Engaging Attractions You May Have Overlooked

Happy Friday Everyone! I’ve decided to start a Friday series called “Friday Five” to include 5 tidbits in a certain topics to wrap up the week. Throughout the series, this could be a “Top 5” it could be “5 tips” … Continue reading

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Waiting Game Wednesday: The Green Glass Door

Waiting can be so difficult, especially when it’s something you really want! For kids who are in preschool or early elementary school, it can be even more difficult because typically their sense of time has not fully developed. A couple … Continue reading

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How “It’s Tough to Be a Bug” May Just Ruin the Other 3D Shows for your Kids

The 3D shows at Walt Disney World are amazing. Mickey’s Philarmagic is actually one of my favorite attractions because I just feel a rush of magic as I’m taken through the various movies of my childhood via the songs I … Continue reading

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Magic Moment Monday: He’s a bit of a Fixer Upper

Being associated with the start of the work week and the furthest day from the weekend, Mondays have typically gotten a bad reputation. As a positive end to my work day, and hopefully yours too, I’ve decided to start a … Continue reading

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My First Memories of Disney World

Growing up, I didn’t get to go to Walt Disney World very often. We went on many fun family vacations, but most of them were close by. We often rented a beach house with my aunt and uncle and just … Continue reading

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To Surprise or Not to Surprise: That is the Question!

Surprise trips can add to the excitement and adventure of a trip to Disney and the reactions can be priceless! I have heard of many successful surprise stories. Sometimes parents surprise kids on Christmas with Disney themed presents to open … Continue reading

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