Fantasyland Expansion Not Just for Little Princesses

When rumors first swirled a few months back regarding the Walt Disney World Resort’s Fantasyland expansion with blueprints featuring an entire separate area devoted to princesses, critics lambasted the unconfirmed choices for aiming to exclude little boys and focus solely on Princesses-in-training. On September 12, 2009 at Disney’s inaugural D23 …

Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival – Without the Whine!

As parents we’ve probably all taken our kids to an event primarily aimed at adults and then wondered “how do I keep them happy?”. If you are looking forward to Epcot’s 14th Annual International Food & Wine Festival for all its delicious gourmet fare and adults-only drinks, you may worry …

Disney’s Headless Horseman!

After answering a tweet from @DisneyParks on twitter, I thought I’d upload this short (less-than-stellar quality but still cool) video of The Headless Horseman. At the start of each Mickey’s Boo-to-You Parade, we are treated to a very special visitor to herald this amazing parade. Truly one of the best …

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Disney’s Sanaa Shines

Antelope, Giraffes and Zebra, that’s who! And that is just a few of the many animals you can see right from the windows of Sanaa (pronounced Sah-NAH) the newest restaurant at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge. Sanaa is located in the Kidani Village section of Animal Kingdom Lodge, a new area …

Celebrate Your Birthday with Disney’s Special Treatment

One of our family’s traditions since living in the backyard of Walt Disney World is celebrating birthdays in the parks. We also have a tradition of spending Mother’s Day at the Epcot Flower & Garden Festival, and of course enjoying the holiday decorations in December. However there is little that …

Which Disney Resort is Best for Me? Disney Resorts Overview:

As a child, my family discovered the wonder of Disney Resort properties after our 2nd or 3rd visit. I was still young enough at the time to be in complete awe when we arrived from the Orlando airport at the Lake Buena Vista check-in building (now the Amateur Athletics Association …