Author Archive for TheDisneyMomPenny

PirateMomPenny enjoys helping others plan their Disney vacations. She also loves to share how her family enjoys their Disney vacations at ScoutingWDW and i {heart} wdw “Born and raised in the south, I now live in central New Jersey. My family delights in homeschooling, book club, and ministry work. My son and I are active members of our local church and enjoy camping with the Boy Scouts of America. We believe every day is a day to celebrate and if you visit our kitchen, you will find us putting sprinkles on everything from pancakes to ice cream! Between baseball games and scouting trips, we enjoy dreaming about our next Disney vacation.

Epcot IS for Younger Children

Have you heard this before? “Epcot is just for older kids and adults.” It’s a popular misconception among parents of young children, but I couldn’t disagree more! Many parents of young children are worried that their kids will not enjoy…

Disney Dining Plan – Yay or Nay??

If you’ve been thinking of planning a Walt Disney World vacation, chances are you’ve heard about the different dining packages that Disney offers to guests. You may have heard mixed opinions on if the dining plans are a “must have”…

Healthy Meal Choices at Walt Disney World

Often I’m asked if there are healthy dining alternatives at the Disney Parks. From popcorn kiosks to Quick Service venues to sit-down Table Service restaurants and buffets, Disney World has over 200 places where food is served including at your…

Disney World Rules

Recently Walt Disney World changed some of “the rules” they have for Guests entering the Florida theme parks. If you are planning a trip to Disney with your family, you will want to review all of the rules and particularly…

Tweens & Teens at Walt Disney World

For most people, a Walt Disney World vacation conjures up images of strolling down Main Street USA pushing a stroller or holding the hand of a young child decked out in clothing featuring their favorite character. You think of riding…

5 Tips for Celebrating Your Birthday at Disney

Disney is known for their outstanding service and helping you celebrate your birthday is right up their alley. While celebrating birthdays with my family we have experienced several ‘magical possibilities’…a.k.a. things that might happen when you are celebrating your birthday…

Opening Dates for Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Announced

Opening Dates for Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Announced It’s official! Earlier this week, Disney Parks shared an exciting announcement – Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is opening ahead of schedule! August 29 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® in Florida May 31 at Disneyland® Resort in Southern California…

Walt Disney World Height Chart

Are you planning your Walt Disney World trip with toddlers and young children in mind? Then you’ll want to know which rides have height requirements and which are suitable for little ones to enjoy. Disney provided this Height Chart a…

5 Fun Ways to Celebrate Halloween – Disney Style

Disney trips in the fall are magical! The changing of the season, the anticipation of costumes and candy treats, the joy of being together as a family on vacation all are heightened when you add a little Disney fun into…

5 Tips for First Time Visitors to Walt Disney World

Planning your first visit to Walt Disney World should be exciting and magical! Most Disney experts agree, to plan a Disney trip the “right way”, you need to research, make reservations, and have a solid itinerary BEFORE you arrive in Orlando.