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 days are filled with homeschooling, reading, 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 everyday 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.

Christmas at Belle’s Cottage

Enchanted Tales with Belle in Fantasyland is a new favorite of mine. Even though it is a story as old as time, it never disappoints! I especially love the way so many characters (aka guests) are able to participate in recreating…

Christmas at the Magic Kingdom

 The Magic Kingdom is a marvelous place to be during the holiday season!  Have you visited the Magic Kingdom during the Christmas season? PirateMomPenny enjoys helping others plan their Disney vacations (click to find out how she can help your family) and writing about…

Jingle Cruise all the way!

The Jingle Cruise Expedition (aka The Jungle Cruise) is located in Adventureland at the Magic Kingdom. The homemade Christmas decorations are a fun twist on our favorite tongue in cheek river boat tour.  The skippers spruce up their renamed vessels and…

PB&J the Disney Way!

Look what I found during my November visit to the Magic Kingdom – Peanut Butter and Jelly! One of my favorite ‘saving money’ tips has always been to bring in your own sandwich making supplies for a picnic lunch. If…

Cinderella Dress Contest

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And the winner is…. Kristen M – Congratulations!  Kristen won the Cinderella Traditional Princess dress and Free Shipping for any other dresses and accessories she would like to add – including Cinderella’s Day Dress (pictured far left). Everyday is a…

Last Day to Win a Cinderella Princess Costume!!

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Everyday is a great day to be a princess! The Disney Moms and Treasure Hunt Mommies Dress Up Shop knows an incredible costume will help nurture your child’s imagination and bring joy to their childhood playtime…at home and on the go. Treasure Hunt…

Quick Tip: Adding those “other” reservations to your My Disney Experience Account / App

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Disney describes the My Disney Experience Account / App as an “online and mobile tool that makes it easy to dream, plan and share—at home and on the go.” Your MDE account is where you access your reservation confirmation numbers, plan…

5 Tips For Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue

Wear your best coon skin hat and line up early at the entrance steps for your chance to ring the dinner bell!

Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue is a hilarious dinner show located at The Campsites at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort in the Magic Kingdom area. Between the skits and songs, you’ll enjoy finger linkin’ country food, served family style. Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue is…

Disney Resorts: Value versus Moderate

Does Room Size matter when determining if you should stay at a Disney Value or Moderate Resort?

Should you stay in a Disney Value Resort or one of their Moderate Resorts? After you have chosen the dates for your Walt Disney World vacation, one of your next big decisions is determining your Disney Resort. Many families planning…

Visiting Walt’s Trains

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If you or someone in your family is a train enthusiast, you will find there are many ways to enjoy Walt’s trains while on your Walt Disney World vacation.     First, I recommend you arrive in time for the…