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.

Keeping cool during your Disney trip this summer!

We are visiting Walt Disney World this June and plan to use these tips to keep cool.   Because the temperatures will average in the 90’s during the summer in Orlando, I’m thinking of ways to keep my family cool…

2015 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

  In 2015, Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party will be held on 25 nights throughout the months of September, October and November. During these specially-ticketed events the Magic Kingdom comes alive with holiday decorations, special entertainment and tons of fun! MNSSHP is…

Yummy Taco Salad at Tortuga Tavern

When I traveled to the Magic Kingdom earlier this year for a mid-winter break, I was on the search for my favorite quick service meal…a fresh Taco Salad. According to Cast Members, when Tortuga Tavern opens in April for the…

Disney announces plans for the “Coolest Summer Ever”

This past week, Walt Disney World Resorts announced their kick off plans for the “Coolest Summer Ever”. Beginning with a special event on May 22-23, Disney guests will enjoy 24 hours of non-stop fun at the Magic Kingdom. From 6…

Magical Extra: Package Pickup

Here’s a Disney Moms Tip you’ll want to file away for your next visit to the parks – Disney offers many complimentary services for guests – including Package Pickup and Delivery. If you find something you want to purchase while…

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

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…