Special Events

This is Halloween..almost!

Fall cannot come soon enough , and with fall comes my favorite  time of year to visit the parks. I hope you are lucky enough to have a trip that  coincides  around the time of September through November . The…

Adventure is Out There! Become a Wilderness Explorer at Animal Kingdom

“Adventure is Out There!” is arguably the most memorable line from Pixar’s 2009 release of Up!, the story of a young boy, Russell, and an elderly gentleman, Carl, who become unwilling traveling companions to South America.  Young Russell is a…

It’s Hotter Than Radiator Springs Outside—So Enjoy a Cars Father’s Day Weekend at Downtown Disney!

I’m cheating on Disney? No, Never! I recently discovered meetup.com (I know, I must have been living under a rock), and I found an amazing group of folks I can’t wait to meet. Next weekend, Saturday and Sunday, June 15th…

Magical First Haircuts at Harmony Barber Shop

In many societies first haircuts are a right of passage. Whether it be a symbolic passing from infancy to toddlerdom, a religious ceremony, or a family tradition we tend to take the cutting of our baby’s locks rather seriously.  For…

Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

 As I write this many places are still experiencing winter but spring has already come to Epcot at Walt Disney World. Every year Epcot has its International Flower and Garden Festival. This year it is being held from March 6…

Are you ready for the Atlanta Braves Spring Training?

Down in Florida at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex spring has come, spring training that is. For 16 years now, the Atlanta Braves have gone to Disney World for spring training. While they are there you can go see…

Ask the Disney Moms – Best Star Wars Experiences in Disney

Our reader Amanda asked the following question: We are planning on hitting WDW in June of 2013.  We are a big group of 12 with 7 kids and lots of different interests. I have the princess thing down from past…

Ask the Disney Moms – No Expiration Tickets

Helene asked us the following question: We are planning our trip in Dec. for 15 people. Some of us are planning on buying the 10 no expiration ticket even if we are only going for 3 days.  If they do…

Ringing in the New Year at Walt Disney World

The holidays are in full swing at Walt Disney World Resort, with festive decorations, spirited shows, and holiday parades and parties to bah away any scrooge’s humbugs. Celebrations continue as the year draws to a close, ringing in 2013 with…

The Osborne Family Spectacle of Lights at DHS

From November 9 through January 6, from dusk until park closing you can behold the wonder that is the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The amount of lights involved is phenomenal.  The display is made…