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Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney's Beach Club Resort

Disney’s Beach Club Resort is a deluxe resort at Walt Disney World located on Crescent Lake among a cluster of resorts between Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Epcot. The resort features has a light and charming beachside theme that feels elegant yet relaxing.

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Terrific Tuesdays: Treats at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Terrific Tuesdays: Treats at Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party

If it's the Holidays, then it's pretty much guaranteed that there will be treats....and even more guaranteed that Disney will be in overdrive when it comes to those treats.

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Disney with Special Needs: That’s a Lot of Dessert

Disney with Special Needs: That's a Lot of Dessert

So what are the Disney dessert parties and do they work for a family with special needs? Would a vegan, two super small eaters, two super big eaters, crowd-haters, and even a service dog find enough reasons to shell out the extra cash for these added experiences?

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Wordless Wednesday: It's Christmas at Animal Kingdom Lodge

One of my favorites is the Animal Kingdom Lodge where the huge Christmas Tree in the lobby includes beautiful and fascinating ornaments from many African countries

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Terrific Tuesdays: Happy Birthday Walt Disney!

Someone very special to all of us had a vision years ago: he dreamed of a place for young and old to come together, a place that would take people to a magical world - and of course those dreams led to Disneyland and Walt Disney World!

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Disney with Special Needs: Who Wants What? Tips for Making the Most of Your Dining Plan

Disney with Special Needs: Who Wants What? Tips for Making the Most of Your Dining Plan

We have a number of tips and tricks to make the very most of the Disney Dining Plan to make sure that everyone gets what they want to eat and when, and we can make the most of our budget.

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Disney with Little Ones: Pandora - The World of Avatar

Our whole family was excited to visit the newest themed area, Pandora: The World of Avatar. Visually, Pandora is completely breath-taking. The land really transports you to another place and time and to say it’s magical is an understatement!

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Disney with Special Needs...Finding Vegan Holiday Treats

Come along with me while we do a little exploring and find special Disney holiday treats perfect for my vegan friends -- and the non-vegans, too.

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Terrific Tuesdays: Happy Birthday Walt Disney!

Someone very special to all of us had a vision years ago: he dreamed of a place for young and old to come together, a place that would take people to a magical world – and of course those dreams led to Disneyland and Walt Disney World! Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Walt and Mickey

“I only hope that we don’t lose sight of one thing – that it was all started by a mouse.” ~ Walt Disney Continue reading

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A Trip to the Disney Museum..In Indiana?

One end of summer tradition we have is to go to the Indiana State Fair which it seems that I can somehow connect to Disney. This is year was made super easy by one of the key note attractions- Get Animated, an exhibit dedicated to the history and stories of animation and the artists, including Disney. Continue reading

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My Favorite Disney Things: Belinda’s Favorite Guy

When asked to write about my favorite thing at Walt Disney World, the answer came very quickly to mind. A lot of us have a favorite attraction, restaurant, park or resort. I can name several attractions that I love more than another and the same with a resort, park or restaurant, but those things don’t even come close to my most favorite thing at the most magical place on earth. Mickey, the icon of Disney World, the hidden presence of Walt that makes us smile every time we see him. He is my most favorite thing. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Roy Disney’s Legacy

There is something about this sculpture of Roy O. Disney….Walt’s brother….and Minnie, that always, ALWAYS, makes me smile. The “unknown” brother who worked in Walt’s enormous shadow, Roy was, nevertheless, the force that made much of Walt’s magic actually happen. Walt dreamed it, but Roy figured out how to make it happen. Not as glamorous…but still necessary. Even after Walt’s death, Roy was still figuring out how to make it happen, and is the reason that Walt Disney World exists. Walt’s “Partners” sculpture with Mickey stands prominently, at the end of Main Street USA, in front of Cinderella’s Castle….but he points to the other end of Main Street where Roy sits contentedly with Minnie…..”Sharing the Magic”…..because the person making the magic happen is just as important as the person who dreams of the magic. Continue reading

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