Category: Kids & Family

Disney Cruise Line Tips for Total Beginners

Disney Cruise Line Tips for Total Beginners

Getting Started on your First Disney Cruise So we just got back from our first Disney Cruise. Let me start by saying, it was amazing! If you haven’t been on one before, its time to put it on your bucket list. It was mine and […]

Rivers of Light at Animal Kingdom

Rivers of Light at Animal Kingdom

Totally worth it. The wait for Rivers of Light is over! Finally! Let me just start by saying that the wait for Rivers of Light at Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World has been a difficult one. What was originally supposed to be an opening of […]

Kid-Friendly Drinks at Walt Disney World to help you Beat the Heat

Kid-Friendly Drinks at Walt Disney World to help you Beat the Heat

If you’re like most people, you will be visiting Walt Disney World when its hot. Even as I write this post in January, the high today is 85. Which isn’t terrible, but factor in humidity and who knows how hot it will feel. Fast forward to the spring and especially summer and you’re looking at sweltering heat. I always wondered if the Imagineers could make a temperature controlled dome for Walt Disney World like they have in The Truman Show. That would be truly marvelous…..But for now, that is not an option and if you’re visiting WDW, then you just have to deal with the heat. Its a package deal. So, if you’re looking for a cold, sippable treat to help keep you cool, here are some of our favorites! This is our kid-friendly version, so these are all good choices if you have little ones too! (more…)

Guide to Epcot’s International Festival of the Arts

Guide to Epcot’s International Festival of the Arts

With the announcement of Epcot’s newest festival came quite a bit of chatter. While some people grumbled that Epcot would be in a constant state of hosting festivals, others embraced it. Personally, we loved the idea as we found it to be pretty consistent with […]

Meeting Anna and Elsa at Royal Sommerhus in Norway at Epcot

Meeting Anna and Elsa at Royal Sommerhus in Norway at Epcot

With the addition of the new Frozen Ever After Ride in Epcot, many Frozen fans were left wondering where they could meet Anna and Elsa. While the entire re-imagining of Norway is still a hot button issue for some Disney fans, I personally am glad […]

Frozen Ever After in Epcot: An Icy Blast!

Frozen Ever After in Epcot: An Icy Blast!

With the announcement of Frozen Ever After opening in Epcot at Walt Disney World came quite a bit of buzz, both good and bad regarding the placement of the new ride. Regardless of any chatter going on within the Disney community though, the ride quickly became the most sought after experience to be had. (more…)

Travel Adventures: Paris, France

Travel Adventures: Paris, France

We love Paris, or rather the idea of Paris. Having not yet been we can do little more than daydream, buy Paris related items, try to learn French, watch French movies, listen to French music and daydream some more. What’s the allure?

The Path Less Traveled: Walking from Hollywood Studios to Epcot at Walt Disney World

The Path Less Traveled: Walking from Hollywood Studios to Epcot at Walt Disney World

Did you know that there is a walking path from Hollywood Studios to Epcot in Walt Disney World? While I’m always surprised that even the most seasoned WDW-goers aren’t aware of this pathway that can take you from one park to the other, it really […]

The Best Family Road Trip Survival Guide

The Best Family Road Trip Survival Guide

Perhaps it was that one trip you took with your kids that helped you decide NEVER to take a family vacation again. Or someone’s bright idea to let your mother ride shotgun; being subjected to a rundown of everything wrong with your life choices is never a good time. Maybe the fact that your teenager never once looked up to notice other living souls in the car struck a nerve. Whatever the issue, if you’ve ever been trapped in the car with your children/ siblings/ adult children/ mother-in-law on a good old-fashioned family road trip, congratulations on surviving! (more…)