Category Archives: Writing

Art of Animation – the suites

Wow, I had such great feedback on my recent Art of Animation post, I decided to do a follow-up. As I mentioned before, I haven’t stayed at AoA, but felt this resort deserved a mention here on Disney For Five+ … Continue reading

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Test Track of Terror

In the spirit of Halloween, please let me share with you my most terrifying ride experience ever… It started out just like any other ride. We entered Test Track’s FastPass+ return line. After waiting a few minutes, we were ushered … Continue reading

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Cinderella with a twist

Hi Disney friends! I don’t usually talk about my novels on this blog (though you can check them out here if you want to!), but a writer friend of mine has a new book out that I think you might … Continue reading

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Visiting my Disney friends

I started this blog to help big families (like mine) navigate Walt Disney World. I had no idea that blogging would lead to meeting new people and making new friends. What a wonderful surprise! This week, I had fun visiting … Continue reading

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Double Nominations for The Liebster Award

For those of you who aren’t aware of it (which would include me, prior to this afternoon), The Liebster Award is a blogger-to-blogger honor. Today, I received TWO separate nominations for this award within a half hour of each other. … Continue reading

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My new favorite place to view Wishes Nighttime Spectacular!

There’s a cute courtyard right outside of Gaston’s Tavern in New Fantasyland. If you don’t mind the loud noise of fireworks, this is a great place to watch Wishes Nighttime Spectacular! Here are a few pics that my husband took:

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So, how’d I do on my Disney to-do list?

Short answer: pretty darn good. We didn’t get to everything on the list, but we added a couple of items. Here’s a quick tally; more detailed reviews to follow. 1. Try the school bread at Norway that everyone is talking … Continue reading

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Tusker House: a hidden gem

I’d never really heard much about Tusker House. When it comes to character dining, Cinderella’s Royal Table, Crystal Palace, and Chef Mickey’s get a lot of the glory.  Prior to our vacation, while looking for a good place to lunch … Continue reading

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They’ve got the spirit, you’ve got to hear it, under the sea!

Part of New Fantasyland involves a Little Mermaid section. Prince Eric’s castle towers over two attractions: Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid (a ride) and Ariel’s Grotto (a meet-and-greet). We spent plenty of time at both on … Continue reading

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Waffle sandwiches. You heard me.

Have you ever been to Sleepy Hollow in the Liberty Square part of the Magic Kingdom? If you haven’t, you should. It’s between the Hall of Presidents and the bridge to Cinderella’s Castle. You can’t miss it. Why should you … Continue reading

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