Epcot Around the World Challenge

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Overcoming Big Thunder Mountain

Do you love roller coasters? I don’t and I do. I am a complicated person sometimes. Roller coasters and me have a weird relationship. I am really scared of them, but once I ride them I love them. I have a hard time getting over the initial fear. In the last month or so I have tried a couple different coasters at Walt Disney World. Overcoming Big Thunder Mountain was a big step for me. It was a step though I needed to take....more

Introduction to the Ultimate Insider’s 101 guide to Disney World!

 Okay so Disney World is a huge part of our life and has been for a long time.  Our kids have grown up going to the parks and staying at the resort since they were both babies.Over time I  will post about every aspect of Disney World, where to stay, what to eat what our best buys are etc and give you an honest view on it all...it’s not sponsored or affiliated in any way.Cam went from the age of one and Mimi first went when she was just 6 weeks old, although she slept through most of it…....more

Tips to Feel like Royalty on Your Birthday at Disney

Do you celebrate your birthday at Disney? Did you know you can celebrate your birthday at Disney even if it is not the specific date of your birthday. You can celebrate it 6 months before or 6 months after your birthday!! So anytime you go to Disney you can celebrate your birthday. If you don’t want to celebrate your birthday, you can celebrate your UnBirthday at Disney as well. ...more

Weekending | Downtown Disney

It feels so good to be back in the land of blogs!  Though, truth be told, I'm sure I'm going to need another break as we gear up for this move.  One day last week, we drove down to Orlando to meet with a real estate agent and look at some townhouses.  The new plan that I eluded to a couple weeks ago includes the purchase of a townhouse for us and the bears.  Quite the difference from where we're at now.  However, in the long run it will be worth it, and we've found a couple of prospects....more

Have a Magical Day

I bought my Disney tickets yesterday! There is something exciting and magical about making the resort reservations, purchasing the tickets, and now, securing the Fastpass+. This post is a bit two-fold....more

Date night Bucket List: France at the World Showcase in Epcot

I had the opportunity to check off one of my dating bucket list items on our recent family vacation to Disney World! I wasn't sure if we would get the opportunity to spend some time alone and it magical happened!!...more
That's one of my favorite restaurants in Epcot. Glad you had a nice experience.more

Walt Disney World Top 10 Vacation Tips

In October my girlfriend Melissa and I went to visit my daughter who is interning with the Disney College Program at Walt Disney World. The week was filled with laughter and all things Mickey. If you want to enhance your vacation, I highly recommend the following tips from our trip....more

2013 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival: Hops and Barley Market

Hops and Barley Market at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival isn't necessarily a must stop for me. Having spent 10 years living in Maine, I've had some darn good lobster, and whenever I've ordered it during F&W, I've mostly been bummed by what I received. While the Lobster Roll has seen some improvement over previous years, I don't really have any desire to drop the change on the dish. One of Matt's festival favorites, the Pumpkin Mousse, has been replaced by Craisin Bread Pudding. This was definitely a dish that grabbed my attention a bit more, mainly because I'm not into the whole pumpkin-flavored everything during this time of year....more
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