Opinions and Commentary

Candlelight Processional Review

The Candlelight Processional provides an opportunity to enjoy the inspirational story of the birth of Jesus. The story is narrated by a guest celebrity reading lines of scripture alongside a 50-piece orchestra, the Walt Disney World Cast choir, and the Voices of Liberty. Walt Disney World runs 3 performances daily during the Festival of Holidays …

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Review

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is a special event in the Magic Kingdom. The party offers entertainment such as Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmastime Parade and Holiday Wishes, which is a special fireworks display. In addition to the parade and fireworks it also offers free holiday treats, specialty foods, and unique character Meet and Greets. …

FriYay at Walt Disney World’s Epcot Resort Area

Background: I recently had a chance to visit the Walt Disney World Resort on a kidless trip with my wife, Katy. Unlike our last visit sans-offspring which essentially was just a date night. This time we’d have two nights on property so we found plenty of relax at the pool and then found ourselves exploring …

That Time I Made a Jungle Cruise Skipper Costume for Disney World and How You Can Too

When I go on a Disney trip, I almost always make myself a new shirt or two. *Editor’s Note: right off the bat she comes in making the rest of us feel inadequate* The trip I took last fall for EPCOT’s International Food & Wine Festival and Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party was no …

You ain’t never heard a rumor like me (March 2018)

Walt Disney had a vision that theme parks would be ever evolving.  Walt understood that advances in technology and the power of imagination would enable his Imagineers to keep pushing forward to create newer and better things. This vision of an always changing theme park sparks the excitement of the rumor mill. Introducing our new …

Disney’s Art of Animation Resort: A Trip Report

As a family who usually gets 2 rooms at Disney’s Pop Century Resort (“POP”), staying at Art of Animation (“AoA”) was like the faraway dream that we’d never pay for. My husband and I have five kids and because he’s awesome, I have been going on trips without any of them. Last fall, I upgraded …