Thankful for the Little Things at Disney

November is a month to give thanks for all you have in life, a time to cherish family and friends that mean the most. I also like to be thankful for Disney as it has brought me some of the most positive moments in my life…moments that I will never forget.

Having traveled to Disney  about 25 times…give or take a few times, one may think that it would be difficult to find new things to do at Walt Disney World. The truth is, that every time we travel to Disney, we have a list of new things that we would like to try and I have to say that it is rare if I make it to everything on that list. I am forever in awe of everything that Disney has to offer. Quite frankly, it is the little things and sometimes the new things that I try that just blow my mind and make me fall in love with Disney all over again.

Just four short weeks ago my family and I were visiting the most magical place on earth…we had a splendid time. We ate well, played well, slept well and enjoyed every moment of eachother’s company. We even had time to try some new things…wow!!  I have to say that although many may think it is cheesy and in dire need of a replacement, we thoroughly enjoyed Captain EO.

My family and I walked in there not too sure what to expect…I mean we did not even know that Michael Jackson was the star of the attraction. Now here is a little background on my family, my 14 year old daughter is a competitive dancer that bleeds dance, so when she saw that the introduction into the attraction was dance training and such, she loved it! She loves seeing the history of dance and seeing Michael doing his thing was amazing to her. My boys LOVE music…they like a beat so naturally this attraction was a hit for them! Now my husband really likes music and LOVES Michael Jackson…so he was a happy camper. I like it all!! From start to finish my entire family was fully engaged and bopping to the beat. My 3 year old was in love with the characters in the film as was my 6 year old son. We even got a kick out of the cheesy floor movements as you watched the film. That night we had a wonderful time and created fantastic memories.

So I guess what I am trying to say is that while I love all of the big things about Disney…this month may be a time to reflect on the small things that make Disney the most magical place on earth.

We would love to hear about what you treasure about Disney.

Kelly is the Founder/Blogger for Disney Guru as well as a contributing writer for The Affordable Mouse and WDW Fan Zone. She has been visiting Walt Disney World consistently since the age of 2. When she not planning a trip or writing about Walt Disney World, she is dreaming about being there. Kelly, her husband, three children  live right outside of Chicago.




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2 thoughts on “Thankful for the Little Things at Disney

  • November 8, 2011 at 8:11 AM

    Hi Kelly! I just saw Captain EO for the first time yesterday… it was such a fun trip back to the Eighties! For about 20 minutes I was young again…

    You are so right; it’t definitely the little things that can give us the most pleasure — at Disney and everywhere else. Thank YOU!

  • November 8, 2011 at 5:14 PM

    Kathy I agree we were hopping to the beat…it was so much fun!! Wishing you a magical day!


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