Jo Scholl


Dinner at Palo

April 20, 2014
Dinner at Palo

Today I invite you to join me for one of our favorite traditions.  Dinner at Palo!  Please share our dinner at Palo on the Disney Fantasy!  Of course we must start with cocktails!!  However don’t miss the dessert at the end.  I hope you enjoy this visual culinary feast!!     Jo Scholl, WDW Fan...
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Grateful for the Joy

March 20, 2014
Grateful for the Joy

If you’re on this particular website and reading this post, you’re probably at least a little bit obsessed with Disney. Or, you may be the newbie who is trying to do research for their first trip to Walt Disney World or Disneyland. Don’t worry or feel left out, once you cross onto Disney property...
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How to Beat the Heat in WDW

February 5, 2014
How to Beat the Heat in WDW

As I sit bundled up in a blanket due to Chicago’s -14o weather tonight (with a wind chill factor of 35o below zero………  BRRRRR!), I’m dreaming of warm, sunny Florida weather.  Although right now mid-90’s and sunny sounds absolutely heavenly, in reality sometimes that level of heat (and humidity) can be almost as hard...
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Disney Holiday Activities

January 6, 2014
Disney Holiday Activities

The days leading up to Christmas were filled with all kinds of Disney activity; wrapping Disney themed gifts, purchasing new Disney ornaments and décor (Walgreen’s had some great stuff this year!), spending a day at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago exploring the Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives, and lastly seeing...
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Why I’d Like to be in the Magic Kingdom Right Now

December 5, 2013
Why I’d Like to be in the Magic Kingdom Right Now

  I’m missing the Magic Kingdom because, not only is it CRAZY cold here, but………. It’s the holiday season and I know everything is decorated beautifully.  I’d go ahead and take the monorail to see the decorations at the resorts too.   So close to the Magic Kingdom and I just can’t pass up the...
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WDW Fan Zone Blogtalk Radio – DVC Edition

November 10, 2013
WDW Fan Zone Blogtalk Radio – DVC Edition

I’m crazy about DVC – Disney Vacation Club, and always have been. I often tell people that buying DVC was the best financial decision I ever made! I truly believe that and my belief has never wavered. So it is with a great deal of excitement that I’m announcing an additional Blog Talk radio...
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Lunch at Be Our Guest – Yum!

October 10, 2013
Lunch at Be Our Guest – Yum!

If you’ve read Shelley’s recent article you already know that we were fortunate enough on our recent trip to be able to participate in a test of the Fast Pass Plus system at the Be Our Guest Restaurant for lunch.  Since we had already planned on having our first lunch experience there and were...
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Aqua Ducky Derby

September 10, 2013
Aqua Ducky Derby

  Duckies, duckies, duckies!  It seemed like everyone you looked you saw rubber duckies.  Was this some weird hallucination?   No.  It was the Aqua Ducky Derby onboard the Disney Fantasy! Imagine our surprise on our last trip when we started seeing rubber ducks in the gift shops.  We soon learned that Disney was sponsoring...
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A Day Alone in WDW

August 10, 2013
A Day Alone in WDW

In just over two weeks I’m going to find myself in a very unusual position…… alone in Walt Disney World (WDW) for the day.  Although Shel and I will be together for a week, just a week or so ago I decided to fly in a day early.   Southwest makes changing your flights very...
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Disney Fantasy – Adults Only Activity

July 7, 2013
Disney Fantasy – Adults Only Activity

Shelley and  I recently completed our eighth trip onboard one of the amazing Disney cruise ships; this one on the Disney Fantasy.  Since our very first trip on the Disney Magic in 2000 friends, family and acquaintances have always made comments like, “Really?   Isn’t that ship just for kids?”  I always answer no and...
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