Resorts

A Disney Resort for Every Season (of Life)

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March 4, 2013
A Disney Resort for Every Season (of Life)

There was a time I thought I’d never stay anywhere on Disney property other than the Polynesian Resort. It was pretty close to perfection for my husband and me with its coveted spot on the monorail loop, walking path to the Transportation and Ticket Center for our nightly jaunts to Epcot’s World Showcase for...
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A Walk Thru Art of Animation – Finding Nemo Style!

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February 28, 2013
Nemo Artwork at Main Entrance of Resort

Well, the time has come. Today is the final installment in my Walk Thru Art of Animation Series! I hope you enjoyed my previous posts on Cars, The Lion King, and The Little Mermaid! In today’s post, the Finding Nemo section of the resort.             Share
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A Walk Thru Art of Animation – Lion King Style!

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February 14, 2013
The Simba Sign at the Front of the Resort

Today’s post takes you through the Lion King section of the new Art of Animation Resort at Walt Disney World. If you missed my earlier posts in this series please check out my The Little Mermaid and Cars posts as well. If in the mood to continue your exploration of the Art of Animation...
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Why Walt Disney World is “Home”

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February 11, 2013
Why Walt Disney World is “Home”

While my mail is addressed to a house in Texas, I prefer to call Walt Disney World “Home.” Even though my family only visits the World about one time per year, how can it not seem like home to me? Every time a Walt Disney World Transportation bus drops me at my resort, they...
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Landscape of Flavors

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February 7, 2013
Entrance to Landscape of Flavors through the Ink and Paint Shop

If you’ve read some of Shelley Scholl’s recent articles you know that we spent a day at Art of Animation on our last trip.  We love to tour all of the hotel properties and with this being the newest addition to Walt Disney World we couldn’t wait to see it.  Although we primarily visited...
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Laundry Isn’t a Bad Word

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January 25, 2013
Washers aren't high capacity, but are just enough for a family of 4 to wash a couple days worth clothes.

“Laundry.”  Even saying the word strikes terror in the hearts of men and women.  “Laundry on vacation” is an expletive.  There are a lot of reasons to do laundry while on vacation.  Here are some of my favorites. I don’t know about you, but I tend to want to buy clothes before going out...
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A Walk Thru Art of Animation – Cars style!

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January 17, 2013
Art of Animation Main Entrance

As I mentioned last month, touring the Walt Disney World resort hotels is one of our favorite things to do on our trips to WDW. Today’s spin in the Zone will take you through the Car’s portion of the Art of Animation. As a reminder, Art of Animation is Disney World’s newest “value” resort....
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The First of January

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January 11, 2013
The First of January

The way you decide to spend the first of January has the power to set the tone for the rest of your year. As you march on through the months and find yourself lost, as we usually find ourselves after the inevitable passing of time, you can recall this day as your starting line....
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So, The Park Is Closing?

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January 6, 2013
Capacity Closure Sign

As many who have visited Walt Disney World (WDW) this past two weeks have learned, the Parks can close when busy.  Maybe you asked what all the close phases are you’ve heard about.  Here’s a little bit of help for you if you are visiting during a busy period. The first type of closing is when...
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