Attractions

Size Friendly Disney series: Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach

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April 16, 2015
Size Friendly Disney series: Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach

If you are anything like I am, the idea of going to a water park gives you an uneasy feeling. I know there will be people of all shapes and sizes there. Yet, all I can think of is the wiggle in my step. That is why the next in our series is the...
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The Wilderness Must Be Explored!!

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March 24, 2015
The Wilderness Must Be Explored!!

Hello my friends! I hope you all are doing good! It’s finally SPRINGTIME!! We all survived winter! Well, mostly survived! We have one last blast of cold and snow here in Chicago this week, then it will begin to warm up again and hopefully stay on the warmer side! I wanted to share with...
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Size-Friendly Disney

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March 15, 2015
Size-Friendly Disney

I’m not a slim lady. I make no excuses for this. My love for the fine manufacturers of salted, choco-fied and sweetened goods has led me to where I am today, and hard work with no excuses is slowly transforming me back to where I was before. That being said, because of my size...
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A Special Trip Down Main Street, U.S.A.

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December 17, 2014
A Special Trip Down Main Street, U.S.A.

As a lifelong Disney fan, I find that my Disney firsts hold a very special place in my heart. Walking under the Main Street, U.S.A. Train Station on my first Walt Disney World visit as an adult, my child’s first glimpse of Cinderella Castle, and my first backstage tour are a few of those...
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Picture Perfect Lights to Brighten Your Nights

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November 30, 2014
Picture Perfect Lights to Brighten Your Nights

. WOW! This picture says it all. I am truly at a loss for words right now. I would love to tell you how wonderfully the Imagineers decorated the parks at Walt Disney World this year, but that wouldn’t give them the accolades they deserve. Perhaps I should continue with a few more pictures to...
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Thank Queue For the Distractions, Winnie the Pooh!

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October 31, 2014
Thank Queue For the Distractions, Winnie the Pooh!

. Recently, we were looking through some old photos and reminiscing about all the great Disney World vacations our family has taken through the years when my wife smiled and reminded me of some of the hurdles we faced to find these joyful memories. While the memory of those big smiles on our childrens’ faces...
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Anna and Elsa FastPass+ Tips for the Desperate Parent

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October 16, 2014
Anna and Elsa FastPass+ Tips for the Desperate Parent

  Oh Anna and Elsa, can’t you help us parents out? By now, everyone is clearly aware of the difficulty, bordering on impossibility, of scoring Anna and Elsa Meet and Greet FastPass+ in the Magic Kingdom. With every young princess wanting to pose with the famous sisters, their FastPass+ are a serious HOT commodity...
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Fast Pass +

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October 7, 2014
Fast Pass +

  During out most recent visit to Walt Disney World this past August, we were able to partake in the new My Disney Expereince with the new Fast Pass Plus (FP+)! http://www.wdwfanzone.com/2014/09/recap-of-a-magical-moment-and-more-at-walt-disney-world/ We were able to pre-book up to 3 FP+ for each day of our ticket before we arrived. This was very exciting, as...
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Saying Goodbye To Epcot’s Maelstrom

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September 18, 2014
Saying Goodbye To Epcot’s Maelstrom

Last week Disney announced the Maelstrom attraction in Epcot’s World Showcase Norway pavilion was going to be re-imagined into a Frozen attraction. A Frozen attraction should not have come as a surprise to anyone given the popularity of the film and its characters, as well as, the rumors of such a change that have...
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Flyin’ High: Take a Ride on Characters in Flight

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September 16, 2014
Flyin’ High: Take a Ride on Characters in Flight

  For some of us seasoned Walt Disney World visitors, there comes a time when at least one member of the group begins to experience a little Disney burn-out. (Gasp! The horror!!) As a frequent traveler to Walt Disney World, I am always on the lookout for a unique, previously unexplored Disney experience to...
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