Our Trip to Disneyland: Part 1 – Character Breakfast

Our Trip to Disneyland: Part 1 – Character Breakfast            Thanks to the best Christmas gift from my sister (tickets to Disneyland!!) my little and I ones recently enjoyed a trip to Disneyland! We began out day with “Minnie and Friends – Breakfast in the Park” located in the Plaza Inn […]

This Month in Disney Parks History – April

April is a very big month for the Disney Parks. Three new parks opened in the month of April: Tokyo Disneyland in 1983, EuroDisney (now known as Disneyland Paris) in 1992, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom in 1998. April also brought us the opening (1957) and later closing (1966) of the Midget Autopia attraction in Disneyland. Fun […]

Movie Review: Peter Pan

The 14th full-length animated feature in Disney history, Peter Pan was released on February 5, 1953. It is based on J. M. Barrie’s 1904 play Peter and Wendy and is 76 minutes in length. Plot Summary Rushing to prepare for an evening in London with his wife, Mary, George Darling becomes frustrated with his children’s […]

Rikki’s Mouse Bites – Walt Disney World News 4/21/14

As a reminder:  Anna and Elsa from Frozen have now moved from the Norway Pavilion at Epcot to now meeting guests at the Magic Kingdom’s Princess Fairytale Hall.  Guests can now also attempt to obtain FastPass+ reservations to meet the sisters. A couple of attractions will be seeing refurbishments over the summer.  The first is […]

Epcot Easter Egg Hunt

No matter how much planning and preparing goes into a Walt Disney World trip, sometimes something spontaneous still provides a lot of fun. Today, we happened to stumble upon an Epcot Easter Egg hunt, and this turned out to be a fun little addition to our tour of World Showcase. The Epcot Egg-stravagenza was held […]

Foodie Friday: Top Walt Disney World Character Meals Involving Unique Characters

Everyone loves a good character meal.  It’s always fun getting the opportunity to meet up with Mickey or Minnie, or Cinderella, or Ariel.  But did you know that there are some character meals that give guests the opportunity to meet some uncommon characters.  Today, I thought I’d share with you my top rare character, character […]

Greeting Disney Royalty at Princess Fairytale Hall

It is so exciting to know that the Magic Kingdom’s New Fantasyland expansion – a project spanning many years — will be completed with the opening of the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train in just a few weeks! Every corner of New Fantasyland brings to life treasured Disney stories and beloved characters, and this is certainly […]

It’s All About the Characters

Character dining…  To some, character dining is a “must-do” for each trip to Walt Disney World.  To others, it is a “I’ve been there, and I’ve done it.” type of experience.  Some try to fit every character meal into one trip, and others try a new character meal each time.  But what is the true […]

To Fish Extender or Not

I received a 5-pack of bottle cap keychains for the purpose of this review. So, last week, I wrote about Fish Extenders.  In case you didn’t read it, let me briefly recap it.  Fish Extenders are hanging pockets that you take to hang off the clip by your stateroom door on a Disney Cruise.  Well, […]

Rikki’s Mouse Bites – Walt Disney World News 4/14/14

A brand new experience will run from April 17 – September 15.  Called the After Hours Wind Down, guests will have the opportunity via a special ticket to visit one of four lounges for appetizers and a beverage flight. The four lounges that can be chosen from are Spice Road Table (Morocco), La Cava del […]

Foodie Friday: Dining at 50′s Prime Time Cafe

Can somebody tell me how I have gone this long without talking about one of my all time favorite restaurants in all of Walt Disney World?  I experienced this table service restaurant, found at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on one of my very first trips as an adult to The World.  I asked around the internet […]

Book Review of the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids 2014

One of my favorite books to help with planning a Disney vacation is The Unofficial Guide:  Walt Disney World with Kids 2014 by Bob Sehlinger and Liliane J. Opsomer.  I borrowed this book from the library and have been enjoying the advice from the guide all week!   If you are going to Walt Disney […]