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Disney Games for Holiday Gifts, from Wonder Forge

Disney games from Wonder Forge

My kids and I love to play board games together. It’s a great way to enjoy each other’s company, discover new pieces of personality (see who’s competitive), crank those brain gears, and just have some good old family fun. So you can imagine how excited I was when Wonder Forge contacted me about reviewing three […]

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Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: Joyce Carlson, What a Doll!

Joyce Carlson Disney Trivia

Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about Joyce Carlson? The late Imagineer and Disney Legend, Joyce Carlson, worked for the Walt Disney Company for 56 years, before retiring in 2000. She painted animation cels for 16 years, then moved over to Walt Disney Imagineering (then called WED Enterprises) to build miniature prototypes […]

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Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: Space Mountain

Space Mountain

Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about Space Mountain? When it opened in December 1974, Space Mountain–the first roller coaster to be placed inside a darkened building–was one of the first E-Ticket attractions to debut at Walt Disney World rather than at Disneyland. Space Mountain #DisneyTrivia at this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday #bloghop! […]

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Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: X. Atencio & The Haunted Mansion

X Atencio and Hitchhiking Ghosts

To complement this month’s Magical Blogorail Red Loop, this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia features a little-known snippet about The Haunted Mansion. Haunted Mansion scriptwriter X. Atencio had been an animator at the Walt Disney Studios. He was brought into songwriting because Walt Disney thought he’d be good at it. And Walt was right! In […]

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Magical Blogorail Red: Little-Known Facts about the Haunted Mansion

Little Known Facts Haunted Mansion

Welcome to those of you joining me from A DISNEY MOM’S THOUGHTS and those of you just hopping aboard. I am the 3rd stop on our Magical Blogorail. One of my favorite haunts at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom is the Haunted Mansion. Judging by the steady stream of Guests in the queue, I’m not […]

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#TweetBlog Friday Fun with Disney Duct Tape

Disney Princess duct tape purse

My daughter is quite the duct tape diva. A couple years ago, she established her own etsy shop called Pink All That to sell her creations. She has made wallets, checkbook covers, phone cases, pencil toppers, bracelets, hair bows, and more! And although the shop is not currently active, she still loves to make things. […]

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#TweetBlog Thursday: FastPass to History Disneyland TV Show

Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse Disneyland Show

This week in Disney history, on October 27, 1954, the Emmy Award-winning Disneyland television show aired on ABC, starring Walt Disney. #TweetBlog Thursday: #FP2History This week in #Disney history… Click To Tweet Link up your Disney history post at Frontierland Station’s FastPass to History linky! NOTE: This post is part of the 31 Days for Writers […]

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Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: Disney Christmas Clothes

Disney Christmas hoodies

DID YOU KNOW that you can already shop for Disney-themed holiday clothing? Order now so you’ve got your wardrobe ready to wear to the taping of Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort’s annual Christmas parade! [While no official date has been released yet for the taping, it is expected to take place on Friday, […]

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Disney Youth Programs: Performing Arts Workshops, Festivals & Competitions

Disney Performing Arts

We’re wrapping up this month’s discussion about the Disney Youth Programs offered at both Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort. (Click the link to view related articles.) We’ve provided an overview of all programs and have taken a look at what is offered within each category. Having experienced a showcase of several courses, I […]

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Oat & Corn Meal Chocolate Chunk Cookies with Walnuts & Cranberries

Oat & Corn Meal Chocolate Chunk Cookies

When you’re at the Disney Parks, do you ever run out of steam? “Uh, yeah,” you say, right? You might even say, “Duh!” I know how it goes. You fuel up with a good breakfast, but then you spend so much energy getting where you want to go that your feet start dragging before it’s […]

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