When the Christmas and holiday decorations go up at Walt Disney World Resort, the Vacation Kingdom transforms into a winter wonderland. No doubt this is a special time of year! Across the Resort, 8.5 million holiday lights are strung 98 percent of that lighting is LED; 2 percent is compact florescent Of that, 10 miles […]
Liberty Tree Tavern—where any day of the year you can enjoy a Thanksgiving-esque feast—is a Table Service restaurant located in Magic Kingdom Park’s Liberty Square. It’s one of my family’s favorite eateries on property, especially when we’re craving a hearty, family-style meal. The restaurant’s atmosphere is a step back in time to the days of […]
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 […]
Who hasn’t dreamed of flying? How often do your kids don a cape or fairy wings and pretend to soar? I mean, all it takes is a little faith, love, and pixie dust, right? Well, at Magic Kingdom Park, you can fly! You can fly! You can fly! You can fly! You can fly! You […]
Stocks–also referred to as stockades–were a common form of punishment in Colonial America. This form of public humiliation was popular during medieval and Renaissance times as well. Aren’t we glad when our forefathers were establishing laws–and the consequences for breaking them–they removed such “cruel and unusual punishment” from the list of possibilities? The phrase was […]
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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! […]
Part of Walt Disney’s success was due to his being a forward-thinker. He had a certain fascination with the future and wanted to feature attractions that not only explored tomorrow’s possibilities, but that also taught us how to approach and embrace what was to come. Back in 1955, when Disneyland opened, the interstate highway […]
The Columbia Harbour House quick service restaurant at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom opened with the park on October 1, 1971, and has maintained the same theming since opening day. Spanning two different lands, Columbia Harbour House represents both a European harbor in Fantasyland and a colonial American harbor in Liberty Square, with Guests virtually […]
The many facades of Cinderella Castle at this week’s #WordlessWednesday Click To Tweet Add MAGICAL MOUSE SCHOOLHOUSE to your home library!