Author Archives: Janel Adani

Graduation Gift Ideas For Your Grad

Graduation Gift Ideas For Your Grad 1 It’s a bittersweet time for me as my oldest is about to graduate high school this year.  With graduation just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about graduation gifts.  So what do you get the graduating Disney fan?  Well let’s see what we can find. How about this adorable “Graduation Mickey” from Jim Shore?  You can find it on the Shop Disney website for $44.95. For Continue Reading

More D-Lish Merch Has Arrived at Walt Disney World

More D-Lish Merch Has Arrived at Walt Disney World 7 Disney has really knocked it out of the park with their D-Lish collection and the new merch just keeps coming. We saw the plush pizza hit the parks a few weeks ago and it’s a big hit with the kids. It’s actually soft and cuddly. So much so that we picked up one for my son.  They cost $27.99. While walking through the emporium yesterday we stumbled upon this adorable giant Minnie ice cream cone plush!  It̵ Continue Reading

Mickey & Minnie Cookie Dough Crispy Valentine’s Day Pops

Mickey & Minnie Cookie Dough Crispy Valentine's Day Pops 13 Love is in the air with these adorable Mickey and Minnie Cookie Dough Crispy Pops for Valentine’s Day!  This is a fun and delicious treat to make with your little ones this Valentine’s Day!  Thanks Disney Family for the great recipe! Happy baking! Ingredients 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter 1 (10 oz.) package large marshmallows 6 cups crisped rice cereal 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter 1 cup brown sugar Continue Reading

Mickey Valentine Cookies

Mickey Valentine Cookies 15 It’s almost Valentine’s Day and that means making some of your favorite treats to share with our loved ones.   Who doesn’t love those little conversations hearts on Valentine’s Day?  So what’s better than combining those with our love of Mickey Mouse.  Check out this great recipe from the Disney Family website. Mickey Valentine Cookies   Serves 30 Ingredients DOUGH: 1 Continue Reading

Maleficent is Back!

Maleficent is Back! 16 When I saw The Main Street Mouse post that Maleficent was back this past Friday, I was so excited and had to get over to the park to see her for myself.  She is my absolute favorite part of The Festival of Fantasy Parade.  When the parade music started I got so excited, like it was the first time seeing this parade. We like to sit towards the end of the parade route so I was waiting anxiously for her to get there Continue Reading

New Photo Ops and Merchandise at Animal Kingdom

New Photo Ops and Merchandise at Animal Kingdom 21 We stopped by Animal Kingdom to check out the new Hakuna Matata Time Dance Party and while on our visit we found two new photo ops for The Lion King. First up is this Lion King photo op that you can find just past security before entering the park. Step inside the frame for a beautiful photo.  Disney PhotoPass is there ready to snap a great family photo. The next photo op you can find just past the gift shops o Continue Reading

Hakuna Matata Time Dance Party at Animal Kingdom #nowmorethanever

Hakuna Matata Time Dance Party at Animal Kingdom #nowmorethanever 31 Animal Kingdom has a new entertainment offering and we headed over this weekend to check it out.  Hakuna Matata Time is a dance party taking place over at the Discovery Island stage.  This is a fun dance party featuring a Caribbean-style street band and dancers; as well as a DJ that comes to keep the party going.     We were greeted by Timon and Rafiki showing us all their dance moves. Lot’s Continue Reading

Tasting Around the World: Epcot International Festival of the Arts Food #ArtfulEpcot

Tasting Around the World: Epcot International Festival of the Arts Food #ArtfulEpcot 40 One of my favorite festivals has hit Epcot and it’s the International Festival of the Arts.  I love walking around and checking out all the artwork, exhibits, performances, and most of all the food.  Now I will confess, my New Year’s resolution is to eat healthier so I was worried about how I was going to taste all these yummy foods and share it with you.  Well luckily, I have a family of five ready Continue Reading

Dining at Trails End

Dining at Trails End 50   If you are a fan of The Main Street Mouse then you have probably heard Michele or Scott talk about Trail’s End a few times.  I honestly did not know about this place until they told me about it and now my family is hooked.  Breakfast, Brunch, or Dinner, this place is delicious. Trail’s End is just a boat ride away from the Magic Kingdom.  Just steps from the dock, nestled in the trees of Fort Continue Reading

What Do I Do Without A Fastpass?

What Do I Do Without A Fastpass? 69 I see people posting all the time how they struggle to get Fastpasses to big ticket rides like Slinky Dog Dash and how their vacation will be ruined because they won’t get to ride the new ride.  Well just because you didn’t get a Fastpass, doesn’t mean you can’t ride the ride. Gasp, the dreaded standby line.  We’ve kind of become Disney spoiled with Fastpasses haven’t we?  The Continue Reading

New Menu Items at Backlot Express

New Menu Items at Backlot Express 73 New menu items have popped up over at Backlot Express in Hollywood Studios and we headed over to check things out. It looks like the Star Wars Chicken and Waffles has been removed from the menu and replaced with Chicken Breast Strips and Biscuit.  My little ones were a little disappointed that this was removed from the kids menu as well.  Also new on the menu is the Cuban Sandwich and the California Chicken Club Continue Reading