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What Do You Mean There are Free Things to Do in Disney? ~ By Melissa Latta

What Do You Mean There are Free Things to Do in Disney? ~ By Melissa Latta 1 Re-post! What Do You Mean There are Free Things to Do in Disney? By Melissa Latta One hot button topic when talking about Disney is the price. Yes, I will totally agree that Disney is not cheap, but you’re paying so much for your experience and being submerged into the Disney life! But did you know how many things are totally free? I wanted to go over some of my personal favorites! Helping open a country in Continue Reading

Disney Magic ~ By Melissa Latta

Disney Magic ~ By Melissa Latta 2 Disney Magic by Melissa Latta I am often asked what keeps me coming back for more when it comes to all things Disney. I used to be able to put it into words, but I find myself at a loss for how to best explain my “why”. The last trip I took with my family was our first trip as a family of 4! We have been to Disney 10-12 times with my 7 year old son, but this time was so different. That’s when it hit me-m Continue Reading

My Favorite Villains

top 10 villains My Favorite Villains by Guest Blogger Arielle Boardman We love to hate them. Sometimes they are scary and sometimes they are sneaky but they are always evil! Here are some of my favorite Villians. Ursula – She is sassy, feisty and above all; deliciously evil. Ursula the sea witch from “The Little Mermaid” is one of the most well known villains. And she get a killer song, “Poor Unfortunate Souls”. Yeah sh Continue Reading

Haunted Mansion History Part 4

Haunted Mansion History Part 4 3 Bonjour TMSM fans! We’ve come full circle, or better yet; full séance circle. In this installment of the Haunted Mansion series, I take you to explore the first of two Manors. I like to think of these Manors as the cousins to the Haunted Mansions of the other three Disney properties worldwide. The Manors are different with stories and legends that somewhat tie into the history of the Mansions, but architecture a Continue Reading

Haunted Mansion History, Part 3

Haunted Mansion History, Part 3 4 Oh, I see you have returned for more haunting history on Disney’s beloved home for happy haunts. Our historical journey now takes us to the first Disney park built outside of the United States, grab your broomsticks, or your vacuum and let’s fly on over to Tokyo Disneyland. When Imagineers began working on this new park, they knew many of the attractions that were popular in America would also translate well i Continue Reading

Haunted Mansion History Part One

Haunted Mansion History Part One 5 Welcome Foolish Mortals….. We’ve all heard about Grim Grinning Ghosts coming out to socialize but have you ever heard of Globetrotting Ghosts haunting mansions and manors worldwide? Well, TMSM friends, let me be your host and take you on a hauntingly delightful journey through the history of one of the most beloved rides at Disney parks around the world; you guessed it – The Haunted Mansion. In the spir Continue Reading

Having a Magical Day at Disney with POTS! By Guest Blogger Samantha Carver

Having a Magical Day at Disney with POTS! By Guest Blogger Samantha Carver 6 If you are one of the millions of people worldwide that suffer from POTS (Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome), a day in a Disney Park can feel like a marathon. Although there is still a lot unknown about this form of dysautonomia, there are ways to combat the symptoms and keep your day in Disney magical. I was diagnosed with POTS in the spring of 2014 after almost passing out between classes at my universit Continue Reading

Going to Disney…. Surprise! Or.. Not?

Going to Disney.... Surprise! Or.. Not? 8 SURPRISE! Or… Not?? By Guest Blogger Lianne Lapierre   I don’t know about you, but it seems like I’m ALWAYS planning a Disney vacation! It doesn’t matter if it’s two years out, or two months out, my “Disney Vacation Budget” spreadsheet seems to find its way to my desktop each and every day! Planning for Disney is so much fun! From finding airfare deals, to checking out the best hotels for our fa Continue Reading

5 Activities To Do Outside the Parks

5 Activities To Do Outside the Parks 9 Repost By Guest Blogger Traci Taylor Have you ever wondered what you could do on the days you might not have a park ticket?  How about a day of swimming and wandering around your hotel?  Here are 5 things that you can do if you just don’t want to spend the money on one more day at the theme parks. 1.  View the Electrical Water Pageant – No this isn’t the Main Street Electrical Parade, but it was inspired Continue Reading

Flow in Disney by Guest Blogger John Leever

Flow in Disney by Guest Blogger John Leever 10 Re-post! By Guest Blogger, John Leever It was around 10PM and my goddaughter says to my godson, “Bob I’m hungry. You must be starving.” There were 5 of us in Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom at the end of Main Street about to head towards Adventureland. It was me, my goddaughter, my godson, and my two nieces. We had eaten probably around 2PM and now the kids wanted to eat again. Later I told my sister jok Continue Reading

A Review Of The World Showcase’s Destinations Discovered Tour Part 2

A Review Of The World Showcase's Destinations Discovered Tour Part 2 11 By Guest Blogger Cora Helton Recently we shared “A Review Of The World Showcase’s Destinations Discovered Tour Part 1” with you. Today we want to continue Cora’s tour around the showcase with you! On to China! Julie shared some great historical information about the emperor’s seal outside the Temple of Heaven, the symbols inside, and the Guardian Lions (or Foo Dogs) near the gift shop (sp Continue Reading