Category Archives: Disney

Disney Bounding! #DisneyLife

Disney Bounding! #DisneyLife 1 A few years ago I heard the term Disney Bounding and I thought, “what in the world is a Disney Bound?” So I did a little research and learned that wow, this is a legit thing AND I kinda love it. Disney bounding is basically dressing in regular clothes INSPIRED by your favorite Disney character, without wearing an actual costume. Our first foray into Disney Bounding was a few years ago while our family w Continue Reading

You’re Staying on Property?! Why? You’re a local? -M. Perkins

You’re Staying on Property?! Why? You’re a local? -M. Perkins 5 By Guest Contributor Michelle Perkins When I was in high school, I took my first trip to Walt Disney World with my grandparents.  I remember we stayed at a resort, it wasn’t on Disney Property, but at the time I didn’t realize that there was a property to stay on. I was not as well versed in Disney as I am now.  Years later when my parents took me to Disney to celebrate my college graduation, they arranged fo Continue Reading

GalaxyCon Richmond 2019

GalaxyCon Richmond 2019 7 This past weekend I had the exciting job of covering GalaxyCon Richmond for TMSM! This is an all weekend event that takes place at the Richmond Convention Center and 2019 was the first year it took place. What exactly is GalaxyCon? It’s a comicon with so much more! During GalaxyCon, you will see the normal comicon events, but they provide live entertainment like dances, costume contests, and wrestling events. The Continue Reading

Best Quick Service Options Around the World by Michelle Perkins

Best Quick Service Options Around the World by Michelle Perkins 16 By Guest Contributor Michelle Perkins You are in Disney and the clock strikes 12 (no not midnight) and you realize that you are hungry.  You don’t have a reservation and it’s too late to walk up because you have little ones and they are starting to get “hangry”. What do you do? Quick Serve!  I know what you are thinking, “I don’t want a burger or chicken fingers.” Well don’t worry, you’re in Dis Continue Reading

Crafting for a cruise

Crafting for a cruise 19 You’ve booked your cruise. Paid it off. Checked in online. Booked your excursions. What else is left to do? Make decorations for your door, of course! Decorating your stateroom door on a Disney cruise is not only fun, it lets you distinguish your door from the rest of the doors on your deck.  So pull out your craft supplies and get ready to show your Disney side! Before getting started it’s important to know t Continue Reading

My Favorite Disney Memory – What is yours?

My Favorite Disney Memory - What is yours? 22 Who remembers the morning show that used to take place every morning to open Magic Kingdom? It was my absolute favorite! The Mayor of Main Street, USA would come out and welcome everyone, the dancers/singers would perform, the train would roll in with the characters, and that one family would walk out to join in the countdown. How lucky were those people that got picked? Speaking from experience, super lucky! I had Continue Reading

IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth Farewell Merchandise

IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth Farewell Merchandise 24 We all know Illuminations is coming to an end and with anything that ends at Disney it becomes emotional for some.  People want to hold onto memories and what better way to do that with merchandise of course.  In the recent Mickey Monitor-Summer 2019 (Passholder Magazine) they shared some of the upcoming merchandise. “Show your love for IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth and its dazzling 20-year run with t Continue Reading

Construction Update at Epcot~International Gateway

Construction Update at Epcot~International Gateway 31 Recently we visited Epcot and found some changes to the International Gateway entrance. If you are not familiar, the International Gateway entrance is in the World Showcase right near the France Pavilion. Guests staying at the Yacht and Beach Club, the Boardwalk Resort, and Swan and Dolphin can access Epcot through this back entrance. Upon walking towards the entrance from the Yacht and Beach Club, we found this t Continue Reading

Boozy Popsicles at Epcot

Boozy Popsicles at Epcot 41 The latest trend in adult beverages has hit Epcot, Cocktail Popsicles, or what I like to call Boozy Popsicles. When I heard about these, I headed straight to the Italy Pavilion to check them out. These Gourmet Popsicles can be found at this little cart in the Italy Pavilion. The Popsicles come in three flavors. Limoncello, Sparkling Strawberry, and Berry Sangria. We opted to try the Limoncello and Berry Sangria. Continue Reading

Mother’s Day Breakfast with Minnie Mouse Tsum Tsum Pancakes

Mother's Day Breakfast with Minnie Mouse Tsum Tsum Pancakes 45 With Mother’s Day coming this weekend, it’s time to start thinking of ways to spoil mom.  One great way is by making a magical breakfast in bed.  If your mom is a Disney fan, she is sure to love some Minnie Mouse Pancakes.  Check out this great recipe from Disney Family. Minnie Tsum Tsum Pancakes Serves 4 Ingredients PANCAKES: 1 cup self-rising flour 1/3 cup cocoa 1 tbsp baker’s sugar (super Continue Reading

How To Celebrate Mother’s Day at Walt Disney World

How To Celebrate Mother's Day at Walt Disney World 47 Mother’s Day is coming up this weekend and it’s time to start thinking about how you will celebrate your mom this weekend.  If you are at Walt Disney World, there are plenty of things to do with your mom. Let’s start at Disney Springs.  There are tons of great dining options to choose from at Disney Springs.   Some great places to dine at Disney Springs are Maria and Enzo’s for authe Continue Reading