Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano

Tucked away in a corner behind Muppet Vision 3D in Disney's Hollywood Studios is a little Italian restaurant that is in my opinion, one of the best-kept Disney dining secrets. Mama Melrose's Ristorante Italiano is a casual table-service option serving beloved favorites like fried calamari, chicken parmesan, and spaghetti & meatballs. I've dined here with… Continue reading Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter

Disney's Port Orleans Resort - French Quarter is one-half of Disney's Port Orleans Resort and a longtime favorite of mine. Sister property Disney's Port Orleans Resort - Riverside is nextdoor, but more on that later. The theming of this moderate resort will transport you straight to New Orleans, LA. French Quarter reopened back in October,… Continue reading Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter

EPCOT International Festival of the Arts

Festival time is my favorite time at EPCOT! The park comes alive with a plethora of unique experiences. The 2022 festivals are: International Festival of the Arts: January 14 - February 21International Flower and Garden Festival: March 2 - July 4 {Read about my 2021 visit here.}International Food and Wine Festival: dates TBDInternational Festival of… Continue reading EPCOT International Festival of the Arts

Who’s ready to win a vacation to The Most Magical Place on Earth?!

M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E Ok, how many of you sang that in your mind? I know I did when I typed it! 😊Fall means it's time for another giveaway, and this is my most favorite kind!!! Along with my head office Classic Travel Connection, Family Travel Adventures LLC is giving away a Walt Disney World vacation! There's nothing… Continue reading Who’s ready to win a vacation to The Most Magical Place on Earth?!

Trails End Restaurant

If you're a guest of Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campgrounds, Trails End Restaurant is a great option for a family-style, down-home country meal. Located in Pioneer Hall, the rustic theme carries straight through from the décor to the menu. Our family-style buffet meal consisted of an oven-fresh breadbasket, chopped salad, smokehouse skillet, and covered… Continue reading Trails End Restaurant

Enchanting Extras at Walt Disney World Resort

As the kids get older and have fine-tuned their interests in the parks, we've begun incorporating more non-park days and/or seeking new-to-us activities. Here's a look at what we did this trip, as well as an overview of other experiences offered. Trail Rides The tween has taken a few horseback riding lessons and jumped at… Continue reading Enchanting Extras at Walt Disney World Resort

Happy 50th Birthday Walt Disney World!

On October 1, Walt Disney World Resort celebrated its 50th birthday, and kicked off an 18-month long celebration. We couldn't wait to spend our Fall Break at The Most Magical Place on Earth! Highlights of The World's Most Magical Celebration include: EARidescent Excitement with dazzling decorations, new looks for Mickey, Minnie and Friends and magical… Continue reading Happy 50th Birthday Walt Disney World!

Disney’s Pop Century Resort

Disney's Pop Century Resort is a fun, family-friendly, value resort. Parents and grandparents will enjoy the walk down memory lane as the larger-than-life theming highlights pop culture from the1950s to the 1990s. Set alongside Hourglass Lake, the resort couldn't be any cuter if it tried. Disney's Pop Century Resort and sister property Disney's Art of… Continue reading Disney’s Pop Century Resort