• Downtown Disney Resorts Offering Teacher Appreciation Rates

    Seven Downtown Disney® Resort Area Hotels In The Walt Disney World® Resort In Florida Offering “Teacher Appreciation Rates” . . . Special Rates at the Seven Downtown Disney® Resort Area Hotels Are Extended To Teachers and School Support Staff, Providing an Appealing Way to Take In Such Events as Star WarsTM Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, the opening of Seven […]

  • Back to Disneyland Part II

    As we waited to get into Disneyland (their ticket entrance is a joke, you need to be scanned, then present your ticket&more to come) it actually felt like I was waiting to get into the Magic Kingdom in Orlando. As you are waiting to enter (and as you can see from above you wait) you […]

  • My Disney Bucket List

    So once the movie “Bucket List” came out, there have been several shows that are talking about bucket lists and it seems to come up in more and more conversations.  As I was lying in bed last night with my wife watching the TV show “Bones” the focus was around a man who was completing […]

  • DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista

    I want to start by saying I am a Disney Vacation Club member and have been since 2000.  I have not stayed off property since I was married in 1990.  My wife and I decided we wanted to celebrate our 23rd wedding anniversary in Disney once again.  This was an adult only trip but we […]

  • Personal Water Craft Tour from Sammy Duvall’s Watersports Centre

    As you have read in the past, I am a huge fan of Sammy Duvall’s Watersports Centre (http://www.thewdwdads.com/?p=1439).  There is truly something magical walking down to the docks near the Contemporary Hotel to Bay Lake.  I remember walking down the first time I was able to drive one of the sea racers myself feeling like […]

  • New Releases

  • Once Upon A Time, Season 2 Bluray

    Once Upon A Time, Season 2 Bluray

    What other place can you see not only Disney characters, but all your favorite storybook characters on one tv show? Once upon a Time returns to ABC Family and is now being released on Bluray! I am not sure if

    Aug 27, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Maleficent – Angelina Jolie – 2014

    Maleficent – Angelina Jolie – 2014

    For the first time ever, there is about to be a Disney movie to revolutionize Disney movies.  In this upcoming movie the leading lady we will all cheer for will be….Maleficent?! This will be a live action movie and the

    Aug 15, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Body of Proof – Season 3 DVD

    Body of Proof – Season 3 DVD

    Another cop show drama? Sort of. I am a fan of police drama shows, provided they have some credibility. I can’t stand it when good always wine, cases always get solved, it just isnt real life. Body of Proof on

    Aug 08, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Captain America Returns 4-4-14

    Captain America Returns 4-4-14

    Like CAPTAIN AMERICA on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CaptainAmericaMovie Follow CAPTAIN AMERICA on Twitter:  @CaptainAmerica | https://twitter.com/CaptainAmerica CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER releases in theaters on April 4, 2014!

    Jul 19, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Park Info

  • Downtown Disney Resorts Offering Teacher Appreciation Rates

    Downtown Disney Resorts Offering Teacher Appreciation Rates

    Seven Downtown Disney® Resort Area Hotels In The Walt Disney World® Resort In Florida Offering “Teacher Appreciation Rates” . . . Special Rates at the Seven Downtown Disney® Resort Area Hotels Are Extended To Teachers and School Support Staff, Providing an Appealing

    May 12, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Back to Disneyland Part II

    Back to Disneyland Part II

    As we waited to get into Disneyland (their ticket entrance is a joke, you need to be scanned, then present your ticket&more to come) it actually felt like I was waiting to get into the Magic Kingdom in Orlando. As

    Oct 24, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • My Disney Bucket List

    My Disney Bucket List

    So once the movie “Bucket List” came out, there have been several shows that are talking about bucket lists and it seems to come up in more and more conversations.  As I was lying in bed last night with my

    Oct 22, 2013 | 4 comments | View Post

  • More apps need more power!

    More apps need more power!

    There are apps for everything!  For me, I have over 5 Disney apps on my iPhone, one for wait times, one for hours and one to let me know where I am LOL.  That means when I am at a

    Sep 01, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Food

  • Dining on My Time

    Dining on My Time

    Next month marks my ninth trip to Walt Disney World, and my fourth using the Disney Dining Plan. Unfortunately, it also marks the first time I am paying for it. Due to budget constraints, we are using Quick Service for the

    Jul 17, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Disney’s Spoonful Ideas for 4th of July

    Disney’s Spoonful Ideas for 4th of July

    With the 4th of July coming up next week, I wanted to share some of Spoonful.com’s new and patriotic ideas to help you and your readers celebrate the holiday! Spoonful.com features easy to navigate categories (cook, create, play and celebrate), allowing your readers to find just

    Jun 29, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Celebrity Chefs All Around!

    Celebrity Chefs All Around!

    RetroRad Celebrity Chef Emily Ellyn is with the #PirateRadio Crew Tonight. Join the fun at www.SoComRadio.com - Your Social Community of fun!

    May 23, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2013  Eat to the Beat Concert Series

    2013 Eat to the Beat Concert Series

        Another Food & Wine Festival is approaching quickly!!! And I can say, I don’t know if anything will beat last year’s. My wife surprised me with a trip to the festival and had a blast hanging out with

    May 17, 2013 | 1 comment | View Post

  • Favorite Mentions

  • My Disney Bucket List

    My Disney Bucket List

    So once the movie “Bucket List” came out, there have been several shows that are talking about bucket lists and it seems to come up in more and more conversations.  As I was lying in bed last night with my

    Oct 22, 2013 | 4 comments | View Post

  • DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista

    DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista

    I want to start by saying I am a Disney Vacation Club member and have been since 2000.  I have not stayed off property since I was married in 1990.  My wife and I decided we wanted to celebrate our

    Oct 16, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Denon Exercise Freak AH-W150BK

    Denon Exercise Freak AH-W150BK

    Do you run in the Disney Marathon, walk at lunch or even run/walk on a treadmill?  Heck, if you do any type of exercise the Denon Exercise Freak Bluetooth headset is for you!  I walk every day at lunch (I

    Jul 22, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 17th Annual Webby Awards – Disney Wins!

    17th Annual Webby Awards – Disney Wins!

    The Webby Awards are an internet website based awards showcasing the leaders in the field of their respected categories. For example, Games, Lifestyle, Movie & Film, Politics and even News. Many awards are given during this time, but Disney has

    Apr 24, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Other Recent Articles

  • Nutrisystem 90 day challenge

    Nutrisystem 90 day challenge

        July 24, 2014 Weight 186 (-29 pounds) Well I am just 7 short days away from the end of my 90 day challenge!  I can honestly say I have never been happier with a diet and exercise program.  I am exactly where I wanted to be before I leave for my Disney vacation! […]

    May 01, 2014 | 1 comment | View Post

  • Monster Jam 2014 – Florida Represent!

    Monster Jam 2014 – Florida Represent!

    Time to buy some ear plugs for the kids and break out the Monster Truck T-shirts! Monster Jam is back and coming to Orlando, Florida! Below is a preview of what is coming, but be prepared, this year is a huge turnout of some of the largest, most ridiculous, loudest trucks you’ve ever seen! The […]

    Jan 23, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • The Lone Ranger – Johnny Depp as Tanto

    The Lone Ranger – Johnny Depp as Tanto

    It;s always fun to see certain movies or television shows remade, as you get to see it from a new creative direction. Especially with today’s technology put into it. When your looking to bring something of American History, you had better bring it! The classic had an impact from the old western vibe and the […]

    Dec 27, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • JAKE AND THE NEVER LAND PIRATES: NEVER LAND RESCUE

    JAKE AND THE NEVER LAND PIRATES: NEVER LAND RESCUE

    JAKE AND THE NEVER LAND PIRATES: NEVER LAND RESCUE DVD November 19th! In “Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Never Land Rescue,” Jake embarks on his most heroic mission ever as the magic of Never Land begins to disappear just as the ancient Forever Tree seems to be fading away. After a mysterious figure known […]

    Dec 02, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Recent Trip Round-up

    Recent Trip Round-up

    I recently returned from an epic seven-day adventure with my wife and daughters, and have some quick observations about our trip. I’m old.  Yeah, being young at heart is nice and all, but it only goes so far when you are also old at back and knees and everywhere else.  My daughter’s cries for “Uppies!” […]

    Oct 03, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Coppertone + You = Protection

    Coppertone + You = Protection

    Well, I live in central Florida. I go to the beach often, and I most certainly spend a huge amount of time in theme parks as you know. Yep, I bake in the sun way to much. I also happen to be half German and English, so my skin gets lobster red before I see […]

    Sep 23, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Return to Disneyland

    Return to Disneyland

    It’s been 34 years since my last trip to Disneyland.  Back in 1979 my best friend had moved to California and a trip out to see him and his family ended with a day at Disneyland.  Since then I have visited Disney World over 25 times and consider myself a Disney expert. I can’t tell […]

    Aug 25, 2013 | 1 comment | View Post

  • Review – Laser Pegs

    Review – Laser Pegs

    Ever wish Lego had invented a better way to introduce automated action, like robotics and lights into the basic blocks? Well, they do, they are just quite expensive! A new product has hit the market that may just be the new era of this technology: Laser Pegs Now, Laser Pegs are an ingenious invention, as […]

    Aug 02, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Emily's Reaction

    The Best Kept Big Fat Secret – A WDW Reveal

    I have been living a lie! Despite everything I have been saying for the past few months, we ARE going to WDW this year. Firstly, I have to apologise that I can only reveal this now, as we actually booked back in early March.  However there is a very good reason for this evil deception.  If you […]

    Jul 28, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • The Optimist – Fact or Fiction Reality Disney Game

    The Optimist – Fact or Fiction Reality Disney Game

    Amelia, a young filmmaker, has stumbled upon a revolutionary secret…and she needs your help. Collaborate with other curious individuals around the globe to solve a mystery that traverses the web, Disneyland® Park, and beyond before culminating at the D23 Expo.

    Jul 25, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

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