Mama Melrose – Fantasmic! Package

Thursday, June 2, 2011 This was our first time dining at Mama Melrose.  We decided to try it to take advantage of the Fantasmic! show package.  With lunch (and early dinner) you can get a Fantasmic! reserved seating ticket if you make your advanced dining reservation (ADR) by calling Walt Disney World dining and asking…

Crystal Palace – dinner

The Crystal Palace in Walt Disney World is a family buffet located near Cinderella’s Castle.  This is a must do buffet for our family on each trip.  My family loves the Winnie the Pooh characters that come to each table while you are eating and the food is above average buffet fare. I always start…

Wordless Wednesday – The Tree of Life

Wishing we were there today to count the animals on the Tree of Life in Animal Kingdom.  My family loves to wander the paths below the tree and look for all the hidden animals we may have not seen before.

Cosmic Ray’s Startlight Cafe

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 It had been an incredibly hot vacation.  This day the heat was 90 degrees plus humidity over 90%.  Being a true Northern family we were NOT dealing well with the heat so had switched our plans to touring late in the evening and staying at the parks with the Evening Magic…

All-Star Movies Resort – updated 8-11-11

It has been six years since we have been to the All-Star Movies Resort (remember in Walt Disney World they are called resorts not hotels).  Since we were traveling not only with our two children, 8 and 11, but also my brother-in-law, sister-in-laws and my 93 year-old mother-in-law (on her first trip to Walt Disney…

Cape May Cafe

Trip Report – Tuesday, May 31, 2011 It has been many years since we last had dinner at Cape May Cafe and after reading mixed reviews on-line I knew I needed to go back and find out if it really had changed much. I love going to the Beach Club Resort as it is always…

Thoughtful Thursday – Independence Day

I thought this was appropriate with Independence Day right around the corner. Will you be hanging your flag out and telling your children about Independence Day? The Declaration of Independence begins:  “When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another,…