EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival

Taste of EPCOT International Flower &...

I grew up visiting Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, every few years, staying in the classic hotels – the Polynesian and Contemporary Resorts – wearing my oversized plastic sunglasses and hypercolor t-shirts, making sure my keds were bright white and vacation pic ready. My favorite WDW memories, however, are of my first visits with…

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Walt Disney World #DisneyKids March T...

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. WE WILL UPDATE WITH A NEW DATE/TIME WHEN AVAILABLE. Disclosure: This event is officially sponsored by Disney Parks and RM Media has received compensation for services provided. Family vacations are a wonderful way for everyone to relax, unwind, have fun, and bond together. When going on vacation with little ones,…

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DisneyKids February Twitter Party

Disclosure: This event is officially sponsored by Disney Parks and RM Media has received compensation for services provided. Spring is just around the corner and while it means the end of the winter months that many of us love, it is the beginning of so many wonderful and beautiful things. This is just as true…

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Walt Disney World #DisneyKids January...

Disclosure: This event is officially sponsored by Disney Parks and RM Media has received compensation for services provided. As a parent, careful planning of your family’s vacation time and budget is important to a stress-free time away, especially when you’re traveling with preschoolers. At Walt Disney World Resort, there are many great ways to make…

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Star Wars Month Celebration Winner

Congratulations to Tiffany S., winner of the Star Wars Month Celebration Giveaway! Baby Yoda and Classic Yoda are headed your way, Tiffany. Enjoy!

Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida will invite guests aboard the Halcyon, a starcruiser known throughout the galaxy for its impeccable service and exotic destinations. When they arrive onboard, guests will step into the ship’s main deck Atrium to begin their journey through a galaxy far, far away. (Disney/Lucasfilm)

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If your family loves Disney and Star Wars as much as mine does, I’m quite certain that for the last couple of years, you’ve heard the following echoing through your home: “But when will the Star Wars hotel open??” With the release of the final three movies in the Star Wars saga and the opening…

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Disney’s New Riviera Resort

Disney’s new Riviera Resort, a Disney Vacation Club property, is now open to guests! Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to visit Disney’s Riviera Resort to get a sneak peek at the magic. My family is traveling to the World later this month, and I was so impressed with the Riviera Resort that I…

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Rise of the Resistance Virtual Queue FAQ

Since the opening of Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance at Galaxy’s Edge in Disney’s Hollywood Studios on December 5, there has been epic level anxiety over the ride boarding groups, otherwise known as the virtual queue. Friends, I am with you! My family is heading to the parks over the holidays, and while I got to…

Disney guests will traverse the corridors of a Star Destroyer and join an epic battle between the First Order and the Resistance - including a face-off with Kylo Ren - when Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance opens Dec. 5, 2019 at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and Jan. 17, 2020 at Disneyland Resort in California. At 14 acres each, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland Park and Disney's Hollywood Studios is Disney's largest single-themed land expansion ever. (Joshua Sudock/Disney Parks)

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Earlier this month I had the opportunity to visit Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida, to preview the new attraction, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. Now I’m bringing Resourceful Mommy readers everything they need to know before they go. Where is Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance? Star Wars: Rise of…

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Giveaway! Star Wars Month Celebration

Happy Star Wars Month! Right now there is a laminated Millennium Falcon pulled monorail cruising around my kitchen doorway, counting my family down to our first family trip to Walt Disney World in four years. Four years! When we were last there as a family, my son could still eat off of the kids’ menu…

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(Re)Creating Memories at Walt Disney ...

Full Disclosure – I am the person who rolls her eyes and clicks away every time the “You Only Have 18 Summers” memes make a resurgence. After all, I’m forty-one years old and I still vacation with my parents. I tend to think that preemptively panicking about my children growing up and moving away is some next…

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#DisneyYouthPrograms Twitter Party

Disclosure: This event is officially sponsored by Disney Youth Programs and RM Media has received compensation for services provided. Parents and educators agree that learning is something that should happen each and every day, in and out of the classroom. Disney Youth Programs agrees wholeheartedly and has developed a series of amazing learning opportunities throughout…

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What’s Next at Walt Disney Worl...

Today is Monday the 26th of August, otherwise known in my home as The Day to Sort Through D23 Expo Announcements. via GIPHY Last week some of the luckiest people on the planet came together in Anaheim, California, to celebrate all things Disney, including learning about what’s next for Disney Parks, Disney Cruise Line, and…

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Walt Disney World #DisneyKids June Tw...

  A first trip to Walt Disney World is an amazing experience for the young and the young-at-heart! There is so much to see and do, especially for families with little ones. So how do you plan a perfect vacation to the Walt Disney World Resort for your family and ensure that you have the…

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Walt Disney World #DisneyKids May Twi...

  It’s no secret that there is plenty to see and do this summer at the Walt Disney World Resort’s four amazing theme parks, but did you know there is even more in store for families who visit with their little ones? Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon, the two amazingly themed waterparks at Walt Disney…

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Avengers: Endgame Movie Review

I have just returned home from watching a special screening of Avengers: Endgame with my twelve year old son. I’m committed to my no spoilers oath, so read on without fear of ruination. I’ve got you. Avengers: Endgame By The Numbers Three: Number of times my son tried to hand me a tissue because tears were…

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Avengers: Endgame

My Avengers: Endgame review is now live! My Marvel obsession began with Guardians of the Galaxy. Yes, I understand that that is wrong. It’s the wrong starting characters, the wrong Avengers timeline, the wrong everything. But that’s where my story begins. I was raised on the Star Wars franchise (and take it a little too…

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Walt Disney World #DisneyKids April T...

This summer, families of little ones have so much to enjoy together all over the Walt Disney World Resort! Disney’s Hollywood Studios has lots of new and exciting things going on, as well as some classic favorites. Join us as we share all of the great experiences you can enjoy with your little ones, plus…

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Doing Disney World Solo

I first visited Walt Disney World in 1981 at the tender - and clearly impressionable age - of three. We luaued, we Hoop-Dee-Dooed, and we rode It's a Small World more times than is probably healthy or appropriate for any small child. There were several more trips to the World sprinkled throughout my childhood, but...
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Walt Disney World #DisneyKids March T...

With spring underway and summer just around the corner, Now More Than Ever is the perfect time for an adventure at Walt Disney World Resort! There is adventure lurking around every corner at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, making it a perfect place to make amazing memories for families with little ones. There is so…

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Walt Disney World #DisneyKids Februar...

Though winter weather is still whipping around the country, we’re eagerly anticipating the arrival of spring, and with it, the arrival of the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival. From March 6th through June 3rd, Epcot comes alive with the beauty and flavors of spring in this amazing annual celebration! Now, more than ever, is…