Resourceful Mommy: Week at a Glance M...

It’s March! I’m not sure how this happened, but for once I actually welcome the rapid passing of time. This winter has been brutal for the DC metro area that I call home, so I am thrilled that in just a matter of weeks my purple crocuses will poke their heads up through the now…

Wordless Wednesday: Next From Disney&...

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New Disney Resource – Disney Li...

We frequently search for Disney videos on YouTube, but primarily my kids and I are looking to hitch a ride with someone’s video camera as they scream through Space Mountain, get soaked on Splash Mountain, or fly past Cinderella’s Castle on Dumbo. Now you can visit YouTube to check out videos from experts on everything…

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort...

Last month I wrote a basic guide to staying on property at Walt Disney World, but as promised, it’s time to delve deeper into all that Disney’s flagship resort, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, has to offer. I have to admit that I was somewhat concerned about staying at the Grand Floridian with small…

Disney Book Review – Beyond the...

In planning for multiple Walt Disney World vacations, I have read stacks of guide books and searched through countless forums and websites. My hands down favorite planning guide is The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World, and the most resourceful Disney website is All Ears. That said, I love the idea of a Disney planning…

Resourceful Mommy Disney Recommendati...

With every Disney vacation we fall in love with new rides and experiences while clinging to our old favorites, some going back all the way to my own childhood. Going to Disney and want to know our favorites? Here is a park by park list of the rides we love the most. The Magic Kingdom–…

Disney’s Kim Possible World Sho...

I’m Going to Disney! Now What?

Next month 100+ social media mavens and their families will be converging at Walt Disney World for the first Disney’s Social Media Moms Celebration. With just four weeks to go, the excitement is starting to mount…and the nerves are beginning to fray. For many attendees, this means their first trip to the World with their…

Resourceful Rewind: The Best of 2009

As we begin 2010, I thought I’d take a moment to remember some of my favorite posts from 2009. Hopefully you’ll find a few new tips or enjoy a laugh or two. Happy New Year! OrganizingTry using bins and baskets in unusual places and watch the clutter disappear! Every time I follow this e-mail management…

Walt Disney World Accomodations ̵...

(photos: The Grand Floridian dressed for the holidays, Emma and Noah dwarfed by Mowgli at Pop Century, and our living room at the Wilderness Lodge Villas)Last week’s vacation marked our third family trip to the World in just over a year, and my fourth trip there this year. Add that on to the two times…

A Disney Memory: That Perfect Moment

Thank you so much to Suzanne Shaffer for sharing this incredible story with us. Her post is part of my continuing series of Twitter friends’ favorite Disney stories to celebrate my own families vacation this year. “When my children were in high school, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Since my mother died from the…

Disney for Foodies

photo: My children visiting with Mickey Mouse at the Tusker House character buffet in Animal Kingdom. In preparation for my family’s vacation to Walt Disney World, I interviewed AJ from Disney Food Blog. Disney is a foodie’s paradise, so I’m happy to turn the reigns over to an expert when it comes to wining and…

Disney Memories from @ADisneyFamly

Photo: Noah seeing It’s a Small World for the first time at the age of two and a half… Some time ago I reached out to my friends on Twitter to find other Disney fans willing to share their favorite memories. Because this is the week of my own family’s Disney vacation, I thought it…

Two Tales of a City: Tale Two

United Nations names Tinker Bell an “Honorary Ambassador of Green” Last Sunday Kiyo Akasaka, the Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information at the UN, named Tinker Bell an Honorary Ambassador of Green during a special ceremony at the UN Headquarters in New York. Akasaka stressed to visiting members of the press the importance of engaging…

Two Tales of a City: Tale One

A week ago I received an e-mail invitation to attend a press event in New York City. As bloggers, we receive many invitations to go on trips (sometimes paid for, sometimes not), attend events, participate in press conferences. It is impossible to have enough time and money to attend every event that comes my way,…

Disney on Ice – Special Offer f...

Tonight my family and I are headed to First Mariner Arena to see Disney on Ice, and I have been authorized to pass along a special offer to my readers. By using the coupon code MOM, you will have access to four tickets for $44 for Friday’s show or $4 off of tickets for Saturday’s…

Disney’s The Princess and the F...

Princesses everywhere have been waiting for a long time to welcome the newest Disney princess. December 11th The Princess and the Frog hits theaters nationwide, and Princess Tiana takes her place in princess history. If your little princess is anything like mine, she is already hopping with excitement to meet Tiana and her friends! Don’t…

New Offer from Disney! Give a day. Ge...

My favorite kind of Disney tip to share with readers, twitter users, and friends is how to do Disney on a dime. This is one of the reasons why I love Disney…they make visiting on a budget easy! Here is the latest way to save…Give a Day. Get a Disney Day.With this exciting new program…

Disney Moms Panel 2010 – Last C...

Most of you see one of those little clips that holds your bread bag closed, right? But in my house, the second this clip was placed on the table, three pairs of eyes actually saw this… For those of you obsessed with The Mouse, you eat, breathe, and sleep Disney. You know how long it…

Wordless Wednesday: We Need a Little ...

I just returned from a very quick trip to Orlando for work and had the chance to stop by the Magic Kingdom for the parade and fireworks. While Cinderella’s castle in the summer is still stunning, there is nothing like the Magic Kingdom – all of Disney, really – around the holidays. So even though…

Disney Condolences

My children’s first trip to Walt Disney World last December was magical for so many reasons. The “snow” on Main Street following the Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party fireworks, the conversation my daughter had with Crush in Turtle Talk, the look on my son’s face the first time we rode It’s a Small World… But…