Author Archives: Jennifer Retzlaff

Is the Infamous Birthday Cake Castle Coming Back?

Castle cake 25 anniversary panic

Today is Walt Disney World’s 52nd anniversary, and Goofy surprised everyone this morning. Walt Disney World made a cute video featuring all our favorite friends to celebrate the big anniversary. The video shows a throwback to the infamous birthday cake castle that took over Cinderella Castle during Walt Disney World’s 25th anniversary. The video shows Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald ...

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Exciting Transportation Coming to Disney

Bay Lake Area at Walt Disney World and McQueen from Cars

One of the big perks of staying at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel is the complimentary Disney World transportation. Disney provides buses, boats, a Disney monorail, and the Disney skyliner throughout the Walt Disney World Resort Property. This makes getting around on a vacation easy and magical. A mode of Disney transportation is coming back for guests. This will ...

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Princess and the Frog Takes Over Disney Hotel

Tiana and Disneyland Hotel

The Disneyland Hotel has been undergoing many updates over the last few years. Finally, the final step was completed as The Villas at Disneyland Hotel, opened to guests. We are thrilled to look at these new rooms that feature fantastic theming. Take a look at the rooms inspired by beloved movies such as The Jungle Book (1967), Sleeping Beauty (1959), The Princess and ...

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We ALWAYS Skip These Disney World Rides

Disgust from Inside Out and Space Mountain in Magic Kingdom

We would like to say that we love every ride at Walt Disney World, but that isn’t the truth. We avoid some rides in all four parks for one reason or another. Although we hope you can decide whether you would enjoy these rides, we also wanted to share why we skipped them. By sharing our thoughts, we hope to ...

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Get Your Credit Card Ready: New Disney Merchandise Released

DVC New Merch

The Villas at Disneyland Hotel, a new Disney Vacation Club property, is now open. To celebrate the grand opening today, new DVC merchandise has been released. Get those credit cards ready, as you will want this new merchandise that celebrates this gorgeous hotel. The Villas at Disneyland Hotel is celebrating its grand opening today. Here’s a look at some of ...

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Disney Gets Back to Honoring Walt with Its Latest Film

King Magnifico in new film Wish

Disney released a new official trailer for the upcoming movie Wish, scheduled to release in theatres this Thanksgiving. Following the trailer’s release, we are learning that Wish will bring even more Disney magic to filmgoers. Be careful what you wish for ⭐️ Watch the NEW trailer for Disney's #Wish, coming only to theaters this Thanksgiving. pic.twitter.com/DlReGu3mX1 — Disney Animation (@DisneyAnimation) September 27, 2023 ...

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Disney World Adds ‘Encanto’ Experience for Limited Time

encanto family

Get ready to smile big during your Walt Disney World vacation! Guests will have even more opportunities to get unique photos taken throughout the four Disney Parks. Disney PhotoPass announced that even more photo ops will start at Walt Disney World this fall. What is Disney PhotoPass Disney PhotoPass service is provided throughout the four Disney Parks, at select Disney Resorts, ...

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Disney Guests Continue to Ruin Trips for Others

Angry Mickey

When we plan a trip to the Walt Disney World Resort, it is with the hope and dream that it will be a magical time. Unfortunately, no matter how much you save, plan, and prepare, other guests could impact your trip. We are seeing more and more examples of how guests ruin the experience and magic for other Disney guests. As ...

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Must-Get Starbucks Tumbler Coming This Week


Get ready for the fall with an all-new Starbucks tumbler. Head to shopDisney to snag this must-get all-new tumbler starting September 29. The Nightmare Before Christmas Starbucks tumbler keeps your drinks chilled to the bone. It arrives September 29. https://t.co/YFktEhArGx pic.twitter.com/6VfgkrxmIY — shopDisney (@shopDisney) September 24, 2023 Early this morning, shopDisney started giving hints about something related to The Nightmare Before ...

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Disney to Make Critical Changes in 2024

Disney castle with partner statue and cartoon mickey

We love that the Walt Disney World Resort is constantly changing. These Disney changes keep the magic fresh and exciting by providing guests with new rides, shows, attractions, dining, and more. Because there is always something new to experience, we are constantly heading back to experience the magic. As we wrap up 2023 and head into 2024, some critical changes ...

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