Arr and ahoy and avast and all that stuff

News from Disney: “A new interactive quest called A Pirate’s Adventure: Treasures of the Seven Seas will debut in Adventureland at Magic Kingdom Park this spring.” I don’t completely get what it’s going to be quite yet. Is it a hands-on experience? A Kim Possible/Perry the Platypus type of activity? Is it a Sorcerers of the […]

One time I met Samantha Brown.

One of our favorite hosts is a mom

Samantha Brown – Travel Channel host and fellow Granite Stater – has given birth to twins. The Travel Channel host and husband Kevin O’Leary welcomed a son, Ellis James, and a daughter, Elizabeth Mae, on Thursday, Jan. 17 in Brooklyn, N.Y. So it’s not exactly Disney news, but she does host those great Travel Channel Disney shows. Plus […]

"What tttime is the th-th-th-three o'clock parade?"


When I got to Walt Disney World in the winter, I still see people swimming. Of course, they’re either from the northeast or Canada, but there they are – bobbing around in the pools. But today, Typhoon Lagoon is closed due to forecasted low temperatures, and Blizzard Beach is down for refurb. Here’s Disney’s message: […]


Table Service Tuesday: Dine with Royalty

Cinderella’s Royal Table I know it’s expensive and takes two table serivice credits, but I love this place!  I remember dining here when I was little (although it was called King Stephan’s Royal Banquet).  You can experience this must do for breakfast, lunch or dinner.   You receive a complimentary photo of you with Cinderella herself […]

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Must Do Monday: Wishes!

Wishes! Nighttime Spectacular is a nightly fireworks show that is for all Disney lovers!  Jiminy Cricket and the Blue Fairy (along with some other Disney favorites) celebrate their belief in wishes coming true.  But what happens when evil Maleficent tries to take over?  You’ll just have to see!  And don’t forget to look for Tink’s […]


Snack Time Sunday: Yummy Yeti Treats

ANANDAPUR LOCAL FOOD CAFES @ Animal Kingdom Attached to Yak & Yeti, they offer snacks to make meal like Pork Egg Roll-single order, Chicken Fried Rice or a basket of fries. Drinks and desserts include frozen lemonade, Banana Pudding and Triple Chocolate Mousse!!  Enjoy! To book a Disney vacation, contact me at erica@blueskyjourneys.net

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Saving Money Saturday: Learn from my Mistakes

Buy your necessaties outside of the park!  One day in the Magic Kingdom, I was snapping away pictures of my three princesses on my digital camera.  Then, the worst possible thing happened!!!!!  (Okay, not the worst…)  My camera was full, and I needed a memory card.  For those of you who know me, I am […]


Family Time Friday: Electrical Water Pageant Parade

Here is a great family time activity for all types of families!  Nightly on the Seven Seas Lagoon is a delightful 1000-foot string of illuminated barges featuring King Neptune and his court of whales, sea serpents, and other deep-sea creatures. The free show can be seen from the beaches of Disney’s Polynesian, Grand Floridian, Contemporary, […]


Thrill Ride Thursday: Vikings and Trolls

Maelstrom Get sucked into a whirlpool of adventure on this Nordic trek through dark forests and fjords. Take your seat on a 10th-century-style warrior’s longship and explore the heritage of Norway with the seafarers of old. Beware of treacherous trolls, enchanted swamps, marauding polar bears and deceptive currents as your boat changes direction on the […]

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Where to Visit Wednesday: Disney Cruise Line…Kids Sail Free!

The Disney Cruise line includes 4 state of the art ships that travel all over the world.  Some of the stops include Alaska, California Coast, Caribbean, Bahamas, Europe, Panama Canal, Transatlantic and Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay.  There are different dining choices that vary from quick service, sit down and character meals with the beloved […]

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