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Disney and The American Red Cross Renew Commitment to The Pillowcase Project for National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month and Disney and The American Red Cross have recently renewed their commitment to the Pillowcase Project. This initiative supports in-school and after-school curriculum for children in third through fifth grade to learn how to prepare and cope with emergencies.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Encourages Family Time with New Contest

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts has teamed up with KaBOOM! for a new contest that encourages families to spend time together.

America's Most Playful Family Contest is giving families a chance to share how they spend time together. The grand prize winner will receive a trip for four to the Walt Disney World Resort or the Disneyland Resort.

Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin is planning a special Mother's Day Brunch at the Garden Grove restaurant, complete with a complimentary mimosa for mom. The whole family will have a chance to interact with their favorite Disney characters during the meal.

Searching for the Winnie the Pooh ‘Storyteller of the Year’

Earlier this week, Disney Consumer Products launched a nationwide search for their Winnie the Pooh "Storyteller of the Year." The contest celebrates parents and guardians who use storytelling to teach life lessons and foster their child's creativity.

Become a Wilderness Explorer at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

If you have seen the Disney/Pixar film Up you might remember that young Russell is a Wilderness Explorer who loves to have great adventures and earn badges based on those adventures.

Soon guests at Disney's Animal Kingdom will have a chance to become Wilderness Explorers just like Russell, experiencing the park in a way that will deepen their understanding of animals and our natural world.

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What We Know So Far About Toy Story Land Opening In 2018 At Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Coming in Summer 2018, Disney's Hollywood Studios will welcome the first of the much anticipated expansions that are currently under construction. The joyful, toy-full adventure will give guests a toys eye view of the universe within Andy's backyard. Toy Story Land will let fans get a new perspective on the lives of Woody, Buzz, and all the toy box gang in a unique environment that uses familiar toys as the building blocks. What can we expect in this fun new land? Let's take a peek at what we know so far!

Another 5 Reasons To Love Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party is a special hard ticket event at the Magic Kingdom. On select nights in November and December the Park closes early to the general public and guests with party tickets get the run of the Park. Most folks know that festive time is full of unique holiday shows, glittering fireworks, a wonderful parade, but that just scratches the surface of the fun. We're sharing another 5 reasons to love Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party.

10 Tips To Keep You Moving Towards Your Holiday Destination

The Winter holidays make for some of the busiest travel days all year. It can be difficult to negotiate large crowds with grace when you're on your own, but having to keep a family together and headed in the same direction can sometimes seem down right impossible. Here are 10 tips to keep you moving towards your destination without a hitch.

Expressing Gratitude While On Vacation

Next week Americans will be celebrate Thanksgiving. It's a time that is all about giving thanks, and showing gratitude to our friends and family. It's a busy time in the Disney Parks, as many families take advantage of the extra days out of the school year to do something fun together. It's important that during these hectic holiday travels we all remember to take a minute to be thankful for the things we have and the people that make our vacations a little more special.

Limited Advanced Dining Reservations In Epcot Still Available For Thanksgiving

While many fans are right on top of their Walt Disney World advanced dining reservations as soon as that 180 window opens up, others are more laid back when it comes to mealtime. There are certain times of year that you can get a reservation just about anywhere, during the holidays is not one of them. If you plan on spending Thanksgiving in the Disney Parks and are still hoping to snag a great mealtime table for your family, you may want to act soon.

Tips For Riding Out A Hurricane At Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World continues to operate under normal conditions, but park officials are keeping a close eye on the path of Irma, a category 5 hurricane, that could impact central Florida. The arrival of the Hurricane Irma would likely bring the Disney Parks to a close for just the fifth time in its history. It has already been announced that Blizzard Beach will be closed on September 8th and 9th, and Aerophile at Disney Springs has already ceased operations. In addition sailings of Disney Fantasy and Sept. 8 and Sept.

5 Tips for Candid Photos On Your Walt Disney World Vacation

Candid photographs are one ways that you can increase the storytelling of your Walt Disney World vacation. While posed photos tend to be a staple of vacation pictures, they only go so far in the way of sharing the experience that your group was having. Candid photography is authentic and honest in its emotion, but it can be tough to get right. Here are 5 tips for candid vacation photos that will help you tell the story of your trip.

5 Themed Ideas To Add Even More Fun To Your Disney Vacation

A Walt Disney World vacation is always a fun idea, but sometimes it's nice to put a new spin on the traditional family vacation. For those shorter trips (3-4 nights) why not try a vacation theme! Plan your touring schedule with an overarching storyline and use the Disney Parks and Resorts to let your adventure unfold.

My Five Favorite Things About The Disney Cruise Line

I've been dreaming of going back to sea, as tends to happen this time of year. If like me you yearn to slow down and relax while soaking up some serious tropical sun, maybe it's time you take a Disney Cruise. Leaving from Port Canaveral (and other Ports around the world) the Disney Cruise Line offers an escape beyond compare, and I thought I would let you in on the five things that I love most.

2017 Resolutions To Be A Better Disney Traveler

Happy New Year! Have you started planning for your next Walt Disney World vacation yet? Let's face it, we all need a little extra magic now and again, so in 2017 I'm resolving to be a better traveler. It can be the little things that make all the difference between a great vacation and a stressful one, here are a few tips to alleviate stress a become a better traveler.