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Character Series: Meet Tiana
Character Series: Meet Tiana

At the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World, Tiana and Prince Naveen regularly greet guests in a small gazebo behind Liberty Tree Tavern. Our meeting did not take place there, rather we happened upon the princess during a cruise on

Wish #153 – Witness Mickey Triumph Over the Villains in Fantasmic! at Disneyland Park
Wish #153 – Witness Mickey Triumph Over the Villains in Fantasmic! at Disneyland Park

MH fantasmicI might have to get a little selfish with this wish. On a trip to DisneyÔÇÖs Hollywood Studios a few years back, my son (then 4) cowered at a billboard advertising Fantasmic! with Sorcerer Mickey battling Maleficent as the fire-breathing

Wish #152 – Trick the kids into tasting Beverly at Club Cool
Wish #152 – Trick the kids into tasting Beverly at Club Cool

MH club coolCall me a mean mom if you will, but I had Club Cool ÔÇô the free soft-drink sampling station at Epcot ÔÇô on my WDW checklist for years fully intending to see our kidsÔÇÖ reactions to the Italian soft drink.

Wish #147 – Enjoy a World of Color picnic and prime seating for the show
Wish #147 – Enjoy a World of Color picnic and prime seating for the show

MH world of color picnicI was hell-bent on seeing the World of Color show on our first trip to Disney California Adventure. And making sure we had a decent viewing space for it where the kids wouldnÔÇÖt miss the leaping Technicolor fountains and

Wish #143 – Simply Classic: Spaceship Earth
Wish #143 – Simply Classic: Spaceship Earth

MH spaceship earth epcotItÔÇÖs the beacon of Epcot, the icon of what became of Walt DisneyÔÇÖs vision for a ÔÇ£community of the futureÔÇØ and the capsule in which, long ago, my husband believed the entire theme park was contained. IÔÇÖm speaking, of course,

Wish #141 – Attend Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party!
Wish #141 – Attend Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party!

MnsshpHalloween is set to be extra special this year! While weÔÇÖre down at Walt Disney World this fall celebrating our youngest pumpkinÔÇÖs second birthday, the whole family will attend MickeyÔÇÖs Not-So-Scary Halloween Party for the very first time! ErinÔÇÖs actual

Wish #140 – Meet: Disney Princesses in the new Fairytale Hall
Wish #140 – Meet: Disney Princesses in the new Fairytale Hall

MH princess fairytale hallLongtime Magic Kingdom dark ride Snow WhiteÔÇÖs Scary Adventures was ousted from the Magic Kingdom in 2012 to make way for the new Princess Fairytale Hall. While it is rarely easy to watch a classic go, I was interested

Wish #128 – Eat to the Beat at Epcot’s International Food & Wine Festival
Wish #128 – Eat to the Beat at Epcot’s International Food & Wine Festival

MH eat to the beat 2013 epcot What enhances good food and drink better than some choice background music? Not that the 19 acts making up the Eat to the Beat Concert Series are relegated to the background ÔÇô theyÔÇÖll be taking center stage nightly at the

Wish #125 – Simply Classic: The Hall of Presidents
Wish #125 – Simply Classic: The Hall of Presidents

MH hall of presidentsThis one has never been a great favorite of my children ÔÇô a little too long, a little too educational (heaven forbid, but given their extra tender ages, weÔÇÖll give them a break). However, Dad and I really enjoy the