Merchandise for EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival 2022

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Here’s a look at some of the 2022 International Flower and Garden Festival merchandise found at Port of Entry in EPCOT. Lots of fun fashion and cute merchandise. Theming includes, but is not limited to: “Grow Happiness”, “Grow Green”, Spike the Bee, and of course the adorable Original Florida Orange Bird. “Grow Happiness” large mug/utensil holder and Mickey water bottle. … Read More

Eating EPCOT: International Festival of the Arts

Courtney TutasDining Reviews, Disney, DVC Resales, EPCOT, Walt Disney WorldLeave a Comment

Everyone loves a good EPCOT festival. What’s a good festival without the food? We stopped at three quick service locations during a short visit to the EPCOT International Festival of the Arts. PopEats! was by far our favorite. Here’s a review of our tastings. Pop Eats! Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese: A simple grilled cheese sandwich made with buttery Texas … Read More

Sweet Treats for Disney’s Most Magical Anniversary Celebration

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Aside from the new golden statues and the fancy light displays on each theme parks’ featured attraction, my excitement lies mostly with the new dessert items offered through Walt Disney World during this “Magical Celebration.” Here are my reviews of the sweet treats I’ve sampled so far for Disney’s 50th Anniversary. Some are a hit, some are a miss. Glimmer … Read More

4TH QUARTER – DVC RESALE AND ROFR REPORT

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This article contains our Fourth Quarter DVC resale report which includes Right of First Refusal (ROFR) and average sale prices from offers that were accepted and sent to ROFR during the months of October, November, and December 2021. Average sale prices continued in an upward trend for most resorts as Disney continues to exercise their Right of First Refusal at … Read More

A Look at the Updated Saratoga Springs Deluxe Studio Preferred Room

Courtney TutasDVC Resales

These photos were taken during my stay at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa on September 30th to October 1st, 2021. My room was in The Springs section which is conveniently located near the High Rock Spring Pool, The Artist’s Palette restaurant and gift shop, and the bus stop. Also in this area is the Win, Place, or Show Arcade, … Read More

Top Reasons to Love Disney’s Copper Creek Villas & Cabins and Boulder Ridge Villas at Wilderness Lodge

Jason SwainDisney Vacation Club, DVC Resales, DVC Resort Reviews, DVC Wilderness Lodge

Five Reasons to Love Wilderness Lodge

The Wilderness Lodge is home to both Copper Creek Villas & Cabins as well as Boulder Ridge Villas.   This Disney Vacation Club location whisks guests away from the hustle and bustle of their day-to-day lives and immerses them in the Pacific Northwest. There are many reasons why Disney’s Wilderness Lodge (Copper Creek Villas & Cabins as well as Boulder … Read More

Managing DVC Points During THE PANDEMIC

Jason SwainDVC Rentals, DVC Resales

Managing DVC Points During THE PANDEMIC: I Don’t Want to Lose My Points! Disney has done a fabulous job at bending rules and reworking the program temporarily to the benefit of DVC owners.  It has now been well over a year since the onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic and fortunately, our family has not yet lost any of our DVC … Read More

Top Reasons to Love Disney’s Old Key West Resort

Jason SwainDining Reviews, Disney Vacation Club, DVC Resales, DVC Resort Reviews, Old Key West, Vacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney World

Old Key West was part of my family’s first ever Disney Vacation Club split-stay at Disney World.  We will always have a special love for this property.   This is a quaint, charming resort that reminds me of life on a quiet island with the faint sounds of Jimmy Buffet echoing across the water and the warm breeze caressing your face … Read More

Top Reasons to Love Boardwalk Villas

Jason SwainDisney, Disney Vacation Club, Disney's Boardwalk Villas, DVC Resales, DVC Resort Reviews, Walt Disney World

Top Reasons to Love Disney’s Boardwalk Villas The Boardwalk Villas take visitors back to the turn-of-the-century and puts you smack in the middle of Atlantic City!  The colors, the night life, the food and the entertainment meet the quaint, waterside leisure. For my family, we found that the location, as well as the whimsical and novelty-like entertainment resulted in an experience … Read More

Downtown Disney now “Disney Springs”

Kristen TutasWalt Disney World

Downtown Disney is no longer! Instead the popular shopping, dining and entertainment area is now called “Disney Springs.” The new Disney Springs will double the number of shops and restaurants found at Downtown Disney. Some of the of new shops calling Disney Springs home include jeweler, Edwin Pearl and Sanuk where you can buy shoes made from yoga mats. At the “Art … Read More