Go Under the Sea with Disney, Scuba and Snorkeling at Epcot

Have you ever wanted to hang out with Dolphins or explore a giant aquarium while on vacation? Did you know that at Walt Disney World you can do that? SCUBA and snorkeling adventures can be booked at Walt Disney World with these fun tours. The Seas with Nemo and Friends is a fantastic undersea world that is just waiting for you to explore. If you want to be like Mickey and put on your scuba gear and get into the tank {Read More}

Visiting Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar at the Disneyland Hotel is a fun place to grab a drink when you visit the Disneyland Resort.  The bar is inspired by the Jungle Cruise, Trader Sam is the head salesman of the Amazon Jungle. The atmosphere in the bar is unlike anything you can experience at Disneyland because there is a fun reaction that happens in the bar when you order your drink. Trader Sam has another bar called Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto and {Read More}

Shop at the Only Mitsukoshi Department Store in North America

Epcot World Showcase at Walt Disney World is a melting pot of international culture and visiting it will give you the chance to walk around the World.  When you walk into each of the international pavilions you feel like you’ve stepped into a special part of each country. I like to start my walk around the world at Mexico, head to Norway, China and slowly make my way all the way around to Canada. If you prefer not to walk you {Read More}

Saving For Your Disneyland Resort Vacation

A few days after I return from the Disneyland Resort I am already thinking about my next trip to the “Happiest Place on Earth.” Vacationing several times a year, especially on a budget, can be a challenge to your wallet.  In this blog post I am going to share with you my tips for planning your Disneyland Resort Vacation on a budget. If you think you can’t afford to stay on property or enjoy character dining then you are wrong, {Read More}

Stay in New England Style at Walt Disney World

I attended the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration in May 2015 and stayed at the beautiful Disney’s Yacht Club Resort. The resorts at Walt Disney World provide guests unique places to relax after spending time at the parks. The theming of the Yacht Club Resort is that of a New England style. Disney’s Yacht Club Resort is a Deluxe resort that is a short walking distance to Epcot and a quick boat ride to Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The resort is in a {Read More}

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival 2016

Experience California Culinary delights at Disney California Adventure on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from April 1-May 1, 2016 during the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival.  This event will feature the flavors of California and lifestyle seminars about art, gardening, and wellness. Also offered will be ticked events featuring wine, beer and spirits seminars and celebrity chefs. More information about this fun event can be found on the Disneyland website at Disneyland.com/foodandwine  

Bye Bye “Aladdin,” Hello “Frozen”

“Frozen – Live at the Hyperion” is a new live musical based upon the Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Academy Award winning film “Frozen.” It just also happens to be my 6-year-olds favorite movie so you can bet we will be seeing it when we visit the Disneyland Resort this summer. The show will take place in the Hyperion Theater, once the home of “Aladdin – A Musical Spectacular,” which ran for 13 years and was a family favorite. Audiences will go {Read More}

I’m Headed to Los Angeles for a Galactic Sized Adventure – #StarWarsEvent #ABCTVEvent

I  have been invited by Disney, Lucasfilm, ABC and Marvel to represent 5 Minutes for Mom on the most epic media trip ever! I am one of 25 bloggers headed to Los Angeles for a galactic sized adventure that includes press coverage of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Zootopia as well as the hit ABC shows Agent Carter, Galavant and The Bachelor!!! Star Wars: The Force Awakens is releasing in theaters on December 18, 2015 but 5 Minutes for Mom (and {Read More}

Season of the Force has Arrived at Disneyland – #SeasonOfTheForce

Season of the Force has arrived at Disneyland and now YOU can escape to a galaxy far far away. Areas of the Tomorrowland at the Disneyland Resort have been transformed into a Star Wars fans dream. There are enhanced attractions, new food offerings and galactic sized entertainment. Season of the Force has been open since November 16, 2015 and no end date has been announced.   @DisneylandToday I am on the light side, rebel all the way!!! — Dawn Cullo (@DawnCullo) November 29, 2015 Here’s {Read More}

Date Nite at Disneyland – #Disneyland60

My husband and I did something at Disneyland park that we have never done before! We went on a date and we had a fabulous time of course. Spending time in Disneyland park at night is truly a magical experience because the park has a different vibe at night than it does during the day.  My husband and I put on our fancy clothes and had dinner in the park, watched the fireworks and enjoyed our time together at the {Read More}