Moana Press Trip Details – #MoanaEvent

I’m headed to Los Angeles November 12-15th for the Moana Event with 24 other amazing bloggers! I will be covering this press event on behalf of 5 Minutes for Mom. If you have any questions that you’d like me to ask the talent on this trip, just let me know. You can Tweet me, Facebook Message or send me an email to and I will try an ask your question during the press events. Be sure to follow along {Read More}

Meet Your Ghost Host for a Spooktacular Tour at Disneyland Resort

My favorite time to visit Disneyland is during Halloween Time.  I know that Christmas Time is also very magical at Disneyland but it is also pretty darn crowded. Disneyland offers wonderful tours and one of my favorites is the Happiest Haunts Tour. I enjoy Disneyland during Halloween Time because the crowds are manageable, the weather is fantastic – warm (not hot) during the day and cool at night, cool enough for a sweatshirt.   I love walking around Disneyland when there {Read More}

Disney Cruise Line Itineraries on the West Coast

When most people think of taking a Disney Cruise they immediately think of destinations such as the Caribbean, Hawaii, Panama Canal or Europe. But did you know that you can also take a cruise along the California Coast? Disney Cruise Lines does indeed sail along the California Coast and visits many exciting ports of call such as San Francisco, San Diego and Ensenada, Mexico. Photo Credit – Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Online Cruises that visit the California Coast range {Read More}

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}

Add Value to your Vacation with All Star Vacation Homes – #AllStarVacationHomes

My husband and I were recently planning a family vacation to Orlando and we wanted to spend at least 10 days in the area since there is a lot to see and do.  We also wanted to bring my mom along on the trip too so that meant we would need to book an extra room for her.  Once we calculated up the cost of our trip, one thing was apparent, lodging was going to cost us a lot of {Read More}

Riding Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith – #DisneySMMC

My husband and I are Aerosmith fans, we’ve been to many of their concerts over the years. When I realized that I would finally get the chance to ride “Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster starring Aerosmith” I was pretty excited. Not only would I finally get to ride it but I would also have the opportunity to have my experience filmed by the Disney folks using a GoPro camera. This filming opportunity was only available via a sign up process a {Read More}

Tranquility Surrounds You at The Seas with Nemo and Friends

I don’t know about you, but when I am at an aquarium I feel calm, maybe it’s because the idea of floating around in a tank of water sounds relaxing and a nice break from my kids. If you feel this way too or your kids LOVE sea life and specifically Nemo then The Seas with Nemo and Friends is THE place for your family when you visit EPCOT. Nemo and Dory have a lot of friends in the sea and you can {Read More}