A day at the Epcot Flower & Garden Festival

A day at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

A couple of weeks ago we had the chance to stop by Epcot during the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival. Much like the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival held each year in the fall, the Flower & Garden Festival gives guests a chance to wander around the World Showcase enjoying tastes, sips, sights and events that are exclusive to the festival. Having visited Walt Disney World–and more specifically, Epcot–several times during special events … Continue reading A day at the Epcot Flower & Garden Festival

What to wear to Disney

What to wear to Disney :: outfit inspiration for each WDW park

It’s Travel Tuesday here on the Spot. I thought I’d change it up a bit by offering a little something different for this week’s travel post. Namely? I’m sharing some fashion inspiration for one of my favorite vacation destinations. C’mon. You guys know where I’m going with this, don’t you? Yep. You guessed it. We’re talking Disney parks. I adopted the task of creating one outfit that would be perfect for each of Disney’s four … Continue reading What to wear to Disney

Why Disney doesn’t need a princess with Down syndrome

One of my friends–and a fellow mom of a child with Down syndrome–wrote on my Facebook wall this morning. She wanted to share information about a mom, Keston Ott-Dahl, who has started a petition in an effort to encourage Disney to depict a princess with Down syndrome in a future film. The Orlando Sentinel reports that Ott-Dahl’s daughter, Delaney, who has Down syndrome, loves Disney characters but is not able to relate with any of … Continue reading Why Disney doesn’t need a princess with Down syndrome

8 Disney souvenirs you don’t want to leave without

8 Disney souvenirs you won't want to leave without | Such the Spot

As you might imagine, I’ve answered a few questions related to Disney travel. The three most common ones I recall are: When is the best time to visit? What should I do to celebrate a birthday? What are the best souvenirs? Or How much should I budget for souvenirs? During my last trip, I did a little bit of prep work to be able to write a post about that third question. And here’s why: … Continue reading 8 Disney souvenirs you don’t want to leave without

10 things to do during your fall trip to Walt Disney World

10 Must Do activities for fall Disney trips | Such the Spot

If I’m being honest, I have to tell you that fall is my favorite time of year to visit Walt Disney World.  Why? Oh, that’s easy.  Lower crowd levels and awesome special events make fall such a fun time of year to visit.  Here are ten of my favorite activities to do during autumn months at Disney.  Be sure to note your favorites in the comments, too! 1. Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party I’ve … Continue reading 10 things to do during your fall trip to Walt Disney World

#DisneySMMoms on the road :: Phoenix

#DisneySMMoms On the Road: Phoenix

I recently had the honor of attending a very special blogging conference in Phoenix: the Disney Social Media Moms on the Road Celebration.  I trust we needn’t go in to my love of all things pixie-dusted; suffice it to say that I was thrilled with the opportunity to learn from the industry’s best, alongside my tribe of people. The event featured a carefully-selected group of speakers who presented on some of the topics most relevant … Continue reading #DisneySMMoms on the road :: Phoenix

Where to find the best salads at Walt Disney World

I’ve got Disney on the brain.  I know what you’re thinking: what else is new?  Besides the fact that I recently returned from another trip, I have good reason to have Disney on the brain.  Tomorrow I will be getting up bright and early (so early that it will actually be dark and early, in fact) to drive to Phoenix for the Disney Social Media Moms on the Road Celebration.  I’ve never been to one … Continue reading Where to find the best salads at Walt Disney World

10 things to do during your Walt Disney World summer vacation

No matter the season, a family vacation to Walt Disney World offers a little something for everyone.  Still, there are some quintessential activities to take part in whether you visit in the winter, spring, summer or fall.  Over the next few months, I’m going to share my top ten picks for Disney activities that fit summer, fall, holiday and spring trips.  Be sure to leave your picks in the comments! 1. Visit a splash pad … Continue reading 10 things to do during your Walt Disney World summer vacation