All posts by Tracee

Tracee's best advertisement is her Disney love and experience; she's visited the Walt Disney World over 20 times and loves to sample special events like : Epcot's Flower and Garden Festival, International Food and Wine Festival, Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, Mickey's Christmas Party, the Candle Light Procession and the Osborne Celebration of Lights. Her family has even been chosen to be the Grand Marshall's in the Magic Kingdom Parade! If she had her druthers, she'd be at a Disney theme park every day, but - since SHE can't be there all of the time - she enjoys helping others experience "the magic" instead. She brings her enthusiasm for Disney to every client's vacation planning and offers service with an attention to the details of making a Disney experience magical. In her spare time, she is very active in her church and is a leader in the youth group. She loves spending time with her husband, Jeff, and her twin boys. Tracee is a bonafide "DisneyKin" who loves everything Disney! She adds , "Some of my fondest family memories are of Disney World!"

Disney Cruise Line with “Not So Little” Kids

Disney Cruise Line, Disney travel agent, Disney travel planningWhen we started thinking about a vacation two years ago, my husband and I were leaning toward a cruise on the Disney Cruise Line.  We are serious Disney people and after over 25 trips to the parks, we wanted to try something different.  At the time, my twin boys would be celebrating their 19th birthday on the ship.

We sat down at the dinner table to let them know that we were leaning in the cruise direction, thinking, of course, that they would be ecstatic at the idea.  We couldn’t have been more wrong!  They were very unhappy.  The first thing out of their mouth was “you’re wasting our Disney money”!

After much persuasion, they decided to give it a try. Continue reading Disney Cruise Line with “Not So Little” Kids

Walt Disney World Vacations through the years

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Disney World – where the magic is real

I have a lot of people ask me what the BEST age would be for a family vacation to Walt Disney World. I thought it would be fun to share the highlights of my family’s vacations.

We started our first family trip when my twin boys were 2 years old. Most people thought that we had lost our minds! It actually ended up being a fun filled trip! (On this trip, as well as all to follow, we were accompanied by my parents.) The most important thing was to keep the kids happy and their bellies full. That was an easy task. With all of the character dining, we accomplished both, at the same time. Their favorite place to dine was Crystal Palace with Pooh and friends in the Magic Kingdom. The loved Eyeore and Piglet visiting the table. There was constant movement and noise to keep their attention. The SpectroMagic parade was another favorite. From their strollers, they loved watching the lights coming down Main Street. That year, Disney featured a special stage show with all of the afternoon cartoon characters. Needless to say, we spent a lot of time at that show. Continue reading Walt Disney World Vacations through the years