Author Archive for Natalie Henley

When Natalie is not looking for Hidden Mickeys or helping others plan a Disney vacation, she is a wife, mom and Certified Public Accountant. She collected her favorite planning and money savings tips in her book Strategies for Paying for Disney. Be sure to see her other site at The Disney Moms.

Artwork inside Cinderella Castle

Cinderella Castle with Umbrellas from Afar

Cinderella Castle is the backdrop of the most popular theme park in the world, the Magic Kingdom at Disney World!  The Castle is used as a backdrop for various shows such as Dream Along with Mickey and the nighttime fireworks…

Simpsons Fans should enjoy a visit to Universal Studios

The Springfield: Home of the Simpsons in Universal Studios Orlando offers great entertainment and joy for Simpsons fans.  There are many details available to enjoy while at Universal Studios.  My son has long been a Simpsons fan and always must…

Disney World Magical Express Handicap Access

If you are handicapped or are traveling with someone who is handicapped to Disney World, you may still use the Magical Express from the Orlando International Airport to your Disney World resort.  Disney’s Magical Express motorcoaches accommodate most Guests in…

Tinkerbell’s View at Disney World

Recently, this photo was published on Facebook of the view as seen by Tinkerbell from the Cinderella Castle.  As you might recall, Tinkerbell flies from Cinderella Castle nightly, weather permitting, towards the end of the Happily Ever After fireworks.  Many…

Dumbo Pandora Charm

Disney fans all flocked to the theater this past weekend to see the new movie, Dumbo.  In addition to soared into the theaters, the little elephant has also been introduced as the newest Disney Pandora Collection. These little charms are…

Mickey Mouse Whoopie Pies and Honey Bee Cupcakes at Sunshine Seasons

While vacationing at Disney World, there are many fantastic desserts available all over the parks.  They are not only fun to see but also fun to indulge in!  These tasty treats are located at the Sunshine Seasons in Epcot.  The…

How to stay dry or get dry after a Universal Studios Orlando Water Attraction

In Universal Studios, there are many different water attractions to enjoy.  During the hot summer months, these attractions are very popular!  The attractions include the following: Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish Popeye &…

Grab a Copy of the Disney Cruise Travel Journal

  If you are planning a Disney Cruise, grab a copy of this book so you can write down all of the details of your adventure! Use the space to take down the details of the food you loved, the…

Universal Unique Dining Experience at the Toothsome Chocolate Emporium

Before you head into one of the Universal Studios Orlando theme parks, you should indulge in a unique dining experience found at the Toothsome Chocolate Emporium.  There you will find a full-service restaurant, bar and confectionary. The food options include…

How to Remember where you Parked at a Theme Park

A day in the parks includes lots of fun, commotion and attractions.  Often where you parked your vehicle is long gone from your memory by the time you leave to return to the parking lot.  After trying to find my…