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.

Should I Purchase the Disney Vacation Club Part 2

As you may remember, last week in Should I purchase DVC? Part 1 I discussed my first meeting with the Disney Vacation Club (DVC) representative.  Though the experience was not positive, I returned in February 2010 to listen to their discussion…

Panoramic Sunday – PeopleMover

This slow-moving attraction has recently been renamed the PeopleMover, changed from Tomorrowland Transit Authority (TTA).  I am not sure why this has always been on my must do list for the Magic Kingdom as it does not really seem to fit in with…

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort – Review Part 3 of 3

You will recall in Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort: Review Part 1 and 2 that my family decided to stay at this resort for our third time.  We had checked in at the resort and were staying in the “Nemo” themed…

Should I Purchase DVC? Part 1

I have absolutely been back and forth with myself on whether I personally believe that purchasing Disney’s Vacation Club (DVC) is a good idea for my family.  As you may know, my family does quite a bit of travel to…

Panoramic Sunday – Halloween

On this Halloween Day, I hope that you are safe, laugh hard and sport that costume of choice!  I wish you had been here with me at this Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Parade to see the Headless Horseman ride.  It…

Panoramic Sunday – Stop and Smell the Flowers

My two-year old son could not resist to further inspect these flowers to see if they smelled after leaving the LEGO store.  I was lucky enough to get the shot right as he was bending down to take in the aroma! …

Disney College Program Graduation Mickey Ears

Did I ever mention that my little baby sister works in the Magic Kingdom? Didn’t mention it!?! Well, shame on me! She just recently finished her 7 months there in the Disney College Program. She began her time there in…

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort – Review Part 2 of 3

This is the second installment of the Not Your Average Review post. The first part is found here. Parts 3 is already up at DDL (The Disney Driven Life), as I am a regular contributor there, but no cheating and…

Panoramic Sunday – Village Beatniks

This great band plays in Animal Kingdom, the Village Beatniks.  They can quickly setup their equipment and have a crowd dancing like no one is looking in no time!  My son was so excited over the fun, he picked up two sticks…