Author Archives: Laura

Laura Catherine aka “LC” is a writer who resides in Maryland with her family and several pets. She visits Walt Disney World whenever she can. Additionally, she is a published author of three novels, a children’s book, and has a passion for gardening.

Must-Do Pursuits During Your First Time Visiting Magic Kingdom Park

A family enjoying a meal together at a theme park, with the castle in the background. Two children are wearing Mickey Mouse ears, smiling and holding Publix sandwiches as they talk to their parents.

Congratulations! You are on your first-ever visit to Walt Disney World Resort. And your very first stop is none other than the iconic Magic Kingdom Park that you’ve heard so much about. As the ultimate rite of passage, Disney’s Magic Kingdom is overflowing with magical must-dos and endless enchanted endeavors that you just have to experience for yourself. But it ...

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Need to Cancel a Last-Minute Disney Dining Reservation? Here’s a Pro Tip!

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Disney Dining Reservations are coveted among visiting guests…but things can happen, and sometimes we need to cancel our plans. Here’s the best way to cancel your Disney Dining Reservation without facing any consequences! The Walt Disney Company has a long and enduring reputation for providing the very best of the best in experiences for folks of all ages. And among ...

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All About the Long Legacy of Disney Fireworks

Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse holding hands and smiling on the left, while Donald Duck and Daisy Duck do the same on the right. They stand in front of a vibrant, Disney fireworks-lit castle, radiating colorful lights and celebratory sparks in the background.

Fireworks have long been an integral part of the overall magical experience to be had while visiting Disney parks throughout the world. They are, essentially, to Disney what popcorn is to movies—a well-matched accompaniment that goes so perfectly together. And watching one of Disney’s renowned fireworks spectaculars undeniably remains a hallmark rite of passage for any and all guests making ...

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Things That a Disney Rookie Must Do at Animal Kingdom Park

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park is, without a doubt, the wildest theme park in all of Walt Disney World Resort. Encompassing well over 500 acres, it also happens to be the largest. Because it is the youngest of all four, it’s still quite possible that someone who hasn’t gone on vacation to Disney World in quite some time has never even ...

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Disney World Rides and Attractions You Can Expect to Get Wet On

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Disney rides and attractions come in all different forms. Some are milder offerings, while others deliver more moderate adventures. Then you have all those breathtaking thrills on top of that. What’s more, Disney attractions take on a wide range of different mediums, including those that incorporate the element of water. Not all Disney-designated water rides are guaranteed to get you ...

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Eight of the Most Overrated Rides at Disney World

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For diehard Disney fans, it may feel inherently wrong to talk down any Walt Disney World ride. But if we are honest, not all Disney rides are created equal, and some fall short of our high expectations. Whether the wow factor leaves us feeling a bit underwhelmed or the wait times build up our anticipation only to leave us disappointed ...

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Top Ten Disney Characters with the Most Giving Nature (Number One Will Shock You!)

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Throughout the years, we’ve seen some pretty generous characters being brought to life within the realm of Walt Disney Entertainment. Excluding villains, of course, it goes without saying that the vast majority of Disney characters exude a moral, kindhearted nature about them. The exemplary examples established by Disney Princesses provide the perfect demonstration of such precedents, as do the righteous ...

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Disney Romance: How To Find Your Perfect Match at Walt Disney World

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Classic Disney films are synonymous with romance and finding one’s “Happily Ever After.” While not always the case, more times than not, a story’s primary player discovers it in the form of true love. The same may be possible for guests visiting Walt Disney World Resort, as a whole host of opportunities provide the chance to meet new people. And ...

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A Haunted Mansion Restaurant? Magic Kingdom’s Next Best Option

Haunted Mansion Restaurant

Disney excels in telling a great story. You’ve seen it repeatedly through the many movies the Walt Disney Company has produced over the years, as well as within Disney Park locations worldwide. And on that latter note, we’ve all been treated to our fair share of great stories via Park rides and other experiences. From novelty attractions with well-plotted backstories ...

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The Beloved Disney World Experiences Ended For ‘Good Reasons’

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There is an old saying that all good things must come to an end. While we’d like to believe that the magical experiences to be had at Walt Disney World are all exempt from this concept, we all know better. We’ve seen it firsthand when one of our favorite attractions closes or a highly enjoyable non-attraction offering becomes defunct. That’s ...

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