Author Archives: Jackie Gailey

Jackie Gailey is a work-at-home mom of two kids (ages 19 & 15), wife of 23+ years to the greatest husband and dad, and owner of Jackie’s Magical Moments, where she occasionally blogs about experiences she has with her vacation-loving family. Jackie travels to the Orlando area weekly because one can never have enough Pixie Dust in their life! Jackie was a Panelist on the 2013 and 2014 Disney Parks Moms Panel and she is currently the Community Manager at DISBoards.com. You can follow Jackie on Twitter @jjzmgailey.


Special Entertainment Announced for Fourth of July Week at the Disneyland Resort

If you’re heading to the Disneyland Resort this week, there is some special entertainment planned for the days leading up to Independence Day. Beginning today and going through July 3, patriotic presentations will be popping up in various places around the Disneyland Resort. This will include performances by the United States Air Force Honor Guard, […]


Craving Pongu Lumpia from Pandora – The World of AVATAR? Try This Recipe!

Most of us are familiar with spring rolls and egg rolls. They are typically found as an appetizer at many Asian restaurants. They are traditionally a blend of savory vegetables and chopped meat rolled in a wonton wrapper. The Culinary Team at Disney created a deliciously sweet version of these tasty, fried treats that are […]


Sneak Peek at New ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Inspired Clothing from Primark

If you love Disney clothing and accessories and you’ve never heard of Primark, you might want to take a look at them because they’ve got some super fun Disney merchandise. Today we thought we’d share some of their brand new Beauty and the Beast-inspired clothing line for young teens! The items shown are priced quite reasonably […]


#DisneyParksLIVE Announces Live Stream of ‘The Music of Pixar LIVE!’ for June 29

The Walt Disney World Resort is continuing their celebration of summer by giving folks at home the opportunity to watch “The Music of Pixar LIVE! A Symphony of Characters”. This limited-time concert event highlights music and scenes from Pixar Animation Studios at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The #DisneyParksLIVE stream will begin at 7:55 p.m. Eastern on […]


Fall Florida Resident Room-Only Discount Announced

Florida residents can take advantage of rates starting as low as $86* (per night plus tax) at Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort for stays most Sunday through Thursday nights from September 3 to October 5, 2017. This offer must be booked by October 6, 2017. *The number of rooms allocated for this offer is limited. Length-of-stay […]


Changes at Lilo’s Playhouse Will Offer More Opportunity for Family Fun

Beginning July 2, 2017, Lilo’s Playhouse located at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort will be open for Walt Disney World Resort guests to enjoy from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily. A variety of activities will be offered for guests and their families to participate in to include video games, movies, arts and crafts and more. […]


Child Reportedly in Stable Condition After Water Scare at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

After a reported ‘water emergency’ at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort on the evening of June 26, a 5-year old child was airlifted to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children according to the Reedy Creek Fire Department. The child is now listed as stable and ‘well’ according to News 6. Source: ClickOrlando.com


Animal Planet Television Special to Showcase Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park

A documentary-style special that will take spectators on a journey through the scenic landscape of Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park is set to air on Animal Planet Tuesday, June 27. Entitled “Disney’s Animal Kingdom: Alive with Magic”, the show will feature discussions with the creators and caretakers of the theme park who will “share conservation […]


Walt Disney’s Original Disneyland Presentation Map Sells for $708,000 at Auction

You may remember that last month, we told you about the much-anticipated Walt Disney’s Disneyland auction that would take place in Los Angeles on June 25, 2017. Walt Disney’s original hand-drawn map of Disneyland was likely the most sought after piece and it has sold to one lucky bidder for a whopping $708,000. The auction displayed approximately […]


Residents Living Near Magic Kingdom Experiencing More Debris From Happily Ever After Than Wishes

The new Happily Ever After fireworks show that made its debut last month at Magic Kingdom is spectacular in more ways than one. icFlorida.com reports that some residents who live close to the park are voicing their frustrations saying that small pieces of cardboard and ashes are covering their yards and vehicles each morning. Residents […]