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 You can follow Jackie on Twitter @jjzmgailey.

Celebrate an Incredible Summer and Save with Three New Walt Disney World Vacation Offers

Things are kicking into high gear in preparation for an Incredible Summer at the Walt Disney World Resort! With the excitement of Toy Story Land opening on June 30, 2018, you’ll want to secure your vacation plans now. There are three new offers that can save you money as you make your vacation plans for […]

Virtual Running Shorts Series are Back for Summer 2018!

If you’ve been a fan of running the virtual races with runDisney, channel your inner super, lace up your tennies, and get your supersuits ready (NO capes!!) for the return of the runDisney Virtual Running Shorts series celebrating Disney Pixar’s The Incredibles 2! The best part about the virtual races is that you can have […]

Parts of Central Florida Under Tornado Watch Until 7pm on March 20

There is some nasty weather heading in our direction; Central Florida has been put under a tornado watch until 7:00 p.m. today. Predictions are calling for severe thunderstorms, damaging winds with up to 70mph gusts, and the possibility of isolated tornadoes. Those who are traveling to or from the Walt Disney World Resort area should download […]

New ‘Painting On De Bayou’ Class Available Wednesdays at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort

Guests can let their artistic sides shine during ‘Painting On De Bayou’, an instructor-led paint class at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter! The class is held Wednesday evenings from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Scat Cat’s Club and will allow you to create your own take-home masterpiece. The cost of the class […]

Blizzard Beach Will Be Closed March 21 Due to Inclement Weather

Due to forecasted low temperatures, Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park will be closed on Wednesday, March 21. The park will reopen on Thursday, March 22. Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park will remain open for guests during this time. In addition, Disney’s Fantasia Gardens and Winter Summerland Miniature Golf courses will remain open for guests during […]

Dates Announced and Tickets On Sale Now for Halloween & Christmas Parties at Magic Kingdom Park

This year, Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party will transform Magic Kingdom Park for a sweet 34 nights. Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Dates August 17, 24, 28, 31 September 3, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30 October 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 19, 21, 23, 25, 26, […]

Pirates of the Caribbean Officially Opens Today with New Redhead Scene

The newly refurbished Pirates of the Caribbean attraction is set to reopen today at Magic Kingdom Park! Guests will be introduced to the brand new version of the attraction’s auction scene that was first announced last summer. “Just as Walt Disney embraced and encouraged Disney Parks to ‘keep moving forward’ since the opening of Disneyland […]

Spyglass Grill Has Officially Opened at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

Spyglass Grill, a new walk-up quick service restaurant located near the pool in the Trinidad South section of the Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort has just opened! The new location offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and features popular American foods infused with classic Caribbean flavors. Take a look at some of the delicious new menu items […]

Mickey Balloon Popcorn Buckets Have Arrived at Magic Kingdom!

Fans of Mickey Balloons and Disney popcorn will be thrilled to know that Mickey Balloon Popcorn Buckets were spotted today at Magic Kingdom! The buckets are priced at $15 including tax and same-day refills are $1.75. For now, they are only available in red, but you never know if any other colors might appear during […]

Disney Shares Music Video of ‘True Love’ From ‘Frozen: The Broadway Musical’

In honor of the fourth and final ‘Frozen Friday’, Disney has shared another brand new song from Frozen: The Broadway Musical entitled, True Love. Watch Patti Murin’s (Anna) beautiful performance of True Love that was written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and her husband Robert Lopez specifically for the emotional climax of Anna’s journey in Frozen. In case […]