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.


First Look at Artist Rendering for Refurbished Portobello Country Italian Trattoria at Disney Springs

You may remember us reporting last month that Portobello Country Italian Trattoria in The Landing area of Disney Springs was going under refurbishment beginning April 23rd. Levy Restaurants has already begun renovations for a new concept that Chef Tony Mantuano is developing and we’re sharing the first artist rendering showing the new design concept. According to Levy […]


Johnny Depp Surprises Guests on Pirates of the Caribbean Attraction at Disneyland

Guests who happened to be at Disneyland last night were treated to a big surprise as Johnny Depp appeared at the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction entrance as well as in several of its scenes. Depp was in his full-on Jack Sparrow attire and interacted live with guests as they sailed by. People on the […]


Take a Look at the Just Released Movie Trailer from Disney Pixar’s Cars 3!

In the next sequel to the beloved Cars movies, familiar character Lightning McQueen has been blindsided by the newest generation of blazing-fast racers and has suddenly been pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he needs the help of eager young race technician, Cruz Ramirez who has her own […]


New Quick Service Dining Card Available at a Discount When You Book a Walt Disney World Vacation Package

Guests who book a Walt Disney World vacation package at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotels, Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels or a Walt Disney World Good Neighbor Hotel with a minimum 3-day ticket with travel dates from now through December 31, 2017, can […]


UNIQLO at Disney Springs Introduces New “Minnie Mouse Loves Dots” Collection

A brand new collection to include graphic t-shirts and accessories featuring Minnie Mouse’s signature polka dots has been released at the popular UNIQLO store at Disney Springs. The collection was created by designer Olympia Le-Tan and was inspired by “Minnie Mouse’s trademark dots, classic vintage dress motif, and an imagined fantasy-filled story of Minnie Mouse […]


Spend an Evening with Chef Rick Bayless at Frontera Cocina

All you foodies out there might be happy to know that Chef Rick Bayless will personally bring his bold flavors to Frontera Cocina at Disney Springs for a private dinner on Monday, May 8th from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in the dining room. Take a look at the four-course menu: Opening Cocktail Sparkling Margarita Petite bites Toasted […]


Starbucks Offers Pink Flamingo Frappucino Exclusively at Disney Springs

After last week’s Unicorn Frappucino craze at Starbucks stores nationwide, the popular coffee chain has just released another exclusive drink; this time at its West Side Disney Springs location at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. The drink is called the Pink Flamingo Frappucino and it consists of White Mocha Creme Frappuccino with […]


Tonight is Disney Night on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ on ABC

Are you ready for a night of classic Disney music, special character appearances, and spectacular dancing? Tune into ABC tonight for Dancing with the Stars where the remaining couples will perform their routines that were inspired by cherished Disney films. Also, stay tuned for live performances by Auli’i Cravalho (Moana‘s “How Far I’ll Go”), Donny […]


New ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Inspired Collection Debuts from Harvey’s Seatbelt Bags

Harvey’s has just released their latest collection of Disney handbags, and they’re definitely something to talk about! This collection features characters from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast including Cogsworth, Mrs. Potts, and the beloved enchanted rose. This new collection boasts a mixture of crossbody bags, totes, and wristlets with different scenes and objects from the classic […]


Disney’s Live-Action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Passes One Billion Dollars at the Box Office

Thirty days after its release, Disney’s live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast is still going strong at the box office having surpassed over $1 billion dollars in ticket sales and becoming the first film of the year to reach that mark. In its first weekend, Disney had hoped the film would pass $140 million […]