Author Archives: Jackie Gailey

Jackie Gailey is a work-at-home mom of two kids (ages 20 & 16), wife of 25+ 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 regularly to the Orlando area 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 currently, she is an editor and writer for and the Community Manager at

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Walt Disney World Annual Passholders Receive Early Purchase Access on Toy Story Land MagicBand

Beginning May 18, 2018, Annual Passholders can receive exclusive early access to purchase a Toy Story Land MagicBand before they are available to all guests when the exciting new land opens on June 30, 2018. Your Annual Pass card must be shown at the time of purchase. Take advantage of your 20% Passholder discount at the […]

Disney Considers Allowing John Lasseter to Return to Pixar After Leave of Absence

John Lasseter, Co-Founder of Pixar Animation Studios, took a voluntary six-month leave of absence back in November 2017 after accusations were brought forward on unwanted workplace hugging and other missteps. According to The Wall Street Journal, executives at the Walt Disney Company have had a discussion on bringing Lasseter back to work in a capacity […]

Disney’s Yacht Club Resort Hit By Lightning; Guests Evacuating

Several posters on Twitter are reporting that a lightning strike has hit Disney’s Yacht Club Resort and that guests are currently being evacuated. Disney Yacht Club hit by lightning. Fire alarms going off. Evacuating. — FlightSoft ✈ (@FlightSoft) May 15, 2018 This story is still developing and updates will be added to the top […]

Disney Parks Adds New Sweet Treats for May Including a Purple Wall Slush

The folks in Food & Beverage at Disney Parks have just shared a whole slew of new treats that can be found at Walt Disney World and Disneyland dining locations during the month of May. Read on for the latest sweet additions. Available beginning May 21, the famous Purple Wall in Tomorrowland will not only […]

Summary of Announcements Made at Today’s ESPN Upfront Presentation

This morning at the Minskoff Theatre in Times Square in New York City, ESPN is holding their 2018 Upfront presentation. Below is a look at the announcements and highlights of the upcoming programming: Basketball: A Love Story Coming this October from ESPN Films. A mosaic of 60+ short stories featuring some of the sport’s biggest stars. Epic project explores the complex […]

Blizzard Beach Will Not Open May 15 Due to Forecasted Inclement Weather

Due to forecasted inclement weather, Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park will remain closed today, May 15. Typhoon Lagoon will open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Disney’s Fantasia Gardens and Winter Summerland Miniature Golf courses will remain open for guests during their normal operating hours.

Tune in Tuesday Night for a #DisneyParksLIVE Stream of ‘Together Forever – A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular’

The Disney Parks Blog has announced that they will present a live stream of ‘Together Forever – A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular‘ on Tuesday, May 15. ‘Together Forever’ honors cherished friendships of Pixar characters and allows guests to join in on the stories as fireworks light up the sky over Disneyland park. To watch the live […]

New Menu Announced for The Diamond Horseshoe at Magic Kingdom Park

Beginning Wednesday, May 16, a brand new menu is coming to The Diamond Horseshoe at Magic Kingdom. From hearty sandwiches, salads, and platters to delicious desserts, this menu is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters in the family. The new menu will offer All-You-Care-To-Enjoy appetizer, entrée, and dessert platters as well as an A la […]