Allison Elliott Shannon

Allison visited Walt Disney World several times as a child, but found a renewed interest in all things Disney five years ago when her now-husband induced her to visit as an adult. Several trips later she particularly loves the Haunted Mansion, World Showcase, and sampling Disney dining. She hangs her Mouse Ears in Lexington, Kentucky, where she lives with her husband and stepdaughter.



Confessions of a Disney Vacation Cheapskate

We are Walt Disney World cheapskates. I admit it. My family loves Walt Disney World and tries to go as often as we can. We want to make every trip […]


Walt Disney World with a Tween: Less Drama, More Magic

Remember 11-year-old Riley, the protagonist of Pixar’s Inside Out? Her brain was controlled by the (sometimes conflicting) emotions of Joy, Sadness, Fear, Anger, and Disgust. This war zone of feelings […]