I am a work at home mom, military wife, and Disney vacation planning addict! My husband always likes to say, "If we're not on a Disney vacation, you're planning our next one". I am a blogger, avid sports fan, baker, and very reluctant runner. You can usually find me staying up late to watch my favorite classic films over and over again. Maybe that's why Disney's Hollywood Studios is my favorite park at Walt Disney World Resort. Although I love Disney World all year long, my absolute favorite time of year to visit is during the holidays. There's nothing more magical than seeing it snow on Main Street, USA, hearing the glorious sounds of the Candlelight Processional, or watching the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights!
About My Family: I have been married to my very own Prince Charming for almost five years now. We have a vivacious preschool daughter and a rambunctious toddler son. I was born in Western Pennsylvania and grew up on the New Jersey Shore. Thanks to my husband's military career, I have also lived in Florida and Virginia. Now we call Western New York our home. I love being a military wife and our family most definitely believes we "bloom where planted." Our favorite family activity is exploring; road trips are a pretty common occurrence around here. When we're not on a trip, we're usually out exploring our local area, looking for new parks, and spending our summers at the pool or beach. There's never a dull moment in our family!
About My Disney Experience: I have been able to visit the Walt Disney World Resort during every phase of my life so far, and each visit has been truly unique! I first visited Walt Disney World for my fifth birthday and have been back for high school band trips, a special father and daughter "land and sea" trip for my graduation, my honeymoon, business conferences, and to celebrate pregnancies. I even take an annual solo trip to Walt Disney World Resort; it's my ultimate indulgence! Our children had their first visits at just five and six months old, so we have a lot of experience traveling with infants. I have been helping my family and friends (and complete strangers next to me on a plane) plan their Disney vacations for years. There's nothing better than hearing all of their magical vacation stories when they return home and knowing I had a part in helping make their Disney dreams come true!
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Other Q&A's from this Panelist
Hello, We are visiting Disney in March for our very first time!! We have a three year old son and currently have plans to stay at Carribean Beach but we are also considering the Fort Wilderness Lodge?? What one would you recommend for the three of us??
- Asked by Amy from MI on 12/26/2011
Your first visit will be here before you know it! I am also the mom of a three year-old, and given the choice between Caribbean Beach and Wilderness Lodge Resort, I would choose Wilderness Lodge!
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- Answered by Ashley F., NY
Coming to WDW in 2 weeks!! We aren't planning on going to Animal Kingdom this time around, but our daughter wants her hair wrapped. Are there any other locations in the other parks that do the hair wraps? Thanks!
- Asked by Heather from ON on 12/25/2011
Your vacation is getting so close! I'm sure you and your family are getting so excited!
Hair wrapping locations are most certainly available outside of Disney's Animal Kingdom Park! You can find them along the... read more
- Answered by Ashley F., NY