Author Archive: Kathy Werling

Kathy Werling discovered Walt Disney World later than most people but has made up for it. Living close to the theme parks hasn't gotten old yet for her. Kathy is an accomplished photographer and is always out finding new and different things to photograph in the Orlando theme parks. Kathy is also part of the Orlando DIS Unplugged Podcast team.

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Happy Thanksgiving from the Magic Kingdom!

Happy Thanksgiving from the Magic Kingdom!

| November 28, 2013 | 13 Replies

I am blessed to live near Walt Disney World. I can pop over to the parks whenever the mood strikes. I have lived here for almost 10 years and it never gets old. I still get goosebumps when I drive onto property! I wish all my friends could join me for a day in the [...]

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Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights 101

Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights 101

| November 27, 2013 | 9 Replies

It’s the most beautiful time of the year here at Walt Disney World! The 4 theme parks are being decorated for the holidays. The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is number 1 on my list of “do not miss” events during the holiday season. This event happens nightly until January [...]

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Top 5 Tips for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Top 5 Tips for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

| November 9, 2013 | 2 Replies

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party debuted last night at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World. You truly feel like the holidays are just around the corner when you are strolling down Main Street U.S.A. The dates for the party are select nights from November 8, 2013 until December 20, 2013. This event requires a [...]

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Magic Kingdom

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Magic Kingdom

| November 7, 2013 | 1 Reply

It’s that magical time of year at Walt Disney World when the Magic Kingdom changes their decorations from Halloween to the Holidays.

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The Happy Haunted Horseshoe at the Magic Kingdom

The Happy Haunted Horseshoe at the Magic Kingdom

| October 31, 2013 | 2 Replies

I found a true Disney gem at the Magic Kingdom yesterday.  This event was part of Limited Time Magic at Walt Disney World. I always thought that the Diamond Horseshoe was an under-used space in Magic Kingdom.

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Give Kids The World Village – Where Happiness Inspires Hope

Give Kids The World Village – Where Happiness Inspires Hope

| October 9, 2013 | 1 Reply

Give Kids the World Village is tucked away in a regular neighborhood, but it is a magical place. Children with life threatening illnesses are treated to a week’s cost-free vacation that includes lodging, donated theme park tickets, meals and so much more that I can’t list it all here.  Since 1986, over 120,000 families have [...]

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The 18th Annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is here!

The 18th Annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is here!

| September 27, 2013 | 2 Replies

Yippee!! It’s the time of year that many Disney fans look forward to.  The 18th Annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival opened today, September 27, 2013 at Walt Disney World.  The event runs through November 11, 2013 so you have plenty of chances to enjoy the food and wine offerings in the park.  All [...]

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A September Stroll through the Magic Kingdom

A September Stroll through the Magic Kingdom

| September 19, 2013 | 5 Replies

It was a beautiful day to take a stroll through Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World.  The park was pretty crowded, but at least the humidity was not as bad as usual. There have been some changes lately and I wanted to check them out. What is the first thing you notice in this picture? [...]

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The Top 5 “Must Do’s” at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

The Top 5 “Must Do’s” at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

| September 11, 2013 | 23 Replies

I know I have said it before, but Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party (MNSSHP) at Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World signals Fall for me in Orlando. If you get the chance to be in Orlando during this time, you really should attend MNSSHP. There is so much to see and do that I am going [...]

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The Rapid Fill Mug program debuts at Walt Disney World

The Rapid Fill Mug program debuts at Walt Disney World

| August 19, 2013 | 22 Replies

Walt Disney World is rolling out a new refillable mug program starting at the All Star Resorts. The mugs were tested at the All Star Resorts in 2011, but will eventually be at all of the resorts. No longer will you be able to bring back your old mugs for free soda.

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