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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It was a Marathon weekend at Walt Disney World!

It was a Marathon weekend at Walt Disney World!

| January 13, 2014 | 7 Replies

This weekend was an exciting one for runners and their friends and family at Walt Disney World. This is the 21st year for the Marathon Weekend. Disney has added  a 10K and a new 4-day 48.8 mile Dopey Challenge to the races this year.

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Merry Christmas from Walt Disney World!

Merry Christmas from Walt Disney World!

| December 25, 2013 | 14 Replies

It’s been 10 years since I moved here to Florida. People always ask me if it has gotten old for me visiting the Walt Disney World parks whenever I want. Today was one of those days when I felt like a little kid experiencing something for the first time.  It just doesn’t get old for [...]

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FastPass+ Test at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

FastPass+ Test at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

| December 18, 2013 | 6 Replies

Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World started a test of the FastPass+ today. Offsite and onsite guests will be able to make their FastPass+ selections at kiosks throughout the park.  This is the first test where offsite guests to Walt Disney World are able to participate.  

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Give Kids the World Village and Giving Tuesday December 3, 2013

Give Kids the World Village and Giving Tuesday December 3, 2013

| December 2, 2013 | 5 Replies

It’s the time of year when we are all rushing around because of the upcoming holidays. We have made it through Black Friday, Cyber Monday and now we have a chance to give back to worthy charities with #Giving Tuesday.

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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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