New for Spring 2015! Africa Marketplace Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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  Imagine the colors, scents, savory tastes and boundless activity of a village marketplace in Africa. That sensory scene is coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom with a spring 2015 opening planned for Africa Marketplace – a new shopping and dining option for park-goers in Harambe, the village anchoring the Africa section of the park. One highlight of the new space will be Harambe Marketplace, a new quick-service food and beverage location offering street-inspired dishes from walk-up windows. Guests will find {Read More}

Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows on Sale for DVC Members!

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Current Disney Vacation Club Members will be able to purchase real estate interests beginning Jan. 12, and general sales will begin Feb. 9. When the first phase opens, scheduled for April 1, the resort will introduce unique Disney accommodations, including Bora Bora Bungalows and connecting Deluxe Studios. The price per point for add on is $160 and will increase to $165 per point on February 8th, 2015. Make sure to scroll to the bottom to view the points chart! “We’re {Read More}

The Top 10 Posts of 2014

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As is always the case with Walt Disney World, things are constantly happening and changing. There are always new attractions, events, or activities that you can take part in. This past year was no different. I want to thank all of you for supporting MamaMouse.com this year and in the past! This blog is a joy for me to share with you and I hope the information you find on it helps you create a memorable and magical vacation! I {Read More}

Events at Walt Disney World for the Week of December 19th to December 26th

Events at Walt Disney World for the Week of December 19th to December 26th   Nightly Magic Kingdom: New this year, Queen Elsa from “Frozen” will use her incredible powers to transform Cinderella Castle nightly beginning Nov. 5 into a glistening ice palace for the holidays — thanks to a special effects spectacle bathing the castle in 200,000 shimmering white lights. Magic Kingdom guests are treated nightly to the dramatic “Castle Dream Lights” and “A Frozen Holiday Wish” stage show. {Read More}

Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows Set to Open in 2015!

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As I am sure you are aware, the next Disney Vacation Club Resort is Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows! When I was there in April, they were busy building the lagoon bungalows and an additional building for villas. The first phase will open in 2015. Set directly on the shores of Seven Seas Lagoon, the bungalows will sleep up to eight guests and feature a plunge pool that offers views of fireworks over Magic Kingdom Park. As if having those {Read More}

Ring in the New Year, Walt Disney World Style!

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Ring in the New Year, Walt Disney World Style! There is always a reason to celebrate at Walt Disney World Resort, and there’s no better way to ring in the New Year than with jaw-dropping fireworks shows, world-class entertainment, endless specialty drinks and fine dining options. Here’s a look at some of the entertainment and dining celebrations planned for this year’s spectacular New Year’s Eve bash on Dec. 31, 2014: Entertainment Epcot – There are endless New Year’s Eve entertainment {Read More}

Disney Recipe! How to Make a Gingerbread House from Scratch

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*Preciously seen on my other blog, Guard the Door.* Maybe you’ve always seen beautiful gingerbread houses and wondered how you can make one. Maybe you just want a fun activity for you and your children. Or maybe you’ve been spending alot of time on Pinterest and want to dive in and actually do something you’ve seen on there. (and yes, this IS on Pinterest!) You’re alot like me then! Leave it to me to want to show the kids how {Read More}