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The Newest Disney Hotel: The Riveria Resort

Disney’s Riviera Resort is now accepting guest reservations for stays beginning in December 2019. It’ll be the first all-new, stand-alone Disney Vacation Club property at Walt Disney World since 2004! “Disney’s Riviera Resort is inspired by Walt and Lillian Disney’s travels throughout Europe and the Mediterranean coastline —from France to Italy,” said Terri Schultz, SVP […]

Disney Skyliner: Map, Opening Date and More

Debuting later this year, Walt Disney World Resort Guests will be excited to experience the Disney Skyliner gondolas. This transportation system will transport guests to their favorite destinations. Disney Skyliner On track to open in the fall 2019, this new Disney World transportation system of gondolas gives guests a never-before-seen birds-eye view of Walt Disney […]

What to Pack for a Day at a Disney Park

What to pack for a Disney vacation is one thing. Packing for a DAY at Disney in the Disney Parks is something else entirely. There are times I want to wing it without having to carry anything, but I always regret it. Having key items with you in the Disney Parks can make it easier […]

New Features on the Disney Wonder Cruise Ship

We finally got to go on a Disney Cruise! For our first cruise, we took a 3 day trip on the Disney Wonder. It is a smaller cruise ship with about 2500 guests. (Some of the other Disney ships are 5000+). So it had a nice, intimate feel but with good amenities. The Disney Wonder […]

5 Unique Ways to Get Disney Character Autographs

Most of us use autograph books to collect signatures from the various Disney Characters on our Disney vacations. It’s fun to get pictures taken with Disney Princesses or Mickey Mouse. However, getting autographs are a big part of the experience too. Yet, there are unique ways to get Disney character autographs other than via an […]

New Experiences at Disney World in 2017!

If you are headed to Walt Disney World this year, here’s a closer look at what is new at the Parks. There were a lot of new additions last year! (See my post here on those!) Yet, there are more new things to explore for all ages this year too. Disney is never boring! So […]

Beauty and the Beast Experiences at Disney World

Wondering where you can find Belle and other characters from Beauty and the Beast at Walt Disney World? As the New Beauty and The Beast movie hits theaters on March 17, a new round of fans will fall in love with Disney Princess, Belle. Plus, it’ll renew the love of forever fans too. So, the […]

Disney Trip Surprise and Reveal! #DisneySMMC

We were super lucky to be invited to the Disney Social Media Moms Conference and head to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida for a week. We, of course, needed to surprise the kids with the trip to Disney. How fun is that! I event recently wrote a post about ways to surprise your kids […]

Best Crossbody Bags for Disney Vacations

So you are about to go to Disney on a vacation! You probably have an idea of what you are going to do, go and wear. (If you don’t, check out my Disney Bounding outfit ideas and Disney World reviews!) Yet, sometimes the biggest question is how to carry your stuff in the parks? Backpack […]

Seven Ways to Surprise Your Kids with a Trip to Disney

There is nothing better than going to Disney World, Disneyland {insert Disney Park/Boat of choice}. The only thing that might be a close second is surprising your kids with said trip to Disney. There are lots of ways to do it, and almost all require some pre-planning to make it epic. However, you’ll already be […]

How to Get Disney Emojis?

I’m headed on a Disney Cruise in a few weeks and I wanted to message my pending excitement! What a better (and more fun way) of doing that than by adding a Disney emoji to my social media posts! Yet, how do I get Disney Emojis anyway? Turns out in the summer of 2016, Disney […]

The New Disney Springs

It is hard to believe that Walt Disney World’s Pleasure Island will only exist in my memory and that Downtown Disney will only exist in my former photos. This past spring Downtown Disney has an official new name: Disney Springs. Yet, what does that mean to us families when we visit? Is it family-friendly? Worth […]

2016: What’s New at Disney World

Wondering what is new at Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida? If you haven’t been to Disney in the past year, these are the new attractions in 2016 and upcoming in 2017! There is always a reason to go ‘home’ again! So here is what’s new at Disney World in 2016 and beyond! Magic Kingdom […]

Walt Disney World Quests – Expand Your Vacation

One of the fun opportunities to do on a Disney World vacation doesn’t actually involve a ride or a Broadway-like performance on a stage. In fact, it just takes a minute to collect the pieces and then you have a fun opportunity to expand your Disney vacation experience. These opportunities are called quests and they […]

Best Disney World Attractions for Grandparents and Grandkids

After going to Walt Disney World for many years with my grandparents, along with my parents and siblings, I now travel as a parent myself with my kids and their grandparents! As a result of this multi-generational travel to Disney World, there are some Walt Disney World rides that are better for all ages than […]

Disney’s Memory Maker – Is it Worth the Money?

Our family has been fortunate to have received complimentary Memory Maker during our last Disney vacation so we could try it out and the PhotoPass Service. First, I wasn’t quite sure it was worth the money and second, I wasn’t quite sure how it worked. After having experienced it, I have the answer to my […]

Best Place to Stay at Disney Saratoga Springs Resort

We just arrived at the Disney Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa – thanks to a complimentary stay. The resort is part of the Disney World string of hotel properties and also one of the Disney Vacation Club Resorts. The Disney Saratoga Springs Resort is located across the lake from the new Disney Springs (formally Downtown […]

#DisneySMMC & American Tourister

With only days out from the 2015 Disney Social Media Moms Conference #DisneySMMC, I received a wonderful surprise on my doorstep. A lovely, purple, ilite Xtreme suitcase by American Tourister. This suitcase has a fully lined interior with large packing area that expands for added packing capacity, and two large front panel pockets for even […]

Disney Junior Disney Bounding Outfit Ideas

The Disney Social Media Moms Celebration (#DSMMC) is less than a month away and, like my fellow attendees, I’m honored to be selected and excited to go. As a result, I love putting together posts relating to the conference and last year, I put together some quirky Disney themed outfits that were fun for the […]

Disney On the Road

If you have read the travel section on Charlene Chronicles, you know that there is a big Disney focus here! It is such a great family vacation spot, even if you are not big on rides! Plus, I’ve made it three times to the final round of the Disney Moms Panel (from thousands of submissions […]

Disney Jedi Academy Tips and Review

In this post, I shared my recent Disney Dream come true on our family vacation. However, my son also had a dream come true when he got to participate in the Jedi Academy at Disney Hollywood Studios! I have to admit, it was a bit of me living vicariously through him since I am a […]

My Disney Dolphins in Depth Experience

There is nothing like crossing off something on your bucket list; especially when it has been in your bucket for a long time. Yet, I got to enjoy the Dolphins in Depth experience at Epcot at the Walt Disney World Resort. It was something I had heard about for a long time and, with a […]

DisneySide Disney Themed Party!

After having to cancel three other #DisneySide Parties over the last month due to record breaking snow here in Boston MA, I thought the only way I could have a DisneySide party was to have it AT Disney where the likelihood of snow would be next to zero probability…unless you go to Blizzard Beach…but it […]

Teaching My Kids to Save Money for Disney

We are preparing for our Disney World Family vacation and, as you can see in this post, my kids are immersed in Disney (and Disney Products) more than ever before. As a result, they are beyond excited for the upcoming trip (and the shopping that Disney Parks offer!) I am already anticipating all of the […]

How Disney Junior Changed Our Disney World Experience

Last year I went to Disney Social Media Moms and attended some events around Disney Junior content. As I sat there, I felt a behind the times. I had no idea whom these people were, or the songs that the other attendees sung. As a Blogger, and as a long time Disney fan, you would […]