Confessions of a Disney Mom

A blog about family life and a love of Disney

First Impressions of Disneyland

So in December, my travel buddy Nedi and I headed to Disneyland for a very special and amazing training experience at Disneyland Resort in California!  We were going to the Disney Agent Education Program! Brandy, our amazing boss with Fairytale Adventures Travel, would be joining us on the adventure the following evening.  We were beyond excited to go and so very thankful to have this opportunity.  We arrived a day or two early so.. Read More

Check out our shirts from our most recent trip!

You know those families that you see on vacation with the matching shirts??? That’s us!!!! We like to create or get matching shirts for our Disney trips for a few reasons.  First, I find it fun to create them and it adds to the excitement of preparing for the trip. Second, it looks really cute in the many photo opportunities that Disney has.  Third, If my child happens to wonder off (or my.. Read More

Sheena’s Inside Scoop: Prince Charming Regal Carrousel

Sheena’s Inside Scoop: Prince Charming Regal Carrousel Prince Charming Regal Carrousel offers fun for everyone in the whole family. Originally built in 1917, the Liberty Carrousel, originally located in Belle Isle Park in Detroit, was one of only four carrousels that were built with five rows by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company. In 1967, when Walt Disney World was in the planning stages, the Disney Company discovered the carrousel at Olympic Park in Maplewood,.. Read More

Walt Disney World Resort Summer 2016 Refurbishment List

Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Summer Refurbishment List So you’re dreaming of your ultimate vacation for this summer to visit the mouse.  I find it’s best to know which attractions will be down for refurbishment while planning my trip.  Disney is constantly building and upgrading various aspects in their parks.  I do not see refurbishment in a negative way.  Sure it stinks that attraction may have downtime when you are visiting, but I’d rather be.. Read More

Agency Scavenger Hunt

This is what happens when your agency sends you on a crazy scavenger hunt in the hot Florida sun!!! Our hunt was focused in the EPCOT resort area (Boardwalk, Beach and Yacht Club Resorts) Here are some of my photos from the hunt (which were posted on my Instagram (sheenadestinationspecialist) Since it was Friday the 13th, I took a quick selfie with Tower of Terror before starting my hunt 🙂 Next up…which resort.. Read More

Breaking News!!! FREE Dining!!!

OH MY GOODNESS!!! FREE DINING or ROOM discounts this fall season at Walt Disney World Resort!! Room are already flying off the shelves, if you were planning on a fall trip, call me TODAY! Just $200.00 will hold your reservation and paid in full is due 30 days before check in. Here’s a breakdown of the offers. You can get a FREE Dining Plan when you buy a non-discounted 5-night/6-day package that includes.. Read More

Exciting News!! Updates for Disney this summer!!

There is a ton of buzz on the internet from this past week.  Exciting and new things are coming to Walt Disney World Resort and with the Disney Company.  Here’s a quick review of what’s coming 🙂 Starting May 6th, guests can preview scenes from the upcoming film “Alice Through the Looking Glass.”  Catch this 10-minute sneak peek before you are “late for a very important date.”  In Disney California Adventure park, the preview.. Read More

Video: Disney Cruise Line Sept 2015

Video: Disney Cruise Line Sept 2015 So, I finally created a video with all the wonderful photos from our Disney Cruise Line adventure in 2015.  We sailed on the Fantasy to the Eastern Caribbean with ports in St Marrten, St Thomas and Castaway Cay. Unfortunately, there was a hurricane that altered our course and we were not able to experience Castaway Cay on this trip. Here are the key players in the video:.. Read More

Top 5 Reasons To Use Sheena as Your Destination Specialist

As I begin my new journey in life, I wanted to give everyone the top reasons why you should book though me vs. booking for yourself. 🙂 #5 – I am very trained and educated in the travel industry and various destinations.  This is allows me to know how to book your magical vacation in the quickest, cheapest and less stressful way possible. #4 – I have personal experience and various client feedback on inside information from.. Read More