Confessions of a Disney Mom

A blog about family life and a love of Disney

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

Walt Disney World Resort Spring 2016 Refurbishment List

So you’re dreaming of your ultimate vacation for this spring/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 prepared ahead of time so my little one.. Read More

Thirty-One Fabric Swatch Wreath: Craft Time :)

So I’ve been wondering what to do with all of my retired print fabric swatches from over my time with Thirty-One.  I have seen some that were similar to the one I created but I did a few things different.  Also, It’s hard to tie some of these fabrics so I’ll show you how I decided to create my Thirty-One fabric swatch wreath. Materials needed: Patience Thirty-One Fabric Swatches (I used 96) Scissors Wire.. Read More

Photo Tour: Walking Around Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

Let’s do something NEW!!!  During a late afternoon nap session, I decided to take a quick walk around Disney’s Art of Animation Resort.  Here are some of my photos from that walk 🙂 These show the mainly the theme of the resort, I should of gone through the main building and snapped some but sadly, I did not.  If I would of known at that time I was going to start up a blog,.. Read More

I Have an Announcement!!!

It’s official….Sheena has joined the travel industry 🙂 After helping many families with the planning of their vacations to see the Mouse, I have decided to become a Disney Travel Agent. I am an Independent Agent with Fairytale Adventures Travel.  With many trips to Disney under my Mickey Ears, I can help book your vacation and guide you to a stress-free planning experience. I’m not limited to just Disney, my planning goes beyond… Read More

Time for a…Bed Checkup? Ikea Kura Bed Makeover

So now that Christmas has passed, I can show everyone the super secret project I was working on for Addison. So for the longest time, Addison was sleeping in her crib. She had her toddler rail up and loved the closeness of sleeping in that space. As she got taller, and her bed got “smaller”, I was finally able to convince her that we needed to get her a big girl bed. I.. Read More

Review: Dine with an Imagineer

May 12, 2014 So on one of our most recent trips to Walt Disney World, my husband and I decided to enjoy some of the things in Disney that Addison would not be able to participate in due to her age. These included the Keys to the Kingdom Tour and Dine with an Imagineer (Disney’s fancy name for the engineers). I was beyond excited when I was able to score the reservations just.. Read More