How to Make a Disney Ear Holder: Easy DIY

If you’re like I am, once you start collecting Minnie ear headbands one is definitely not enough. And, once your collection of Disney ears gets going, you need something adorable to showcase them on. So, out of necessity (and a love of crafting!), I’ve created an easy DIY. Here’s how to make a Disney ear holder with a thorough step-by-step tutorial.  Minnie ear headbands are one of my favorite accessories when I’m in the Walt Disney Word parks. And, whether I’m making my own Minnie wire ear headbands or buying…

How to Avoid Lines at Disney World in 2020 and 2021: New Rules for Avoiding the Crowds

How to avoid lines at Disney World - Magic Kingdom

With the numerous changes at Walt Disney World this past year, things have changed in the theme parks. What used to be the standard has changed, many times quite drastically. And when it comes to lines and crowds, there’s a new way to navigate the parks. So, how to avoid lines at Disney World and skip the crowds? Here’s how.  Since the Disney World theme parks opened mid-July 2020, the way I navigate lines and crowds in the parks has definitely changed. And truthfully, I’ve never been a fan of…

How to Make Disney Christmas Ornaments: Mickey Snowman Ornament DIY

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Looking for a super easy Mickey Christmas ornament tutorial that uses only a handful of supplies? Here’s how to make Disney Christmas ornaments with a fun, Mickey snowman ornament spin!   In my house, every holiday has to have a Disney spin. In the past, I’ve created a Minnie Mouse Easter wreath tutorial, Mickey Halloween ornaments, and even a classic Mickey head Christmas ornament.  But this year, I wanted a fun spin on Mickey ornaments. I’ve been seeing Mickey Mouse as a snowman all over the internet and wanted to…

Christmas at Disney World 2020: What’s New for this Year

If you think that 2020 has cancelled Christmas at Walt Disney World, happily that’s a big nope. Sure, things will be changing, but there will still be ways to celebrate the happiest of holidays. Here’s what you can expect for Christmas at Disney World 2020 to help you plan.  Photo Courtesy of Disney Parks Blog.  When Is Christmas at Disney World for 2020? For 2020, we’ll be able to celebrate Christmas at Disney World from November 6 – December 30. If you’ve been following along with the Christmas events in…

Disney Halloween 2020: Magical Magic Kingdom Changes for Guests!

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When it comes to Walt Disney World, I always look on the bright side, especially this year. Sure, Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party dates have been canceled, but that doesn’t mean you still can’t celebrate! From food to cavalcades to costumes (big changes!), here’s what you need to know about Disney Halloween 2020 at Magic Kingdom!   Halloween is my favorite season. Yep, you read that right: it’s not just a one-day holiday for my family – we start celebrating in late August. So the announcement from Walt Disney World today…

Disney Halloween Decorations & Craft DIYs

Disney Halloween decoration and craft DIYs

If you’re already looking for Halloween crafting ideas, you’ve come to the right place. It’s my favorite holiday, especially when there are touches of Disney sprinkled all over it. I asked a few of my crafty friends to share with me their favorite Disney Halloween decorations and DIYs and each is so fun, I had to put them all in one place. Here are some super fun (and easy!) Disney Halloween crafts to make this year.  As soon as August rolls around, I’m itching to put up my Halloween decorations.…

Minnie Witch Hat Wreath DIY: Affordable and Easy

Minnie Witch Hat Wreath DIY

Making Halloween decorations, especially with a Disney kick, is definitely up my alley. And taking a cue from Minnie Mouse’s Halloween costume at theme park parties, I created this super easy, super affordable wall hanging that’s perfect for indoors or outside. This year, it’s going on my porch to add a fun, whimsical touch to my outside decor. Here’s how to make your own Minnie witch hat wreath including instructions and step-by-step photos.  Each year, my family & I love spending Halloween at Walt Disney World. We adore going to…

Disney CodeIllusion Review: Is the Online Coding Lesson Worth the Price?

Disney CodeIllusion Review

Disney CodeIllusion is a really fun way for kids (and adults!) to learn coding. This summer, my teen daughter had the chance to try it out and her take on the self-paced tutorial surprised me. From cost to how it works to a discount code, here’s our Disney CodeIllusion review.  Disclosure: Disney CodeIllusion graciously gave us a complimentary package in exchange for this review. As always, our opinions are honest and all our own!  If you’ve clicked around Sand and Snow, you know we’re huge Disney nuts. Walt Disney World…

Disney World Character Cavalcades: Where and How to Find Them

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With physical distancing in full force at Walt Disney World, character interactions have been put on hold for this year. But, you can still see your favorite characters in the parks with mini parades, aka, Character Cavalcades. Here’s the scoop on where to find them, which characters you’ll see, and hints for making sure you see them.  Last week, I hit the Disney World reopening and it really was a special time in the parks. Yes, there’s a new normal including the mask wearing policy, but if it let’s me…

Complete Guide to Disney World Mask Policy: Your Top Questions Answered

guide to Disney World mask policy

It won’t be the first time I’ve written that face masks at Disney World do change the way you tour the theme parks, but that doesn’t have to be a bad thing, necessarily. And, as long as you play it safe, you’re keeping those around you safe – something I have not problem with. But, with the frequent updates and new information, I’m sure you have questions (so do I). So, what qualifies as a mask at Walt Disney World, which ones are the most comfortable, and what happens if…