Taking a Cruise to Alaska? Here’s My Favorite Tips! #DisneyCruise

My final post about our vacation to Alaska! It was a trip-of-a-lifetime thanks to Disney Cruise Line. We made wonderful memories. If you are considering a cruise, here are some tips I picked up along the way.  I hope you have a spectacular journey. 1. Go! Don't wait until the perfect time, book your cruise today. 2. Choose a Disney Cruise. I wrote a whole post about things to consider when choosing a cruise line, but the bottom line is … [Read more...]

Sailing on the Disney Wonder – Land Excursion, Skagway #DisneyCruise

Our first port on the 7-night cruise was Skagway, Alaska.  The ship docks near town and you can get off the ship to explore.  Tours are available to do a variety of different activities from historical tours to zip lining.  The Disney Cruise website is full of resources and information and especially user-friendly when it comes to choosing a land adventure.  You can independently book tours but when you reserve a Port Adventure with Disney … [Read more...]

Sailing on the Disney Wonder – The Food, Glorious Food! #DisneyCruise

When you hear the word, "cruise", what do you think of?  Amazing food, I know, right?  No matter what the destination, cruise ships are known for having delicious and plentiful food! You can count on Disney for fun, luxury accommodations, world-class service AND incredibly delicious food.  There are numerous restaurants on the ship, from pizza counters to fine dining.  Meals or snacks are available at all times of the day or … [Read more...]

Sailing On The Disney Wonder – Things To Do On The Ship #DisneyCruise

There is so much to do on a cruise ship, especially a Disney ship!  We had a blast and I'm convinced all the activities are the reason I didn't gain any weight - despite eating anything and everything I wanted for a week.  Our whole family was busy and loved the days at sea as much as the port adventures.   Each evening of the cruise, our steward, Michael, would straighten up our cabin and leave us a fun towel animal, chocolates, … [Read more...]

Sailing On The Disney Wonder – The Staterooms #DisneyCruise

Have you ever wondered what a stateroom on a Disney cruise ship looks like?  I'd never been on a cruise before we went early this month.  My only reference was from the movie, Out to Sea with Jack Lemmon.  I was very excited to find that it was spacious, comfortable, well-decorated, and had amazing storage space. There was a dividing curtain between the bed, sleeping area and the sitting, couch area.  That especially came in handy when I … [Read more...]

Sailing On The Disney Wonder – Day One: Sail Away! #DisneyCruise @DisneyCruise

Our family to a Disney Cruise to Alaska in June.  Four of us shared this adventure - my mom, husband, daughter and I sailed on the Disney Wonder.  We had heard that a cruise was a fun experience for all ages and my husband has always wanted to travel to Alaska.  My mom had been on a cruise years ago, but it was the first one for my husband, daughter, and me.  If you're a regular reader of KLY, you know I'm a huge Disney fan.  Walt Disney … [Read more...]

Giveaway: $50 Amazon.com GC or Paypal Cash from Dani Pettrey’s “Stranded” (Worldwide, Ends 10/6)

I read one of the books in the "Alaskan Courage"  series and thoroughly enjoyed it.  Here's a mini-view of what I thought of Dani Pettrey's writing in "Shattered": Pettrey tells her story through dialogue.  She lets the interaction between the characters tell the readers what is happening.  I like reading that type of novel, I feel as though I am "in" the story rather than just reading.  Even when sharing the thoughts of a character, she … [Read more...]