The Fairy PodMothers

By Amber, Rachel, and Stephanie

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Your one stop travel shop for all things Disney, Universal, and beyond!

Episode Date
84 - WDW first timers' itinerary

In this episode, Autumn shares her tried-and-true itinerary for first timers visiting Walt Disney World!

Dec 06, 2022
84 - WISHing

This episode is brought to you by WISHing! Amber will discuss her recent voyage on Disney's newest ship, the Wish, then the Podmothers dish about what they have on their wish lists for Disney's new (but not so new) CEO, Bob Iger.

Nov 30, 2022
83 - This or That?

It's like Would You Rather, but Disney Style! Get to know the Podmothers with this fun game!

Nov 23, 2022
82 - Trip Reports from Abbie & Autumn

Abbie and Autumn each recently visited WDW - What did they like? What did they love? Listen to find out!

Nov 17, 2022
81 - The Galactic Starcruiser with special guests Mark & Tony

In this episode, we welcome Mark and Tony from the Mouse and More Podcast to talk about their experience aboard the Galactic Starcruiser!

Nov 09, 2022
80 - What's in your park bag?

In this episode, the Podmothers give tips on what to bring into the parks as well as some other tips to help your Disney vacation go smoothly!

Nov 02, 2022
79 - Mobile Ordering 101

In this episode, the PodMothers explain how to mobile order at Disney as well as some tips and tricks they've learned along the way!

Oct 26, 2022
78 - Four parks, one day strategy

In this episode, the Podmothers dish on their strategies for hitting all four Disney World parks in one day.

Oct 19, 2022
77 - Holidays at Walt Disney World!

In this episode, the Podmothers can talk about what to expect during the fall and winter holidays at Walt Disney World!

Oct 12, 2022
76 - May we introduce...

Meet the newest members of the Fairy Podmothers!

Oct 05, 2022
75 - D23 In Review

In this episode, Rachel and Amber share the news that came from this year's D23, Disney's annual expo!

Sep 28, 2022
74 - So you want to book a Disney Cruise?

In this episode, Rachel and Amber discuss the ins and outs of booking a vacation on Disney Cruise Line!

Sep 20, 2022
73 - Sailing on the Wonder, a VIP tour, and a See ya real soon

Join the PodMothers as they go off script and gab about Rachel's Alaskan sailing on the Wonder and Stephanie and Amber's VIP tour at WDW!

Aug 28, 2022
72 - Rachel's Preview Sailing on the Wish

Rachel is back from her preview sailing on the Disney Wish and here to tell us all about it!

Jul 15, 2022
71 - Special Guests: Gilly and the Girl!

He's been a Royal Magic Maker at Disney World, helped open the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal in Japan, and performed at Universal Orlando. She's been a friend of Belle and Drizella at Disney World and has starred in several performances at Universal in Japan, including Elphaba in a condensed version of "Wicked."

Together, they married and formed the duo Gilly and the Girl, where they have performed in many venues and even performed on Celebrity Cruise ships for three years.

They can now be found in various locales around Orlando including the Margaritaville Resort and Hard Rock - as well as on TikTok, where they have amassed a following of over over 383,000.

Join Amber and Rachel as they chat with this fun and immensely talented husband and wife team and stick around for a sampling of their music at the end of the show! 

Jun 24, 2022
70 - Universal Studios Giveaway!
Tune in to hear about how you can win a trip to Universal Studios for yourself and your family! 
May 28, 2022
69 - Bucket List Part Two

In this episode, the ladies continue their discussion of their Disney Bucket List items!

May 17, 2022
68 - Our Disney Bucket List (part 1)

Believe it or not, there are some Disney things that the Podmothers have not experienced yet - Join us as we gab about some that are on our bucket lists!

May 07, 2022
67 - Spring Break Report - Highs and Lows!

We are all back from our Spring Break trips and ready to share the good, the bad, and the ugly from Disney Cruise Line and the parks!

Apr 20, 2022
66 - Special Guest: Former friend of Cinderella!

Join the Fairy Podmothers as we welcome Melodi, a former Cast Member through the Disney College Program! Melodi made magic at Living with the Land and as a friend of Cinderella. Enjoy this fun conversation with her!

Mar 27, 2022
65 - News

In this episode, the Podmothers dish on some goings-on at Disney World, Universal, and Disney Cruise Line!

Mar 18, 2022
64 - Universal's Hidden Gems

Listen in as the Podmothers chat about some lesser known attractions, shows, and experiences at Universal Studios & Islands of Adventure!

Mar 12, 2022
63 - So you've booked a Disney Cruise - Now what?

Join the PodMother as we discuss some of our favorite things to do about a Disney Cruise and some tips to help a great sailing!

Mar 02, 2022
62 - Disney Restaurant Roundup!

Join us as we dish on (get it?!) some of the best restaurants in Disney!

Feb 07, 2022
61 - So you've booked a Disney what?

In this informative episode, the Podmothers discuss important next steps and tips to consider as you're planning your Disney vacation!

Jan 30, 2022
60 - Adventures by Disney with special guests!

Did you know that in addition to their world-famous theme parks, Disney offers VIP tours in cities around the world? Listen in to learn about Adventures by Disney with our special guests!

Jan 21, 2022
59 - What's new at Epcot?

Epcot has some exciting new attractions and even more on the horizon! Listen to this episode to learn why we love Epcot and why you shouldn't skip it!

Jan 14, 2022
58 - Southern California and Disneyland

Join the Podmothers as we hear all about Rachel's Southern California and Disneyland adventure! 

Jan 07, 2022
57 - Special Guest! Adam tries Universal!

In this episode, special guest/certified Disney Adult goes to Universal. Tune in to hear what he thought about it!

Dec 23, 2021
56 - Genie+ Review

In this episode, Amber and Stephanie chat about their recent Disney trips and give their reviews Genie+, Disney's new line skipping service.

Dec 16, 2021
55 - Skip, Skimp, Splurge

In this episode, the Podmothers dish on what to skip, skimp, and splurge on while at Disney!

Dec 10, 2021
54 - World Showcase Showdown (2 of 2)

Tune in to find out the winner of our 2021 World Showcase Showdown! Hint: It's not Morocco. 

Dec 03, 2021
53 - World Showcase Showdown (1 of 2)

In this episode of the Fairy PodMothers, we have a Battle of the Epcot pavilions to see which one is the best!

Nov 27, 2021
52 - When is the best time to visit Disney World?

In this episode, the Podmothers discuss the pros and cons to visiting Disney World during various seasons of the year. 

Nov 18, 2021
51 - Genie+ and Disney news!

In this episode, we break down the good, the bad, and the ugly with Genie+ and dish on some current Disney news items!

Nov 12, 2021
50 - WDW Tips for first timers!

On our "golden" 50th episode, the Podmothers bring you tips for Disney first-timers!

Nov 05, 2021
49 - Disney Cruise report from special guests Reid and Claire!

Rachel's family just took a Disney Cruise, so on this episode, her kids Reid and Claire tell us all about it from their perspectives!

Oct 27, 2021
48 - Special Guest: Disneyland former Cast Member and Author!

On this episode, the Podmothers welcome a very special guest, Austin Carroll. Austin is a former Disneyland Cast Member and the author of "Fastpass to the Past: The Jr. Historian's Guide to Disneyland." 

Join us as Austin shares some of her firsthand knowledge of the very first Disney Park! 

Oct 14, 2021
47 - 50 things we love about WDW!

In honor of Disney World's 50th anniversary, we bring you the Podmothers' 50 things we love about WDW!

Oct 04, 2021
46 - LIVE from our Disney Cruise, Part 2

In this episode, Amber, Rachel, and Melanie give their final cruise report on location and share what they wished they'd known before sailing.

Sep 28, 2021
LIVE from our Disney Cruise!

In this episode, we are LIVE from the Disney Fantasy! What is cruising like in the "new normal"? Tune in to find out!

This episode is Part 1 of our "Live from the Fantasy" series. Part 2 will be coming soon!

Sep 24, 2021
44 - What to do on your Disney break day

Many families will schedule a break day for some R and R in the middle of their trip. In this episode, the PodMothers, discuss some things to do around Disney and the Orlando area on your rest day!

Sep 09, 2021
43 - Little known Hollywood Studios tips
In this episode, we’re discussing some things that are lesser known in Hollywood Studios.  These are some things to keep in mind for when Slinky Dog has a 90 minute wait or you want to try something that you may not have tried in that park.  After we talk about our lesser knowns, we also have some tips that are exclusive to this park.
Sep 03, 2021
42 - Listener questions

Listen in as we answer your Disney questions and discuss Genie+, Disney's new pay-to-use line passing system!

Aug 28, 2021
41 - The great PodMothers Bakeoff!

In this episode, the Podmothers prepare and sample dishes from Epcot's Food and Wine festival and dish on some recent Disney news. Pull up a chair...and maybe even some food and wine of your own...and join us!

Aug 17, 2021
40 - FastPass, Standby, or Skip
In this episode, we take an old game and Disney-fy it. The rules are simple. With three given rides, which do you FastPass, which do you standby, and which do you skip? Are your answers the same as ours?
Aug 09, 2021
39 - All Inclusive Resorts

In this episode, the Podmothers venture of the World of Disney and into some relaxing all-inclusive resorts! Listen in as we talk about some of our favorites!

Jul 30, 2021
38 - Progressive Disney Dinner

Our mission: Plan a Disney-style progressive dinner with stops for apps, salads, main courses, desserts, and drinks.  Where are the Podmothers going? Listen to find out!

Jul 23, 2021
37 - Port Orleans Returns!

Hip Hip Hooray! The Port Orleans resorts (French Quarter, Riverside) are re-opening soon after their covid closures. In this episode, we discuss what we love about these sister resorts.

Jul 15, 2021
36 - Time Saving Disney Tips

We all want to capitalize on our time while in the Disney parks. In this episode, the Podmothers chat about how to do just that!

Jul 10, 2021
35 - The return (and end?) of Happily Ever After, RunDisney, and Adult-only Disney trips

In this episode, the PodMothers discuss the return (and possibly end) of Happily Ever After, RunDisney news, and Amber's kid-free Disney trip.

Jul 02, 2021
34 - Our conversation with a Disney animator!

We are so thrilled to welcome Heather Shepherd to the show! Listen in as she reveals what it's like to be a Disney animator!

Jun 17, 2021
33 - Amber's Trip Report, Noodle Pitchforks, and Avenger's Campus (oh, my!)

In this episode, Amber gives a trip report from her family's recent Disney trip and we discuss some Disney news!

Jun 11, 2021
32 - Rachel’s Trip Report & News!
In this episode, Rachel recaps her family’s Disney and Universal trip and we cover some Disney news!
Jun 03, 2021
Episode 31 - Disney with Littles!

Many of our clients ask "how soon is too soon" to bring their kids to Disney. In this episode, we discuss this question and other tidbits about bringing babies and toddlers to the parks!

May 27, 2021
30 - Epcot Deep Dive

You're probably familiar with Epcot's headliners like Soarin and Test Track, but have you experienced the hidden gems around the park that was originally planned as a "City of Tomorrow"? Join the Podmothers as they dive in and discuss some lesser known Epcot experiences!

May 18, 2021
29 - Mom's favorite Disney things

Mamas, don't let your babies grow up to miss Disney :)  In honor of Mother's Day, Amber, Rachel, and Stephanie discuss a few of their favorite Disney things and give tips for other mamas to enjoy the parks...with or without their kids.

May 12, 2021
28 - May The Fourth Be With You!
Happy Star Wars Day! In this episode of the Fairy Podmothers, we are talking all about Galaxy's Edge and other Star Wars experiences at Hollywood Studios!
May 04, 2021
27 - Don't skip on Animal Kingdom
It breaks our hearts when clients say they want to skip Animal Kingdom...Listen in as we explain why! And remember - Don't call it a zoo!
Apr 29, 2021
26 - Meet the voice of the Peoplemover and Living with the Land!

In this episode, we chat with Mike Brassell, the narrator of the Tomorrowland Transit Authority Peoplemover and Living with the Land, and composer of the music from Space Mountain! 

Apr 21, 2021
25 - Amber's SeaWorld trip report!

Last week, Amber's family made the trek down I-4 to visit SeaWorld. How did it compare to Disney? Tune in to find out! 

Apr 14, 2021
24 - Our favorite Quick Service Restaurants
When you want to maximize your time in the parks, you may want to head to a quick service restaurant so you can get in and out in a hurry. If you're planning a trip to WDW, this episode can help you choose which quick service restaurant to dine at in each park!
Apr 08, 2021
23 - Our favorite table service restaurants

In this episode, we dish (get it?) on our favorite table service restaurants in each park and beyond! 

Apr 02, 2021
22 - March Madness Finale + News
In this episode, we wrap up our March Madness picks and determine our bracket winner and discuss some current Disney news!
Mar 24, 2021
21 - March Madness Round 2
This week on The Fairy Podmothers, we continue our Disneyfied March Madness showdown as we move to the right side of the bracket.  Do you agree with our choices? Let us know on Facebook or Instagram!
Mar 17, 2021
20 - March Madness, Round 1
Carousel of Progress vs PeopleMover...Haunted Mansion vs. Spaceship Earth - Join the PodMothers as we debate and discuss our top picks from these matches and others in Round 1 of our Disneyfied March Madness smackdown...we mean friendly competition. 
Mar 12, 2021
19 - Rachel's Trip Report & Disney News
In this episode of The Fairy Podmothers, Rachel gives us a report from her family's recent Disney trip and we bring you some news from 'round the World!
Mar 04, 2021
18 - The DisneyWed Game!
Join the Podmothers and their spouses as they go toe to toe in a Disney version of the Newlywed game! For added fun, play along with your significant other to see how well you really know each other when it comes to your Disney likes, dislikes, and favorite things!  Special thanks to Bridget and Mark from the Mouse and More Podcast as well as to our spouses for playing along!
Feb 22, 2021
17 - Disney Date Night!
It's just you and your sweetheart - What are you doing in and around Disney World? 
Feb 16, 2021
16 - Disney Springs

Join the Fairy Podmothers as we discuss the best places to eat, shop, and have fun at the Springs!

Feb 12, 2021
15 - Hoop Dee Dapper Doo!

Join us as we welcome a special guest! His resume is longer than a CVS receipt!  Perhaps you saw him in the Festival of the Lion King, Pocahontas and her Forest Friends, Voyage of the Little Mermaid, on the Disney Junior stage, on Main Street as a Dapper Dan, or at the Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue! In this episode, Rob Lott shares his experiences with the Walt Disney Company - And he's got some stories! 

Feb 01, 2021
14 - All Things Universal!
Let's head down the street to the "other" Orlando theme park! In this episode, we dish about our favorite things to do at Universal Studios from resorts to rides to restaurants.  Thanks to our agency's resident Universal guru, Rachel Robinson for joining us for this episode!
Jan 25, 2021
13 - Unpopular Disney Opinions
Are Chef Mickey's, Dole Whips, and Rise of the Resistance worth the hype?  Join us as we chat about these and other unpopular Disney opinions, then head to the Facebook page to tell us yours!
Jan 20, 2021
12 - Special Guest! Friend of Belle!
On this episode, we welcome a very special guest, Jacquie, who was a cast member at Disney World as  a friend of Belle!  Join us as she remembers some special memories and spills a little backstage tea! 
Jan 11, 2021
11 - Our 2021 Disney Resolutions

Lose weight? Eat clean? 


Our 2021 Resolutions are much more fun than that!

Join the Fairy Podmothers as we talk about what Disney things we'd like to try this year - Our 2021 Disney Resolutions!

Jan 04, 2021
10 - Top Ten Tips and Tricks when you're in the parks
Last week, the Podmothers discussed some tips and tricks to use when planning your Disney vacation; this week we bring you our favorite tips for when you're in the parks!
Dec 28, 2020
9 - Top Ten Tips & Tricks for planning your WDW vacay
Join us as we dish on our favorite Disney planning hacks! 
Dec 22, 2020
8 - Disney Resorts

If you're planning a Disney World vacation, one of the first questions is WHERE WILL WE STAY?

Join the Podmothers as they break down the perks of staying on Disney property and some of their favorite resorts!

Dec 17, 2020
7 - Disney at Home

If you can't get to the parks right now #because2020 but need some Disney magic, listen up! The Podmothers are dishing about ways to bring the parks home to you!

Through December 31, for every review left for us on Apple Podcasts, we'll be donating $1 to the Make A Wish Foundation!

Let's talk after the show!

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Dec 10, 2020
6 - WDW News and saying "See ya real soon" to Joe Rohde
In this episode of the Fairy Podmothers, we discuss some news items and reflect on the career of Joe Rohde, who recently announced his retirement. Answer the trivia question and keep the conversation going on our Facebook and Instagram pages! Please leave a review on Apple Podcasts! For every review we get from now til December 31, we'll be donating $1 to the Make a Wish Foundation! (Reviews, not just stars) :) 
Dec 05, 2020
5 - Live from Disney - The Holidays are Here!
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! PodMother Amber is on location from Disney's Grand Floridian Resort, and we're talking about one of our favorite times of year - The Holidays! From our favorite snacks to the decorations we all love, we're talking about all of the Disney holiday things on this episode of the Fairy Podmothers!
Nov 28, 2020
4 - The Dish on Disney Cruising
In this episode, we talk about all things Disney Cruising with our guest, Tony! Also: Why are there 800,000 handicapped turkeys this year? Listen to find out!
Nov 21, 2020
3 - One meal, one ride, one snack, one show!
Quick! You can just pick one! What's it going to be? Join us for this discussion of our favorite Disney meal, ride, snack, and show. Do you agree? Let us know in the Facebook group!
Nov 12, 2020
Episode 2 - Universal Chat - Rachel's on location!

Wizards and Muggles and Butterbeer, oh my! Join us as we talk about some Universal basics! On this episode, Rachel joins us live from Orlando  to report on what she's seeing and doing and experiencing in the parks this week.

Nov 05, 2020
1 - Our Favorite Disney Things
Hi there! This is the premier episode of The Fairy Podmothers! Join us as we discuss some of our favorite Disney things! Thanks for listening!
Oct 31, 2020

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Oct 24, 2020