Top “Must Pack” Items for a day at Walt Disney World with family!

There’s a lot to think about when planning your family’s WDW vacation – there’s the big things like when to go, where to eat, what rides and attractions to visit – and then there’s the smaller things – things many of us might not even think much about ahead of time, like “what should I pack when I leave for the Parks in the morning?” Well, here are some “must pack” items that will make your days at the Parks MUCH easier:Ponchos: The thing about Florida is – it rains. A lot. Like, pretty much … [Read more...]

How to keep cool at the Walt Disney World theme parks

Spring is in the air! The hot, humid air…ok so maybe it’s not quite hot or humid yet, but that doesn’t mean that Florida isn’t getting some heat – and there will be more of that to come as summer approaches too! As you plan to head to Walt Disney World this Spring and Summer, I recommend you take some preventative measures to help ensure that you are as cool as can be:Freeze Those Drinks - Get some disposable water bottles and fill them about 2/3 of the way with water, and then stick them in … [Read more...]

Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone With These 5 Unique Disney Restaurants

Theme Parks in general are known for their not too exciting cuisine – burgers, chicken tenders, deep-fried everything…needless to say, it’s not always easy to find something different or new to try at most amusement parks. BUT - the good news is that Disney has definitely broken that “boring theme park food” mold by offering so many different menus and dining locations that it’s hard to know where to begin figuring out where to eat! The food is one of the things they are most known for, so if … [Read more...]

Disney DIY: Host Your Own Disney Dinner Party!

I don’t know about you, but I personally LOVE having people over (for tea, or whatever…) – and since I also love FOOD, it makes sense that I also love hosting dinner parties – cooking for those I love and sharing the gift of a great meal with them is something I cherish. I also love the chance to get to “Disney-fy” my dinner parties – recipes from the Disney Parks and Resorts are a great addition to any meal, but they make a dinner party just that much more special! Check out these Disney DIY … [Read more...]

Top Epcot Attractions For First Timers

Traveling to Walt Disney World for the first time is an amazing experience that can be a bit of a sensory overload at times – which is why advance planning is really important, and it’s also important to have an idea of what kinds of rides and attractions await you too. There are definitely some rides and attractions that are a must do for first timers – and I recently wrote about the ones you will want to make sure you check out at Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom – so today … [Read more...]

Great Restaurant Choices for First Time Visitors To WDW – Resort Edition

Last week I wrote about the best theme park restaurants for first timer travelers to WDW, all of which offer delicious meals that are great to grab while you’re at the Disney Parks – but there’s a whole other side to Disney Dining – so I invite you to step outside the Parks and head to one of these amazing WDW Resort Restaurants:Boma: Head over to Disney’s beautiful Animal Kingdom Lodge for some authentic African cuisine. Not sure what “African Cuisine” entails? Well, here’s what you can … [Read more...]

Great Restaurant Choices for First Time Visitors at Walt Disney World

While I was recently writing about which rides attractions are “must-do’s” for first time visitors to Walt Disney World - I got to thinking about just how HUNGRY one might get while touring the Disney Parks – and the sheer volume of WDW dining options can be intimidating – and knowing where to start can be tricky. But fear not – as I have compiled this list of theme park restaurant choices perfect for first time WDW travelers:Tusker House: A day at Disney’s Animal Kingdom wouldn’t be … [Read more...]

Disney DIY – Gifts For Disney Lovers

Ok so it’s time for you to get a gift for that Disney lover in your life – whether it be a Birthday or anniversary (or a super early Christmas gift?), us Disney fanatics LOVE getting unique Disney items as presents – it not only shows that you pay attention to our interests, but also that you care enough to give the very best – meaning Disney gifts, of course! Not sure what to get us? Well, here are some gift ideas for the Disney loves in your life:Photo Gifts: These are a great idea for any … [Read more...]

Top Animal Kingdom Attractions For First Timers

If you’re planning your first trip to Walt Disney World – may I be the first to say congrats – and that I am oh so jealous of you! You and your family are in for some serious fun – it’s an amazing place to visit with SO MUCH to see and do! So much to see and do in fact that you might not know where to begin with your planning! Well, first off – I highly recommend you try and spend at least a day at each of WDW’s 4 theme parks – and one the animal lovers in your family will really enjoy is Animal … [Read more...]

Only Have ONE Adult Day To Spend At Disney World? Then Follow This Plan…

Last week I wrote about how you could do “Disney in a day” with your family, but since my husband and I and many other couples and groups out there travel to Walt Disney World with just adults, I thought it might be nice to look at how an “adults only” group could spend a day at Disney WorldFirst things first – the basics still apply whether you’re traveling with a kids or just adults:Make sure you’re making the most of your time by planning to be there the WHOLE day (like from open to … [Read more...]