Top Hollywood Studios Attractions For First Timers

Last week I wrote about which Magic Kingdom attractions you’ll want to make sure you check out as a first-time visitor to Walt Disney World, and today I want to take a trip to my second favorite WDW theme Park – Hollywood Studios – where the movies come to life and the spirit of old Hollywood lives on! If you’ve never been to Hollywood Studios, you will want to make sure you check out these Must-Do attractions:The Great Movie Ride: This “ride through the movies” is a great little ride … [Read more...]

Top 6 Magic Kingdom Attractions For First Timers

Visiting Walt Disney World for the first time can be an overwhelming experience – it’s new, exciting, and there’s so much to do and see that you may not know where to begin! But don’t panic – I have compiled this list of must-do Magic Kingdom attractions for first timers to help you in your pursuit of Disney magic:Carousel of Progress: Many would argue with this choice, stating its corny or not worth it, but I put it on the list as its one of the few rides created by Walt himself – you get … [Read more...]

Only Have ONE Day To Spend At Disney With The Family? Then Follow This Plan

Did you know that people vacation in Florida at places OTHER than Walt Disney World? Hard to believe, right? Well – it’s true – and Florida actually does have a TON to offer outside of Walt Disney World, but if you are planning to head to the sunshine state for your next family vacation, I highly recommend you try and work some WDW time into your schedule. And don’t worry if you can only spare one day to spend at the Happiest Place On Earth – follow my plan below and you will make it a day to … [Read more...]

Disney DIY – Warm Up With These Disney Comfort Food Recipes

I don’t know about you, but this cold wintry weather makes me long for a Walt Disney World vacation more than ever! The wind is howling, the snow is falling, the temperature is dropping…and to make it even worse, I don’t have any WDW trips planned! Talk about seasonal depression! Well, if you’re like me, you can cheer up and WARM up with these Disney DIY Comfort Food Recipes:I LOVE dining at Boma, and one of the reasons I love it so much is their soup selection – they always have several … [Read more...]

Avoid These Top Disney Dining Mistakes

There’s a lot of delicious Walt Disney World Restaurants to choose from – and since there are so many, you could easily get overwhelmed trying to figure out where to eat or which places to make Advance Dining Reservations for – but don’t worry if the experience has you anxious – because I have some helpful hints to help get you ready for one of the best parts of a WDW vacation – the EATING!Here are the top Disney Dining mistakes that you will want to AVOID AT ALL COSTS:“Oh, we don’t need … [Read more...]

Make Use Of Those Disney Park Maps With These Easy To Make Coasters!

So you just got home from Walt Disney World or Disneyland, you’re unpacking, and you realize that multiple Disney Park Maps have made it home with you – now if you’re like me and you can’t bear to part with anything Disney (even if it’s a folded up, stained Magic Kingdom map), then might I suggest you ‘upcycle’ them into something totally awesome you can use every day in your home? These Disney Park Coasters are easy and cheap to make, and not to mention every time you rest a drink on one you … [Read more...]

Top 5 Counter Service Meals at Walt Disney World

Ok, so you’ve just spent a long morning touring atWalt Disney World, and it’s after noon, and you realize – hey, its lunchtime, and I am STARVING! Well, Disney has you covered – there are a TON of great places to grab a quick bite, and they all offer up delicious freshly prepared meals that will help you fuel up and get ready to head back out there! When I am in the Parks, there are certain meals I tend to gravitate towards – so much so that I will even purposely seek them out and plan my days … [Read more...]

Avoid These Top 5 Disney World “Rookie” Mistakes

Your first trip to Walt Disney World is something you will remember forever – the rides, the shows, the magic, the food – it’s a great place to bring you family for a vacation. The first time you head to WDW, you will probably be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of information out there when it comes to planning and what to do and what not to do – so let me make it simple for you. If you catch yourself saying any of the below phrases, then you are in grave danger of making a Disney Rookie … [Read more...]

Why You Should Go To Disneyland This Year

Another year, another family vacation to plan! There are plenty of places to go on vacation, and all of them are great for their own reasons – but as a new year is upon us, maybe you should consider a new place to vacation? Maybe you’re a Walt Disney World pro who has never been to the Mouse on the other side – Disneyland in California that is! Disneyland is amazing for so many reasons – it’s the place where the Magic truly began – and it’s changed a lot over the years, expanding and re-vamping … [Read more...]

Top 5 Reasons Why Disney Character Meals RULE!

Ok, so as an adult I know I should be slightly ashamed to admit the following statement (but I’m not, so here it goes): I LOVE CHARACTER MEALS – they are honestly my favorite part of my Walt Disney World trips. For those of you who don’t know, a character meal is pretty self-explanatory – you enjoy a meal while characters from your favorite Disney movies and shows circulate for meet and greets! Not sold on the idea? Well – here’s 5 reasons why character meals are the best – in case you need more … [Read more...]