Money Matters for adults too! 8 Tips to Save Money!


There are a lot of articles/lists out there aimed towards families traveling to Walt Disney World on a budget. They offer some great tips, but let’s face it, families with children aren’t the only ones who need budgeting/money saving tips for vacationing in WDW.It’s no secret that a Walt Disney World vacation can be expensive, something I found out the hard way when planning my honeymoon (makes me grateful and admiring of my parents who were able to budget and save for all those WDW trips … [Read more...]

Get First Taste of New Wine Exclusively for 2011 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival


If you like being a trendsetter, make one of your first stops at the Epcot Food & Wine Festival at the Enoteca Castello wine shop in the Italy Pavilion, where they’ll be pouring ($6 a glass) two new exclusive wines for Disney Parks. You also can purchase there by the bottle ($16.95), or at the wine shop in the Festival Welcome Center.The label is Sogno d’Italia, which translates as “Dream of Italy,” made by Placido in Tuscany and imported by Banfi Vintners.. The light, … [Read more...]

2011 October-December Passholder Discounts

Good news for Annual Passholders, more savings are coming your way!Savings include: 20% at Disney Value Resorts 25% at Disney Moderate Resorts 35% at Disney Deluxe Resorts 35% at Disney Deluxe Villa ResortsSample Rates (standard rooms): Pop Century-$71 per night Caribbean Beach-$123 per night Wilderness Lodge-$182 per night Animal Kingdom Lodge-$253 per night (Arusha savana view) Beach Club-$234 per night Polynesian-$270 per night Grand Floridian-$302 per night*Rates do … [Read more...]

Disney Food Confession – Disneyland Cinnamon Roll

Disney cinnamon roll, found at Disneyland's Blue Ribbon Bakery. Where to find it: At Blue Ribbon Bakery on Main Street, U.S.A., Disneyland ParkWhat it is: A fresh-baked, soft but not soggy extra-large cinnamon roll.Why you want it: This cinnamon roll is as big as your kids’ eyes – which widen when they see it ­– and nearly as big as your head. For a truly decadent treat, ask for extra frosting and to have it heated. Oozy warm breakfast goodness, drool-worthy at any time of the day. You … [Read more...]

Disney World Event Calendar: September and October 2011


Whether ‘Playing the Castle’ or Another Stage Sept. 9-10, 2011 Night of Joy Acts Are Among Contemporary Christian’s Most-Talented Many Christian music artists consider they’ve really arrived if they “play the Castle” at Disney’s Night of Joy. That being the case, Jeremy Camp, Newsboys, Skillet, Jars of Clay, TobyMac and MercyMe have “really arrived”: Each will be doing a concert on the Cinderella Castle Stage during the Sept. 9-10, 2011, event in Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort.Of … [Read more...]