Disney Dining Plan tips to help you Think Outside the Box

DIsney Dining Plan symbol

When planning a Disney Vacation where to eat can be very high on the list of priorities, but where to use your DDP Credits can have even the best Disney Planner thinking and re-thinking  there best laid plans.Character Dining- This is not just for kids, some of the best buffetsor family style meals can come with your favorite Disney Pals hanging around during your meal! Don’t be afraid to try them just based on Character alone. Most Disney Characters are very good at telling weather you are … [Read more...]

How to avoid getting sick while at Disney

Sick at Disney

Ahhh...the perfect vacation (we all know my perfect vacation means being at Disney or cruising with them.)  We all plan for it, save for it, count down for it, and think this is going to be the best vacation yet.  However sometimes an illness rears it's ugly head and rains on your Disney parade.I unfortunately experienced this first hand in October 2011.  It literally was the worst trip and experience of my life.  My son was 16 months old, I was 6 months pregnant...we flew in to Disney on a … [Read more...]

Tips for Saving Money off food at the Magic Kingdom

Most of us have a budget but Disney World can be a budget buster. My daughter and I have annual passes so we go as often as we can. Over the past few years I have learned a lot of money saving tips. Hopefully some of these can help you.A huge one for me is getting a free cup of ice water in any quick service location that has a soda fountain. If the taste of the water bothers you then you can bring along some of those little flavored packets or Chip uses Mio. There are few locations that … [Read more...]

Disney’s Crystal Palace-A Character Dining Experience Not to Miss

Piglet at Crystal Palace

Dining with characters is probably one of the most exciting parts of a Disney vacation.  Where else do your favorite Disney Characters share some magic up close and personal with your family?  You get a few minutes of individual attention from characters, sometimes entertainment, and a meal all in one!  Our family recently had the privilege of dining with Pooh and his friends at the Crystal Palace.  After this dining experience, it is one that will be repeated on our future trips for sure!If … [Read more...]

Top 5 Favorite World Showcase Pavilions


World Showcase is one of the most popular areas at Disney World and at the top of our list when we visit. Who doesn't like traveling around the world in an afternoon, experiencing different cultures, cuisine, products, architecture, and dining experiences!Of the nine different Epcot World Showcase Pavilions, which are packed full of things to see and do, everyone has their own favorite; but today, we are listing my Top 5 favorite pavilions and why we love them!1. Norway Pavilion-This … [Read more...]