Beginners Guide to Disney Pin Trading


You see them everywhere at Disney: Disney Pins of all kinds of shapes, sizes, colors, designs, and patterns. They commemorate events, parks, hotels, rides and attractions, characters and holidays. They come in sets and individually, and can range from inexpensive little fun ones to very expensive collectors’ sets. They are, of course, Disney pins…and if you haven’t yet gotten involved in pin trading, be warned: it is very fun…and more than a little addictive.Pin collecting can all be a … [Read more...]

Top 10 Overlooked Items to Pack for your Disney Vacation


We've been to the Disney World Theme Parks enough times now that we have a list of things that we always pack. We learned after our first trip what we absolutely have to bring with us in order to avoid spending extra money buying these items at the parks or taking time away from the parks to go out and purchase once we arrive.Here is my Top 10 overlooked items to pack for your Disney Vacation...Sunglasses/Hat – This should be pretty self-explanatory. Hats are great if you want to protect … [Read more...]

Top 10 Ways to Pay it Forward at Disney

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A great discussion began a short while ago on the You Might Be a Disney Addict Facebook group (YMBADA for short). It revolved around ways to ‘pay it forward’ or spread some pixie dust while at Disney. These are all great things that both adults and kids can partake in. We love to see the smile on someone’s face at Disney when you do something positive that they weren’t expecting, so here are my Top 10 Ways to Pay It Forward at Disney – consisting of a lot of the ideas that you came up … [Read more...]

Top 10 Things to Do When You Want a Break from the WDW Theme Parks


Let’s face it, it’s hard to spend an entire day in the parks without getting tired or cranky (yes, even us adults get cranky). We always make it a point to leave the parks around lunch and then return in the evenings when we’ve had time to re-group. This allows us to stay refreshed, cool down in those warmer months, and stay in the parks until closing each day. Here is my Top 10 list of things to do when you just need a break from the WDW Theme Parks.10. Play a game of mini-golf – Yes, it … [Read more...]

Top 10 Best Pin Trading Spots at Walt Disney World

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Pin trading has quickly become our favorite activity to partake in while vacationing at Walt Disney World. When we made our first trip as annual passholders in 2010, we really didn't know a whole lot about pin trading and decided to purchase a few pins to trade after seeing cast members trading pins with guests. Today our collection has grown to nearly 4,000 pins. You could probably say we’re pretty serious traders, but we’re not the ‘walk into Epcot with suitcases full of pins’ serious traders. … [Read more...]