The Best Ways to Celebrate at Walt Disney World

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Every day is a reason to celebrate at Walt Disney World. Whether you are enjoying your birthday, anniversary, family reunion, first trip, or just your very merry un-birthday, the parks provide a great backdrop to any type of celebration. The entire Move It! Shake It! Celebrate It! Street Party is dedicated to the idea that any reason is a good reason to celebrate. So just what is so great about spending these milestones at Disney? There are a ton of add-ons, activities, and Disney magic to add … [Read more...]


Plan the Ultimate Walt Disney World Vacation With These 10 Tips

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A lot goes into planning the ultimate Walt Disney World Vacation from booking your trip to packing your bags!  A little extra thought, and a check list or two, in the beginning is one way to help ensure you have the best trip possible.  I've been planning Disney vacations for as long as I can remember (yes, I was that 8-year-old with the Disney Planning Books while everyone else was playing at the playground) and wanted to share my Top 10 Tips to keep you organized as you plan your magical … [Read more...]


Disney DIY – Ornaments and Cookies – The Christmas Essentials!

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If you’re lucky enough to be traveling to Walt Disney World during the holiday season, then you will get to experience two of the most amazing things at once – Christmas, and Disney! The combination is perfect – the décor, the music, the entertainment, the special events – it makes the most wonderful time of the year even better! But for those of you like me who can’t exactly afford a Disney World Christmas every year – fear not! As you can still Disney-fy your Christmas preparations and … [Read more...]


Top 3 FastPass+ Selections by Park at Walt Disney World

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Walt Disney World's FastPass+ system has been in place for almost a year now.  At the 60 day mark (or 30 day mark if you are not staying a WDW property) guests can make their selections for the 3 attractions they would like a FastPass for on each day of their trip.  Guests must select their 3 FastPass+ attractions in the same park each day and some parks have a tiered system in place allowing 1 Tier 1 selection and 2 Tier 2 selections.Making your FastPass+ selections can be a little tricky - … [Read more...]


Unique things you can only get at Walt Disney World

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It’s not always easy being an adult Walt Disney World lover. When I tell people I am headed to Disney World on my next vacation, I get that weird look, that one that says “really? What a weirdo”…usually it only lasts a second, and they say something like “Oh, that’s nice” when what they really mean is “that’s for kids…I wouldn’t want to go there”. In these situations, I usually try and be a Disney cheerleader, rallying for Team WDW, and I have come up with this list of things that are so unique, … [Read more...]


Disney’s Character Warehouse: A Diamond in the Rough

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Have you ever seen something at Disney World you wanted, but passed on it because of the cost? Or what about when you were ready to buy it you find that it is no longer available?  Well, you might just find it at Disney's Character Warehouse. They have merchandise galore, and at discounted prices too!  Not only does Disney's Character Warehouse have clothing from this year and last,  they have plush toys, jewelry, and even luggage!  It is a great place to go if you are looking for unique … [Read more...]


5 Ways to Have a VIP Experience with Adventures by Disney

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Adventures by Disney has amazing destinations where you can vacation like a VIP. Going on an Adventures by Disney vacation means you have private access to popular attractions, behind-the-scenes tours, and front-of-the-line access, all with world-class Disney hospitality. You can go places and have experiences with Adventures by Disney that you might not otherwise get to enjoy. And best of all, it's all planned by Disney.Here are just 5 of the offerings available from Adventures by … [Read more...]


5 tips for making the most of your Walt Disney World Dining Experience

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There are SO MANY dining choices at Walt Disney World, it can be overwhelming and scary to try to answer the question of "what's for dinner?" Luckily, there is help out there! Follow these tips and you will be sure to have a spectacular dining experience!Plan ahead: Do your research! I can't stress this one enough, there are tons of books and websites that have restaurant descriptions, menus, and even pictures so you can know what to expect when you go. Another part of planning ahead would … [Read more...]


Top 10 Disney World Must Do’s at Epcot

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When visiting Walt Disney World's Epcot, there are a few things that every guest "must-do" in order to have a true Epcot experience. So if you're an Epcot rookie, or just a big fan, check out my list of Top 10 Disney World Must Do's at Epcot.10. American Adventure-This spectacular audio-animatronic show, which serves as the American Adventure pavilion's centerpiece, is hosted by Mark Twain and Benjamin Franklin and features stirring moments of our nation's history. The American Adventure … [Read more...]


More Than Just Shopping: Exploring All That Downtown Disney Has To Offer

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Downtown Disney is a shopper’s paradise – the complex offers tons of specialty shops that offer a myriad of unique items for purchase, and there’s also tons of Disney merchandise available too! While there are plenty of chances to give your credit card a workout at Downtown Disney, there are also plenty of other things to do there besides shop. Shocking, right? Let’s explore some of the entertainment options that Downtown Disney has to offer:Fly High In The Sky: Characters In Flight is an … [Read more...]