10 things to put in your bag before heading to the Disney Theme Parks

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When you hit the Disney World Theme Parks, you want to be prepared.  If you are a parent, you can become a pack mule very quickly.  Pare it down a bit and take a look at this list.  You don't need to bring a lot, just what is essential.1.  Sunscreen - no matter the season, you should ALWAYS wear sunscreen in Florida.  Quickest way to ruin a vacation?  Sun poisoning.2. Hand sanitizer - use often and liberally.  Second quickest way to ruin a vacation?  Getting the "funk".3.  Ponchos - … [Read more...]





Top 10 Ways to Incorporate Disney Into Your Daily Life (aka #Disneyside)

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If you are anything like me, you are a self admitted Disney Addict.  People know you as the Disney girl (or guy), you're known for your trip suggestions, and Disney is more of a common  thread in your day than cotton.  Yes, you my friend are among good company.  We are the Disney people and we get each other.  Today I'm speaking to you as well as to those new to this Disney lifestyle.  I'm sharing my top 10 ways to incorporate Disney into your daily life (can we say #DisneySide???)10.  Start … [Read more...]





Osborne Lights Are A Must When Visiting WDW At Christmas-time

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It’s never too early to start planning your next Walt Disney World vacation, and Disney at Christmastime is something you definitely have to see at least once in your lifetime. The decorations, the music, the food – its all amazing. One thing that is a 100% must see for a WDW Christmas vacation is the Osborne Family Spectacle Of Dancing LightsIf you are strolling through the Streets Of America during the daytime from mid-November to early January when the Lights are setup, it may not … [Read more...]





Scrap That Disney Vacation!

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You should scrap your Disney vacation. No... I don't mean cancel your trip, I mean scrapbook all those amazing photos you took during your fun-filled Disney vacation!Scrapbooking is a popular hobby. There are even regional and national expos and conventions held throughout the year where dedicated scrappers gather to see new products and check out new trends in the crafting industry. I love to scrap, but I am not a die-hard scrapper. I do, however, have an obsession with Disney stickers and … [Read more...]





Top 10 Tips For Bringing a Baby or Toddler to Disneyland

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One of the most common questions people ask me is, “What age should my child be before I take them to Disneyland for the first time?” I typically say their little one probably won’t enjoy it as much as they want them to until around 3, but what if you don’t want to wait that long? What happens when your child becomes children? Do you now make your oldest wait several years until their younger sibling is old enough to make another trip? Not only can bringing a baby or toddler to Disneyland be … [Read more...]