Disney World Quick Tips: You’re Paying For Your Resort, Now Enjoy It

All too often you will pay the extra money to stay on Walt Disney World property only to find out that you have become a “park commando”. Now just in case if you are not sure what exactly a “park commando” is here is a short yet sweet description; one that opens and closes the park and NEVER takes a break. :0) Yes, you all know who you are…and believe me, I am a “park commando” too. I urge you to try to take some time to enjoy that beautiful resort you are staying at.When you decide to stay … [Read more...]





7 Reasons Why Cruising is the Perfect Vacation

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WDW natives know how much work a Walt Disney World vacation is, there's the initial planning (where do we stay? Can we really afford a deluxe?) How much are we going to eat (ooooh that dining plan is SO yummy!) What is my ADR date (I MUST stay up till midnight to get my first choice restaurants!), when are the park hours going to be posted, I need to know my extra magical hours! These are just a few of the issues to consider when planning a WDW trip.It's easy to be in a frazzled frenzy … [Read more...]





Ask a Disney Question: Meal-Plan Help

Today's Question comes from Sara who writes: "If we choose a meal plan does that mean all our meals are already paid for? which meal plan is best for a family of 4 with a 4yrold and a 2yr old we will be at the Disney resort for about 5 days but only doing actual Disney parks for 2 or 3 days we want to do at least one character meal?"Hi Sara! I'm so glad you asked about the Meal Plan. Its something that seems like it should be simple, but just ISN'T at all. First question: If we choose a … [Read more...]





Disney: Get it For Less

The new Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (aka Prince William and Kate) recently wrapped up their tour of Canada and the United States. As an ordinary commoner, it was a lot of fun to drool over admire the extraordinary designer outfits Kate wore. Sadly, I do not have the royal coffers at my disposal and must live on a more modest commoner’s budget. Fortunately for me, most style shows, websites, and magazines usually find an affordable “get it for less” option in short order.The wheels started … [Read more...]





Tips for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

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I am often asked if Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party is worth the extra money and I always say "YOU BETCHA!" The Diva family has been to Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party (aka MNSSHP) multiple times and really loved it!If you're planning a trip to WDW in 2011 from September 13th to October 31st I have a few tips that will help you make your PARTY even more fun!1) Bring Costumes with youA big part of what makes the party so much fun are the amazing costumes tourists wear on … [Read more...]