Top 10 Irresistible Ice Cream Treats at the Disney Parks

Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month (so proclaimed by President Reagan in 1984)? And National Ice Cream Day is the third Sunday in July which is today!It’s the perfect opportunity to daydream about our favorite ice cream treats at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. And while we love the simple, choco-dipped Mickey Mouse ice cream bar from a street cart, or a double-dipped cone, these are the treats that go far, far beyond – decadent and worth every … [Read more...]




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...]