Walt Disney World’s Tables in Wonderland Dining Locations

The Walt Disney World Tables in Wonderland program is a great way to enjoy some additional dining discounts if you are an Annual Passholder or Florida Resident.  For Annual Passholders, the cost of the card is $75, and it entitles you to 20% off of your meal cost (including alcoholic beverages) for the cardholder and up to nine guests! The card is valid for 13 months from your date of purchase!  However, an automatic 18% gratuity is added onto your bill, regardless of how many people are in your … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Moms at Walt Disney World

beauty and the beast

My first trip to Walt Disney World as a mom was a complete mess.  I was unorganized and unprepared.  I experienced a lot of stressful events at Walt Disney World that year, so to spare you from making the same mistakes I made...Here are my top 5 tips for Moms at Walt Disney World.Always take baby wipes, no matter what age your child (or husband) is!  Someone is bound to get messy and it is great not having to run into the bathroom here or there just to wash hands.  They are also great … [Read more...]

Stranded at Walt Disney World and Loving It

Irene put an unfortunate damper on my plans last weekend, as she did for so many up and down the East Coast. While my husband stayed to look after the house, my mom and I evacuated with my two small children to a hotel about three hours away. It was a lovely hotel but it was selected for its availability and its distance from my house – not for its thriving tourist center or local attractions. Trying to find inexpensive, local activities to pass the time with the kids was a challenge.Lying … [Read more...]

Don’t let the rain get you down. 10 Tips of things to do on Rainy Days.

We chose to brave the rain and are glad we did!

Rain can really ruin a day, or even a whole vacation. Luckily, when you’re vacationing in Walt Disney World, there are plenty of things to keep you occupied when the Florida weather doesn’t want to cooperate.Here are some great things to do on a rainy (or any!) day at WDW:Catch a movie (and a meal!): at AMC Downtown Disney 24, you can catch that movie you forgot to go see (probably because you were so excited and busy getting ready for your WDW trip!). Not only that, but the theater’s … [Read more...]

2011 Disney Halloween Costumes at the Disney Store

Disney Halloween Costume – accessories. @D.K. Peterson

I hate to admit it, but now that Labor Day Weekend has started and schools are settling into their schedules, it’s time to think of Halloween. That means Halloween costumes for kids (not to mention those of us who are kids at heart). And what better type of costume for your average Disney-loving kid than Disney Halloween costumes?The Disney Store knew what we were thinking and has been planning ahead for the holiday. At the recent D23 Expo, the Disney Store allotted a fair amount of its … [Read more...]