Dining Tips and Tricks for Parties Larger than 8

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On our last family vacation, it was a multi-generational vacation involving kids, parents, cousins, and even a Grandma!  Having nine people in our party really made things interesting when it came to dining, so I thought I would share some of the tips and tricks that I discovered when helping to plan our vacation.First, a little background.  We were staying at Bay Lake Tower using our DVC membership, and because of the size of our party, we decided against the Disney Dining Plan because of … [Read more...]

Rides to Avoid with Little Mr and Miss

Walt Disney World is so magical for little ones because they BELIEVE. Their joy is pure and simple; they have no doubt they are hugging Mickey or curtseying to a Disney princess. This very innocence that suspends reality and makes Winnie-the-Pooh real to children means that the proverbial monster-under-the bed is real also. In a place where Imagineers bring fantasy worlds to life, there are bound to be some attractions that spook small children.There are some obvious attractions that should … [Read more...]

Disney World Quick Tips – Enhance Your Disney Memories, Theme Your Photos


Lots of folks shoot hundreds of pictures on each visit to Walt Disney World. I'm even worse because I rarely take less than 1500 - 2000 shots every time. Rather than just taking pictures for the sake of taking them try to have a theme for each trip and carry it through for the entire vacation. Don't become obsessed with your theme though at the expense of some wonderful but unrelated shots. I'll outline just a few themes for you to try:Since most folks travel as a family pick just one spot … [Read more...]

Affordable Disney Vacations: Buying Discounted Disney World Tickets

If you are planning a vacation to Walt Disney World, buying discounted Disney World tickets is an excellent way to save money. And there are many vendors who are selling discount tickets to Walt Disney World. The problem is in determining who is reputable, and who is not. Here are several easy tips to help you decide which ticket brokers you can trust, and which ones you should steer clear of.First of all, look for the Disney logo, and "authorized discount ticket agent" designation. If you … [Read more...]

Top 5 must-have Droid apps for your next Disney trip


With the Disneyworld Droid market quickly growing I wanted to publish an update on this article I posted awhile ago. Here is a little list of Droid Apps that I put together for those people like myself who have a Droid Phone. All of these apps are free and helped me on my last Disney World Vacation.Lines - Visit Touring Plans and create an account. Once you have an account just login and check out the wait times. Be sure to submit wait time to help keep the numbers up to date. Another … [Read more...]