Disney Cruise Line: Adults Only Cruising

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Do you wanna go on a cruise? Sure you do, but you don't have any kids. Is Disney Cruise Line right for you? Definitely!Travel with me as we discover the adult only experiences that Disney Cruise Line has to offer.Adult Exclusive Dining - My personal favorite of all the adult only experiences. Imagine sitting at a table for 2 with panoramic ocean views. Are you there? Now, imagine that with no kids. Priceless! This experience is definitely a must for all couples.Onboard the Disney … [Read more...]


Disney Cruise Line Planning Tips – Buffet Etiquette

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Disney Cruise Line offers many selections for dining and some of these options include the buffet. While standing in a DCL Buffet line, I've often wondered if some people have attended Stitch's etiquette class. At a buffet, some people become just Goofy!Travel along with me as we discuss the top 10 buffet etiquette rules (in no particular order).Wash your hands - To prevent the spread of germs and disease, clean your hands before you eat. Wait your turn and don't cut in line - Don't … [Read more...]


DVC Members: Save Money on Your Next Disney Cruise

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One of the big draws for many to purchasing a Disney Vacation Club Membership is the ability to use your points to set sail with Disney Cruise Line or take a tour with Adventures by Disney. When I purchased my contract way back when, I definitely liked the idea that if I tired of going to Walt Disney World at some point in the future, my investment was still good because I could use my points to vacation all over the world. I later learned that there were some flaws to that logic. First of all, … [Read more...]


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...]


Disney World Date Night: Magic Kingdom Edition

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 There's nothing more fun that a good old fashioned Disney date night!  Getting all gussied up, walking hand in hand, butterflies in your stomach waiting for THE kiss!  Sigh!  I love that feeling!  I can't imagine a better place than Disney World to go on a date!  First date or millionth date, Disney has created the mood, why not soak it up on a fabulous date night?  Let's take a look at a couple of date options for the Magic Kingdom!The Romantics: DinnerTony's Town Square is my … [Read more...]


Best Times to Request Disney Vacation Club Rooms

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Disney Vacation Club resorts are very popular, so knowing when to make a request increases your chances of getting the resort or room type that you are hoping for. Several factors determine which resorts or types of rooms fill up the fastest. Understanding what some of those are will help you choose the best time to make your rental request.One factor to consider is location. Some resorts are more popular than others simply based on where they are located on the Disney property. For … [Read more...]