Disney Quick Tip – Eat Breakfast in Your Room

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Looking for a way to save money in your Disney vacation food budget?  One way our family saves money is to eat breakfast on our room.  Whether you are staying at a resort with a full kitchen or one with a small fridge and microwave, you can make a decent breakfast in your own room.  You can purchase some food items from your resort's gift shop, with the biggest selection if you are staying at a deluxe resort or DVC villa.  You can have an even bigger selection by pre-ordering from a grocery … [Read more...]


DIY Disney: Halloween Costumes, Décor, And More!

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It’s hard to believe that it’s already October - but it’s true, and fall has definitely arrived. The leaves are changing, the weather is getting crisp, and Halloween is just around the corner! And even if you aren’t lucky enough to get to celebrate it with Mickey at WDW’s Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, you can still find ways to infuse some Disney Magic into your Halloween celebrations!One of the most important things about Halloween (aside from the candy of course) is the costumes – … [Read more...]


Disney Quick Tips – Taking a day off from the parks

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As much fun as a trip to Disney World can be, a day off from the parks is a must do especially if you are visiting for more than 3 days. Visiting the Disney parks can be very overwhelming and tiresome so a break allows visitors to regroup and recharge for another round of park hopping. It also allows ample time to think about what parks and attractions have yet to be seen or would like to be done again.Here is a list of some activities to do on a day off from the parks: Shop and eat at … [Read more...]


Disney Park Perks with a Disney Visa Card

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Did you know that there are many perks to having a Disney Visa Card?  While you can certainly charge your vacation to your Visa and reap the benefits of 6 months without interest, as well as credit on your Disney Dream Dollars Card, there are many perks to carrying your card throughout the parks!  I know our family has enjoyed many of these perks while in the Disney parks.  In fact, with these being exclusive to card members, it's easy to take advantage of some of the special experiences Disney … [Read more...]


Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique Alternatives at Walt Disney World

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Your teenage daughter has told you that the only thing she wants to do on your Walt Disney World vacation is visit the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique. You call to make the appointment and find out that the salon only allows guests who are between the ages of 3-12. Or there may be a time when you attempt to make a reservation during a busy day and they are completely booked. Never fear! There are some alternatives that could help prevent those Bibbidi Bobbidi Blues!What about some glitz and … [Read more...]


Disney World with Kids: Trip Planning Timeline

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No doubt about it – there are a lot of t’s to cross and i’s to dot when planning a Disney World vacation with kids. But, the process doesn't have to leave you feeling a bit overwhelmed at times. Here’s a plan that takes you through the process from start to finish. Up to a Year in Advance Disney Travel Guide. Consider purchasing a Disney travel guide. The Unofficial Guide Walt Disney World is my favorite.Pick your Travel Dates. Seems simple but deciding when to visit Walt Disney World … [Read more...]


Disney World Quick Tips – What to bring in that diaper bag

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Before I start my list of Disney World Quick Tips here is a question I have to ask...Back Pack or Diaper Bag? While for the ladies a stylish bag may match your outfit your probably not going to get your spouse to carry it around for you. For us a backpack has tons of pockets for storage, and is gender neutral so everyone can help haul the load. So what do you use?Here is the list of items we like to pack in our bag. Many of the items most parents already keep in their bag, others might … [Read more...]


Disney World Quick Tips – How to keep your stuff dry

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There is nothing more refreshing than getting on a water ride on a hot day at Walt Disney World. While being soaked and walking around in wet clothes is not the greatest feeling it does cool you off. Now imagine you are enjoying your Disney vacation and like most people you have your cell phone in your pocket.Forgetting its in there you head over to a ride like Splash Mountain and you get drenched not only does your clothes get soaked so does your cell phone. Now you have a couple hundred … [Read more...]


Enjoy An Adult “Date Night” On Disney World’s Boardwalk

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Walt Disney World is full of amazing Resorts to choose from, and I personally love staying on WDW Property and getting to check out all that the different Resorts have to offer. Some Resorts tend to be more kid and family friendly, while others cater to more of an “adult” crowd. Personally, when I am looking to have a nice “Date” at WDW, I head over to Disney’s Boardwalk Inn Resort. Why you might ask? Well, because it’s the perfect place for a date night, that’s why!Start With A Toast: Head … [Read more...]


You’re gonna pack what? Tips for a Twist on Typical Disney Parks Packing!

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 I just returned from a GLORIOUS week at Disney World where I celebrated my birthday in true Disney Princess style!  It was fabulous!  I highly encourage you to take a birthday trip  (if you've never done that before).  While I was at my home away from home, I noticed a theme in my days.  This theme came in the form of atypical uses that I have for very typical items.  Also included in this theme are items that I am repurposing and packing for my next trip!  With this theme in mind,  … [Read more...]