5 Things You Won’t Want to Miss in Disney’s Hollywood Studios

 I had a blast sharing my Top 5 Things not to miss for EPCOT, Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom and now we're onto Disney's Hollywood Studios! Designed to feel like you are "walking into" your favorite movies, Hollywood Studios is filled with the magic of lights, camera and action. As with the other parks I'm going to keep this universally aged. I'm a HUGE fan of the thrill rides at Hollywood Studios but they aren't for everyone so you won't see them here today.1. FantasmicNight … [Read more...]


Top 10 Disney World Ultimate Bucket List

So it's possible that I have just seen and cried over the movie Up.  For the upteenth time.  But whose eyes can stay dry when Carl goes through his Adventure Book with Ellie and sees her note telling him to have a new adventure?  It gets me every time!  So because I am in the mood for adventure, it is with this same spirit of exploration and carpe diem that I write about my Top 10 Ultimate Disney World Bucket List.Have you ever gone on a trip to Disney, missed out on doing something you … [Read more...]


First Timer’s Guide To Walt Disney World – Choosing A Resort

Making the decision to take your family on a Walt Disney World vacation is a VERY smart thing to do – it’s a great place to visit and they have something for everyone to enjoy there! Once you decide to go, you’ll also have some other decisions to make – one of them being where to stay – and this can be a tough one, as Walt Disney World has TONS of amazing Resort Hotels right on WDW property (staying on property is really an easy decision – read on here to find out more about the perks of staying … [Read more...]


Putting those Disney Autographs On Display!

There’s plenty of awesome souvenirs you can bring home as a memory of your Walt Disney World vacation, and I personally prefer the unique, “one of a kind” items – like character autographs. Getting to meet characters at Disney is a great experience, and there are some great ways you can collect those autographs for an awesome Disney DIY Autograph Display!Why not wear your collection? An autograph filled t-shirt would be the envy of all your friends, and it couldn’t be easier to pull off. … [Read more...]


Top 5 Things You Won’t Want To Miss in the Magic Kingdom

What do I love more than visiting Magic Kingdom? Writing a Top 5 about it! Following on the tails of my Epcot and Animal Kingdom lists I am so very excited to share this list of must-see attractions for all ages and sizes. Magic Kingdom is, after all, where it all began!1. Walt Disney's Carousel of ProgressThis attraction was not only Walt's own creation, but it was featured at the 1964-65 New York World's Fair. I can't go to Magic Kingdom without visiting this ride. It's a quiet … [Read more...]


Top 5 rookie mistakes when visiting a Disney Theme Park

Whether you are first timers, last minute planners or just too busy, don't make some simple rookie mistakes! Visiting Disney is one of the most exciting times. Like ever. Every time. There is so much planning that goes into it. So much to do, pack, remember, save, plan. It's exhausting just thinking about it. Sometimes we don't think about the smaller details. So let me help you!5 mistakes you don't want to make at a Disney theme park! Weather preparation- Know the weather. Look at a … [Read more...]


The Best Places To Eat At Disney World: Resort Edition

I recently wrote about the best places to eat at the Disney Parks – but as us Disney veterans know, there’s a whole other world outside the Parks – and that world is full of amazing Disney Resorts – which also offer some super amazing places to dine and snack.So read on for the best places to eat at the Walt Disney World Resorts:Best Table Service:Boma: This African themed buffet at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge is a must try – and if the sound of “African food” frightens you, then … [Read more...]


10 Secrets You May Not Know About Disney Dining

Dining at Disney is an experience in itself! It's one of my favorite past times there. You may know that there is a Dining Plan available to pre-pay for your family's meals, and that Dole Whips are the signature snack of Disney World! Here are 10 secret bits of info nobody tells you about Dining at Walt Disney World:10. There are 5 Dining Plans Disney World offers different plans to fit your family's needs. Quick Service Dining gives each guest 2 counter service meals, and a snack.  Basic … [Read more...]


Tips for Visiting Disney While Pregnant

Just recently I had the opportunity to visit the Disneyland Resort while I was 31 weeks pregnant. I've been to the parks while pregnant before, just never this pregnant and never in August. Boy was it hot! You may think that there's not much you can do at Disney while you're pregnant, but really the only things you miss out on are the bigger rides. There's still so much to do and see! If you decide to visit the resort while you're pregnant, here are my tips for having a great vacation:Drink … [Read more...]


5 Tips on Tipping your Mousekeeping

While this post will focus on Mousekeeping at the Disney resorts, it can apply to all resort stays and the housekeeping services provided wherever you are staying! Housekeeping at all Disney Resort properties is affectionately called "Mousekeeping". They work tirelessly to keep the magic alive for your family after you leave the parks and return back to your room. Coming back to a freshly cleaned room is something that many visitors take for granted and we tend to forget about the person … [Read more...]