Show Your Disney Side: Nail Art Edition

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This year Disney is all about rocking your Disney Side. What better way to express your Disney Side, than with fun nails? The possibilities are really quite endless, you can go very realistic, or simply stylized.Lately Disney has been showing us some awesome tutorials and inspirations, and one really caught my eye! With the hot summer fast upon us there’s nothing I crave more than a Mickey’s Premium Ice Cream Bar, so when I saw this tutorial I had to take a crack at it myself.Disney … [Read more...]





Ten Planning Tips to a Smoother Walt Disney World Vacation

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Do you want to have a smoother Walt Disney World vacation?  I am sure you do!  Considering Walt Disney World takes up about the size of San Francisco, planning your way around the parks is a must!  Even frequent Disney travelers like myself need to do a bit of planning.  Even if you don't use a hard core Touring Plan, or plan every meal down to the sprinkles on your Disney cupcakes during the 3 o'clock parade, some planning is necessary.  So today I am going to share Ten Planning Tips to a … [Read more...]





Starbucks Green Mermaid Makes Her Downtown Disney Debut

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If you have ever been shopping at Downtown Disney after a long day in the parks, you have likely wondered where the nearest caffeination station was. If you're like me you probably settled for a subpar cup of coffee from an eatery like Earl of Sandwich or Ghiradelli (great sandwiches/ice cream, coffee-not so good). I am so thankful to report that this is no longer your only option - the green mermaid has now made her first home at Downtown Disney! Thanks to a grand expansion happening across … [Read more...]





Dining at Disney – Sharing Is Caring!

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Vacationing at Walt Disney World is so many things – fun, amazing, filled with memories, and – it can also be a bit pricey. There are tons of ways to save money on your WDW vacation, and one of my favorite ways is to practice the preschool-taught principle of SHARING my snacks! Normally, I would never advocate sharing food – but there are some items at WDW that are too delicious (and too big!) not to share with someone you love! Here are my Top 5 Picks for meals/snacks that are shareable money … [Read more...]





Five Disney Dining Tips for Your Arrival and Departure Days

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Arrival and departure days at Walt Disney World can require just as much thought as the days in between.  Whether you are flying in or driving in, when you arrive at Walt Disney World,  you are ready to start your trip and you are also probably a bit tired.  So how do you manage a hungry family in need of some Disney magic after being in the car or in airports all day?  These days are a great time to enjoy some of the Disney restaurants outside the parks.  Today I am sharing some Disney Dining … [Read more...]