10 Things to Skip to Save Money on your Disney Vacation

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As a seasoned veteran of Disney World with young children, I have learned a few ways to save money on our Disney Vacations that I wish I knew the first time! If you are a frugal parent like me, who starts saving a year in advance, or trying to figure out how you can ever go to Disney because it's so expensive, this list is for you.I also have a list of Ways to Save When Planning a Disney Trip.Things to SKIP to save money:1. Stroller Rentals: Bring your own from home to save the … [Read more...]


7 ways to Stay Sane on a Disney Vacation

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After all the planning that goes into a Disney vacation, after all the days of waiting to arrive, after all the hours of dreaming of your Disney adventure, the actual trip itself can be quite stressful if you don’t have a plan to stay sane. Vacations should be fun, exciting, and relaxing. To ensure you don’t lose your cool on your Disney vacation, here are my 7 ways to Stay Sane on a Disney Vacation. Have a Plan While it is always fun to see where the day takes you, wander through the parks … [Read more...]


Top 10 Places I’m Looking Forward To at The All New Disney Springs

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There are major changes coming to one of my favorite spots, the former Downtown Disney. So much exciting stuff is happening there! Here are my picks for the top 10 changes to look forward to  when Disney Springs is complete.In 2016, when completed, Disney Springs will double the number of shops and restaurants and grow to more than 1 million square feet, which means I am going to have to schedule a whole day during my trip just for doing DS!Top 10 places I am looking forward to checking … [Read more...]


Top Mid-Day Break Spots at Magic Kingdom

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Florida’s heat and humidity can be brutal in the peak summer months and nothing will drag your day down quicker than a mid-day meltdown. With all the excitement that the park has to offer, there are also many places to slip away and enjoy a mid-day break. Catch some air conditioning, relax your body and your mind, and give your tired feet a rest. Here are my top spots to take a mid-day break at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom.The People Mover: Jump on the Tomorrowland Transit Authority … [Read more...]


Only Have ONE Adult Day To Spend At Disney World? Then Follow This Plan…

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Last week I wrote about how you could do “Disney in a day” with your family, but since my husband and I and many other couples and groups out there travel to Walt Disney World with just adults, I thought it might be nice to look at how an “adults only” group could spend a day at Disney WorldFirst things first – the basics still apply whether you’re traveling with a kids or just adults:Make sure you’re making the most of your time by planning to be there the WHOLE day (like from open to … [Read more...]


Disney’s Wine & Dine Marathon Schedule of Events

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You still have 255 days to train for the runDisney Wine & Dine Half Marathon! There is so much more than just the big race going on from November 6-8th at Walt Disney World. As you may have read, Chip & Co. is teaming up with Disney Fashionista, and World of Magic Travel to form one AMAZING group, the YMBADA Race Team! You could be on our team, too! We will be offering discounted room rates and a special gift for those who register to run on our Team! Stay tuned to Chip & Co.  for … [Read more...]


Only Have ONE Day To Spend At Disney With The Family? Then Follow This Plan

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Did you know that people vacation in Florida at places OTHER than Walt Disney World? Hard to believe, right? Well – it’s true – and Florida actually does have a TON to offer outside of Walt Disney World, but if you are planning to head to the sunshine state for your next family vacation, I highly recommend you try and work some WDW time into your schedule. And don’t worry if you can only spare one day to spend at the Happiest Place On Earth – follow my plan below and you will make it a day to … [Read more...]


Less Stress and More Magic at Walt Disney World

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When you stay on Disney property, you have everything you need, right at your fingertips?  Right?  Usually, that is the case.  Small shops at resorts and Downtown Disney can provide some basic needs, there are a few grocery stores right in the area, and Disney even rents their own strollers...uncomfortable and slightly impractical...but you can rent a stroller at the parks. However, there are some businesses that can make your Disney experience even easier and more magical that I want to share … [Read more...]


Top Five Ways to Work Out at Disney World

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Are you a fit and active vacationer? Do you wake-up early to run or work out at the gym?Disney offers an array of opportunities for those looking to exercise while visiting the resort. Here are my top five picks for working out at Walt Disney World:5. Some of the resorts have a fitness center. The centers are free to use for guests of those resorts, or you can pay $12 per day to use the facility if you are staying at a different resort. Here is a list of resorts with fitness … [Read more...]


Dapper Day at Walt Disney World: What is it All About?

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Hopefully you have heard by now that Dapper Day is coming to the Magic Kingdom, in Walt Disney World this Sunday March 9th.  We posted the full schedule of events HERE . It's not too late to get your discounted print-at-home tickets, and they start at $59. You can get them HERE but hurry! Deadline for these is BEFORE Friday March 7th ! While we are on the subject, what is Dapper Day really all about, what should you wear, and what's it really like to go? Word is getting out and it's actually … [Read more...]