10 Great Things at Downtown Disney you won’t want to miss!


I love Downtown Disney.  It's like being at the best upscale shopping around and it's all Disney themed.  You can drop some serious cash here, so if your kids have a case of the "gimmes" - BEWARE!Here are my family's favorites and why you should check them out.1.  Goofy's Candy Company - This is great if you have the dining plan and have snack credits left over at the end of your trip.  Yup, you can use them here!  Isn't that fun?  Candy and treats for the way home OR gifts for friends … [Read more...]

Top Ten Things to Do at Castaway Cay with Disney Cruise Line


With three of Disney Cruise Line's ships now sailing out of Florida, you have more chances than ever to visit Disney's private island paradise, Castaway Cay. Check out this list of the top ten things to do at Castaway Cay:Begin your day off relaxed with yoga on the beach. Be one of the first off the ship and to the peaceful Serenity Bay for morning yoga, one of the many fitness classes included in your cruise. You can practice relaxing yoga techniques on the warm sand of this pristine … [Read more...]

Disney’s Advanced Dining Reservation Strategy: Why An Itinerary Is A Must!

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Walt Disney World is a BIG PLACE – with a lot to do, a lot to see, and a lot to EAT! The dining choices are plentiful – and you will want to take advantage of making Advance Dining Reservations before your trip so that you can take advantage of all that the world of Disney Dining has to offer!You’ll want to be smart about your dining choices – one way you can do this is by creating a trip itinerary - which helps ensure that you are planning meals that are in/near the Parks you’re visiting on … [Read more...]

Top Ten Cupcakes at Walt Disney World


One of our favorite snacks at Walt Disney World is a cupcake – they’re HUGE and so yummy. We love them so much that we even eat them for breakfast, but that’s okay, because you can have dessert for breakfast when you’re on vacation, right? While I’ve yet to attempt to eat every cupcake that’s available at WDW, I’ve definitely had a lot of them over the years and have my regular favorites that I’ll share with my husband each trip. Here are my Top 10 Cupcakes at Walt Disney World.Peppermint … [Read more...]

Top 10 things to bring with you to the Disney Parks


In normal life, I don't require much on a daily basis.  In the parks, I am amazingly needy!  I try to bring everything I need to the parks without overloading myself.  Remember, whatever you bring, you have to carry!Here are my Top 10 things to bring with you to the Disney Parks.Your Camera: A picture is worth a thousand words right?  There is no better way to preserve a memory than through a picture.  Posed/Staged pictures are great, but I love catching candid shots of my kids doing … [Read more...]