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...]

Top 5 Tips For First Time Disney Vacationers

So you’ve decided to take your first trip to Disney World? Let me be the first to congratulate you on one of the smartest decisions you’ll ever make – vacationing at Walt Disney World is an amazing experience, and since it’s your first time, let me give you some tips on how to navigate the World (the DISNEY World that is!):Research (but don’t overdo it!): There’s a LOT of information out there about the ins and outs of Walt Disney World – books, websites, web forums/discussion boards, … [Read more...]

The Best Places To Eat At Disney World: Parks Edition

I don’t know about you, but when I am thinking about where to go for vacation, the food is a major factor – I want to enjoy good food and get the chance to try new things too! This is just one of the many reasons why I love vacationing at Walt Disney World – they offer tons of amazing food and dining options – so many that it can be hard to narrow it down at meal or snack time! In case you aren’t sure where to eat, check out some of my picks for the Best Places To Eat at the Disney Parks – … [Read more...]

Top 5 Things To Do Before Your Walt Disney World Trip

Prepping for a family vacation to Walt Disney World involves a lot of organizing and planning, and there’s so much to do that it’s easy to forget things that might be really important to ensuring you have the best time possible. If nothing else, you should make sure you take care of These Top 5 Pre-WDW Trip Must-Do’s:Scrimp And Save: Disney vacations are not exactly cheap, so make sure you’re saving up wherever you can! Once you book your trip, gather up the kids and make a cute DIY Vacation … [Read more...]

Walt Disney World Trip Countdown Timeline

So you’re thinking about taking a vacation to the Place Where Dreams Come True – Walt Disney World? Well – you must be a smart person because that is some good thinking on your part! If you’re considering a trip to Disney, but aren’t sure where to start or what you might need to do, then check out this list of important dates in the “Disney Planning Timeline”:When To Vacation At Walt Disney World: This is a tough one to answer – as there used to be times where it was less crowded at the … [Read more...]

Top 10 Ways to Get The Dining Reservation You’ve Always Wanted

As a foodie at heart, no Disney trip is complete without making sure I at least attempt to have dinner at 'Ohana, order a Dole Whip, enjoy an ice cream cone while waiting for Festival of Fantasy, buy popcorn while walking along Main Street, and have a meal at Crystal Palace on the last day of our vacation.  (Okay, you've got me, I also have a secret obsession with the pork shank from Gaston's Tavern.)Regardless of what your food traditions are during your vacation, chances are, you may need … [Read more...]

5 Reasons why you should stay at a Walt Disney World Resort!

When it comes to planning your WDW vacation, there are tons of things you have to think about. Like when to go, for how long, how to get there, and where to stay. Picking a place to stay can be tough, especially with so many great Resorts to choose from – both at WDW and off site as well. Non Disney Resorts tend to be a little cheaper, and that appeals to many families looking to save money on what can be a pricey vacation – but I personally will always spend that little bit extra and stay at … [Read more...]

Great Restaurant Choices for First Time Visitors at Walt Disney World

While I was recently writing about which rides attractions are “must-do’s” for first time visitors to Walt Disney World - I got to thinking about just how HUNGRY one might get while touring the Disney Parks – and the sheer volume of WDW dining options can be intimidating – and knowing where to start can be tricky. But fear not – as I have compiled this list of theme park restaurant choices perfect for first time WDW travelers:Tusker House: A day at Disney’s Animal Kingdom wouldn’t be … [Read more...]

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

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...]

How To Stay Sane While Traveling To WDW During Spring Break

Spring break is an extremely popular time for families to visit Walt Disney World – which means the lines can be long, the crowds can be a bit insane, and overall you might feel a bit frazzled by the sheer volume of people at the Parks at any given time during March and April. Luckily, there are some things you can do to try to curb the spring break madness:When it comes to traveling to WDW…Fly Smart: If you will be boarding a plane to WDW, then you will want to pack smart - only bring … [Read more...]