Walt Disney World Trip Countdown Timeline

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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

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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!

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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

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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…

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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...]


How To Stay Sane While Traveling To WDW During Spring Break

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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...]


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...]


Avoid These Top Disney Dining Mistakes

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There’s a lot of delicious Walt Disney World Restaurants to choose from – and since there are so many, you could easily get overwhelmed trying to figure out where to eat or which places to make Advance Dining Reservations for – but don’t worry if the experience has you anxious – because I have some helpful hints to help get you ready for one of the best parts of a WDW vacation – the EATING!Here are the top Disney Dining mistakes that you will want to AVOID AT ALL COSTS:“Oh, we don’t need … [Read more...]


Top 5 Reasons Why Disney Character Meals RULE!

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Ok, so as an adult I know I should be slightly ashamed to admit the following statement (but I’m not, so here it goes): I LOVE CHARACTER MEALS – they are honestly my favorite part of my Walt Disney World trips. For those of you who don’t know, a character meal is pretty self-explanatory – you enjoy a meal while characters from your favorite Disney movies and shows circulate for meet and greets! Not sold on the idea? Well – here’s 5 reasons why character meals are the best – in case you need more … [Read more...]


Reserve Your Seat at Epcot’s New Spice Road Table Restaurant

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Are you ready to excite your pallet with the new and vibrant flavors of Mediterranean cuisine? I have great news for you because you can now reserve your seat at Epcot's upcoming restaurant "Spice Road Table" for this December!This new dining location has been under construction for quite some time, so I am very exciting to see the new addition opening soon to Epcot's Morocco Pavilion and already taking reservations.Look and Feel This quaint Mediterranean inspired restaurant aims become … [Read more...]