Can’t decide on where to stay on your Disney World Vacation? Take a Resort Tour!

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One big decision when planning your Disney World Vacation is where to stay?Some people have a favorite that they never waver from, while some make it a mission to stay every place at least once! Others choose in the categories Disney has set, value, moderate or deluxe for one reason or another.So how do you choose and why? Budget, Location, Room Size, the Look, Newest… The list could go on and on, and for some it does and for others it’s a no brainer!Years ago when we went on our … [Read more...]



How to get to your Advanced Dining Reservations before the parks open

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Making Advanced Dining Reservations at Walt Disney World is a must. Without thinking most people will make an early morning breakfast reservation, usually before the park opens.  Although getting up early on vacation isn't for everyone, getting a fun start to your day with a character breakfast can be a very magical way to get up and get going!  But, how do you get to your advanced dining reservation so early in the morning?  I want to share with you some planning tips and transportation options … [Read more...]



Do Cheap Souvenirs exist at the Disney Parks?

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I know the words cheap and Disney do not go together usually but if you search hard enough there is such a thing as a cheap souvenir. I am always on a strict budget no matter what I do, so I have found ways to get the most from my money. Here are a few Ideas that I think you will appreciate.My number one cheap souvenir is Pressed Pennies. They are often overlooked but adorable and a great way to keep a magical memory. You can find pressed penny machines all over the parks, in the stores, … [Read more...]



When is the best time to visit Walt Disney World?

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We all know the crowds at Disney World can be horrible, especially in those hot summer months. So I wanted to share with you some tips to help you avoid the crowds which can definitely make for a more magical experience.Try to avoid the summer - The parks are most crowded in the summer June thru August. This is the absolute worst time to visit the parks. The weather is disgustingly hot, I don't know how anyone can enjoy the parks just from the heat alone. The resort prices go way up. I have … [Read more...]



The dish on Disney Buttons

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One of the most popular pieces of advice given by savvy Disney travelers is to get your "Disney Button" .  You may ask what could possibly make you want to look like you work for a restaurant chain while visiting Disney?  Well, Disney is its own little "World" and wearing Disney Buttons and Mickey Ears on your head are all OK.  So here is the dish on Disney World Buttons.What are they?Well, they are a 3 inch round button provided by Disney at no charge to you.  They promote different … [Read more...]