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...]




Is Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside the Right Resort for You?

My family has enjoyed a couple of weeklong stays at Walt Disney World’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort. The question asked above, is it for you, depends on what you are looking for in a Resort, how much time you will actually spend at the Resort, and what types of amenities you prefer. My family stays at the Value and Moderate Resorts, because we do not spend a lot of time in our room or exploring the property. We get our fill of adventure at the Parks and Downtown Disney area and only hit the … [Read more...]




Visiting The Pools at the Pop Century

If you are like me, then part of your vacation is lounging by the resort pool. I'd like to take you on a journey with me as we explore some of the pools of the Walt Disney World Resort. Today I want to start at one of the value resorts; Pop Century.Pop is a BIG resort with three themed pools.  These pools all in unique shapes are called; The Bowling Pin Pool which is located in the 1950's section, The Computer pool which is located in the 1990's section, and The Hippy Dippy Pool (shaped like … [Read more...]