10 Things to Skip to Save Money on your Disney Vacation

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As a seasoned veteran of Disney World with young children, I have learned a few ways to save money on our Disney Vacations that I wish I knew the first time! If you are a frugal parent like me, who starts saving a year in advance, or trying to figure out how you can ever go to Disney because it's so expensive, this list is for you.I also have a list of Ways to Save When Planning a Disney Trip.Things to SKIP to save money:1. Stroller Rentals: Bring your own from home to save the … [Read more...]


Adventures by Disney Introduces New Ways to Experience Europe in 2016

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Adventures by Disney, the newest and most magical wordwide vacation planners just added exciting European vacation itineraries for 2016, including an extraordinary England and France vacation, as well as additional departure dates for the recently announced all-new Danube river cruise itineraries.Starting June 10, 2015, adventure-seeking travelers can book an enhanced England and France itinerary for 2016 that now includes even more immersive activities, such as scone making, a dragon … [Read more...]


Visiting Walt Disney World Solo

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Have you ever been to the parks on a solo mission? Have you ever dreamed about it?  Let me tell you, it is well worth doing! Going to Disney World Solo allows you a great chance to explore the parks at your own pace without a child demanding to ride Peter Pan’s Flight for the hundredth time or a significant other who doesn't understand why you need to purchase that shirt, you already have one just like it at home!So what can you do while on your own at the parks. Well, whether it's for an … [Read more...]


Disney World Planning 101 – Using Childcare Services

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On our next Disney World vacation we have decided to try out Disney's Childcare Services. Disney offers fun and exiting things for little ones so that Parents can have a little "Me" time!Walt Disney World Resort offers  supervised activity centers, in-room babysitting, and themed parties and adventures. Today I am just focusing on the Activity Centers.Children's Activity CentersLocated throughout Walt Disney World Resort, Children's Activity Centers are delightful playspaces where … [Read more...]


The Mystery of the “Teddy Bear Lady” at the Grand Floridian Resort

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Have you heard of the “Teddy Bear Lady” at Grand Floridian Resort at Disney World?Back in 2009 our family was on our annual Disney World trip and we were taking our 5 year old Princess to dine with Cinderella at 1900 Park Fare at Disney’s Grand Floridian. After we checked in for dinner we went to the lobby to take in the beautiful resort. We quickly noticed a lady sitting in a chair in the lobby, and let’s just say we couldn’t look away.She was an elderly lady (I’d guess in her late … [Read more...]


Two very special and affordable events coming to Orlando for Disney fans: Don’t Miss Out!

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Two very special events are coming to Orlando for Disney fans - and you won't believe how affordable they are. Coming VERY soon is The Walt Disney Birthplace: An Evening with Imagineer Bob Gurr. Bob Gurr is an American amusement ride designer and Imagineer. His most famous work was for Walt Disney's Disneyland Park, and its subsequent sister parks. In 1953 he inaugurated R.H. Gurr Industrial Design - a company of one, whose first big job was to consult with the Walt Disney Studios on the design … [Read more...]


Heading to Orlando? Try using Garden Grocer to have Groceries delivered to your room

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Convenience Starts Here! Whether you are heading to Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, or even Sea World using GardenGrocer.com provides you with the convenience of ordering quality products online. GardenGrocer.com is truly your one stop - online grocery shop.GardenGrocer.com has been serving residents and visitors to the Central Florida area for over six years. Offering dependable and friendly service, great prices and a wide selection of over 4,800 of your favorite products makes … [Read more...]


6 Reasons Why You Should Join The Disneyana Fan Club

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 Before we go in to why you should join the Disneyana Fan Club - let's talk a little bit about this "secret" club that's not so "secret" any more! The Disneyana Fan Club is THE club for Disney enthusiasts. It is made up of members from all over the world. (I want to say a quick g'day to my fellow members "down under" in Australia!) This non-profit organization is dedicated to preserving and sharing the rich legacy of Walt Disney. The goal is to provide Disneyana enthusiasts of all ages … [Read more...]


Hot Trend in MagicBand Fashion: My Fantasy Bands

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 Have you heard about the hot new trend in MagicBand Fashion? As mentioned on the Disney Parks Podcast - Get ready for My Fantasy Bands! My Fantasy Bands are like a dream come true for any Disney guest that wants to be a trend-setter when it comes to our favorite theme park wrist bands. When fabric covers are bulky, and rubber charms pop off and get lost, you can count on these decals by My Fantasy Bands. With most designs coming in at around $6, and totally free shipping, they are a … [Read more...]


How to make Disney’s Kona Cafe -Tonga Toast at home

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 While this is a must for us on every Disney World Vacation I imagine there is probably a few new Disney Addicts that have not tried the Tonga Toast at the Kona Cafe. If you have never heard of Tonga Toast check out a few of our past articles to get you up to speed.Disney Food Confession – Tonga Toast with Recipe How to make your own Disney’s Kona Cafe BreakfastIn the video below Chef Lawrence Searl from Disney’s Kona Cafe shows you how to make this delicious breakfast … [Read more...]