A First-Timers Guide to Walt Disney World: Staying On Property or Off?

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When planning a vacation, thinking about where you are going to sleep is near the top of the priority list.  It takes on a whole different meaning, however, when planning a trip to Disney World.The first question you need to answer is On Property or Off Property?  While staying off property can seem like the more economical option at first glance, there are so many benefits to staying a Walt Disney World resort that you need to consider.Early Access to Dining and FastPass+ Reservations: … [Read more...]


Why I want to be a Disney Cast Member Again

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For six magical months I was a Cast Member of Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. For six magical months I got to live the dream of so many Disney fans. For six magical months I made memories that I will cherish for a lifetime.Four years ago, I was a participant in the Disney College Program – Fall 2011. I worked on Main Street USA at the Magic Kingdom, and now, a little piece of my heart will always live there; tucked between all the hats at The Chapeau, and hiding behind every bag and … [Read more...]


Top 5 Fried Disney World Treats

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These days, you can find a deep fried version of pretty much any food imaginable – and I don’t know about you, but I love a good deep fried snack! Disney is no stranger to deep fried food, and they have a ton of delicious items on their menus around the Parks that will fulfill that desire for something fried. So without further adieu, here are my picks for the top five fried Disney foods:The “Doh Bar” At Cooke’s Of Dublin – This tiny restaurant is so unassuming that you might not even notice … [Read more...]


Top “Must Pack” Items for a day at Walt Disney World with family!

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There’s a lot to think about when planning your family’s WDW vacation – there’s the big things like when to go, where to eat, what rides and attractions to visit – and then there’s the smaller things – things many of us might not even think much about ahead of time, like “what should I pack when I leave for the Parks in the morning?” Well, here are some “must pack” items that will make your days at the Parks MUCH easier:Ponchos: The thing about Florida is – it rains. A lot. Like, pretty much … [Read more...]


24-hours of Fun for Little Ones at Walt Disney World

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As the mother of a young child, at first I shied away from the 24 hour event, thinking it wasn't a natural fit, but there are actually a lot of activities during the 24-hour kickoff to the Coolest Summer Ever at Magic Kingdom Park that are perfect for little ones. I don't know about you, but my little one thinks 5:00am is a perfectly acceptable wake-up time - why not take advantage of that at Walt Disney World. So, next Friday, May 22, when they’re up before the sun, you can bring them to Summer … [Read more...]