Disney Vacation Planning

The Best Disney Glow Sticks and Light Up Wands for the Parks

The Best Disney Glow Sticks and Light Up Wands for the Parks

Lately I’ve seen some people in discussion groups saying, “I’ve seen glow sticks listed on Disney World packing lists. I don’t understand … what are they for?” The simple answer is that they’re for fun once it starts to get dark outside. To some extent, […]

What to Do at Disney World When it Rains (and What Rides Close at the Parks)

What to Do at Disney World When it Rains (and What Rides Close at the Parks)

When you picture your Disney World vacation, you’re probably imagining a beautiful, sunny, clear day where you can’t wait to ride Splash Mountain to cool off a little bit. So it may throw you for a loop when you’re about to head out to the […]

The Best Shoes to Wear to Disney World

The Best Shoes to Wear to Disney World

Did you know that the average distance walked at Disney World is ten miles a day!?! That’s a lot of walking, and if you’re not prepared with sturdy, comfortable shoes that can handle it, you’re probably going to be unhappy.   I spent several hours […]

Walt Disney World Packing List (with Free Printable Checklist!)

Walt Disney World Packing List (with Free Printable Checklist!)

Quick! What is everything you need to pack for your family’s Walt Disney World vacation? The question is enough to make your head spin, especially if you have little people in your family that you need to “pack” for just to drive 3 miles around […]

65 Walt Disney World Vacation Hacks, Tips, and Tricks

65 Walt Disney World Vacation Hacks, Tips, and Tricks

Sometimes planning a trip to Disney World can be overwhelming, and the more people and age groups involved, the more overwhelming it can be. I thought a quick list where you can see some of the best Disney hacks and tips at a glance would […]

The Best Bags for Disney World: Backpacks, Purses, and Sling Bags

The Best Bags for Disney World: Backpacks, Purses, and Sling Bags

If your family is spending the day at one of the Disney World parks, you’re going to need plenty of stuff with you. How much stuff depends on your personality, how old your kids are, and your eating game plan for the day, among other […]

Disney Apple Watch Bands: Beauty and the Beast, Lion King, & More

Disney Apple Watch Bands: Beauty and the Beast, Lion King, & More

According to Wikipedia, the Apple Watch was released in April if 2015 and quickly became the best-selling wearable device, with 4.2 million of them sold in the second quarter of 2015. You maybe already own an Apple Watch, but maybe you never thought about how […]

7 Things I’ll Never Do at Disney World Again

7 Things I’ll Never Do at Disney World Again

This is a bit of a departure from my usual posts. Instead of giving a “Complete Guide” to a restaurant, ride, or topic, I’m being full-on subjective and sharing my personal list of things I’ve done at Disney World that I’ll never do again. Of […]

The Best Places to Watch Epcot’s Fireworks (Restaurants, Fastpass, and more!)

The Best Places to Watch Epcot’s Fireworks (Restaurants, Fastpass, and more!)

Epcot’s fireworks show, “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth,” was a tribute to the nations of the world, involving not just fireworks, but also lasers, dancing water, and music. Premiering on October 1, 1999, it was Walt Disney World’s longest running fireworks show and, according to Wikipedia, […]

Best Disney World Guide Books & Vacation Planners

Best Disney World Guide Books & Vacation Planners

Walt Disney World offers something for everything from the moment that you arrive. There are rides, food galore, and the always exciting moments of running into the amazing Disney characters as well. (Even as adults, there’s always time to snap a quick photo with a […]