Disney Vacation Planning

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. After reading this post, you’ll know a bunch of “insider secrets” and quick hack to help you save money, time, and […]

What NOT to Buy at Disney World: 8 Things to Buy Before Your Disney Trip

What NOT to Buy at Disney World: 8 Things to Buy Before Your Disney Trip

One of the many things that I love about Disney world are the gift shops. I don’t crazy buying souvenirs, but I do enjoy both looking and buying. However, while shopping can be a fun part of your Disney vacation, there are some things that […]

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, […]

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

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

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 […]

Disney Apple Watch Bands: Mickey Mouse, Star Wars, & More

Disney Apple Watch Bands: Mickey Mouse, Star Wars, & 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 […]

What to Wear to Disney World: Summer and Winter Outfits

What to Wear to Disney World: Summer and Winter Outfits

The first couple times we went to Disney World we had toddlers, and I was more concerned about just figuring everything out and making everything work than I was with whether or not I was wearing a cute outfit. However, now that we’ve all gotten […]

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party 2019: Tickets, Prices, and Characters

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party 2019: Tickets, Prices, and Characters

Last week I attended Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party in Disney World’s Magic Kingdom for the very first time — not with my three kids and husband (or the cats), but with my good friend Loraine. After reading this post, you’ll learn everything you need […]