Disney World

Ways to Save Money on a Disney World Vacation: Food, Tickets, and More

Ways to Save Money on a Disney World Vacation: Food, Tickets, and More

Jim Gaffigan, one of my favorite comedians, has a very funny bit about Disney World. He says you can see the desperation on parents’ faces during a Disney vacation as they want to turn to their kids and say, “I hope you’re having fun … […]

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 […]

9 Underrated Disney World Rides (With the Shortest Lines!)

9 Underrated Disney World Rides (With the Shortest Lines!)

When you go to Walt Disney World, two things you want to do is 1) Ride the best rides; and 2) Avoid the long lines as much as possible. Hopefully this post will help you do both. To be included on this list, the ride […]

Disney World Height Requirements and Restrictions for Rides

Disney World Height Requirements and Restrictions for Rides

Sometimes when we’re planning a Disney World vacation, we get so excited about what we want to ride that we almost forget there are some restrictions about what we can ride. Or, more specifically, about what our kids can ride. It would be awful for […]

Review of Flame Tree BBQ at Animal Kingdom

Review of Flame Tree BBQ at Animal Kingdom

Flame Tree BBQ is a quick service restaurant located in Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom park. It has a fairly central location, in Discovery Island between Dinoland and the Tree of Life, which means you probably won’t have an incredibly long walk when you decide […]

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, […]

Disney World with Toddlers: Rides, Best Park, and Tips

Disney World with Toddlers: Rides, Best Park, and Tips

I will always have special memories of our very first Disney World vacation as a family. My girls were ages 2 and 4, and my son didn’t exist yet. It was my parents idea, and the six of us all went down and stayed together. […]

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 […]

8 Free Printable Disney Princess Word Searches

8 Free Printable Disney Princess Word Searches

It’s rare to meet a little girl who doesn’t have a favorite Disney princess. (My oldest daughter was crazy about Ariel, and my younger daughter loved Cinderella.) These free word searches are something girls can work on alone or with friends, at school or in […]