Disney World

Disney Trading Pins: Tips, Secrets, Scrappers, & Fakes

Disney Trading Pins: Tips, Secrets, Scrappers, & Fakes

Around the time our daughter Rebecca was middle school age, she got turned onto pin trading during our Disney vacations. Looking for places to trade pins and finding pins that she really liked became a big part of the trip for her. And, by extension, […]

Are Umbrellas Allowed at Disney World? (and the Best Compact Travel Umbrellas)

Are Umbrellas Allowed at Disney World? (and the Best Compact Travel Umbrellas)

I was doing some online shopping for a new umbrella to keep in my car, because mine somehow disappeared recently. (I think it has something to do with one of my kids.) As I was looking for an umbrella, it got me wondering if using […]

Disney PhotoPass  vs. Memory Maker (Plus Cost and Locations)

Disney PhotoPass vs. Memory Maker (Plus Cost and Locations)

One of the challenges of a Disney World vacation is figuring out which things your should splurge on and which things you should try to save money on. Memory Maker is a package that you buy before your trip that allows you access to all […]

Beauty and the Beast Purses, Wallets, & Bags (Loungefly and More!)

Beauty and the Beast Purses, Wallets, & Bags (Loungefly and More!)

I always suspect that if someone took a poll, they would find out that Belle is the most popular Disney princess among adult women (including me). I’m guessing that the secret to her appeal is a combination of her intelligence, her love for books, and […]

Walt Disney World 2020 Reopening Dates & Details

Walt Disney World 2020 Reopening Dates & Details

Yes, Disney World has finally announced their re-opening dates for the parks. In this post you’re going to learn not only when the parks are going to open, but also the new parks hours, changes that you’ll see a guest, and new protocol and requirements. […]

Best Comfortable Shoes to Wear to Disney World: Sandals, Sneakers, and Walking Shoes for Kids & Adults

Best Comfortable Shoes to Wear to Disney World: Sandals, Sneakers, and Walking Shoes for Kids & Adults

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 the right shoes — comfortable walking shoes that are high quality and have great arch support — then […]

74 Walt Disney World Vacation Hacks, Tips, and Tricks

74 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 […]

Best Quick Service Meals at Disney World: Magic Kingdom, Epcot, and Disney Springs

Best Quick Service Meals at Disney World: Magic Kingdom, Epcot, and Disney Springs

Eating at quick service restaurants is practically a must when you go on a Disney World vacation. They’re relative cheap (in Disney terms), they offer a lot more variety than your basic “theme park food,” and since they don’t require reservations, you can easily work […]

Top 10 Disney World Vacation Planning Posts

Top 10 Disney World Vacation Planning Posts

I don’t know about you, but I’m always interesting in what’s popular and trending. Whenever I go to a new restaurant — and especially if I’m ordering dessert — I’ll ask the server, “What’s your most popular dish?” or “Which dessert is your favorite?” When […]

Disney World Dining Tips and Tricks (plus how to save money on food!)

Disney World Dining Tips and Tricks (plus how to save money on food!)

If there’s still any doubt in anyone’s mind that Disney World is “just another theme park,” consider this: Most people — whether they’re first-timers or hard-core Disney people — spend way, WAY more time researching and deciding where they’re going to eat than which attractions […]