• Blog Post,  Planning,  Tips

    The WORST Disney Advice You Should NEVER Follow

    We have all heard our fair share of bad advice. And when it comes to a Disney Vacation, there is plenty of bad advice to go around. Now, I am not claiming that every little bit of advice I give is the law and the best advice in the world. Sometimes different things work for different people or different situations. But, I have heard some advice that just leaves me scratching my head. Below is a list of advice that I truly believe is bad advice that you should ignore. (Disclaimer: This post was written before the pandemic. Most of this advice still rings true! But be sure to read…

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    Disney World FastPass Guide, Tips and Trick + FREE Printable Cheat Sheet: Updated for 2020

    Disney World Fastpass Updated: February 18th 2020 Who likes standing in line, raise your hands! No one? For real? That’s shocking! (insert sarcastic font here). Chances are if you are reading this blog, you LOVE Disney or you are a Disney newbie and just trying to learn the ropes. Either way, I bet anyone who is reading this does not love standing in lines. You might (or might not) know that Disney offers this GREAT, FREE perk to its guest call FastPass! Below, I will tell you what a FastPass is, how to use it, and I will give you a FREE printable FastPass Cheat Sheet! So What is a…

  • Siesta Key Beach
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    Beaches Near Disney- Siesta Key

    Florida has so much to offer, Disney, beaches, camping, alligators…. I often hear people ask what beach is close to Orlando in an attempt to hit a beach and visit our favorite mouse in the same trip. I going to give you the scoop on one of our favorite beaches ( full disclosure it is also in my backyard).

  • Blog Post,  Disney Resorts,  Planning,  Tips

    How to Receive a Free Gift Card from WDW!

    I don’t know about you, but when I am vacationing, I usually deny daily housekeeping. I personally just am not a fan of someone cleaning my stuff and making my bed. (I hardly make my bed when I am at home, I don’t need my bed made when on vacation 🙂 ). But did you know that Disney World will give you a Free Disney gift card for denying daily house keeping? It is one of my favorite perks while staying at a Walt Disney World Resort! But not all resorts do this awesome perk (which is called “Service Your Way”). Read on for more info on how to get…

  • Animal Kingdom,  Blog Post,  Children,  Dining,  Epcot,  Hollywood Studios,  Magic Kingdom,  Tips

    Crash Course on Surviving Disney World With a Toddler or Baby

    Disney World with a Toddler: I’m going to be honest here… Toddlers are hard! They aren’t babies anymore, but there are not big kids yet. They are kind of in the weird in-between stage where you can’t wait for them to grow up, but, at the same time, you keep asking yourself where the time has gone. It’s an emotional rollercoaster all around! So, taking toddlers to the happiest place on earth is no small task. I am past the toddler stage (thank goodness), so I feel like someone might be able to learn from my trials and errors. In this article, I hope to show you how worth it…

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    How to Survive a Rainy Day at Disney

    Rainy Day at Disney: Let’s face it, if you are going to be at Disney for more then a couple of days, chances are that you will encounter rain at some point in your trip. And I HATE getting caught in the rain! For me, it really has to do with my hair. I have such crazy, frizzy, curly hair that takes hours to tame this beast. So, mix that in with the Florida rain and humidity and it’s NOT a pretty sight! Anyway, I try not to let the rain ruin my day. Here are some ideas that you can do to help you through a rainy day. This Rainy Day…

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    Blog Post,  Disney Resorts,  Planning,  Tips

    Disney Vacation Club – The Basics Part 1

    Disney Vacation Club, or “DVC,” is a Disney-specific timeshare program that is often seen as an enigma. The points system, financing options, and the contract can all be very overwhelming and seem daunting in their own right, let alone combined. I hope, through this article, to be able to shed some light on something that I think can be a great investment — something I’ve invested in personally. Let me start by saying that I do not work for Disney or DVC and that I am not at all being paid for or given perks for writing this post. This is a safe space where you’ll get only my personal…