Disney Dining Plan Plus: How the 2020 Addition May Be Ideal for Your Trip

Disney Dining Plan Plus: Buffet Meal at Diamond Horseshow in Magic Kingdom

Have you heard about Disney Dining Plan Plus at Walt Disney World? It’s a new Disney Dining Plan 2020 option and might be exactly what everyone is looking for. A new twist on the Disney Dining Plan, it offers guests a little bit of everything. So, what is Disney Dining Plan Plus, how does it work, and what will it cost? Here’s the scoop on why it might make sense for your next visit.  Truthfully, I go back and forth regarding the Disney Dining Plan (DDP) depending on my budget…

Is the Disney Dining Plan Worth It? Weighing Both Sides

Is the Disney Dining Plan worth it? The School Bread at Norway Pavilion in Epcot. It definitely makes my top five list fore best Disney World snacks!

Are you on the fence about whether or not to purchase a Disney Dining Plan (DDP)? With every question answered about it, do you have 10 more in its place? Trust me, you are not alone. As a gal that’s been on both sides of the DDP plate, here’s what I’ve learned about the DDP, its cost, and benefits. Is the Disney Dining Plan worth it? Here’s the scoop.  It’s true, I’ve purchased the Disney Dining Plan and paid out of pocket several times each. And each time, I’m certain…

Disney Dining Snack Credits: Making the Most and Maximizing

Mickey Cookie

There’s plenty of reasons why my family considers Walt Disney World the best family vacation spot on earth – and Disney dining is one of the main reasons! With so much to consider including what type of plan works best for your family they all have one thing in common – snack credits! Here’s six simple tips for making the most of your Disney Dining Plan snack credits.   1. Don’t Waste Them on Bottled Water I love Disney freebies and cups of ice and water are always on the…

Arriving at Disney World Before Check-In Time: Fun Things to Do

Disney's Polynesian Village Resort Lobby

There have been plenty of instances where we’ve arrived at Walt Disney World before the official resort time of 3pm and we’ve had a very successful on-property first day. From dining to shopping to making the most of your resort, here are 9 fun suggestions for arriving at Disney World before check-in time. When it comes to Disney World Resorts we’ve checked in everywhere from 7am to 7pm. In general, if I’m on property at 7am, I’m taking my family to the parks for rope drop (my favorite time of…

Disney Things to Do When You Can’t Leave the House

I get it, it’s not fun to be stuck indoors, so many of us are looking for ways to pass the time. There’s mandatory social distancing and going above and beyond to sanitize everything. And sadly, Disney Parks in the United States are closing through the end of March 2020. So, if you were dreaming of visiting the parks during this time and had to cancel a reservation or just want a Disney fix to get you through, I’m right there with you. Here are my top Disney things to…

Where to Get Free Parking at Disney World

Magic Kingdom parking entrance

When you’re paying for park tickets, meals, and resort rooms, the prices can definitely add up. Additionally, parking can be expensive as well. But, what if you can actually get fit for free? Yep, there are ways.  Here’s how to get free parking at Disney World including one tip you’ve probably never heard of.  Parking at Disney World: The Basics Free Parking at Disney Springs Free Disney World Theme Park Parking Disney Resort Free Parking Disney World Waterpark/Theme Park/ESPN Parking And the One Tip You May Not Know… 1. Walt…

Chicken Guy! Disney Springs: The Best Quick Service Restaurant?

Chicken Guy! Sandwiches: Bourbon Brown BBQ on left, Big Bite B.L.A.T on right.

Disney Springs at Walt Disney World has a fun, affordable restaurant: Chicken Guy! Not only is it a fresh take on a classic menu, but the food is absolutely delicious. Is Chicken Guy! Disney Springs the best Quick Service Restaurant? Here’s the scoop. Disclosure: I was hosted by the fine folks at Chicken Guy! to give you the scoop on why it’s worth a visit. All opinions (and photos) are my own!   If you’ve ever read one of my restaurant reviews (thank you!), you know I’m all about chicken…

12 Creative Disney World Romantic Ideas

Disney World romantic ideas:

Fun fact: Walt Disney World is not just for kids. In fact, it can be downright romantic if you know where to go and what to do. But, how do you start planning for a romantic trip to the “Most Magical Place on Earth”? From in-room celebrations to decadent dining, here are 12 Disney World romantic ideas.  If you think Disney World is all about families enjoying vacation, you’re totally right. But, it’s also about celebrating special occasions and life milestones – and that includes all the romantic ones. During…

How to Use Disney World Transportation Like a Boss: Tips and Tricks for Navigating

How to use Disney World transportation: Disney's Skyliner

Walt Disney World recently added a brand new form of transportation into the mix changing game when you visit. But, which do you pick and when? And what about when crowds are high? Here’s exactly what you need to know for your next visit. From Disney World transportation between parks to which goes where, here’s how to use Disney World transportation like a boss.    In a nutshell, as soon as you’re on Walt Disney World (WDW) property, you’re free to use any and all of its transportation methods to…

Disney World Annual Pass Benefits: 12 Hefty Discounts and Perks for 2020

Disney World Annual Passholder Benefits

I love to save money at Walt Disney World just as much as the next gal. And, with that mantra comes the purchase of a Disney Annual Pass. Should you purchase an Annual Pass for yourself and your family? Here are 12 hefty Disney Annual Pass benefits including the freebies and discounts.  As of this year, my family and I have been Disney World Annual Platinum Passholders for five years in a row. Yes, we live near Pittsburgh, PA, but I still think passes are the way to go for…