Only One Day at Walt Disney World? Which Park You Should Choose

Only One Day at Walt Disney World? Which Park You Should Choose

If you’ve been doing your research, you’ve probably read that it’s impossible to visit Walt Disney World in a day and see everything. Heck, it’s pretty much impossible to see everything in only one of its parks. Having written that, there are times when you only have a single day to spend at Walt Disney World. I totally get it. The tougher problem is picking a theme park to spend your day in. Need help narrowing it down? Here’s the story on each park, what there is to do and…

8 Things NOT to Pack for Walt Disney World

8 Things NOT to Pack for Walt Disney World

I love looking a packing lists when it comes to Walt Disney World. Heck, I’m a certified overpacker and proud of it. But, when you’re headed to WDW on a plane or have limited space in your suitcase, I’ve learned what I absolutely don’t have to bring when staying on property. Here’s the most common things not to pack for Walt Disney World and where to find them. 1. Bandages Packing a box of bandages just in case we got blisters from walking loads of miles in the parks day…

Why You Should Have Bought Disney Tickets Last Week

Why You Should Have Bought Disney Tickets Last Week

New word on the streets of Walt Disney World and Disneyland: ticket prices have increased again. The announcement was made yesterday and includes WDW and DL, as well as Preffered Parking options. While you may have heard buzz for the last week or two that Disney MAY up their ticket prices, that generally means that they will – and did. Here’s the scoop on new pricing for all parks including parking, single day tickets, and Annual Passes.  Single Day Park Tickets Single Day tickets have increased anywhere from $2 to…

Disney Springs | What’s New for 2017

Disney Springs | What’s New for 2017

Remember the whirlwind that was Disney Springs last year? While this year seems to be a bit less massive for the “fifth gate”, there’s still plenty of new things going on. From delicious dining to an aerial makeover, here’s what’s new at Disney Springs in 2017 – and what’s still coming! When it comes to Disney Springs, there’s constant additions and changes every time I turn around – and that’s a good thing! Last year we saw the addition of a higher-end shopping area, parking garages, and delicious restaurants and…

Top Romantic Spots at Walt Disney World

Top Romantic Spots at Walt Disney World

Many think of Walt Disney World as mainly family friendly, but we beg to differ. There’s weddings that take place on property every day and proposals are just as frequent (we’ve been lucky to witness a couple!). And then there’s folks on their honeymoons and others happy to be by each other’s side. In regards to on-property spots, there’s plenty of romantic places to celebrate – and these are our fave. Dream Come True View Think of romance at WDW and I can’t help but think of Cinderella Castle in…

Five Artsy Things to Know about Epcot International Festival of the Arts

Five Artsy Things to Know about Epcot International Festival of the Arts

If you squeal with delight over Walt Disney World‘s famous Epcot festivals (International Flower & Garden and International Food & Wine), warm up those vocal chords because there’s a new one in town: Epcot International Festival of the Arts. For its inaugural year, WDW is going all out with its magical blend of art, food, and fun. Here’s the top five things you need to know before you go. Kickoff and Details February 13th is the opening date for the art festival and will take place over six weekends through…

Eight Must-See Disney Movies for 2017

Eight Must-See Disney Movies for 2017

The Walt Disney Studios has just released its 2017 movie line-up, and I’ve gotta admit, I’m having a hard time choosing my favorite. From a tree-like superhero to a live action remake of a classic The Walt Disney Studios cartoon, here’s the scoop on what’s coming for 2017 Disney movies and when! Disclosure: Photos and film details courtesy of The Walt Disney Studios. March 17, 2017 – Beauty and the Beast Synopsis: The story and characters audiences know and love come to spectacular life in the live-action adaptation of Disney’s animated…

How the New MagicBands 2.0 Will Up Your Disney Game

How the New MagicBands 2.0 Will Up Your Disney Game

On the last day of our Walt Disney World vacation last week, I was pleasantly surprised to find the latest edition of MagicBands in the Magic Kingdom shops. With a removable center “puck”, the bands will now offer even more customization including adding them to lanyards! Here’s our first impressions including a video in front of Cinderella Castle to highlight the new Disney accessories. As of last Friday, Walt Disney World had two special editions of its latest style MagicBand on the store shelves. The 45th Anniversary band  has images…

What Happens if You Have to Cancel a Walt Disney Reservation?

What Happens if You Have to Cancel a Walt Disney Reservation?

No one wants to ever think about canceling vacation to Walt Disney World. Man, just thinking about it makes me unhappy. But it does happen. There’s the tickets you’ve purchased, the Advanced Dining Reservations you’ve scheduled, and the resort room ressies as well. So, what does happen if you have to cancel a Walt Disney World reservation? Honestly, it totally depends on when you do it. Here’s the breakdown on Disney’s policy including what steps you need to take. When You Can Cancel Without Penalty No matter when you have…

DIY Mickey Ornaments: Easy & Affordable – No Gluing!

DIY Mickey Ornaments: Easy & Affordable – No Gluing!

I like to consider myself crafty. I’m decent with a hot glue gun, love to find inspiration in our local craft stores, and am always on the hunt for simple (and affordable!) holiday make-it-yourself gifts. On a recent visit to Walt Disney World, the fam and I hit Disney Springs for a morning of shopping and popped into Disney’s Days of Christmas where it’s always a jolly holiday. We checked out the Mickey head ornaments – and then looked at the price. Yikes! Knowing I could make them for 10%…