6 Advantages to Staying at a Walt Disney World Value Resort

Advantages of staying at a Walt Disney World Value Resort: larger than life Disney icons at All-Star Movies

When you think of staying on-property at Walt Disney World, does your mind go straight to dollar signs? Or maybe you’re thinking, “There’s no way I can afford to stay at a Walt Disney World Resort.” If that’s the case, you truly don’t have to. Personally, I’m a huge fan of Walt Disney World Value Resorts for plenty reasons. From easy layouts to family-friendly atmospheres, here are six advantages of staying at a Walt Disney World Value Resort. As a family goes, we’ve been pretty lucky to stay at all three…

What’s Included in a Walt Disney World Park Ticket?

Ready to head to Walt Disney World but not exactly sure what’s included in the price of a ticket? From admission to transportation (and shows in between!), here’s what’s included in a Walt Disney World park ticket! I remember planning my first Walt Disney World vacation. And, while locking down accommodations and dining was one thing, figuring out which type of park ticket to choose was one of the hardest decisions. I mean, will we want to go from park to park in the same day? Will one park per…

2019 Price Increases at Disney World: Three Things You’ll Be Paying More for

Walt Disney World Disney Arches Sign

Just announced were some pretty massive 2019 price increases at Disney World today and there’s head shaking and shoulder shrugging amuck (tribute to Hocus Pocus here.). So, what three things have gone up recently that will make you spend more money on your Walt Disney World visit? Here are three things you’ll be paying more for in 2019 at Disney World – and one way to save money, too.   You know me. I adore Walt Disney World (WDW) and seldom bat an eyelash at price increases. To me, it’s…

14 Most Important Things to Know About Christmas at Walt Disney World

Citizens of Main Street Dancers in November 2017

Ready to celebrate Christmas, Disney style? With the celebration comes plenty of questions regarding the fun, too. From parties to park hours, here are the 14 most important things to know about Christmas at Walt Disney World! I remember my first visit to Walt Disney World at Christmastime. I couldn’t wait to see the decorations, watch the fireworks, and attend a party. But I had soooo many questions, too. So, thinking back to my questions, I’m hoping to answer all of yours. 1. Should I Go to Mickey’s Very Merry…

11 Limited-Time and New Experiences Coming to Walt Disney World in 2019

Donald Duck Statue at Magic Kingdom things not to pack for Walt Disney World

Hearing the great news that Walt Disney World is ramping up the fun game for 2019 is making me do the happy dance. Sure, I love visiting WDW anytime, but it’s always fun to plan a visit around new shows, attractions, and parades. So, just what’s going on in the Disney Parks that you need to know? Here’s 11 limited-time and new experiences coming to Walt Disney World in 2019! Here’s the scoop: starting Jan. 18 and continuing into autumn 2019, Walt Disney World will unveil a collection of shows,…

5 Details I’m Living for in the Mary Poppins Returns Full Trailer

Mary Poppins Returns full trailer and photos.

Mary Poppins has been a movie staple in my home for as long as I can remember. Not only has the film always been on my favorite Disney movie shortlist, a tribute to Mary has been my Halloween costume at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party for several years. Of course, Mr. Locke is always a great accompaniment as Burt, too. But this year, Walt Disney Pictures has up’d the practically perfect ante and just released the Mary Poppins Returns official trailer! I’ve watched it several times now, and there are five things…

Is a 2019 Disney World Annual Pass Worth It? 8 Substantial Discounts to Consider

Living near Pittsburgh, PA, my family and I still have Walt Disney World Annual Passes. Does it make financial sense why we’d invest in the passes for twice a year visits? For my family, we find that the discounts definitely outweigh the costs. Is a 2019 Disney World Annual Pass worth it? Here’s this year’s discounts and perks to help you narrow down your decision. For this post, I’ll be using the Disney Platinum Pass as an example. First, it’s the one I purchased. Second, there are no visit blackout…

Don’t Make These 10 First Time Disney World Visit Mistakes

Cinderella castle is still beautiful with rain clouds

Going to Walt Disney World for the first time and your head’s going in a million different directions? Or maybe you’re at the point where you’ve planned so much for your first visit that everything’s jumbling together? No worries, we’ve got you covered. From what not to do with FastPasses to what freebies to never forget, don’t make these 10 first time Disney World visit mistakes. I really wish I would have listened to the dozens of blogs I read and the friends I talked to about Walt Disney World…

Insider’s Guide to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party: 11 Things NOT to Do

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And for my family, that time of the year is Halloween. No kidding. Yes, it’s technically still summer. Yes, the kids aren’t even in school yet. But, ding dang it, I’m already thinking about Halloween at Walt Disney World. There are so many ways to celebrate the holiday, but my family’s favorite way is to attend a Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party (MNSSHP). And while there are so many things you must do, there are things you should never do when you visit.…

Is a Walt Disney World Character Couture Makeover Worth it?

Disney Character Makeover at Walt Disney World: Cinderella sat Ivy Trellis salon in Grand Floridian Resort

When it comes to visiting Walt Disney World (WDW), I’m the first in my family to pack my suitcase with red and white polka dot shirts and glittery accents. I’m also that girl that peeks into Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique and wished she could get a Disney-style makeover. Until now. A recent visit to a Disney World Character Couture makeover showed me you can have the best of both worlds – the ability to channel your inner Disney Princess and still look adult-ish. So, what exactly is a Character Couture makeover,…