11 Important Things to Know Before Your First Disney World Trip

Beating the crowds at Magic Kingdom is easy with these 11 ideas!

If I only had learned one single lesson from my family’s first vacation to Walt Disney World it’s this: we were not prepared for it. Even with all of the research I’d done for months ahead of time I was still pretty much clueless once we stepped foot into the parks. Here’s my top 11 things to know before your first Disney World trip to save you time, money, and keep your sanity in check. Maybe I had done too much scouring for information and it was all a jumble…

Walt Disney World and Pittsburgh Today Live: A Perfect Pairing

  It seems like my “pinch me” moments are are becoming a little more constant these days and yesterday morning was a slap-me-in-the-face-I’m-dreaming moment. Ask me to talk about Walt Disney World and I’m always on board. Ask me to talk on KDKA t.v.’s Pittsburgh Today Live morning news show and I’m floating on air! When my family first moved to the area I now call home, I remember the kids at school talking about KDKA and its programs.  A link to the PTL video: When I received the confirmation…

The Best Free Stuff at Disney World: 11 Easy Ways to Save Money

Cinderella Castle Magic Kingdom

We all know that Walt Disney World parks can be expensive. When you factor in lodging costs, ticket purchases, transportation to and from the parks, and, of course, dining, the total cost of a Walt Disney World vacation can have you staring at the figure wide-eyed and shaking your head. Compliments of my family’s love for the parks and knowing where to cut costs, I’ve compiled an easy list of freebies that will help you cut costs and keep money in your pocket on your next visit to the most…