Category: Trip Planning

Disney on a Diet? How to Do It and Still Enjoy It?

The time had come! We had been looking forward to this family trip to Disney World for months! My parents were coming along, the weather was supposed to be great, and we were going to our first Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. I was so excited, but I was …

How to Survive an Airport with Kids without Losing Your Mind

I use to love flying! Going someplace new, being high in the air, a sense of adventure….and then I had kids. Let’s just say getting through an airport with kids was a whole lot more complicated! Instead of hopping on a plane with a book and a sweater, I was …

How to Organize a Hotel Room Without the Work

Do you ever feel like your suitcase explodes the moment you enter your hotel room? You’ve spent hours packing for Disney, and you have everything organized so nicely. And then, your family opens their suitcases and start to rummage! Ugh! How are ever going to organize a hotel room without …

What You Really Need in a Disney Park Bag & What You Don’t

What do you really need in your Disney park bag? Do you bring a backpack? or just your wallet? Do you bring everything you could possibly need? or just buy what you need as you go? I think what goes into a Disney park bag is one of the hardest …

What Should You Really Pack Your Kids for Disney?

Every time we leave for vacation, I begin hoping that a little fairy will come down to my kid’s rooms and magically pack all their stuff for me. It’s yet to happen, but if it ever does I’ll let you know! You’ll find post after post out there telling you …

What to Pack for Disney–Adult Only

Deciding what to pack for Disney can be challenging. You need to be cool, comfortable, and cute! Here's a complete guide to packing everything you need!

How You Can Save Hundreds at Disney with 1 Item

What if you could save hundreds of Dollars at Disney World by bringing 1 item with you? Would you do it? Of course, you would! Great News! Such an item does exist! Disney is known for being expensive, and as a frugal mom of two, I’m always looking for places …

Disney Vacation Step 10: Online Check-In Tips

What if you could check into your Disney Resort right now?!? It would be like getting a jump start on your vacation! And the best part is you don’t even have to drive to Florida to do it! Disney has unique practices when it comes to checking in and out …

Disney Vacation Step 9: How to Make a Packing List

Are you worried you’re going to forget something when you head to Disney? Have you looked up multiple Disney Packing Lists and then smooshed them together to create on Mega Packing List? Are you now overwhelmed by everything everyone says you should be carrying around the park with you all …

Disney Vacation Step 8: Countdown to the Trip

Now that you have spent the first 7 steps planning your vacation, it is time to start counting down! The planning and countdown are what keeps us entertained between vacations. Really the countdown is as important as the trip itself! Why Count Down? The countdown to a trip is important …