Tag: Trip advice

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 …

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 …

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 7: Transportation at Disney

Now that you have completed Step 6, and your days planned, how you are getting to, from, and around Walt Disney World? I’m not going to lie to you–this one can be tricky! Do you fly, drive, rent a car, take Disney transportation, use Uber? It can seem like a …

Step 6: Making the Most of Resort Days

In Step 1: How Much Time Do I Need?, I discussed taking resort days and how that factors into how many days your vacation will be. Although I do believe that these days need to be slower paced that doesn’t mean they should be boring. With your typical hotel, your …

Step 4: Using Disney’s FastPass System

Most Disney goers have one thing on their mind when they arrive at the park. How do I do more and wait for less? It’s a legitimate question. After all, a day at Disney is not cheap and we want to get our money’s worth. I fully agree with the …

Why to Buy Snorkeling Sets for Your Disney Cruise

If you’ve ever been on Disney Cruise or are planning on going on one, Castaway Cay will come up over and over again. Snorkeling in the clear blue water is a highlight for many cruisers. When Shaun and I were there, we went snorkeling as soon as we got off …

Step 3: How to Find the Best Disney Restaurants

One of my favorite parts of vacation is eating. Well, actually, one of my favorite parts of life is eating, but it’s even better on vacation. Have you ever been to an amusement park, and the only thing to eat is burgers, hot dogs, and pizza? That’s fine if you’re …