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4 rookie mistakes you don’t want to make at Disney World

4 rookie mistakes you don’t want to make at Disney World

First time going to Disney World? Let’s run through a few common Disney World rookie mistakes, so you walk in like a pro – even on your first visit. It can be really easy to not know everything about Disney World. There’s so much to know! But there are a few things you can avoid in the planning process of your trip, to minimize your stress and maximize your enjoyment of your vacation. 1. Buying tickets when you arrive. Forgetting…

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my packing tips for Disney World

my packing tips for Disney World

Wondering how to pack for Disney World? You’re in the right place! I love packing for vacations (I know, it’s my weirdest trait) and consider packing to be an art form and a science. I’m here to share a few of my best packing tips for Disney World, so you aren’t cramming things into your suitcase the night before. I can’t say anything about things you need to bring to Disney World without mentioning my favorite guide to Disney World, the Unofficial…

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the Disney restaurants on our list for our next trip

the Disney restaurants on our list for our next trip

Mom and I spent one evening last week talking about the restaurants we wanted to try to get reservations for on our next trip. There are so many must-try restaurants in Disney World! Our last trip, we only had 30 days to plan. Now, we get to make reservations 180 days in advance, so we’ll have a better shot of getting our favorites! Hey, don’t forget: if you’re planning a trip to Disney World, make sure to grab a copy…

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My can’t miss attractions (and more) in Animal Kingdom

My can’t miss attractions (and more) in Animal Kingdom

Some people have trouble deciding what to do in Animal Kingdom, and even worse than that, some people don’t think this lovely park is worth visiting! I know many travelers will budget a half day for or even skip Animal Kingdom when they’re pressed for time on a Disney adventure. Let’s get this out of the way: My mom and I love Animal Kingdom so much, we usually plan a full day for it, or two half days. Remember: I…

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what to pack in your Disney World park bag

what to pack in your Disney World park bag

Just as important as making those dining reservations and FastPass selections when preparing to go to Disney World is making a packing list and planning ahead! What you bring to Disney World can make your vacation much more pleasant – and what you forget or leave at home can lead to unnecessary extra spending. I’m going to break down the things I always keep in my Disney World park bag and would recommend to others, too. Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. I may make a small  commission when you click or make a purchase. Necessary first aid….

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what I will be leaving at home on our next trip to Disney World

what I will be leaving at home on our next trip to Disney World

On my last trip with my mom in October 2018, I learned a lot about what not to bring to Disney World. I hadn’t been since I was a senior in high school (around 6 years prior) and a lot had changed both about me and about Disney World itself. So, I packed a lot of things that just didn’t get used! Today, I wanted to share what I will not be packing again. We’re planning to fly in December…

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5 things I love about the Disney Dining Plan

5 things I love about the Disney Dining Plan

It shouldn’t come to a surprise to anyone that I do in fact like the Disney Dining Plan, and my parents and I have had it on our last four trips to Disney World. I break down the Disney Dining Plan a lot more here. Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links, and I may make a small commission when you click and/or make a purchase. Pros to the Disney Dining Plan 1. You can pay in advance. This is…

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my favorite places to eat in Disney World

my favorite places to eat in Disney World

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links, and I may make a small commission when you click or make a purchase. When my mom and I are planning our next trip to Disney World, we spend more time on eating than on anything else. With so many Disney World restaurants to choose from, where do I eat? That’s a controversial topic, for sure, but I will share my opinions and want to hear yours in the comments, too! Most importantly: I don’t think there are any awful places to eat. There are places I avoid because it’s not my…

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The Disney Dining Plan, explained

The Disney Dining Plan, explained

Let’s talk about one of my actual favorite things about Disney World (seriously): The food. And a little more specific than the food, let’s dive into the Disney Dining Plan. Which is not my favorite thing but definitely a thing I enjoy.  First, though: Remember that I recommend doing all planning for Disney World using my bible, the Unofficial Guide.  Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links, and I may make a small commission when you click and/or make a purchase. What is the…

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10 things you want to bring with you to Disney World

10 things you want to bring with you to Disney World

I meant to blog about this a lot closer to mine and my mom’s trip to Disney World, but you know how it goes. Life comes at you fast. So, let’s dive in to what I learned about what to bring to Disney World. If you’ve ever been to Disney World, you know that what you do and don’t bring with you can make or break a day. Not your entire trip, but at least a day. Let’s dive in. Disclaimer: This…

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