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100 days to Disney World: 5 things you should get done

100 days to Disney World: 5 things you should get done

Less than 100 days to Disney World? There are less than 100 days until Mom and I hit the road for Disney World, so I wanted to share where you should be at this point in your trip planning if you’re about to hit that same milestone. Remember: Disney World planning is a marathon, not a sprint! Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. I may make a small commission when you click or make a purchase. You’ve booked your…

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7 things to buy on Amazon before your next trip to Disney World

7 things to buy on Amazon before your next trip to Disney World

Getting ready for a trip to Disney? I’m sharing some Disney World packing tips – specifically regarding the supplies you can snag on Amazon before you go! If you forget a must-have item, you can almost always find it in Disney World. The hotel gift shops and the kiosks at the front of every park have pretty much everything you could ever need – but it comes at a price. So, save the money now and make a few wise purchases….

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my 5 favorite things to do in Disney World

my 5 favorite things to do in Disney World

There are so many things you can do in Disney World that it wouldn’t be crazy to go on three different trips there and do something almost entirely different every time. But everybody has a few Disney World favorites. I’m sharing mine – and only my top 5! [Nervous about planning your trip? Make sure you grab a copy of the 2020 edition of the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World! This is my favorite travel guide for Disney World,…

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My favorite Quick Service spots in Disney World

My favorite Quick Service spots in Disney World

If you’re getting a Disney Dining Plan of any kind, you’ll want to do a little bit of planning in advance to make sure you eat at the best Quick Service spots! Take advantage of those credits, because there are some seriously delicious places to redeem your Quick Service meals. I’ll break my favorites down by park and location. I only include places I’ve eaten myself, so your favorites might not be on my list! Animal Kingdom My favorite quick…

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choose your FastPass selections wisely

choose your FastPass selections wisely

Planning your next trip to Disney World? Don’t forget to book your FastPasses!  If you are staying at a Disney Resort, you can actually reserve your FastPass selections up to 60 days in advance of your check-in for your entire trip. Every other guest with tickets or passes booked can make FastPass selections up to 30 days in advance. PSA: This starts at 7 a.m. Don’t be like me, waking up at 12:01 a.m. from the dead of sleep to…

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where we’re eating in Disney World in December

where we’re eating in Disney World in December

Somehow, our upcoming trip in December is only 180 days away! We are not big on Star Wars but we do love Christmas, so Mom and I planned this trip way back in last December, ready to experience Disney World for the first time at Christmas. And a big part of our experience is always our Disney dining reservations! We have tables booked at a few new-to-us restaurants so I am really excited to share the reservations we snagged! [My…

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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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