Why Disney

Today as I worked online and enjoyed some quiet time with my daughter, I thought it might be fun to find out from some other people why they love Walt Disney World. I know why I love it –   it makes me feel like a kid again, puts a smile on my children’s faces,…

Ask Resourceful Mommy: Disney Edition...

Sarah from Real Life asked: “Is it better to get a package deal or try to book the hotel away from the park?” I’m going to begin with the exceptions to the rule in this case. If you belong to a hotel discount club program, you may do better financially booking a hotel away from…

Surprise! We’re Going to Disney

The last couple of weeks have been very stressful. As some of you know, there have been some trademark issues regarding my mom blogger network, Momfluence, and having to deal with those issues has not only been incredibly upsetting but also time consuming. On top of that I was dealing with the every day that…

Ask Resourceful Mommy: Disney Edition

I have known, well, forever that someday I would take my family to Disney. I’m one of “those people” who loves to give in to the magic of music, dancing, story-telling. So it was not long after my son was born that I began wondering when we would take our children to Disney for the…

Disney’s Earth: Give Your Child...

A couple of weeks ago I took my five year old daughter to see a movie in a theater for the first time. I was invited to see a sneak preview of Disneynature’s new movie, earth, and was granted permission to bring my daughter along. So there we stood on a weekday night, in line…

Disney Trip 2009 – Where Would ...

As many of you know, last December my family, including my parents, took my children to Walt Disney World for the first time. What some of you have guessed from my Resourceful Disney posts is that I don’t just “go” on vacations. I plan them. I plan them as though I’m choosing the college I’m…

The Magic Kingdom: Ride by Ride Guide

An Interview with Noah (age 2 and 8 months) and Emma (age 4 and 10 months):   *All rides with an asterisk were so enjoyable to my children that we rode them more than once. I’m pretty sure we rode some rides more times than is legally allowed in the state of Florida.   Walt…

The Disney is in the Details

There are so many aspects of Disney that I found to be utterly breathtaking during our trip last week, but the most impressive aspect of the World, hands down, is the attention to detail. When we arrived at our two bedroom suite in the Villas at Wilderness Lodge, we were greeted by what I learned…

Liveblogging from Disney: Post 1

Welcome to the Wilderness Lodge, my home away from home this week as my family spends a week at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida! From the moment we touched down at the Orlando airport, it was very clear to me that a Disney vacation is unlike any other. Before departing the DC metro area,…

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How to Save Money on Your Walt Disney...

There’s no doubt that a vacation to Walt Disney World can be very expensive! I have found that the best way to save money on your next Walt Disney World vacation is to take steps before you leave to avoid spending money once you are there. With just a little pre-vacation planning, you can save a lot of…