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New Walt Disney World Resort

One of the questions I am asked most frequently by friends and readers asking for help planning their Walt Disney World vacations is this: Where can I stay at Walt Disney World with my family of 5+?” In the past I’ve most often recommended a Walt Disney World Resort Deluxe Villa or Disney’s All-Star Music…

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Wordless Wednesday – Walt Disne...

Then you might be just the right person for the Walt Disney World Moms Panel! This year’s search begins September 13th so grab your pixie dust and make your way to WaltDisneyWorld.com to learn more – good luck! Wordless Wednesday Link-Up

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Disney Dining Q&A

About once a week I receive an email, tweet, or Facebook message that begins like this, Hi, Amy, I know you’re really busy, but I heard you’re the person to come to with Disney vacation questions… More often than not there is a question about Disney Dining.  Which character meals should we reserve, should I…

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The Best of Resourceful Mommy: A Favo...

There are thousands of reasons to love Walt Disney World and my family has made endless wonderful memories during our times visiting the world, but this is absolutely one of my favorite moments. Pure magic. A Favorite Disney Memory

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Disney Vacation Connection

In an effort to stay on top of the latest Disney news, I subscribe to several Disney blogs and newsletters.  This week through one of those services I learned about the new Disney Vacation Connection widget.  In some ways the planning of and anticipation for your next Disney vacation is just as much fun as…

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Scared at Disney?

While planning our first vacation to Walt Disney World, I spent several months reading The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World, which I still believe to be the best book available for planning a trip to the World.  One of the aspects I love most about the book is that it tells you in the…

Wordless Wednesday – Great Find

Last night my family and I made our yearly trip to our local hospital’s bazaar where I spent my time perusing the used book booth.  What I found takes me back to my days listening to the Main Street Electric Parade music…. Did you post a Wordless Wednesday?  Join our linky below so Resourceful Mommy…

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Survey Saturday – Disney Movies

Last weekend we debuted Survey Saturday with this question: “Which Walt Disney World theme park is your favorite?”  It’s time for the results! Magic Kingdom = 56% EPCOT = 26% Hollywood Studios = 13% Animal Kingdom = 5% Today’s survey is about Disney movies…do you have a favorite?  There are many movies I remember from…

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Survey Saturday – Disney Edition

It’s time for the first ever Survey Saturday!

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New Disney Favorites

Every time my family visits Walt Disney World we find new rides, restaurants and events that we happily add to our favorites.  While friends often wonder out loud why we return to Disney again and again, the fact is that it is impossible to “do it all” in the course of one trip.  During each…

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Honkin’ Horns! Chuggington View...

Those of you who attended the Chuggington Sitewarming Party on Twitter know about Chuggington, the great show that debuted on Playhouse Disney at the beginning of the year.  I’ve heard from many of you about how much your children love to watch Chuggington and how excited you are for the Chuggington toys that are finally…

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Wordless Wednesday…It’s S...

The view from high up in the air on Dumbo…

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Disney Travel Questions and Answers: ...

Last week I offered to answer readers’ questions regarding travel to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. I received a number of questions via e-mail and through Twitter, but I want to begin with the questions left in the comments section of the post. If you have a question you would like answered, feel free…

Disney Planning Advice – Q&A

Last summer I spent some time answering readers’ Disney planning questions through a special edition of my Ask Resourceful Mommy feature. With the summer travel season upon us, I’d like to give readers another chance to have their questions answered about travel to Walt Disney World. Do you have a question about a Walt Disney…

The Four Seasons of Disney

In Winter the World tells us Christmas is here, With holly and garland on each Mickey ear. Hot cocoa and brownies great each merry guest as the Magic Kingdom shows us its best. With parties, parades, and snow on Main Street,there’s nothing to beat this holiday treat. Spring’s when the flowers have their time to…

New Disney Dining Reservations System

Those of you who have been travelling to Walt Disney World for a few years have witnessed the transformation of the Disney Dining reservations system…multiple times. Just when we figured out how to get the best character dining reservations by calling exactly 180 days before our trip at exactly 6:59 a.m. ET and booking for…

Disney’s Fantasyland Expansion

A frequent topic of conversation in my home is when the Fantasyland expansion at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom will be complete. Usually the kids ask a question along the lines of, “Are they building Sleeping Beauty’s house yet?” or “Did they move Dumbo,” but in my mind I’m concerned about the entire process: the…

Summer Nightastic at Walt Disney World

It doesn’t take much to convince me that it’s time to visit Walt Disney World. Last February during the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration, I attended a press event about upcoming Disney events and changes to the parks and cruise line. One moment in the presentation that made me want to book my next vacation…

Tips for Taking Pre-Schoolers to Walt...

One statement that I frequently hear from those asking me for Disney vacation planning tips is, “I know I really need to wait until the kids are older for them to enjoy it.” This couldn’t be further from the truth! No matter what age the child, there is something at Disney for everyone. Here are…

A Favorite Disney Memory

Last February my family attended Disney’s Social Media Moms Celebration, and while we were blessed to be far away from the three feet of snow that blanketed the ground here at home, Florida was far from hot and steamy. During the Friday full day of sessions, my husband and family braved the Magic Kingdom in…

The Magic Goes Mobile

Last month while planning for the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration, more than one friend told me that they wished they could download my Disney knowledge into their mobile phone to take with them into the parks. Now they can do one better than that – they can download Disney’s Disney knowledge into their mobile…