Disney Dining Plan Tips You Need to Know

This post contains affiliate links. Please see full disclosure here. During our last 2 trips to Walt Disney World, our family decided to purchase the Disney Dining Plan. This was a decision that we always ponder about before adding it to our vacation package for a variety of different reasons. Before each visit and before we make our final decision, we list the pros and cons and then review the cost. Since our family is bigger than most and includes at least 3 adult men each time we visit, it normally ends up making sense for us to add it. During our last trip to Disney, we learned a lot about the Disney Dining Plan. The Disney Dining Plan is not for every family, in addition, there are different levels of the dining plan which you … [Read more...]

12 Things I Love About Disney

This post contains affiliate links. Please see full disclosure here. I start out every Disney post with how much I love Disney because I do! My family has been visiting Walt Disney World for over 16 years and we are always excited like it was our first time. Even though I recently wrote 12 Things I Hate About Disney and Why I May Never Go Back to Disney, I am still in love with it. Since I shared my list of what I hate about Disney, I thought that it would only be fair if I shared 12 Things I Love About Disney. When my family plans a Disney vacation, it is all we talk about until the actual date arrives. 12 Things I Love About Disney  Amazing Food- One of the best parts of planning our trip to Disney is planning which … [Read more...]

Why I Chose a Cruise Over Disney

This post contains affiliate links. Please see full disclosure here. For over 15 years my family saved our family vacation funds to go to Disney. Our love for Disney caused us to not ever explore other vacation options. We could not imagine going anywhere other than Disney, until one day all of our family got together to plan a once in a lifetime family vacation. Since we were planning a big vacation that included a lot of adults and 3 little girls, which were ours, Disney was immediately off of the table. To be honest, it was never on the table. The family wanted to go on a cruise, not a Disney cruise, but a Royal Caribbean cruise. My husband and I had never been on a cruise so even though we didn't know what to expect we were … [Read more...]

What Not To Do At Disney

This post contains affiliate links. Please see full disclosure here.   Before you travel to Disney, whether it's your first time or 100th time to visit, it's important that you are prepared. Over the years, I've written some posts such as Bibbidi Bobbidi Tips You Will Want to Know and Walt Disney World Rides Not Worth Repeating to try and help my readers be prepared when going to Disney. Today I wanted to share 5 Things Not To Do At Disney.  Push Too Hard: Except for the time we spent two weeks at Disney, the House of Fauci's always push themselves too hard while we are at the parks. The only time that we rest is during lunch & dinner, at a show or while we are in line. This isn't good enough. It's very important … [Read more...]

10 Items You Will Want to Bring to Disney

This post contains affiliate links. Please see full disclosure here. Disney is still one of my families favorite vacation spots. Even though there are things I hate about Disney, which you can read here, it's still our go to vacation. Over the years, I have learned a lot about the parks, like what not to buy at Disney, Disney restaurants worth skipping and not skipping, and Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique tips. One thing I have learned over the years is what you actually need to bring with you to Disney. It's not fun to travel to your vacation spot only to realize you should have packed something you didn't. Here are 10 Items You Will Want to Bring to Disney: First Aid Kit/ Medicine Kit: Band-aids, thermometer, tweezers, nail … [Read more...]

5 Reasons I May Never Go To Disney Again

This post contains affiliate links. Please see full disclosure here. My family has been going to Disney since our adult kids were 5 years old. We have such amazing memories from all of our trips to Disney. Sadly, however, after the last couple of visits to Disney, we came back home thinking that Disney did not feel as magical as it had the previous 15 years. Analyzing all of our trips we came up with reasons why the magic was fading. Here are 5 Reasons I May Never Go to Disney Again: No Longer Magical: When my family and I walked through the gates of Disney for the first time in 1998 we felt like it was the most magical place on Earth. As a family, we continued to return to Disney a  handful of times and loved every … [Read more...]

Best Tips on Preparing for the Parks at Disney

This post contains affiliate links. Please see full disclosure here. If you are planning a trip to Walt Disney World, you know how much time goes into scheduling FastPasses, hotel accommodations, dining plans and more. Planning a trip to Disney is a lot of work and because the cost of Disney is so expensive you want it to be perfect. As a mom that has been to Walt Disney World a handful of times over the years, I have gathered a few best tips on preparing for the parks at Disney. I have come up with a few random tips that will hopefully be helpful for your next trip to Disney. If you have any to add, please feel free to add them in the Comments section. You can start making reservations for dining, Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, … [Read more...]