Budget

Money-saving tips and strategies for visiting Walt Disney World on a budget.

A Travel Agent is the Safest way to Travel

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August 14, 2015
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I was the first person in line to defend self-booking. When my husband and I were living in separate countries, I booked a lifetime of flights over the computer. Seemed like a great idea. The flights appeared to be cheaper, and booking from home was easy and convenient. Until the day I found myself...
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DESCENDANTS Doll Review & Giveaway!

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August 7, 2015
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Hello my friends! We have an extra special bonus feature for you today! WDW Fan Zone was asked to review some AWESOME new merchandise available from Hasbro! The Disney Channel Original Movie Descendants premiered on Friday July 31st to overwhelming success! This highly anticipated DCOM was the summer movie event everyone was talking about!  Just before...
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A Mermaid Splashes into Chicago!

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August 3, 2015
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Hello my friends!! I have a special treat for you today! I was invited by the Chicago Shakespeare Theater in Chicago to attend a performance of “The Little Mermaid” to review for WDW Fan Zone! The Chicago Shakespeare Theater is located in downtown Chicago at Navy Pier, which is one of the major tourist...
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Walt Disney World Bucket List 2015

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July 17, 2015
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Hi my friends! I hope that everyone is enjoying summertime! Our Walt Disney World vacation is less than a month away! I am revisiting our bucket list for this trip in this article. I’m referring to this trip on Facebook as my #gonnahappen#bucketlist#disneyside trip! We are going to finish our Princess Mission on this trip,...
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$25 a Day at Disney World

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July 10, 2015
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There are a few things I’m known for, one of which is being cheap.  I prefer to call it, “Frugal Fun.”  Since I’ll be at the parks an extended time period this summer (three weeks, woo hoo!) I figured I’d better spend the trip wearing two hats, the “foodie” hat and the “frugal” one. ...
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Chicago Has Heroes and Princess in July!

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July 3, 2015
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Hello my friends! I hope you all are enjoying your summer! I have some exciting news to share! I found out about 2 AMAZING events that will be performing in Chicago this month and wanted to let you know more about them! The Marvel Experience will be recruiting Super Hero trainees at McCormick Place from...
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Hmmm…Where to Stay?

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June 12, 2015
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There are thirty four resorts and hotels on Walt Disney World property, twenty eight of these are owned by Disney.  Even more numerous are the off-property hotels and vacation homes available.  Truth is, not everyone stays on-property.  How do you choose where to stay and why?  There are benefits to every option.  What must be...
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Top 5 Reasons to see Tomorowland!

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May 22, 2015
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Hi my friends!  I can’t believe it’s almost the end of May!  Where has this year gone?  Time is flying by so quickly! However,  this weekend,  a new Disney movie is being released that will allow us to go back in time for a while! Tomorrowland opens on Friday May 22nd and, I think, is...
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The Isle of the Lost – Book Review

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May 8, 2015
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Hi my friends!!! I hope everyone is enjoying the warmer spring weather! A couple weeks ago, Stuart and myself were asked if we would review a book for WDW FanZone that is a prequel for an upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie! I was excited to find out that it was for “The Descendants”, which...
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The Wilderness Must Be Explored!!

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March 24, 2015
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Hello my friends! I hope you all are doing good! It’s finally SPRINGTIME!! We all survived winter! Well, mostly survived! We have one last blast of cold and snow here in Chicago this week, then it will begin to warm up again and hopefully stay on the warmer side! I wanted to share with...
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