Planning

Disney planning tips, tricks, and advice.

Thank Queue For the Distractions, Winnie the Pooh!

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October 31, 2014
Thank Queue For the Distractions, Winnie the Pooh!

. Recently, we were looking through some old photos and reminiscing about all the great Disney World vacations our family has taken through the years when my wife smiled and reminded me of some of the hurdles we faced to find these joyful memories. While the memory of those big smiles on our childrens’ faces...
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Princess Mission 2014

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October 21, 2014
Princess Mission 2014

Hi friends! I hope you are having a fantastic week!   I wanted to share with with you a fun activity we did during our most recent trip to Walt Disney World in August 2014!  We decided to go on a Princess Mission…we wanted to meet all of the Disney Princess, plus a few added favorites!...
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Concierge Sailing

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October 19, 2014
Concierge Sailing

On our most recent voyage on the Disney Fantasy we had what I thought would be a once in a lifetime experience; sailing in concierge.  After staying in these accommodations I now believe that this experience is something we will strive to attain again.   Concierge was wonderful!  Yes, it was more expensive; much...
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Anna and Elsa FastPass+ Tips for the Desperate Parent

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October 16, 2014
Anna and Elsa FastPass+ Tips for the Desperate Parent

  Oh Anna and Elsa, can’t you help us parents out? By now, everyone is clearly aware of the difficulty, bordering on impossibility, of scoring Anna and Elsa Meet and Greet FastPass+ in the Magic Kingdom. With every young princess wanting to pose with the famous sisters, their FastPass+ are a serious HOT commodity...
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Fast Pass +

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October 7, 2014
Fast Pass +

  During out most recent visit to Walt Disney World this past August, we were able to partake in the new My Disney Expereince with the new Fast Pass Plus (FP+)! http://www.wdwfanzone.com/2014/09/recap-of-a-magical-moment-and-more-at-walt-disney-world/ We were able to pre-book up to 3 FP+ for each day of our ticket before we arrived. This was very exciting, as...
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Coffee Required, but Trip Planning Will Do!

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October 3, 2014
Coffee Required, but Trip Planning Will Do!

I am tired.  Bushed.  Pooped.  Done in. But, isn’t that what’s supposed to happen to a mom of three children under age 5?  There is something that keeps me moving, despite this expected exhaustion, and that is the knowledge that there will time alone spent touring Disney parks on opposite ends of the country and...
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Ultimate Day for Young Families VIP Tour

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September 24, 2014
Ultimate Day for Young Families VIP Tour

This past summer, Disney unveiled a new VIP tour, The Ultimate Day for Young Families. When I first read the overview, two thoughts came to mind. First, this sounds like an ultimate FastPass and secondly, “Wow that’s expensive!” The Ultimate Day for Young Families VIP Tour lasts from seven- to eight-hours and costs $299...
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Recap of a Magical Moment (and more…) at Walt Disney World

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September 18, 2014
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Hi friends!! I hope everyone is enjoying their day! I have a  magical memory to share with you from our recent Walt Disney World vacation, as well as my thoughts on the new Fast Pass + and My Magic Plus! Enjoy! We had a super magical moment with Minnie Mouse during our trip! On...
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The New FastPass+ System

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September 7, 2014
The New FastPass+ System

This month I’m going to go back to planning for our October trip.  In the past I wrote about the importance of planning and getting your DVC reservation made and dining reservations completed at the 180 day mark.  Now there is the new FastPass+ system that allows you to plan your experiences either 60 or...
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Just Sitting On Top Of The World……

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September 6, 2014
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What a Perk for DVC Members ! It’s located on the 16th floor of the Contemporary Resort’s Bay Lake Towers. It was my first time there and it’s a special Place for Vacation Club Members to chill and enjoy the spectacular view. It’s somewhat reminiscent of the old Top of the World Supper Club...
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