Dining Plan or No Dining Plan. That is the Question

And if the answer is yes, that brings the next question; which one? Walt Disney World has three dining plans to choose from:   Disney’s Quick Service Dining Plan (per person, per night) Cost: Approximately $50/adult $21/child Two (2) Quick-Service Meals (an entree and beverage or one complete meal combo) Two (2) Snacks One (1)…

Disney’s All-Star Sports – A Great Value!

When you’re headed to Walt Disney World, need a place to stay on-property at a great value and have younger sports fans in your family, All-Star Sports may be for you. If you’re looking for all of the amenities of a spa, water slide, and more dining options than a food court, this probably isn’t…

Travel Tips: Airfare Edition

Today’s travel tip is all about airfare. Airfare is often the biggest expense when you travel – especially with a family. But here are my tips for scoring super low airfare and more. 1. Don’t underestimate the power of miles! Look for deals to purchase miles before you purchase a flight. Did you know that…

Did You Say FREE?

Yep. Free. Universal is running a special “3-Park 2-Day Park to Park with Two Days Free Ticket” right now.  I mean the name is crazy long but the value is crazy good!  That gives you FIVE days to play in Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, AND the brand new Volcano Bay. That’s what you call a…

To Hop or Not to Hop

The age old question is “To hop or not to hop?” We’ve been debating the Disney hoppers for years. Some families (ours) purchase a hopper for every single trip. Regardless. We are the type that must get every minute of magic in and if that means we hop from park to park so be it….

Vacation Layaway…Yes, It’s Totally a Thing

If you know me, you know I travel a lot. And, all of that travel gives me experience on how to make family vacations a part of our everyday life. My parents instilled in me from a young age the importance of connecting as a family, even if it meant we went to a local…