Disney Tricks That May Work In The Parks But Not On Your Disney Cruise

You are a seasoned Disney traveler. You know all the Disney tricks for visiting the parks and they’ve served you well. But you’re about to embark on your first Disney Cruise. And on our first Disney Cruise we received a quick lesson on how much we didn’t know. The tricks that saved us in the past would be useless on a cruise. Arriving Early You’ve heard me say it a hundred times: “Get to the parks at least 30-45 minutes before they open.” On a Disney Cruise? Getting there before your scheduled arrival time just adds more (boring) wait time Continue reading Disney Tricks That May Work In The Parks But Not On Your Disney Cruise

Disney Gift Cards: Uses, Tips and Tricks

It’s no secret to my family and friends that I LOVE Disney. Everyone knows, for birthdays and Christmas and even Mother’s Day, I love a Disney gift card because I’m always scheming for my next trip. And I love Disney gift cards because they can be used in so many wonderful Disney ways. Uses Pop one in your child’s stocking or as a countdown gift for your upcoming trip. They can “pay” for their own souvenirs and learn how to budget, too! For more countdown ideas, click here. Obviously, to pay for the bulk of your trip. But who wants Continue reading Disney Gift Cards: Uses, Tips and Tricks

Disney Cruise Dilemma: Where Oh Where Is My Stateroom Door?

If you’ve ever been on a Disney Cruise you know all about the long corridors with cute, little stateroom doors that all look exactly alike. Exactly. Except for one little digit on the stateroom number. And that tiny little number can make a big difference when your toddler is hopping up and down, having to go – NOW! – and you’re fiddling with the stateroom key, only to find you’ve been trying to open the wrong door. Oops. Luckily, I was advised by one of my dear readers, to make that little extra purchase and splurge (and it wasn’t a Continue reading Disney Cruise Dilemma: Where Oh Where Is My Stateroom Door?

Nighttime Magic On The High Seas

A quiet, nighttime glimpse of the Disney Dream. My husband has begged me since the beginning of our marriage to take a cruise. Finally, 17 years later, he wore me down and I agreed…but only if it was a Disney Cruise. I was a reluctant cruiser before…..but after a Disney cruise? No more! I can’t wait to plan our next high seas adventure. If you have any questions about your upcoming Disney cruise, I’d be happy to help. Just message me! Happy Cruising! This (almost) Wordless Wednesday post was inspired by the Disney Wordless Wednesday blog hop,  sponsored by Disney Day By Day Continue reading Nighttime Magic On The High Seas

Everything You Need To Know For The Prep And Start Of Your Disney Cruise

I’m a planner. And I don’t like surprises. I like to know exactly what to expect, and know what is expected of me, in any new adventure. Recently, we took our very first Disney Cruise. AND, our very first cruise ever. To say we were green is an understatement. (And, surprisingly, not “green” because we were seasick. That part was much easier than anticipated. But more on that later.) Critical to the process is a good travel agent. Sure, you can book the trip yourself, but as I’ve said before, a GOOD Authorized Disney Planner is worth their weight in Continue reading Everything You Need To Know For The Prep And Start Of Your Disney Cruise