Your Fall-Time Walt Disney World Packing Guide

Seasons in Florida are not that dramatic, one of the reasons Walt Disney chose the Florida location. But with the steamy summers behind us, even Fall’s slight changes are appealing. With milder temperatures and the kids back in school, it certainly makes for a perfect trip. So pack accordingly!   Clothes – Fall in Florida can still be hot. You’ll still need shorts, t-shirts and even swim suits. But now you’ll really need to toss a light jacket or sweater into the mix. For a great list of packing lists, click here.  Rain – Fall, while a bit drier than Continue reading Your Fall-Time Walt Disney World Packing Guide

Declare Your Disney Resort Room A Clutter Free Zone!

Let’s face it. Most of our homes are a little bigger than 440 square feet (the average size of a room at the Grand Floridian, a deluxe resort.) Squeeze that down to the 260 square feet of the average value resort and you can get downright claustrophobic. To save a bit of money, our family of 5 stays in one room. With one bathroom. And with three “boys” and two “girls” (my daughter and I), the bathroom storage situation is not ideal. And the clutter? Drives. Me. Crazy. Here are some tricks we’ve learned over the years to help you Continue reading Declare Your Disney Resort Room A Clutter Free Zone!

The Ultimate Packing List For Disney World. No. Really. It Is.

In preparation for our upcoming trip, I tried to find the ultimate packing list. I guess the one I’ve used and altered and added to and subtracted from for the past 30 years just wasn’t good enough. I knew there was something better out there. And there was. And there wasn’t. I’ve altered my own list 30+ times, as many times as I’ve been to Walt Disney World. I continue to search for the ultimate list because our needs have changed so much over the years. I’ve visited as a kid (the year it opened!) and I’ve visited as a college student. I’ve made Continue reading The Ultimate Packing List For Disney World. No. Really. It Is.

The 8 Best Items To Pack For A Trip To Walt Disney World

As a seasoned Walt Disney World Go-er  I’ve visited in all types of weather, at all times of year, in all kinds of circumstances. I’ve been as a child, a teen, a DINK (double income, no kids), with infants, toddlers and teens, with extended family and the elderly. I’ve over-packed and under-packed. Listed below are my favorite packing tips and tricks. 1. Bottled Water – At least one bottle per person. We bring a large 24 pack for a family of 5. We refill throughout the day and then renew every other day. 2. Brightly Colored Scarf or Bandana – Tie Continue reading The 8 Best Items To Pack For A Trip To Walt Disney World