5 Things My Family Learned on a Disney Cruise

5 Things My Family Learned on a Disney Cruise

By: Amy Baranek April 5, 2018 We learned to make friends. Yes, the heartwarming part of this goes to my boys who are normally more quiet and reserved. The first day they wanted to attend a meet and greet with our group from Facebook, within about 5 minutes they were running around and playing some game that had been crafted. We could not get them to leave. And we managed to meet some parents of the kids they were running around with. It was...

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Family Magic Tour at the Magic Kingdom

Family Magic Tour at the Magic Kingdom

By: Amy Baranek January 30, 2018 On our recent trip to Walt Disney World, I wanted to try a few new things….some were a given like Pandora at Animal Kingdom and Food and Wine Festival at Epcot. However, there was one new experience I had in mind for us all. I had read about a tour called the Family Magic Tour. There is one tour each day at 10am and meets at Town Square. It is described as a scavenger hunt through the Magic Kingdom where you...

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Using Amazon Prime Now For Groceries on Your Disney Trip

Using Amazon Prime Now For Groceries on Your Disney Trip

By: Amy Baranek January 9, 2018 I always like to carry water bottles with us at the parks in Florida, and I like to have a fresh one every day. The problem is, when you have no transportation to get you to a store, how do you get your case of water without spending an arm and a leg? Amazon Prime Now seemed like a great way to do that. So here’s what you need to know: You need to have an Amazon Prime membership. There is a separate Amazon...

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Top 11 Tips to Avoid Disney Park Melt Downs

Top 11 Tips to Avoid Disney Park Melt Downs

By: Amy Baranek August 17, 2017 We don’t like to talk about it, because we like our memories of the happiest place on earth to stay that way … however, melt downs are very real and can tax even the most calm and level-headed person around. Below are some suggestions to help reduce and maybe even avoid melt downs altogether on your vacation! 1. Watch Videos: This greatly helped my kids know what to expect. There were certain rides they...

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An evening with Queen Victoria at Victoria and Albert’s

An evening with Queen Victoria at Victoria and Albert’s

Amy Baranek February 4, 2016 We’ve been to Walt Disney World Resort many times now, and as a planner, I’ve researched many aspects of it. One thing that kept coming up was the outstandingly reviewed Victoria and Albert’s restaurant at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort. “I just can’t pay that much for food” was my mantra. Then I read a review saying you need to think about an evening at Victoria and Albert’s as an experience,...

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