The Ultimate Disney Christmas Itinerary: 5 Days of Fun!

The Ultimate Disney Christmas Itinerary: 5 Days of Fun!

Christmas and New Year are magical times at Disney World. The whole resort transforms into a wintery fairyland. For several years, Disney World presented a special travel itinerary called the ‘Ultimate Disney Christmas Package’  that scheduled a touch of extra magic over Christmas Eve and Christmas day. It was a memorable family experience, and I…

Top Ten Free Activities at Walt Disney World

Top Ten Free Activities at Walt Disney World

With the ever-increasing price of Magic Kingdom one-day tickets and crushing inflation, most people are looking for ways to save money at Disney World. In the off-season, a two-day ticket is nearly $250. Luckily,  there are many free things to do at Walt Disney World, and you can have a magical experience without ever stepping…

We’re Going to Disney: Why We Plan for Trips Year Round

We’re Going to Disney: Why We Plan for Trips Year Round

It starts quietly, answering the questions of a co-worker looking to take a budget trip to Walt Disney World. The craving increases as your oldest child stares at a carousel horse spinning in a snow globe and says, “Can we go to Disney soon, Mommy?” While attempting to find a new baby photo on your…

The History & Future of the World Showcase Adventure

The History & Future of the World Showcase Adventure

While many people are attracted to Epcot for the fast-paced rides or futuristic attractions, a few of us love the nostalgia of a flip phone that sets off events in the World Showcase. However, while the history of this attraction is well documented, the future of any World Showcase Adventure attraction is murky. Rumor has…

What restaurants in Walt Disney World offer a free birthday treat?

What restaurants in Walt Disney World offer a free birthday treat?

I love celebrating my birthday at Walt Disney World resort. Much of Disney World’s birthday magic comes from pixie dusting by cast members (and even other guests). However, I wanted to see if you could score any free stuff at Disney World on your birthday. Let’s get the most important question out of the way…

Is Flying Frontier Airlines Good for Autistic Children?
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Is Flying Frontier Airlines Good for Autistic Children?

Every time we travel on a plane with an autistic child, we need to consider what is best for our family. All experiences are based on our own travel and we receive no compensation from Frontier Airlines for this post.  We write all about family travel focusing on the unique challenges of traveling with a…

What happened to the Allergy Kiosk at Animal Kingdom?
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What happened to the Allergy Kiosk at Animal Kingdom?

The allergy kiosk at Animal Kingdom is gone and renamed Terra Treats. Terra Treats is a colorful and seasonal kiosk at Disney’s Animal Kingdom that has a fascinating history. However, with the name change came the disappearance of its well-known allergy-friendly snacks and drinks. When is Terra Treats Open? Terra Treats is closed unless it’s…

Top Road Trip Tips for Families with Autism
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Top Road Trip Tips for Families with Autism

Our child with autism prefers set schedules and does not easily adjust to change. Vacationing in new places can be discomforting. However, proper planning can help cope with a unique situation. These road trip tips for families with autism did not come easily-  they come from experiences with car trips with kids during cross-country travel!…