My Disney World Vacation Blog

This blog will be broken up into small chunks, so you can easily follow along with the planning process. I will also blog during our vacation and try to offer as many tips as possible. I am by no means a Disney World professional. I have not been to WDW in over 10 years, but I do frequent Disneyland (Annual Passholder and we go a lot!)

Background Info: My daughter and I are avid Disney fans. Living in Southern California, we go to Disneyland every chance we get. The men (my husband and son) will go, but would probably prefer not to. So we leave them at home most of the time. We both have Annual Passes and try to soak up as much Disney as we can handle. Our family started going to Disneyland regularly since my daughter was 3, and now she is almost 28. We go many times a year now!

My daughter did the Disney College Program, she worked in Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom. This spot fit her perfectly! Everyone who knows her would agree! She worked on Peter Pan and It’s a Small World. She absolutely loved it. She is a people person and loves interaction. As part of her job rotation she also got to do Fireworks crowd control often (many others did not want to do it – so she would volunteer!). She loves WIshes! (the firework show). She saw it so many times that she knows it by heart! When we found out that Wishes was going away – we had to plan a trip to go see it one more time (or maybe a few more times)! At first it was a pipe dream, but we found a way to make this trip became a reality..

This blog will include pre-trip planning, travel tips, and our actual vacation! Make sure you read all the posts ūüôā There is a link at the bottom of the page, under the blog posts to view older posts!

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My thoughts on the Dining Plan

 was talking to a friend of mine about the Disney Dining Plan. Is it worth the added cost? What if you can get it for free? We both agree that if you can get it for free, that it 'may' be worthwhile, but paying for it is usually not a great deal. My family has done...

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Can we go back?

What is the worst part of a Disney Vacation? Realizing that it is over! About a month after the trip, I get a sadness, emptiness. I have no more trips planned, so its kind of a let down feeling. I really enjoy the planning part, all the anticipation, the excitement.....

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Perfect Disney travel partner

Who is the perfect Disney travel partner? For each of us the answer is different. And for each vacation you may have a different answer. For this trip, and many others, my daughter and I were the perfect Disney partners. Why? Because we enjoy the same things, we like...

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Red Eye Flight was not so bad

I was so nervous about the red-eye flight. If we didn't sleep, I knew that next day was going to be miserable. Did we sleep through the whole flight? No, but we did mange to get some shut eye. What was our strategy? We both worked all day, came home, had dinner,...

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