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Vacation travel bag ideas by age

When we went on our recent trip to Orlando, I posted pics on the Facebook Page throughout the trip and many people told me they thought it was cute that my big kids still liked having me pack a travel bag to keep them busy en route. The truth is that I did these bags when they were little and then stopped once they got older because I figured they could handle keeping themselves busy. They could but….they really missed having me surprise them on each trip. Here are some ideas by age group that you might like to help

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5 mistakes I’ve made when planning Disney World trips

(Article last checked: April 11, 2016) In years and years of planning Disney World trips, I’ve made some mistakes. And you will too. You can read and read to plan your trip but some of what you learn will be gained just by going there and figuring some things out on your trip. Here are 5 mistakes I’ve made while planning trips to Disney World.

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20 unique Disney World souvenir ideas

(Article last updated: December 5, 2017) There might be a million different souvenirs you can buy at Disney World (and I’m convinced 90% of those are located at the World of Disney store in Disney Springs) but for brevity’s sake, I’ve pared it down to a list of 20 unique Disney World souvenir ideas I think you’ll like. Some general advice on souvenir shopping: buy it when you see it, you may not see it again. There are lots of items unique to a location and there’s a chance you won’t come across it later. If you’re staying on-site, you can

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So, you’re overwhelmed, huh? See if this helps.

(Article last checked: April 11, 2016) When people sign up for the email list, they automatically get an email from me asking them to reply with their trip planning concerns. The number 1 thing that people email me is that they feel overwhelmed (number 2 thing is that they just want their kids to have fun). I have a confession: some years ago when we were planning our first trip to Disney World, I emailed somebody on a Disney site and it said this (I had to dig through really old emails to find this snippet): I am interested in

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Fixed price dinner coming to Be Our Guest! Here’s tips for dining there.
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Toy Story Land opening June 30, 2018! Here’s everything we know.
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Magic Kingdom touring plans for 2018 (with FastPass+ suggestions)
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Fixed price dinner coming to Be Our Guest! Here’s tips for dining there.
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Disney World height requirements for rides (including Toy Story Land!)
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7 Disney Free Dining Tips for 2018
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Parking at Disney World (+ other helpful WDW driving tips)
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How Disney World car rental works (discounts, tips, & more)
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Disney World height requirements for rides (including Toy Story Land!)