Category Archives: Saving Money on Souvenirs

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Affordable Disney: The Accommodation Situation

One of the largest expenses of visiting Walt Disney World is where you will stay. Will we stay on-site or off-site? Do we need a larger room to accommodate more than 3-4 people? Will we need 2 rooms rather than 1? How close to the parks do I want to ...

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Exploring Disney: Transportation and Ticket Center

Exploring Disney: Transportation and Ticket Center

The Transportation and Ticket Center is your portal to all the magic at Walt Disney World, and where you will arrive if driving to Magic Kingdom.

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Look Up, Look Down to Discover Disney Details

One of the things that has always fascinated me, is all of those amazing details that you find everywhere at a Disney park or resort, and how much they can add to a vacation experience.

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What is Included on Your Disney Cruise

A common question guests often have when they’re considering a Disney Cruise for the first time is what is included in the cruise fare – because there’s a lot more included than your accommodations!

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Disney with Special Needs: They Say It's Your Birthday

What could be more magical than being at Disney World? Celebrating something special at Disney World, of course. So let's talk about getting celebratory at Disney when you also have to manage your special needs.

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Wordless Wednesdays: Disney Balloons

Everyone has a favorite Disney souvenir, but for many kids (of all ages), nothing beats the magic of a Disney balloon!

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Terrific Tuesdays: Exploring Pandora - The World of Avatar

Pandora - The World of Avatar opened this past May and has been drawing huge crowds ever since. We finally had the chance to check out this area on our trip last week and I wanted to share our experiences and provide some thoughts and tips.

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Disney with Special Needs: Dare We Go for the Trifecta?

Disney with Special Needs: Dare We Go for the Trifecta?

We are contemplating going in February for spring, the middle of September for Halloween, and then the beginning of December for Christmas. Insane? Yes. Awesome? Absolutely.

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Wordless Wednesday: One of a Kind Souvenirs

Next time you’re trying to decide on a souvenir, why not snap a fun shot of something that caught your eye in the parks! Once you’re home, you can buy a print and a frame for less than $20! Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Saving for Souvenirs

You know it is going to happen….. You’re not sure when and where you will be, but at some time, your little one will look at you and with those “puppy-dog” eyes give you that “PPPPLEASE – I want this – I won’t ask for anything else – PPPLEASE!!!!!” Now you know as well as I do the abundance of souvenirs and temptations are everywhere in Disney – in the parks – in the hotel stores – Downtown Disney, even as you walk from the bus or car to the front entrances. Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Making Pin Trading Affordable

You’ve seen all those pins and have probably heard about pin trading…..and you’ve probably also wondered: Is pin trading expensive? Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursdays: Make Your Own Disney Autograph Book

I have written in the past about saving money on Disney souvenirs, since we all know that the souvenir thing may very well be one of the hardest costs to control on vacation. I’ve become its victim, and I’m sure you have too! “Oh-my-gosh, that is the cutest ever, I just have to have it!” Gulp…. You know you’ve said it too, admit it Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Saving on Souvenirs in World Showcase

World Showcase is a treasure chest of unique, beautiful and yes in many cases, very affordable souvenirs. Continue reading

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