Magical Blogorail ~ Favorite Use of Snack Credits

Welcome to those of you joining me from Disney Donna Kay and those of you just hopping aboard. I am the 2nd stop on our Magical Blogorail. This month's theme is Favorite Ways to Use Snack Credits, when on the Disney Dining Plan.  Being the tightwad that I am, here is how I select my favorite item to use my snack credit on: Approach and peruse menu for purple snack credit logo. Choose most expensive item available as a snack. The End. Kidding!  (Well, a little bit kidding...) Let's just say when I get desperately thirsty, and use my snack credit for water, I don't just pick "water".  I get SMART water... you know, cause it's worth more $$. Disney Dining Plan Snack Credits I vividly recall planning the first Disney World trip we took as a family, and selecting the dining plan with our package.  One of my concerns was how prevalent the acceptance of our food credits would prove to be?  Turns out that was fear was unfounded, since it's accepted almost everywhere on the … [Read more...]

Why Stay at A Disney Resort ~ Top 7 Magical Reasons

Why stay at a Disney Resort?  For many, a trip to Walt Disney World may be a once-in-a-lifetime trip.  There's a lot of planning to do, but the first and possibly biggest decision is this:  where should we stay?   Should we see if we can save money by staying nearby? Orlando has a plethora of hotels and resorts to choose from, which is a plus for the consumer. You have many accommodations to chose from, and in an effort to stay competitive their rates are usually quite reasonable. I feel strongly that guests should stay at a Disney Resort!  This vacation is a Magical, possibly one time only experience (*ahem* my husband would warn you otherwise... ha).  Consider the following Disney Resort perks closely before making your decision. #1 - Cost Savings If you assume that staying at a Disney Resort will cost you more than staying off site, that may not necessarily be the case. There are different levels of Disney Resorts, with varying prices and amenities.  The Value Resorts … [Read more...]