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When Natalie is not looking for Hidden Mickeys or helping others plan a Disney vacation, she is a wife, mom and Certified Public Accountant. She collected her favorite planning and money savings tips in her book Strategies for Paying for Disney. Be sure to also check our her other website at Meet the Magic.

Parking when Staying Off Property

The Disney Moms reader, Sabrina wrote in to ask: We are planning our visit to WDW for June 2013 for 8 days. It is a surprise for our 3 boys (ages at that time will be 12 (will turn 13 while…

Is the Spirit of Aloha at the Polynesian Appropriate for Small Children

The Disney Moms reader, June asked the following question: Can babies and one-yr-olds attend the Luau DinnerShow at the Polynesian.  I read it’s a two hour show!  We have a large party of 12 (all family) that includes those ages.  Also,…

Ask the Disney Mom Questions Answered on Twitter

The Disney Moms site has recently added the “Ask the Disney Moms” where you can ask us Disney related questions.  Find all of the answers to the previously asked questions here. Starting on September 12, 2012, The Disney Moms will…

Vote for The Disney Moms Writers Contest Winner

Reader, The Disney Moms need your help!  We have had some really great entries for our The Disney Moms’ Writers Contest and need your vote on your favorite.  Be sure to write with the following in mind: Writing Styles Uses…

Disney Toe Art for the Disney Princess

I wanted to have some silly Disney fun during a girls trip to one of the local nail salons, so I decided to have a Mickey & Minnie Mouse pedicure! After looking through many pictures on the web of Disney…

Great Disney Savings on Rooms for Fall Bookings!

Disney has released new deals on room bookings: Offer Details: Book by Sept. 29, 2012, for stays most nights Sept. 30 – Oct. 6, Oct. 14-20, Oct. 28 – Nov. 3, Nov. 11-16, Nov. 24 – Dec. 1 and Dec.…

Traveling to Disney with a Toddler

I’ve heard a lot of people say that they will travel to Disney when “the children are older”.  This makes sense for a number of reasons, you want your child to remember the vacation, and it helps not having to…

How Do I Decide When to Visit Disney?

You’ve decided you’d like to go to Disney but are not sure when to visit. I can help with that!  There are lots of different things that come into play when making a choice:  refurbishments within the park, time of…

Taking Newbies to Disney World

On two occasions, so far, we’ve had the pleasure of taking newbies, or adults who haven’t been since they were a child, and their kids, to Disney…oh what fun you can have!  First comes the planning.  On our last trip,…

The Scoop on Disney Annual Passes for Florida Residents

Within a week of arriving in Florida, my hubby and I went down to the DMV with all necessary paperwork in hand to get our Florida Driver’s Licenses. Why were we in such a hurry to become “official” Florida residents?…