The Beach Princess: Kayaking at Blue Angel Recreational Center

Updated for 2019!

I’m one of those really fortunate people who gets to live with a 50 mile radius of places other people pay thousands of dollars each year to visit. We bought kayaks several years ago as a way to go boating without spending a lot of money, and with spectacular spring weather here, we dragged several kayaks out and drove toward Pensacola, Florida.  [Read more…]

Everything You Need to Know About Disney’s Minnie Van: A Cheapskate Princess Guide

Updated December 2019!

In 2017, the Walt Disney World Resort launched a new transportation mode called “Minnie Vans,” which is a personalized ride service that will take you and your family all over the Disney property simply by requesting a ride on your smartphone. You can get there quickly and in comfort in a super clean automobile decorated in Minnie-themed polka dots that will accommodate up to 6 people. [Read more…]

Have These Disney Necklaces Personalized for Free!

Jewelry designer Rebecca Hook has been producing more and more superior quality jewelry for the Disney parks and resorts each year. I predict in several more years, you’ll recognize her name as much as ALEX & ANI. Rebecca has now created necklaces that can be monogrammed, which is a perfect gift for a loved one or even for yourself. [Read more…]

Dining in Waikiki Beach? Try the MAC DADDY Pancake Challenge!

Inside the Hilton Waikiki Beach in Hawaii is the M.A.C 24/7 bar and restaurant, whose slogan is “We don’t close unless it snows!” You know why this is funny if you ever broke a sweat on a beach in Honolulu. Hawaii is known for having expensive food, and here’s a yummy tip to save money on a great meal…try the MAC DADDY pancake challenge!

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The Spa at the Mariott’s Grand Hotel: Tips to Save Money

Found in one of the most luxurious spa resorts in Alabama, The Spa at the Grand Hotel is possibly one of the most amazing spas I have ever visited. Their quiet room is legendary for relaxation, and they offer treatments like body scrubs, couple’s massages, facials, and a steam room. While it’s certainly not cheap, there are ways to save money.

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Where to Find Dinner and a Ghost Tour for Less Than $50 in Lower Alabama

What can you do in lower Alabama the night before Halloween for less than $50? How about some casual fine dining combined with with a story-telling tour at a potentially haunted mansion! [Read more…]

Where to Grab These $125 Sterling Silver Mickey Mouse Inspired Rings by Rebecca Hook

Disney jewelry items are some of the best souvenir purchases you can make to keep the feeling of your last vacation alive and well every day. [Read more…]

Items You Can NOT Bring to Disney Theme Parks: A Cheapskate Princess Guide

 

Have you ever given any thought on what NOT to pack for a WDW vacation? Most travelers simply worry over important items they forgot to pack. Park security has been tightening through the years as the world becomes a crazy place, and there is now a comprehensive list of items you cannot bring into Disney theme parks and resort property. 

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Disney World Height Requirements for Theme & Water Park Rides

Updated for 2019!

Many parents of small children don’t take height into consideration when planning for vacations. There are minimum height requirements for many rides at theme and water parks at Walt Disney World: if you haven’t measured your small children by now, get out that measuring tape and let’s see just who can ride what!

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Disney World Character Dining Options: A Cheapskate Princess Guide

Updated for 2019!

Just after determining where you’ll stay, when you’ll travel, and how many days worth of tickets you need, what you plan to eat has become a huge vacation decision. Through the years, Disney Character meals have become a larger part of many trips, meals that are way more expensive than counter service food items or breakfast in your hotel room.

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Announcing Free Disney Quick Service Meals for Summer 2019 Vacations!

If you’ve been thinking about a 2019 Disney vacation, discounts have been released that can help make that dream a reality for this summer!

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Announcing Disney World Room Discounts for Summer 2019!

Have you been dreaming of a Disney World summer vacation? Room discounts for summer 2019 were just announced, and you can save up to 25% at select Disney Resort hotels for stays most nights from May 28 – Aug. 28, 2019. Are you ready to save some money?

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