Vacationing at Disney World? Then You’ll Need a Nap!

you need this at Disney World

Updated for 2018!

Do you realize how big those Disney theme parks really are? Can you imagine the toll all that walking will have upon your body? As I hit my late 40s, slipping and sliding toward the big FIVE-OH, I’ve come to one huge conclusion. I don’t care how much fun I am having riding roller coasters and seeing character shows, I need a nap to get through the Disney World day, and my friend, so do you. [Read more…]

How to Keep a Good Disney Character Meal From Going All Wrong

character meals at Disney World

Updated for 2018!

Ever taken a small child to eat dinner with a towering, walking, stuffed doll? There you have it…a Disney Character Meal. Many parents are understandably giddy at the thought of booking a character meal for their next Disney vacation, but is your child really ready to dine with Mickey and all his pals? [Read more…]

Telling Kids About A Disney Vacation: A Cheapskate Princess Guide

When do you tell kids you are going to Disney World?Updated for 2018!

When should you tell the kids about your plans? There are really two ways to do it; tell them way ahead of time or wait until the last-minute. They get the fun (or stress!) of planning the vacation with you, or they get the surprise of a lifetime. Is there a preferred choice? [Read more…]

10 Things They Forgot to Mention About Walt Disney World Vacations

10 Things they forgot to mention about Disney World

Updated for 2018!

Planning a vacation at Walt Disney World gas truly become a very complicated ordeal. Between deciding where to stay, choosing restaurants, and now scheduling Fastpass+ rides up to two months in advance, it’s enough to stress out even the most avid planners.

Cheapskate Princess teamed up with another great planner, Linda from Great WDW Tips (aka The Disney Tip Curator) to provide you with a list of items that people often forget to tell you about Disney World. It’s hard to remember everything, so we’ll help you out with 10 of our best tips. [Read more…]