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it’s no wonder “how to stay cool in Disney World” is the fiirst thing we wonder during summer travel. Orlando’s weather has it’s perks (hello, palm trees), but the summer can admittedly feel brutal between the temperature, sun intensity, and my wavy hair’s arch nemesis: HUMIDITY.

5 Tips for Visiting Walt Disney World in the Summer Heat

Park Favorites

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My Ideal Day in Animal Kingdom with Kids Out of all the parks in Walt Disney World, Animal Kingdom is the one I crave. Like the midnight craving of microwave popcorn AND an ice cream Snickers all at once. The craveability for me? Because it’s CHILL. Animal Kingdom shows up late, in denim cut offs, […]

Itinerary for a Laid-back Day in Animal Kingdom

Disney Planning, Park Favorites

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One of my favorite trips to Disney World was one that some people may roll their eyes at…when we brought our 6-month old baby girl. The personalized Mickey ears, the baby-wearing! The teeny tiny Pooh Bear souvenir! I absolutely loved it. So when we found out I was pregnant with our third babe, we decided […]

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Bringing a Baby to Disney World

Disney Planning, Magic Kingdom, Motherhood

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Going to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, or “MNSSHP”? Or maybe you’re on the fence and trying to decide if it’s worth it. One of my favorite Laid-back Magic members is an expert with all things Disney, especially during the season of Halloween. Melissa is a fellow mom, and Disney expert. She let me pick her brain about […]

Tips for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Disney Planning, Magic Kingdom

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Now that the Happily Ever After firework show is back in Magic Kingdom (squeals), you may be thinking about adding a Magic Kingdom Fireworks Dessert Party to make your night feel more special. Coming from a “never skip the fireworks” family, I know my options when it comes to watching fireworks in Magic Kingdom: That […]

Is the Magic Kingdom Fireworks Dessert Party Worth It?

Magic Kingdom Fireworks Dessert Party

Dining, Magic Kingdom

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Magic Kingdom is talked about the most when it comes to tips for bringing little kids, which makes sense. It has what most toddlers and kids want to see: Mickey Mouse, Peter Pan, Winnie the Pooh, etc., plus classics like Pirates of the Caribbean and Splash Mountain. For me, no matter how many years go […]

4 Tips for a Laid-back Day in Magic Kingdom with Toddlers

Disney World Guide 2021

Magic Kingdom

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In this post, I’m sharing an unassuming spot in Hollywood Studios that’s perfect for a quick, easy, and inexpensive breakfast. As a mom of 2, I’m always on the hunt for anything that makes our park day more chill, and I know we’ll be coming back to this spot again and again. Hint: there are […]

A Quick and Easy Breakfast in Hollywood Studios

Blueberry Mickey Waffles in Hollywood Studios

Dining, Park Favorites

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Going to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, or as the experts say “MVMCP”? If not this year, maybe you’re thinking about getting tickets in 2023? One of my OG Laid-back Magic members (for real, I love her) just got back from Walt Disney World and had lots to say about the party.

Tips for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party in 2022

Tips for Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party

Park Favorites

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On our last family vacation, my daughter was getting down to the nubs of her new colored pencils. The always-prepared-one in our family whipped out a pencil sharpener and looked at me like, what…you don’t carry a pencil sharpener around? Truth is, I wish I was that always-prepared person, but usually I have everything BUT […]

What to Pack in Your Disney World Park Bag | Minimalist Toddler Bag

What to Pack for a Day in Disney World (1)

Packing, Packing + Style, Park Favorites, Style

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom is admittedly our favorite park, so I always plan two half-day visits. One for a morning-until-lunch day, and the other to see Pandora World at night with a dinner reservation. For the first day, we would get a Genie+ for Kilimanjaro Safaris in the morning, do our park things, and finish with lunch before going back to our resort.

Our Favorite Quick Service in Animal Kingdom: Satu’li Canteen

Dining, Park Favorites


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