Top 10 Reasons to Stay at an Orlando Villa

Family Travel, Large Groups and Extended Stays – Check out an Orlando Villa

If you’re staying in the Orlando area for a week or more and/or travelling with a larger group we think that an Orlando villa is a great choice. Finding Florida vacation rentals that will spaciously accommodate groups and families is much easier than one might expect. We’ve stayed in Orlando vacation homes for longer stays 1-2 weeks and for our shorter stays we were at hotels.

Orlando Villa

Orlando, Florida, USA downtown city skyline.

Enjoy the comforts of home at an Orlando Villa

In a place like Orlando, one will find a number of options with regard to renting a villa or vacation home as opposed to a hotel or motel room. Due to the fact that hotel rooms can sometimes be a cramped setting, especially for families traveling with children, an Orlando villa is a wonderful alternative to a hotel stay.

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Going to Disney on a Budget

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Simple ways to save for your family vacation – Disney on a Budget

Whether it’s a trip to Disney World or Disney Land it can get super expensive. Especially for a family of 4-6 people. I know people that have spent almost $10,000 dollars on a Disney vacation. That is easy to do if you go for every bell and whistle there is. But if you are like me and strive to keep a budget and don’t have that much money laying around, there are ways to do Disney on a budget.

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5 Dining Secrets at Disney – Disney Dining Plan

Powered by Mom’s 5 Dining Secrets at Disney That Everyone Should Know

You’ll want to check out the Disney Dining Plan along with our other tips

We’re sharing out top tips for eating a Disney which includes the Disney Dining plan. Disney can be expensive, it is expected but sometimes you can save yourself a little money by using some great secrets. Our tips include the advantages and disadvantages of the Disney Dining Plan and some dining secrets at Disney. All are to help you decide what is best for you whether it’s getting the full Disney dining experience or saving money but still having some filling meals. 

We also have some other tips for planning your Disneyland or Disneyworld vacation. Ways to save money, make the most of your day and just making the day at the park a little bit easier. Check out our Disney Family Vacation Tips

Disney Magic Kingdom Castle

One of the hot buttons when eating at Disney is the Dining Plan. It comes with three different options and will add a high price tag to your trip but I really think it is worth it. It brought us peace of mind knowing that most of our food was paid for. [Read more…]

Disney’s MOANA a Feel Good Family Movie Review

Powered by Mom’s Disney’s MOANA Movie Review

We recently received MOANA on blu-ray to review the movie. My family and I couldn’t be more delighted as this is one we wanted to see but just didn’t get a chance to see it in theatres. Now we can watch it whenever we want, it’s such a wonderful movie for the whole family to watch.


It’s an engaging movie with an empowering story line that also pays tribute to Polynesian culture. It’s another example of why Disney is just so amazing at creating magical, animated movies with feel-good music, endearing characters and it leaves you well just feeling good by the end of the movie. It’s truly a delight to watch.  [Read more…]

Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Men Tell No Tales

Who can’t wait for Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Men Tell No Tales?!

Raises hand, this mom is counting down the days. Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Men Tell No Tales will be in theaters May 26, 2017. May is beginning to be my favorite month of the year as both Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (May 5) and now Pirates of the Caribbean will be in theaters!

pirates of the caribbean

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Countdown to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 

It’s no secret that my family and I are huge Marvel fans. From the Avengers to one of our absolute favorites Guardians of the Galaxy. We’re so excited to learn that it will be in theaters across the country on May 5, 2017!

Guardians of the galazy vol 2 reSo it came as no surprise to my family when I heard that GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 was coming out in May that I gave them an advance request for Mother’s Day. Purchase tickets as soon as they are available as mama wants to go to the movies.  [Read more…]