Author Archives: Jessica Brosnan

Jessica is a mother of one and an elementary school teacher in New Jersey. She enjoys musical theater and loves to cook. Jessica is a Disney Vacation Club member and is perpetually planning her next Disney vacation.

Princesses WANTED – How to Find Your Favorite Princesses in Walt Disney World!

If you’re traveling to Walt Disney World with a little girl between the ages of three and nine, you may find yourself on a perpetual princess hunt! Fortunately there are many locations around the Walt Disney World resort where you can meet royalty! has created this article to help you track down your favorites. We hope this helps make ...

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How to Tackle Magic Kingdom in 1 Day – 7 Time Saving Tips

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When you are on a magical Walt Disney World vacation, time is of the essence. Most families plan a vacation that lasts between five and seven days, giving them approximately one full day in each theme park. Typically the Magic Kingdom is stop number one on any family’s touring plan. With so little time and so much magic to experience, ...

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Do You Speak Disney? 15 Disney World Terms and What They Mean

Disney is a world of its own. It makes sense then that this “world” has its own language and terminology. Disney insiders are fluent in this Disney language. Here’s a quick guide to help you understand “Disney Speak”. After you read this, you’ll be fluent in this magical language!   15. ADRs This is an acronym for “Advanced Dining Reservations”. ...

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9 Things No One Tells You About a Disney Vacation

Planning your first Disney vacation can be a magical but somewhat overwhelming experience. There are so many things to consider and so much you may not know about the Walt Disney World Resort. Here is our list of 9 things people may not realize if they have never visited the Disney parks before (or haven’t visited in many years). We ...

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You Snooze, You LOSE! – Don’t Sleep In at Walt Disney World


One of the biggest mistakes made by Disney novices is sleeping in at Disney. Yes, I know you’re on vacation. Yes, I know you have to wake up early every single day of your regular working life. But seriously, your Disney vacation is NOT the time to trade in the alarm clock. Here’s our list of fabulous things you’ll surely ...

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Disney Germ-Fest: 7 Tips to Help You Stay Healthy on a Disney Vacation

I am, admittedly, a total germaphobe. And while Disney is a very clean vacation destination, your fellow vacationers may not always be models of good hygiene. Proceed with the following article at your own risk. If you aren’t a germaphobe now, you may be by the time you’re finished reading. 1. Pack antibacterial wipes or Clorox Bleach-Free Hand Sanitizer I ...

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6 Ways You Might Be Doing Disney Wrong!

Have you ever heard someone say they “hate Disney” or they “aren’t a Disney person”? I hear this all of the time when I talk about being a Disney Fanatic, and it often makes me wonder. How could anyone possibly hate the happiest place on Earth? But when I visit Disney, I can see evidence of why people might not ...

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10 Symptoms of a Disney Obsession – How to Know if You’re a Disney Fanatic!

Our readers loved Disney Fanatic’s first article entitled “10 Symptoms of a Disney Obsession”. Here’s another list of symptoms you might experience if your life revolves around Disney! 10. You make a habit of checking the weather in Orlando…even with no vacation in your foreseeable future. In fact, you have Orlando programmed into your smart phone weather app. You might ...

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