Author Archives: Natalie H.

About Natalie H.

I live in Tennessee as a wife, mother, writer, and CPA. I enjoy writing articles about Disney and other favorite travel destinations. Find me on Twitter and Facebook. Also, be sure to check out my book Strategies for Paying for Disney where you can learn how to save your money so you can afford the Disney vacation you want!

Hidden Fun Attractions within the Disney Theme Parks

Disney offers many exciting attractions within their theme parks which are obvious and can be seen from the park maps. However, there are also many things to see and experience in Disney that are not found on the park maps! … Continue reading

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The Osborne Family Spectacle of Lights at DHS

From November 9 through January 6, from dusk until park closing you can behold the wonder that is the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The amount of lights involved is phenomenal. The display is made … Continue reading

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When Traveling in Disney World, Always Arrive Early!

One thing I always try to be is early.  It doesn’t always happen, but I try hard to arrive early for meetings, appointments or opening times at Disney.  This was particularly important this past weekend when our family was at Walt … Continue reading

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Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter

Jazz music is in the air!  There are a few gators playing instruments on your way  the pool, but no worries these guys are friendly!  Oh, watch out!  There’s a sea monster!  Wait, that’s the slide into the pool! Welcome … Continue reading

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How to Successfully Tour Disney with a Group

Welcome to our family. Our family consists of, mom, dad and 3 children ranging from 18 down to 7. With an age difference of 11 years between the oldest and the youngest and the third child in the middle, it … Continue reading

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Ask The Disney Moms – Gluten Free or Celiac Disney World Menus

We recently had the following question from Lori: “My family will be going to WDW for the first time in January.  My 6 year old daughter and I are celiac (cannot consume any gluten).  Aside from eating salads & fruits … Continue reading

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Advice for Travels to Disney World with a Sick Travel Partner

When vacationing in Disney, you expect to have days filled with fun, magic and whimsy.  However, if someone in your party gets sick, what are you to do? Instances where you are staying on Disney property and are using the … Continue reading

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Ask The Disney Moms – Which Disney Moderate Resort is Best

We recently had the following question from Kathleen: “How do Coronado Springs & New Orleans Riverside compare? I have a 7-year-old that my husband and I are just now taking to Disney. Any one of those more kid friendly than … Continue reading

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Ask The Disney Moms – Bus Service between the Port Orleans Resorts

We recently had the following question from Christina: “Hi!!! We are planning a trip to Disney and thinking of staying at the Port Orleans-French Quarters. My question is in reference to the bus pick up: Does the French Quarters have … Continue reading

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Ask The Disney Moms – Princess Costumes for Older Children

We recently had the following question from Caitlin: “We would like to plan a trip to Disney World for next October. My daughter will be 12. She loves that she can ” still be a kid at Disney” and wants … Continue reading

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