Author Archive for Natalie Henley

When Natalie is not looking for Hidden Mickeys or helping others plan a Disney vacation, she is a wife, mom and Certified Public Accountant. She collected her favorite planning and money savings tips in her book Strategies for Paying for Disney. Be sure to see her other site at The Disney Moms.

How to Save on your Southwest Flight

Southwest Airlines Airplane

I have been flying with Southwest as my primary airfare provider for years.  The flights out of Nashville go to nearly anywhere in the US I want to go and are usually the least expensive of any other airlines.  …

Universal Orlando has Exclusive Day for Passholders!

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What is Disney’s Exclusive Club 33?

Walt Disney provided attractions at the 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair.  During his time spent at the fair, he noticed that there were several “VIP” Lounges used by the corporate elites.  Wanting to offer the same at his park, he…

Details Just Announced on the Opening of Rise of the Resistance

Today, Disney made an exciting announcement about the opening dates in both Disneyland and Disney World of the “Rise of the Resistance” attraction.  In the newly opened Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge section of Disneyland, Disney revealed that the opening date for…

D23 Expo Detail, Line Up and More!

D23 Expo is coming to Anaheim, CA this August 23 – 25.  If you are an ultimate Disney fan, you should have already made plans or be making plans for your attendance to this year’s D23 Expo. You can purchase…

Dumbo is now available on DVD

Look at this adorable little elephant with the beautiful blue eyes and floppy ears!  Who can resist such adorable little creature!  If you did not have time to go see this Disney classic movie when it came out in theaters…

Disney World Wait Times Explained

As you walk into an attraction at Disney World, you will notice the wait times published. If you are using the Disney World app, MyDisneyExperience, you can also view the wait times that match the times listed at the attraction…

Artwork inside Cinderella Castle

Cinderella Castle with Umbrellas from Afar

Cinderella Castle is the backdrop of the most popular theme park in the world, the Magic Kingdom at Disney World!  The Castle is used as a backdrop for various shows such as Dream Along with Mickey and the nighttime fireworks…

Simpsons Fans should enjoy a visit to Universal Studios

The Springfield: Home of the Simpsons in Universal Studios Orlando offers great entertainment and joy for Simpsons fans.  There are many details available to enjoy while at Universal Studios.  My son has long been a Simpsons fan and always must…

Disney World Magical Express Handicap Access

If you are handicapped or are traveling with someone who is handicapped to Disney World, you may still use the Magical Express from the Orlando International Airport to your Disney World resort.  Disney’s Magical Express motorcoaches accommodate most Guests in…