Tag Archive for Strategies

Save on Dining Out at Home and on Vacation

Many of us appreciate a night out to have a great dinner. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in their 2008 Consumer Expenditures press release  families with an average 2.5 unit household spend approximately $2,698 on food away from…

Finding Restaurants Where Kids Eat for FREE

My family regularly goes out to eat on the weekend.  We love spending the time together and not having to worry with cooking the meal.  When dining out, I typically look through the local restaurant’s coupons first to see if we are…

How Many Days Will You Be Going to the Disney Theme Parks?

When planning your vacation to Disney, most people plan on visiting the various theme parks available!  For those of you planning on visiting Disneyland, the following parks are available: 1.  Disneyland, 2. Disney California Adventures.  For those going to Disney…

Disney Premier Annual Pass

For all of you that are curious, did you know that Disney World and Disneyland share an annual pass?  The purchase can be made from the following locations: Disneyland Resort theme park ticket booths Guest Relations windows at Walt Disney…

Cruise Vacations Hidden Costs

When I booked our most recent cruise aboard the Disney Dream, I was so excited to be going on the cruise that I did not consider all that I should have to get the best picture of what the actual…

Magical Blogorail – Bucket List

Welcome to those of you joining me from  Cooking with Mickey.  I am the 3RD stop on our Magical Blogorail.  If you missed the first article of the blogorail, please visit Disney Babies Blog!  This month we will be sharing our…

Save Loads of Money Off Gym Fees

Gym (Photo credit: ivywoodavenue) Many people have gym memberships.  A look at a few of the local gym memberships found that the joining fee is $75 plus another $50 – $75 per month.  This price is for a single membership…

Drink Savings While in Disney Parks

Drinks while in the parks are overpriced and highly needed in order to stay well hydrated while vacationing in Disney.  Once in Disney, you quickly realize that there are many miles to go before you sleep as you walk mile after mile…

Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue, A Review

If you have never seen this show, you really need to invest the cash to do so!  I will admit that I am always looking to save money so I waited to see this show when I had free dining. …