Dear Crabby, Why Are People So Obsessed with Disney?

Dear Crabby, Disney World celebrated its 50th anniversary on October 1. All the images of people waiting in Black Friday-type lines to snag the anniversary merchandise and the photos of the crowds were insane! I guess I don’t understand this level of obsession. Do you? Thanks!H.J. PotterDear H.J. Potter, I’ve come to the conclusion that when it comes to Disney there are three groups of people. Those who hate anything Disney-related, those who like Disney, and Disnerds. The last group is … [Read more...]

Top 10 Tips to Save Money at Walt Disney World

Family vacations are expensive. Disney is expensive. However, there are many ways to lower the cost of seeing the mouse and his house if a family holiday to Florida is going to happen. Mickey Mouse Logo courtesy of Walt Disney World  Plan early, be flexible with the dates and travel in the off season: September through January (but not over the holidays). Consider the Disney Value Resort options, lower prices and many of the same benefits as the rest of the Disney … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Why is Disney World so expensive?

Dear Crabby, I want to take my family to Disney World this year, but it is just so expensive.  Why do they need to charge so much?  I mean they are the biggest name in entertainment; it seems like just rubbing salt in the wound to charge so much for their theme parks and hotels. Sincerely Mickey Needaloan Dear Mickey Needaloan, I certainly understand firsthand that Disney World knows how to charge for their commodities! Having recently returned from a trip with grand kids in tow, we … [Read more...]