Current Disney World Discounts

on January 2, 2021

driving into disney world

Below are the current Disney World discounts available to the general public. I’ll keep this post updated when new offers are announced!

You can book any Disney World package with a $200 deposit and pay the rest 30 days before check-in.

Due to the current situation, you can cancel up to the day before check-in without any penalty up to April 30th, 2021. Read more...

Disney World Packages 2021: Why To Book Now!

on October 17, 2020

Here is everything you need to know about booking Disney World packages 2021 in one place! 

cinderella castle at walt disney world

I’ve already had many readers ask when they should book their trips for next year, so I’m excited to share that Disney World packages 2021 can finally be booked through the end of the year! Read more...

Dollar Tree DIY Minnie Mouse Ornament

on October 11, 2020

Make the cutest DIY Minnie Mouse ornaments with items from The Dollar Tree!

homemade minnie mouse christmas ornaments

How cute are these willow branch ball ornaments with a classic Minnie Mouse bow? 

Grab some supplies from Dollar Tree and some hot glue to make your own DIY Disney ornaments. These took me less than 15 minutes to make! Read more...

Epcot’s Canadian Cheese Soup Recipe From Le Cellier

on September 12, 2020

Here’s my favorite Disney copycat recipe – the delicious Canadian cheese soup from Le Cellier in Epcot!

cup of canadian cheese soup with bread on a plate
I finally got around to photographing my version of Epcot’s beloved Canadian Cheddar Cheese Soup today!

I’ve made this recipe MANY times over the years at but never got around to writing it down and taking pics for the blog.  Read more...

Easy Mickey Beignets Recipe

on August 28, 2020

How to make delicious Mickey beignets with a refrigerated biscuit dough at home!

plate of mickey beignets with powdered sugar

When a trip to Disney World isn’t possible, the next best thing is Mickey-shaped food. 

I used a can of biscuit dough and my little Mickey cookie cutter to whip up some beignets for my family. They devoured them and it’s safe to say everyone’s mood was lifted! Read more...

Walt Life Disney Monthly Box Review & Discount!

on August 4, 2020

Disclosure: I was compensated for this post but all opinions are completely mine. 

Raise your hand if you could use some Disney magic delivered to your door on a regular basis? 🙋‍♀️

Disney vacations are expensive and most of us can’t go as often as we’d like. 

But you can still get a regular dose of magic with a Disney monthly box delivery.  Read more...

Should You Visit Disney World Soon? July 2020 Trip Report with Siera Duiser

on August 1, 2020

Welcome to episode 58 of The Budget Mouse podcast! In this show I talk to our amazing travel agent Siera about her July 2020 trip to Walt Disney World with her kids. I think you will learn SO much about traveling to Disney World in the age of coronavirus – I sure did! Read more...

Disney World Reopening Details

on May 28, 2020

Details on Disney World reopening plans – I’ll keep this updated with the latest info. 

epcot's spaceship earth illuminated at dusk

Disney World announced it’s dates for reopening the theme parks but there it a LOT to know!

There are many changes to the theme parks in order for Disney World to meet health and safety guidelines. Read more...

My Favorite Disney World Inspired Face Masks

on May 23, 2020

I’m so excited to share about these awesome Disney World face masks from TeePublic!

Each is inspired by a pattern from Walt Disney World and is designed by an independent artist. Your purchase will also supply one medical-grade face mask to Direct Relief. 

Here are my favorites that I’ve curated in my storefront just for my readers. Read more...

What A Disney World Reopening May Look Like & 2021 Vacation Thoughts

on May 5, 2020

Here’s episode 57 of The Budget Mouse podcast! I’m sharing my thoughts on what a Disney world reopening may look like and why 2021 will be a big year at Disney World. 

Here is a link to where you can get a quote from my travel agent partner Siera with Destinations in Florida: Get a free Disney vacation quote Read more...