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I'm Melissa!

Head Happy Haunt at FMPC

A Wife, Mom and Disney Lover! I'm a planner by nature, with a proficiency for budgeting, goal setting and affinity for Dole Whips. I've taken these skills along with my experiences at Disney Parks and created a planning system to craft magical memories

Think of me as your Disney travel planning bestie!


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Check out our "how to plan" blog series

How to Plan Ahead for a Flexible Disney Trip

Let’s face it, things happen when traveling, but being prepared can help stay on track. That is why the real last blog in the How to Plan Series is all about how to plan ahead for a flexible Disney Trip. While many things can happen, especially while traveling, we are focusing on a few key […]
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How to Plan with Disney Genie

Next in the How to Plan Series we’re discussing planning with the newest feature in the My Disney Experience App – Disney Genie and Disney Genie+!  These have shifted the way you plan a Disney World day, so it’s important to understand how to use it effectively. In this blog we’ll break down how to […]

How to Choose Disney World Tickets

Next in the How to Plan Series we’re discussing how to choose Disney World Tickets! With multiple options to choose from it can be hard to know which is best for you and your family, but understanding the options and aligning them with your schedule will help you decide. In this blog we’ll review the […]

How to Plan Disney World Dining

Next in the How to Plan Series we’re discussing how to plan Disney World Dining! It’s one of the hardest parts of a Disney Trip to plan, in my opinion.  With such a large variety of options to choose from, it can be an overwhelming task. Here’s the 411 on dining in Disney World! How […]
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How to Choose a Disney World Resort

In this first blog in our How to Plan Series we’re taking you through the decision making process of how to choose a Disney World Resort. We understand that this is a big decision and likely will be the largest part of your Disney World trip budget so it’s important that you take the time […]

How to Start Planning a Disney World Trip

You’ve decided to travel to Disney World! That’s so exciting! But, how do you start planning your Disney World Trip? You’ve determined when you’d like to go to Disney World, and if not be sure to grab our When to Go to Disney World Guide! It’s 3 Simple Steps to help you determine your best […]