Renting A Stroller For Walt Disney World From An Off-Site Company

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If you are short on space or you are flying, you might want to consider renting a stroller for Walt Disney World from an off-site company. Yes, Walt Disney World does carry their own line of rental strollers but their strollers are hard, uncomfortable and expensive! A 7 day rental of their stroller is going to run you $105 + tax.

You can rent from an off-site company, like Simple Stroller Rental, and pay just $55-$60 for a single seat stroller. Simple Stroller Rental carries the City Mini/Micro and the City Mini GT Single which are the Cadillac of strollers. If you have multiple children, you can also get the double versions of the stroller. They also have the BOB Revolution, Baby Trend Snap & Go and Joovy Caboose Sit and Stand strollers available to rent.

We reserved the City Mini GT Single for our trip to Walt Disney World. We didn’t have the space in our vehicle for our large stroller and we didn’t like the idea of using our umbrella stroller for the week. I did some research on the internet and discovered Simple Stroller Rental. Their prices were very affordable and I noticed they carried a variety of strollers. After deciding to rent from them, I noticed they also have a blogging program which is great because I was in need of a stroller company to recommend to my readers.

I reserved the City Mini GT Single through the website and plugged in my dates. It was very easy to confirm the reservation and set everything in place. On the drive to Walt Disney World, we realized that we would arrive sooner than expected and a quick email to Simple Stroller Rental and we were able to switch our stroller pick-up time to accommodate our early arrival.

I met Will from Simple Stroller Rental in the lobby of the Contemporary Resort and he gave me a brief tutorial of the stroller. It has a one handed fold which makes it very easy to fold up for the buses. It also has a parking break up on the handle versus on the wheel which I liked a lot better because the wheel ones are hard to take off with a flip flop. The stroller also has an extra long sun canopy and it was able to extend and keep Molly Kate in the shade the entire time.

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Throughout the week that we were at Walt Disney World, we had no issues with the stroller. It was so easy to push and maneuver through the crowds. In fact, there were times that I was holding the baby and pushing the stroller and I didn’t find it challenging or difficult. The kids even wanted to push the empty stroller because it was so fun to push. That’s a win in my book!

At the end of the week, we decided to stay longer on our departure day than planned. I texted Will and he changed our pick up time and arrived at 4 pm on the nose. We were sad to hand over the stroller and return home to our older, not so easy to maneuver stroller.

The next day, I got an email from Simple Stroller Rental that I had left a receiving blanket and a pair of pants in the back of the stroller (that thing had so many pockets!). They put them in the mail to me and only charged me flat shipping for them. What great customer service!

I am thrilled with my rental with Simple Stroller Rental and I highly recommend their services to anyone needing a stroller or even a baby carrier for the parks. They rent Ergos! How neat is that?

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Creative Way To Surprise Your Kids With A Disney Vacation

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Now this is a very creative way to surprise your kids with a Disney vacation. My friend Danielle hosted a Disneyland party to celebrate that her daughter is now cancer free and surprise her with her upcoming Make-A-Wish trip. And she is sharing it with us…

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I tried my best to match the food related items to the type you could find in the parks. We had pretzels in cheese, fresh made popcorn, churros in chocolate syrup, fruit kabobs & veggie sticks in ranch dressing cups, cotton candy cones.

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For our cakes we had cupcakes that were featured in Mickey’s Fun Wheel-inspired ferris wheel cupcake holders. We used a cakepop maker to make cake balls and we built a rendition of Matterhorn Mountain (complete with powdered sugar snow on top).

I made the giant Disneyland sign and ordered the character stand ups from Oriental Trading. I found some really awesome vintage inspired signs online that I printed & hung on string for a banner. I also found true to the park Mickey balloons on eBay. The park I chose to hold it at had a splash pad which served as our Splash Mountain.


Lego Blue Building Plate 10×10 $5.99

Amazon has the Lego Bricks & More Blue Building Plate 10×10 for $5.99 (was $9.99). I saw this idea on Pinterest and I thought it was brilliant. You could do it on a smaller scale with this deal.

(Thanks Saving Towards a Better Life!)

High Value Zevia Coupon


Print this high value coupon for $2 off Zevia 6 Pack. Put it in your couponing binder. When a deal comes along that you can use this coupon for, you’ll already have it on hand and ready to go!

All Laundry Detergent $1.74 ea At CVS


Another great deal for your stockpile! For this deal, you are going to need access to 2 different computers to print the $2/2 All Laundry Products coupon twice from each computer.

This deal will be valid November 2nd – November 8th, but print the coupons now while they are still available. Every printable coupon has a certain available number of prints and as the date draws closer, the prints could run out.

Buy (8) All Laundry Detergent — $3.99 (valid 11/2 – 11/8)
Use (4) $2/2 All Laundry Products coupon
Pay $23.92 and get a $10 Gift Card (for purchasing $30 worth of select products)
Total: $1.74 each

Remember that you do not have to purchase all of the detergents at once. So if your store doesn’t have 8 detergents in stock, you can pick up what they do have and return later in the week or visit another store to pick up the rest.

Be sure to check out all the current CVS deals. And be sure to learn how CVS can help you “Coupon to Disney”.

(Thanks Wild for CVS!)

Add 10 Points to your Pampers Gifts to Grow Account

 Here is a new Pampers Gifts to Grow opportunity worth 10 points! Login or sign up and then read the article “Cooking Fun With Your Little One”.  Once you have read the article, just click “I’ve read it” to get your points.

What is Pampers Gifts to Grow?

It is a rewards program ran by Pampers. Located on each Pampers product is a code that is worth a select number of points. Enter the code online and you can choose from one of their many prizes.

How can Pampers Gift to Grow help you “Coupon to Disney“?

You can collect tons of free points (posted right here on this blog) that can be cashed in for gift cards, coupons and more. I have personally gotten a $20 Build a Bear, $20 Red Robin and a $20 Sams Club gift card.

Be sure to check out all the various ways to earn rewards/coupons. 

High Value Star Vinegar Coupon = FREE Product

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Print this high value coupon for $2 off Star Fine Food Products.

Walmart Shoppers

Star Vinegar — $1.78
Use $2 off Star Fine Food Products
Total: FREE!

Other Store Shoppers

The Star Vinegar should be priced around the same price as Walmart at your store. Add it to your shopping list and see what deal you can grab!

Extra Cash: Get paid to complete surveys with Opinion Outpost

Another one of my favorite survey sites is Opinion Outpost. You complete surveys for points which can be redeemed for Paypal. It’s a great way to add to your fund!

Here’s what the readers have to say:

I like Opinion Outpost. There are frustrating times with any survey company I feel, but I’ve gotten great rewards from them. This past month I made $30 thanks to Opinion Outpost! – Gretchen

I love Opinion Outpost. You can also cash out with the Citi card and use it virtually online or spend the $1.50 to get the plastic card mailed to you (which I did). You have to have a minimum of $15 to cash out on the card but it’s pretty easy. I like being able to use it just like a pre-paid gift card. – Stephanie

I love this site too. I got $17 in an Amazon credit the other day. Well worth it! – Amy

This is one of the many ways you can add cash to your fund. Be sure to see all the ways to earn extra cash. Go here to read to the Getting Started “Couponing to Disney” page.

FREE Redbox Rental Code 10/23


In the mood for a free movie tonight? Use promo code UNM8BB66 to get a free movie (valid October 23rd only!) at your local Redbox (or as I like to call ours, the blue box).

Remember these codes are limit 1 per each credit card. Movies are due by 9 pm the following day to avoid having to pay an additional $1.20 to rent the movie another 24 hours.

You can also to and sign up for their newsletter and text alerts. You will receive at least one free rental a month (usually on the first Monday of the month)!

Go here to find a Redbox near you.

Playtex Bottle And Nipple Sample

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Request your FREE Playtex Bottle with a Nipple Variety Kit. It will take 4-6 weeks for the sample to arrive, so when you choose between the 2 options, make sure you take into account that your baby will be 4-6 weeks older when the sample arrives.

Since I am nursing, I went with Expecting-3 months sample kit because I always plan to keep Molly Kate on a Slow Flow bottle nipple.