About me



I’m Krystel.  A 26-year-old from Central New Jersey who loves Walt Disney World.  I might just be the youngest Disney Vacation Club, (Disney’s version of a timeshare),  owner of all time and I’ve been there more than a dozen times.  I am also the author and creator of Planning The Magic.


So Why Planning the Magic?

I remember my first solo trip to Walt Disney World.  I was midway through putting myself through college and currently in the college version of broke.  I have a sister, Mia, who is more than a decade younger than me, so one year I decided I was going to take her to WDW.  Just me and her.  I worked every single day for 6 months as a lifeguard.  12 hour shifts, nothing less.  I found every budget trick there was and got us there.  We didn’t stay on site but we had a great time.  Disney World On  A Budget ebook exists because I needed it then.  No matter where you come from, your financial circumstances, etc – I want you to have a magical, fun Disney vacation.  Here are some 2 photos from our time there:


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Mia is now a teenager, who just got her braces off.  

I also created a step by step Disney Vacation planning guide.  With the the guide I created as well as my blog posts I want to help anyone and everyone have a fun, stress-free, magical Disney vacation.  I really love Disney and what I love most about visiting WDW is the magic.  I see it on people’s faces as I walk down Main Street in Magic Kingdom.  I also see people doing things all the wrong ways and being frustrated, so I’m here to help.

I really hope that Planning the Magic, whether it is the blog, the eBook, or planning guide, helps you reach your family vacation goals.


My Contact Information

You can contact me through the contact page or via email (krystel at planningthemagic.net).  Follow us on Facebook!

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Thank you for taking the time to reads this.  I would love to hear from you; send me over an email or reach out on Facebook or Twitter, let me know what you’re biggest obstacle has been when planning a WDW vacation!

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