About the Author

Rain Blanken


Rain Blanken is the frying pan-wielding content editor for WDW Magazine. She is a published author who has been working in digital media for 15 years. She is a DVC Member, WDW Annual Pass holder, former Disney Vacation Planner, and would live inside Boma if they would just stop checking under the tables at night. Chat with Rain on Instagram

WDW Magazine Coupon Code: 40% Off Our Digital Edition

Rain BlankenBlog

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As we take time to care for our health, the Disney World gates remain closed… so we want to help: now you don’t have to leave your couch to skip through Magic Kingdom (and it’s way cheaper than a park ticket)! For a limited time, you can access exclusive Disney World photos, stories, and activities for … Read More

Snow White’s Guide to Washing Your Hands

Rain BlankenBlog, Magic at Home

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This week, with coronavirus keeping us indoors, we might not feel like there is much we can do to help our communities or feel productive.  Kids can feel that way too.  They’re missing their friends, picking up on household conversations about coronavirus news, and adjusting to shelter-in-place life. A disruption to their routine can contribute … Read More

Should I Worry About Coronavirus at Disney World?

Rain BlankenBlog, News

Updated March 12th, 2020: In an effort to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, Walt Disney World has announced that it will be temporarily closed starting on Sunday, March 15th until the end of the month. We will continue to offer updates as they develop. With coronavirus COVID-19 updates dominating the news, and thousands of people from … Read More

Is the New Disney Dining Plan Plus Worth It?

Rain BlankenBlog, Food, News

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“Here for the Food!”, proclaims one of my favorite new t-shirts at Disney World because my family is, very much so, there to eat. If this is true for your family, too, then the flexibility of the newest Disney Dining Plan (DDP) will be music to your ears (or Dole Whip to your lips?). Say … Read More

3 Steps to Get the Best Walt Disney World Discounts

Rain BlankenBlog, News

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Does it seem like you’re always missing out on the latest Walt Disney World Discounts? Here are WDW Magazine, we know exactly when the latest Walt Disney World deals will drop! How? We work with Disney travel experts at Destinations to Travel. They know what day Disney is likely to announce a new deal … … Read More