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Disney with Special Needs: FastPass Killed the Spontaneity Star?

There are some people who are meticulous Disney planners and like to know all of the details about everything. That’s me. I plan planning. And so I love FastPasses.

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Wordless Wednesday: Disney Springs

One of the nicest things about the recent transformation of Downtown Disney to become Disney Springs, was the addition of the "springs".

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Thrifty Thursday: Buyer Beware When it Comes to Disney World Tickets

If there is one thing that you have to be SUPER careful about when it comes to saving money on your Disney vacation, it's where you buy your tickets. On a regular basis I read about folks who got ripped off trying to save money buying Disney tickets somewhere…only to ...

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Terrific Tuesdays: Rock 'n' Roller Coaster

My grandson is all about roller coasters! It was very important on our last trip that he got to experience Aerosmith and the awesome Rock N’ Roller Coaster!

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Disney World Deliciousness: La Cantina de San Angel

Our favorite Quick Service dining location is in the Mexico Pavilion, La Cantina de San Angel, which is a walk-up counter service dining establishment sitting right on the World Showcase Lagoon.

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Disney with Special Needs: They See Me Rollin’…or Monorailin’…or Floatin’

The Disney transportation system is of the ways that Disney World speaks to my soul – I never, ever, ever have to worry about how I am going to get from place to place.

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Wordless Wednesday: Prince Eric's Castle

We are all familiar with Cinderella Castle of course but don't overlook Prince Eric's castle in the "New" Fantasyland section....unlike Cinderella's, this castle has a fun attraction as part of it!

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Terrific Tuesdays: Happily Ever After

While it's not here yet, Disney has announced the debut of a brand new nighttime spectacular, Happily Ever After.

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Disney Outside the Parks: Mickey Goes Racing

   I have lived in Indiana for more than 10 years.  Therefore, the month of May is something of a local holiday culminating with the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” aka the Indianapolis 500, on the last Sunday of May.  The … Continue reading

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Disney Outside the Parks: A New Habit

On our most recent trip to Walt Disney World, I began to invest in new, slightly expensive, purchase(s) to bring my Disney habit home with me. No, I didn’t get the castle sitting in the window at Arribas’ Brothers on Main Street for the low price of $37,500. I started building my Pandora bracelet! Continue reading

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Disney World’s Pop Century Resort

For our spring trip, we decided to stay at a Walt Disney World value resort. We chose Pop Century for its separation from the other value resorts while nearness to Art of Animation with their amazing food court. My husband and I had stayed at Pop several years ago so we already were familiar with the layout. Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Walt Disney World Resort

I’d say I’m almost an expert on how to plan. I have always stayed on property for the dining plan benefits, convenience of Disney transportation, and Extra Magic Hours. There are multiple things to consider when deciding on the perfect “home” for your vacation. Continue reading

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The Joy of Disney Mail

As we’re counting down to our next trip, little bits of Disney are already arriving to make us anticipate our trip even more. We’ve gotten a magnet and some brochures reminding us to customize our Magicbands and set up FastPass+. Continue reading

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