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Disney with Special Needs: Holidays at Disney Prep – Part Two

Disney with Special Needs: Holidays at Disney Prep - Part Two

It is only 5 months until I check in to Disney for Thanksgiving and there is still so much planning to do. So. Much. Planning.

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Thrifty Thursday: Flying to Disney with Help From Twitter

The only thing between me and a visit to Disney World is usually airfare. With the rising cost of fuel, cheap tickets are harder to find, but it’s not impossible! Here are some tips for finding prices that won’t break the bank on my favorite social network: Twitter.

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Disney with Special Needs: The World at the Holidays Prep - Part One

We’ve done a few trips in early December and know that we love the Christmas celebrations, so we thought that this year it might be fun to be super thankful for being able to be together in the World right then on Thanksgiving.

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Wordless Wednesday: Main Street Trolley

Most people when arriving at Magic Kingdom, stop to take pictures of the castle and then start walking to their first destination. But why not take a few minutes and take the trolley up Main Street instead? While they usually run mostly in the morning (before the park gets too ...

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Terrific Tuesdays: Taking Grandchildren to Walt Disney World

I started something years ago and after several years between, was able to continue last year - taking grandchildren on a trip to Walt Disney World.

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Disney Vacation Packages for 2018 Coming Soon!

Walt Disney World vacation package rates for 2018 will be available starting Tuesday, June 20! Booking early is the best way to have the most options for hotel availability and will also give you plenty of time to plan....and to pay your trip off!

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Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney's Contemporary Resort

Disney’s Contemporary Resort is a deluxe resort at Walt Disney World with a modern, clean design. It’s the closest Walt Disney World Resort hotel to the Magic Kingdom, and is one of the original resorts that opened along with the Magic Kingdom in 1971.

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Wordless Wednesday: To Infinity and Beyond!

Calling all Space Rangers! Buzz Lightyear needs YOUR help to defeat the Evil Emperor Zurg. Be sure to check in with him at Star Command Headquarters

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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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