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Wordless Wednesday: Exploring Animal Kingdom Lodge

Two of the best resorts to explore are Animal Kingdom Lodge and it's sister resort, Kidani Village. Both are LOVELY, filled with lots of beautiful African art and design elements. They both have fabulous restaurants too! But the highlight of course, are the animals.

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Terrific Tuesdays: Soarin’ Around the World

On my last visit to Walt Disney World, I was lucky enough to experience Soarin’ again, this time with my grandson! My how it has changed!

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 Disney World Deliciousness: D-Luxe Burger

There’s a fairly new burger spot that makes a great stopping place to rest your weary feet and fill up your hungry tummy…D-Luxe Burger. My hubby and I stopped in there on our last Disney trip and we really liked it!

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Disney with Special Needs: The Welcome Bag

Making my Welcome Bags is one of my favorite parts of the home stretch for any trip. I often start putting items together for them at the beginning of planning, but it isn’t until right before that I really get down to work building these special gifts.

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Terrific Tuesdays: Welcome to Disney Springs

Everyone knows that visiting Walt Disney World involves theme parks, attractions and characters. But many don't realize that there is a fabulous "other" area called Disney Springs, that adds hours of shopping, dining and fun to any Disney vacation!

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Disney with Special Needs: It’s Coming….It’s Coming….It’s Never Coming Is It?

Disney with Special Needs: It’s Coming….It’s Coming….It’s Never Coming Is It?

The only thing as bad as those last few seconds driving out of Disney World and leaving the “See Ya’ Real Soon!” sign behind you is the long stretch of months (or even years) between that moment and your next Disney trip.

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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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