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Affordable Disney: Save on Dining by Sharing!

Going to Walt Disney World can be quite expensive between the passes and the hotel, and the food. Happily there are ways to save on your meals, and one of them is by sharing! I have found that most meals can be split easily.

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Exploring Disney: Becoming a Sorcerer

Exploring Disney: Becoming a Sorcerer

One of our favorite ways to become a part of Disney World during our visits is playing Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom. This interactive card game is one of the delightful little details of the park that somewhat flies under the radar.

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5 Marvel-ous Things to Do on Marvel Day at Sea

We recently returned from sailing with the Disney Magic, where we got to enjoy their awesome new event, Marvel Day at Sea!

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Affordable Disney: Accommodations With Value

Walt Disney World has done an excellent job of giving Guests a wide range of options from Value to Deluxe Villas. Where you will stay will depend on your budget, what you want to experience while at the hotel and which parks will you visit.

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Exploring Disney: A Fairytale Ferry

Once you've decided that you're going to visit Magic Kingdom, you've got another decision to make -- how to get there. You could grab the monorail and feel futuristic, or you could go for something a touch more quaint and old-fashioned - the ferry.

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Disney with Kids: The Time is Now

"What age should my kids be when they go to Disney?" It sounds like an easy question with an easy answer but there really is no wrong or right age to take your kids to Walt Disney World.

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Exploring Disney: Gliding Along on the Monorail

Exploring Disney: Gliding Along on the Monorail

The monorail is a treasured part of my Disney trips. It feels like a attraction itself and once I feel that glide, I know that I am home.

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Affordable Disney: The Accommodation Situation

One of the largest expenses of visiting Walt Disney World is where you will stay. Will we stay on-site or off-site? Do we need a larger room to accommodate more than 3-4 people? Will we need 2 rooms rather than 1? How close to the parks do I want to ...

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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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