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Terrific Tuesdays: Starting Your Day Off at Magic Kingdom

What many people don't realize is that Disney makes it FUN to arrive early, especially to the Magic Kingdom, where a delightful show happens every morning in front of Cinderella Castle just prior to the park opening

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Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney's BoardWalk Inn

Disney’s BoardWalk Inn is a deluxe resort at Walt Disney World, and is themed like an Atlantic-style boardwalk. It’s located on the shore of Crescent Lake in between Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Disney with Special Needs: Get to Hopping (Parks, Of Course)

Disney with Special Needs: Get to Hopping (Parks, Of Course)

When you are planning your visit to Disney World, you are going to have many decisions to make, but one of the most important is the type of ticket that you purchase.

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Wordless Wednesday: Finding Dory...or Finding Nemo?

Outside of the Seas With Nemo and Friends, both Dory and Nemo are swimming along, friends to the end. Are either of them lost though? With these two, you just never know!

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Terrific Tuesdays: The Great Movie Ride

Terrific Tuesdays: The Great Movie Ride

Since Mickey’s Sorcerer’s hat came down several years ago, the original icon of Disney’s Hollywood Studios can now be seen, a full-scale reproduction of Graumann’s Chinese Theater, which houses The Great Movie Ride.

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Disney with Little Ones: Getting the Most Out of Character Interactions

If you're anything like me or my kids, you get a little starstruck after waiting for an hour in line and it's finally your turn to have a 1:1 conversation with your favorite Disney character.

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Thursday Thoughts: There's a New World Coming to Disney's Animal Kingdom

If you follow anything Disney parks related online you know that something new and really big is coming to Disney's Animal Kingdom in just a couple of weeks: Pandora - The World of Avatar.

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Wordless Wednesday: Butterflies!

On a recent visit to Port Orleans Riverside, I stumbled on this lovely butterfly garden, and it was such a delight! I loved the fact that not only is Disney actively planting to encourage butterflies, but beyond that, it was beautiful!

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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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