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Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney's Beach Club Resort

Disney’s Beach Club Resort is a deluxe resort at Walt Disney World located on Crescent Lake among a cluster of resorts between Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Epcot. The resort features has a light and charming beachside theme that feels elegant yet relaxing.

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Terrific Tuesdays: Treats at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Terrific Tuesdays: Treats at Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party

If it's the Holidays, then it's pretty much guaranteed that there will be treats....and even more guaranteed that Disney will be in overdrive when it comes to those treats.

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Disney with Special Needs: That’s a Lot of Dessert

Disney with Special Needs: That's a Lot of Dessert

So what are the Disney dessert parties and do they work for a family with special needs? Would a vegan, two super small eaters, two super big eaters, crowd-haters, and even a service dog find enough reasons to shell out the extra cash for these added experiences?

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Wordless Wednesday: It's Christmas at Animal Kingdom Lodge

One of my favorites is the Animal Kingdom Lodge where the huge Christmas Tree in the lobby includes beautiful and fascinating ornaments from many African countries

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Terrific Tuesdays: Happy Birthday Walt Disney!

Someone very special to all of us had a vision years ago: he dreamed of a place for young and old to come together, a place that would take people to a magical world - and of course those dreams led to Disneyland and Walt Disney World!

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Disney with Special Needs: Who Wants What? Tips for Making the Most of Your Dining Plan

Disney with Special Needs: Who Wants What? Tips for Making the Most of Your Dining Plan

We have a number of tips and tricks to make the very most of the Disney Dining Plan to make sure that everyone gets what they want to eat and when, and we can make the most of our budget.

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Disney with Little Ones: Pandora - The World of Avatar

Our whole family was excited to visit the newest themed area, Pandora: The World of Avatar. Visually, Pandora is completely breath-taking. The land really transports you to another place and time and to say it’s magical is an understatement!

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Disney with Special Needs...Finding Vegan Holiday Treats

Come along with me while we do a little exploring and find special Disney holiday treats perfect for my vegan friends -- and the non-vegans, too.

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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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