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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 Vacation Planning: ‘Tis the Season… or Not?

With vacation planning season upon us, there are so many decisions to be made! Where to stay, what to do, where to eat. But before you can do any of that, you have to decide WHEN. Continue reading

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Disney Vacation Planning: Hopping With Joy

There are so many decisions to make – when to go, where to stay, how to arrange your day… and it’s at this point that you’ll be faced with the decision around whether or not to buy park hopper or base tickets. Continue reading

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Disney Vacation Planning: Being Happy is More Important than Being Right

For as long as I can remember, I have been a planner. So it goes without saying that the planning aspect of our Disney vacation is always one of my favorite parts. But as my kids grew older, they became more and more interested in having a say. Continue reading

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Disney Vacation Planning: Make it a Day of Yes

Have you read the Mom’s Guide to Making your Trip Smooth, Seamless and Stress-Free? No? Well let me assure you that while that may not be a real book, it can actually happen. Continue reading

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Disney Vacation Planning: A Single Mom’s Dream Vacation

I’ve been a single mom for most of my parenting life, so the idea of going on vacation “alone” with my kids isn’t scary to me. So when I hear, “You’re taking them to Disney – by yourself?”, my answer is always, “Of course, it’s easy!” Continue reading

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