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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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Thrifty Thursday: Veggie Veggie Fruit Fruit

You know I love the sticky sweet and savory breadtastic snacks at Disney World, but sometimes you just need to eat something green! Not only are veggies healthy and filling, but they’re also a great, inexpensive snack that you can eat on the move. Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: A Taste of Scotland

Guess what?!?! News about the 2013 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is starting to trickle in … and I’m starting to get excited! We all know that eating around the World Showcase during Food & Wine can be a thrifty way to enjoy lots of little bites for a small price, and this year will be no different … except you’ll be able to enjoy a taste of Scotland, too!! Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Sounds Like Summer

There’s something about walking around the World Showcase Lagoon that just MAKES a Disney trip. It’s such a nice, relaxing way to spend an evening. Even better? When you can add some super fun live music to the equation. Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Get Social

Make sure you’re following all of the official Disney channels on twitter and Facebook. See if they have a Pinterest page, too. Make yourself available to any and all Disney discounts! Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Style Swag

Almost no one ever ever ever looks good at Disney. Pull on some jean shorts. A Mickey tee-shirt. Some very comfy shoes. And don’t forget the heat-defying ponytail Continue reading

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