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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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Wordless Wednesday: Telling a Story at Epcot’s Festival of Holidays

la befanaOne of my favorite things about the Holiday Season at Walt Disney World is the Festival of Holidays at Epcot. Here along with other entertainment, the Holiday Storytellers will share the customs, traditions and even the food of a number of the World Showcase countries Christmas and Winter holiday celebrations. You will meet the most fascinating storytellers, like La Befana in Italy. Check the times guide or the My Disney Experience app for times for each so that you don’t miss any! Continue reading

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

I’m not gonna lie, I have a major sweet tooth. And no where is that sweet tooth happier than at Walt Disney World. Treats abound at the Disney parks, Disney Springs, the resorts and dining locations and there is pretty much something for everyone.

Of course, 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.

With that in mind, I present: Holiday desserts at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party: Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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

If you take even a brief tour of the Disney website you’ll find that there is something special that pops up fairly frequently — dessert parties. When I was first planning an adventure to Disney I only noticed two — what was then the Tomorrowland Terrace Wishes Fireworks Dessert Party and an Illuminations party. Since then, the number of parties available has exploded and virtually anywhere you are in the evening, there is a party getting ready to go.

So what are these 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? Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Planning for Those Christmas and New Years Crowds

Do you have plans to visit Walt Disney World this holiday season over the Christmas/New Years break? My family has done so, 3 different times in fact. Soooooo, if you have never been to Disney World during this time period, and are thinking about planning a trip for this week….I want to share some thoughts with you today. Continue reading

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