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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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Exploring Disney: Driving Down the Tomorrowland Speedway

 
What kid doesn’t want to drive a car like Mom and Dad?  Well, at Walt Disney World, kids can (safely!) do just that on  one of the original rides from back in 1971.  Continue reading

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Disney World Dining Favorites: Whispering Canyon Cafe

11209448_10153022280991662_3500369509415013393_nIf you love having a fun, memorable dining experience, then look no further than Whispering Canyon Café located in Disney’s Wilderness Lodge!  Themed after an Old Western eatery, with Cowboy and Indian painted chairs, be ready for some good ol finger-lickin’ vittles and some sassy, but charming Cast Members who will make your time there so much fun!!!  Continue reading

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Disney with Kids: Don’t Forget to Relax by the Pool!

Relax…at Disney World? That’s an oxymoron, right? When friends and family ask for my advice when planning their vacations, I always put rest days at the top of my list of recommendations. It’s hard to resist the urge to go, go, go every day but if you are traveling with children, it’s important for them have some down time, physically and mentally. Disney World can be very exciting and overstimulating. Rest days are nice for the caregivers as well. Aside from taking some time to rejuvenate, I have to say that when we talk about our favorite memories from past trips, spending time at the pool is something my kids always bring up. Continue reading

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Exploring Disney: Shops of Main Street U.S.A.

When most people think about a trip to Disney World there are two things that immediately come to mind — rides and characters. The longer that you think about it, however, the more other things start to occur to you, and one that starts to gleam all shiny and exciting (if you’re anything like me, at least) is shopping. Continue reading

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Disney World Dining Favorites: Finding Romance at Chefs de France

Les Chefs de France at the France Pavilion at Epcotphoto via http://www.flickr.com/photos/lorenjavier/5024393420/

It’s Valentine’s Day and despite what you may think, there are a number of restaurants at Walt Disney World that are the perfect place to celebrate a romantic evening with your Valentine. One of my favorites is Chefs de France. I took my not-very-adventurous honey here and we loved both the food and the atmosphere.
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