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Wordless Wednesday: Do You Want to be a Pirate?

If you'll be traveling with fans of Jack Sparrow, be sure to catch his show, Captain Jack Sparrow's Pirate Tutorial. Shows are held right outside of the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction and if your little ones are lucky, they may be one of 4 scallywags chosen to learn a ...

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Terrific Tuesdays: Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain

Walt Disney has mastered the art of entertaining guests as they stand in line. Expedition Everest is a great example of how to entertain guests while immersing them into the story line.

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Disney with Special Needs: Keeping the Spirit Alive

I can't just wake up and decide that today would be a good day to visit the Mouse, and that means that there are stretches of time when I have to just settle for keeping the spirit alive in my heart.

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Disney with Little Ones: Minnie's Halloween Dine

We just returned home from 8 wonderful nights at Walt Disney World. One of the surprise highlights of our trip that I wanted to share with you today was Minnie's Halloween Dine.

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Wordless Wednesday: Disney Running Trails

While it may be vacation, that doesn't mean you need to give up on your work out! In addition to the fitness centers that a number of the resorts have, you will also find some great running trails at many of the resorts.

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Terrific Tuesdays: Finding Nemo - The Musical

A favorite show at Disney's Animal Kingdom is Finding Nemo - The Musical in Animal Kingdom. This 1500 person theater comes alive with our friends from the sea: Marlin, Nemo, Dory, Crush and many other larger than life puppets.

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Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney's Yacht Club Resort

Disney’s Yacht 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 nautical-style décor and takes its elegant and stately inspiration from New England yacht clubs.

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Wordless Wednesday: Just a Bucket and a Broom

Anyone who has seen the movie Fantasia, will appreciate this area of Disney's All Star Movies Resort at Walt Disney World.

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Disney with (Moms of) Little Ones

Everyone else may be flipping out over Pandora – The World of Avatar now open in Animal Kingdom, but this Disney mom to two little ones is currently more excited about the Disney Parks (jewelry) Collection by Pandora. Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: My Disney 12 Days of Christmas

“On the First Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, a partridge in a pear tree…..” And so goes the song, sharing what her (his?) True Love gave as gifts over the 12 Days of Christmas. It does make modern gift-givers in search of that perfect present wonder: What 12 items could I give my True Love? Well if my wonderful DH is reading, honey here is what you could get this particular Disney-lover for the 12 Days of Christmas. Continue reading

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Paying the Magic Forward

The Affordable Mouse family would like to share our favorite charities with you during this Holiday Season. As you look to find ways to “spread some magic” of your own, it is our sincere hope that you may find that one or two of these very worthwhile charities will touch your heart in some special way, and that you will consider making a donation in honor of that Disney magic that we are so blessed to be part of. Continue reading

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Disney Gift Giving: Belinda’s Wish List

People don’t tend to ask me what I want for Christmas anymore, as my love of Disney is so huge that most people already know. There are so many things out this year and while we are massive Disney collectors and have a room strictly for our Disney collection, it is always so very hard to choose what I want. Continue reading

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Disney Gift Giving: DeAnna’s Favorite Things….Disney Style!

The most wonderful time of the year is fast approaching. You can see the signs of it surfacing on every shopping corner, as stores present finely decorated trees that seem to almost beckon you inside, and in those television ads leaning toward that “gotta have” toy for the kiddos, that fabulous piece of jewelry for her, or just the right power tool for him. As my dear ole Daddy used to sing to me when I was just a little girl, “CHRISTMAS TIME’S A-COMIN’”! So what’s on your Christmas wish list? Sit back, sip some hot cocoa, turn on the Christmas music, and I’ll tell you a few things that are on mine, with a twist of Disney, of course……… Continue reading

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