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Disney with Special Needs: Holidays at Disney Prep – Part Two

Disney with Special Needs: Holidays at Disney Prep - Part Two

It is only 5 months until I check in to Disney for Thanksgiving and there is still so much planning to do. So. Much. Planning.

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Thrifty Thursday: Flying to Disney with Help From Twitter

The only thing between me and a visit to Disney World is usually airfare. With the rising cost of fuel, cheap tickets are harder to find, but it’s not impossible! Here are some tips for finding prices that won’t break the bank on my favorite social network: Twitter.

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Disney with Special Needs: The World at the Holidays Prep - Part One

We’ve done a few trips in early December and know that we love the Christmas celebrations, so we thought that this year it might be fun to be super thankful for being able to be together in the World right then on Thanksgiving.

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Wordless Wednesday: Main Street Trolley

Most people when arriving at Magic Kingdom, stop to take pictures of the castle and then start walking to their first destination. But why not take a few minutes and take the trolley up Main Street instead? While they usually run mostly in the morning (before the park gets too ...

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Terrific Tuesdays: Taking Grandchildren to Walt Disney World

I started something years ago and after several years between, was able to continue last year - taking grandchildren on a trip to Walt Disney World.

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Disney Vacation Packages for 2018 Coming Soon!

Walt Disney World vacation package rates for 2018 will be available starting Tuesday, June 20! Booking early is the best way to have the most options for hotel availability and will also give you plenty of time to plan....and to pay your trip off!

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Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney's Contemporary Resort

Disney’s Contemporary Resort is a deluxe resort at Walt Disney World with a modern, clean design. It’s the closest Walt Disney World Resort hotel to the Magic Kingdom, and is one of the original resorts that opened along with the Magic Kingdom in 1971.

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Wordless Wednesday: To Infinity and Beyond!

Calling all Space Rangers! Buzz Lightyear needs YOUR help to defeat the Evil Emperor Zurg. Be sure to check in with him at Star Command Headquarters

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Disney with Special Needs: A Vegan with a Plan (Dining That Is)

I’m a vegan. I love, love, love the Disney dining plan. Today we’re going to combine these two into one glorious exploration of how you can take the most advantage of this fabulous little plan even when you have special dining requirements. Because….food. Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Making the Most Out of the Disney Dining Plan!

I do love the Disney Dining plan! We usually opt for the Magic your Way Plus Dining where you get one snack, one counter meal, and one sit down dinner for each person, every night you stay at the resort. We have found a way to get three full meals out of this meal plan, which is great because the way this plan is set up, it doesn’t account for 3 square meals. Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Is the Disney Dining Plan Right For You?

When folks ask for my help with planning their Disney vacations, once the dates are decided, there are then usually two major discussions that we have. The first is, where to stay. And the second is, should they get a Dining Plan? Continue reading

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Planning a Disney Vacation: Dessert for Everyone!

When I’m on vacation, “letting go” and allowing us to truly enjoy the food – instead of silently racking up the cost – is always a problem for me. Enter the Disney Dining Plans, which allow you to feel like you’re on an all inclusive vacation, where everything is pre-paid. Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: I Can’t Get Free Disney When I Plan to Go!

We have our dates set and Disney just released the Free Dining Plan dates, but alas those dates don’t coincide with my magical vacation. Do I change my dates? Will I still be able to enjoy sit-down restaurant meals? What to do?!?!?! Continue reading

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