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Disney with Special Needs: Guide to Disney Springs

If you ventured with me on my trip report, you have already visited Disney Springs with my family. If you haven’t, and even if you have, I wanted to do another check-in with this sometimes-overlooked feature of a Disney vacation and give you some superhero tips for surviving a visi

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Thrifty Thursday: Saving for Souvenirs

Thrifty Thursday: Saving for Souvenirs

You know it is going to happen….. You’re not sure when and where you will be, but at some time, your little one will look at you and with those “puppy-dog” eyes give you that “PPPPLEASE – I want this – I won’t ask for anything else – PPPLEASE!!!!!” Now ...

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Wordless Wednesday: Under the Sea

Will you be visiting the ocean this summer? If not, you can still get your ocean on, simply by visiting Disney's Art of Animation resort!

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Terrific Tuesdays: Starting Your Day Off at Magic Kingdom

What many people don't realize is that Disney makes it FUN to arrive early, especially to the Magic Kingdom, where a delightful show happens every morning in front of Cinderella Castle just prior to the park opening

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Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney's BoardWalk Inn

Disney’s BoardWalk Inn is a deluxe resort at Walt Disney World, and is themed like an Atlantic-style boardwalk. It’s located on the shore of Crescent Lake in between Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Disney with Special Needs: Get to Hopping (Parks, Of Course)

Disney with Special Needs: Get to Hopping (Parks, Of Course)

When you are planning your visit to Disney World, you are going to have many decisions to make, but one of the most important is the type of ticket that you purchase.

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Wordless Wednesday: Finding Dory...or Finding Nemo?

Outside of the Seas With Nemo and Friends, both Dory and Nemo are swimming along, friends to the end. Are either of them lost though? With these two, you just never know!

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Terrific Tuesdays: The Great Movie Ride

Terrific Tuesdays: The Great Movie Ride

Since Mickey’s Sorcerer’s hat came down several years ago, the original icon of Disney’s Hollywood Studios can now be seen, a full-scale reproduction of Graumann’s Chinese Theater, which houses The Great Movie Ride.

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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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