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Disney with Special Needs: Road Trip Edition Part 3

Disney with Special Needs: Road Trip Edition Part 3

You have your road trip all mapped out, you’re excited about hitting all those milestones, and your suitcases are full and ready to go. So what’s next? If you’re me, you start preparing your in-car luggage

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Thrifty Thursday: Disney Vacation Planning….at a Minimum

Thrifty Thursday: Disney Vacation Planning....at a Minimum

At Walt Disney World, having a great trip means you have to do "some" planning. So today, I'm talking about the "Disney Vacation Planning Bare Minimum".

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Wordless Wednesday: Those Amazing Street Performers

When your feet are ready for a break, grab a cold beverage and a find a good spot to sit and watch one of the many street performer shows. These shows happen throughout the day at all of the parks and are well worth watching!

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Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge is a deluxe resort at Walt Disney World that captures the beauty of African art, wilderness, and food.

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Terrific Tuesdays: Character Meets

I have never been one to go out of my way to meet the characters. I am just fine seeing them as a walk around each park. However, on this last trip with 2 grandkids, I was on the lookout for characters for them to meet!

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Disney World Deliciousness: Boatwright's Dining Hall

We have stayed at Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort many times over the years - it is our very favorite resort - but we had NEVER eaten at the restaurant there, Boatwright’s Dining Hall, until our last trip in September. Now that we have, I can say that we absolutely ...

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Disney with Special Needs: The Road Trip Edition Part 2

Disney with Special Needs: The Road Trip Edition Part 2

Packing for a road trip to Disney is not something you can just throw together at the last minute, especially if you are traveling with a family who has one or more members with special needs.

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Disney with Special Needs: The Road Trip Edition

Thinking about the next trip home is always what gets me through these difficult in-between times, so I thought that this time I would talk about one of the biggest parts of any Disney trip for my family (and many others)…the road trip.

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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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Dining at Disney World: Mickey’s Ice Cream Sandwich

Mickey ice cream sandwiches are absolutely wonderful ice cream bars that are available at Ice Cream / Treat Carts throughout all the parks. For roughly $3.50 (prices are subject to change) they are the perfect mid-day snack. Continue reading

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