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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: Transportation and Ticket Center

Exploring Disney: Transportation and Ticket Center

The Transportation and Ticket Center is your portal to all the magic at Walt Disney World, and where you will arrive if driving to Magic Kingdom.

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Look Up, Look Down to Discover Disney Details

One of the things that has always fascinated me, is all of those amazing details that you find everywhere at a Disney park or resort, and how much they can add to a vacation experience.

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What is Included on Your Disney Cruise

A common question guests often have when they’re considering a Disney Cruise for the first time is what is included in the cruise fare – because there’s a lot more included than your accommodations!

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Disney with Special Needs: They Say It's Your Birthday

What could be more magical than being at Disney World? Celebrating something special at Disney World, of course. So let's talk about getting celebratory at Disney when you also have to manage your special needs.

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Wordless Wednesdays: Disney Balloons

Everyone has a favorite Disney souvenir, but for many kids (of all ages), nothing beats the magic of a Disney balloon!

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Terrific Tuesdays: Exploring Pandora - The World of Avatar

Pandora - The World of Avatar opened this past May and has been drawing huge crowds ever since. We finally had the chance to check out this area on our trip last week and I wanted to share our experiences and provide some thoughts and tips.

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Disney with Special Needs: Dare We Go for the Trifecta?

Disney with Special Needs: Dare We Go for the Trifecta?

We are contemplating going in February for spring, the middle of September for Halloween, and then the beginning of December for Christmas. Insane? Yes. Awesome? Absolutely.

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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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Dining at Disney World: Something Cool and Refreshing for Summer

If you have ever been to Orlando in the summer you know it can be extremely hot and steamy. Nestled in Adventureland, within the Magic Kingdom, is a bit of golden magic: a heavenly mixture of ice cream and fruit juice that is sure to cool you off, even on the warmest Florida days. Continue reading

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Disney World FREE Dining Returns for Fall 2014

Are you ready for FREE food at Disney World? FREE DINING, the most popular Disney World discount is now available! Continue reading

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Dining at Disney World: Dining Plans, Picky Eaters, & Bigger Appetites

It is that time of year again; people are in full “family vacation planning mode.” We recently noticed a few comments/questions about the Dining Plan, picky eaters, and kids who have “adult” appetites. Fortunately we are experts at all three of these things and can cover them all today. We have utilized the Quick Service Dining Plan (QS) as well as the regular Basic Dining Plan (DP) in the past. Both were amazing, but each have some drawbacks. Continue reading

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