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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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Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney’s All-Star Resorts

Disney’s All-Star Resorts are three distinct Value resorts at Walt Disney World. These resorts are located in the Animal Kingdom resort area, across from the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex. Each resort has a similar layout, but with a different theme: All-Star Movies, All-Star Music, and All-Star Sports. Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Thoughts on Free Dining

Disney discount days are always exciting – because who doesn’t want to save money…or have “free food” – but they can also be challenging if you couldn’t get a discount, had to change resorts or dates in order to get it, or didn’t save as much as you had hoped. Continue reading

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FREE Dining is Back for the Fall!

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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Thursday Thoughts: The Disney Discount Dance

‘Tis the season. As we head towards May, and folks start looking ahead to booking their fall vacations to Walt Disney World, the online Disney rumor mill has started to churn and people want to know: When will we know about fall discounts? Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: The Value of Staying at a Disney Resort

So you’re going to Walt Disney World and are trying to decide if you should stay at a Disney resort. I’m here today to tell why I think that staying with Disney provides a great value. Continue reading

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