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Wordless Wednesday: The Tree of Life Awakens

As Disney's Animal Kingdom adds more "nighttime" things to do at this park, one of the most delightful additions is the nightly "awakening" of the Tree of Life.

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Terrific Tuesdays: Water Fun at Walt Disney World

Terrific Tuesdays: Water Fun at Walt Disney World

Few things feel better when it's hot outside than cooling off in a pool or water ride. And at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon water park, there is a brand new ride that is all kinds of fun: Miss Adventure Falls!

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Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney's Wilderness Lodge

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is a deluxe resort at Walt Disney World with a luxury-rustic theme referencing the beauty of a turn-of-the-century National Parks resort lodge.

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Disney with Special Needs: Disaster Edition

Disney with Special Needs: Disaster Edition

While we’d like to all think that Disney is just a place of magic, dreams, and wishes that do come true, the truth is that this isn’t always the case. Sometimes things go terribly, horribly, unpleasantly wrong and we have to figure out how to handle them and reclaim our ...

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Wordless Wednesday: Exploring Animal Kingdom Lodge

Two of the best resorts to explore are Animal Kingdom Lodge and it's sister resort, Kidani Village. Both are LOVELY, filled with lots of beautiful African art and design elements. They both have fabulous restaurants too! But the highlight of course, are the animals.

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Terrific Tuesdays: Soarin’ Around the World

On my last visit to Walt Disney World, I was lucky enough to experience Soarin’ again, this time with my grandson! My how it has changed!

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 Disney World Deliciousness: D-Luxe Burger

There’s a fairly new burger spot that makes a great stopping place to rest your weary feet and fill up your hungry tummy…D-Luxe Burger. My hubby and I stopped in there on our last Disney trip and we really liked it!

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Disney with Special Needs: The Welcome Bag

Making my Welcome Bags is one of my favorite parts of the home stretch for any trip. I often start putting items together for them at the beginning of planning, but it isn’t until right before that I really get down to work building these special gifts.

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Thrifty Thursday: Disney Dining on a Budget

I like everyone, like to know that I am making the most of my Disney dining dollars…because who doesn’t like to save money? With that in mind then, here are a few tips to get you started Continue reading

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Dining at Disney World: Meeting the Characters for Breakfast at Crystal Palace

A great Disney experience is booking a character breakfast to start the morning. Not only do the young ones love it, but adults do too! Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Managing the Epcot Food and Wine Festival

If you are visiting Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival for the first time this year, having a plan will help you make the most of your time, your money and your waistline! 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: Grazing Your Way Around Epcot’s World Showcase

When traveling to Walt Disney World we seem to go against what so many other people do! Let me explain. I love all the different restaurants WDW has to offer. However, filling our days with ADR’s, Advance Dining Reservations for the novice, takes more time then we want to spend and doesn’t always fit into our budget. Fast food restaurants in World Showcase have so much more than the typical hamburger fare. While these counter service locations do not have the fancy silverware, the linen napkins, or the attentive server; we find the more relaxed atmosphere suits us just fine. We can choose where we eat and when, since most days, two meals is the norm. Continue reading

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