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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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Terrific Tuesdays: Christmas in Walt Disney World

As we close out the Holiday Season with the beginning of a New Year, I wanted to share some thoughts from our recent trip about Christmas at Disney! Continue reading

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We Wish You a Magical Holiday Season!

  From our homes to yours, all of us at The Affordable Mouse Wish You a Magical Holiday Season!   Nancy: As we celebrate this Season of Peace and Light, may you be surrounded by the love of family and … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: My Disney 12 Days of Christmas

“On the First Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, a partridge in a pear tree…..” And so goes the song, sharing what her (his?) True Love gave as gifts over the 12 Days of Christmas. It does make modern gift-givers in search of that perfect present wonder: What 12 items could I give my True Love? Well if my wonderful DH is reading, honey here is what you could get this particular Disney-lover for the 12 Days of Christmas. Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: What to Expect at Disney World in the Winter

Do you have a vacation to Walt Disney World planned for the coming winter? I think any of us who live in the “north” relish the idea of visiting sunny Florida in the winter…after all, who doesn’t love the idea of getting away from all that snow and ice for a few days, especially if you’re going on a Disney vacation! Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: A Magical View

Cinderella Castle…never more beautiful than during the Holiday Season. And never more magical than when seeing the “dreamlights” up close. Continue reading

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