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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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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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