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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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Happy Holidays From Our Homes to Yours

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, my wish is that you may you be surrounded by the … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Eating Through Epcot’s Festivals

So looking at the calendar, you basically can experience all sorts of Epcot deliciousness, in some fashion, pretty much from late August running almost non-stop until late May. It’s awesome to be sure, but what does that mean for your wallet (and waistline)? Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Retro Christmas at Hollywood Studios

One of the many things we discovered on our recent Walt Disney World trip were the new Christmas decorations at Hollywood Studios Continue reading

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Terrific Tuesdays: A Disney Christmas

For the last 2 years we have been at Walt Disney World in early December and we just love it. Not only is the weather generally mild, but the crowds are down and we get a chance to explore the hotels and parks, along with Disney Springs and see all the magical Christmas decorations. Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: My 12 Days of Christmas, Disney-Style

“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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