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Thrifty Thursday: Thoughts on Free Dining

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. ...

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Wordless Wednesday: Stepping Into New Worlds

As many times as I have visited Walt Disney World, I will never cease to be amazed at how you can easily enter a new world....or part of the world.....simply by visiting new sections of a theme park, or a resort hotel.

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Terrific Tuesdays: Test Track Fun

At almost a mile long, with peak speeds of 65 mph, Test Track Presented by Chevrolet at Epcot is a thrilling ride you’ll want to experience again and again! But don't take my word for it

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Free Disney World Resort Activities

Walt Disney World’s on-site resorts are great complements to a Walt Disney World vacation, with great theming, fun pools, and even extra activities available to resort guests – and many of these activities are free!

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Disney with Special Needs: FastPass Killed the Spontaneity Star?

There are some people who are meticulous Disney planners and like to know all of the details about everything. That’s me. I plan planning. And so I love FastPasses.

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Wordless Wednesday: Disney Springs

One of the nicest things about the recent transformation of Downtown Disney to become Disney Springs, was the addition of the "springs".

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Thrifty Thursday: Buyer Beware When it Comes to Disney World Tickets

If there is one thing that you have to be SUPER careful about when it comes to saving money on your Disney vacation, it's where you buy your tickets. On a regular basis I read about folks who got ripped off trying to save money buying Disney tickets somewhere…only to ...

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Terrific Tuesdays: Rock 'n' Roller Coaster

My grandson is all about roller coasters! It was very important on our last trip that he got to experience Aerosmith and the awesome Rock N’ Roller Coaster!

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Thrifty Thursday: A World of Festivals at Epcot

The Food and Wine Festival each fall, Holidays Around the World, the Festival of the Arts in January/February and the Flower and Garden Festival all offer some fun ways to add to your Disney vacation. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Blooming Epcot

For those of us who are in the midst of snow and ice and cold…..seeing Epcot blooming for the Flower and Garden Festival reminds us that while Old Man Winter may be currently overstaying his welcome, Spring is truly just around the corner!

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Thrifty Thursday: Time to Think Spring at Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival

It’s March and it’s Spring right? Well when it comes to Disney, it definitely is: with the opening of Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival yesterday, Spring has definitely sprung at Walt Disney World! Continue reading

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Terrific Tuesdays: Flowers and Gardens and Topiaries, Oh My!

In just about a month, one of the loveliest times of the year at Walt Disney World, will arrive: Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival. Blossoming from March 1 to May 29, 2017, this event offers fun-filled exploration for every age and interest. Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Epcot’s International Festival of the Arts

The Epcot International Festival of the Arts is the ultimate cultural celebration as food, art and entertainment perfectly merge into an event to be held weekends, from January 13 to February 20. Continue reading

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