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Terrific Tuesdays: Starting Your Day Off at Magic Kingdom

What many people don't realize is that Disney makes it FUN to arrive early, especially to the Magic Kingdom, where a delightful show happens every morning in front of Cinderella Castle just prior to the park opening

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Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney's BoardWalk Inn

Disney’s BoardWalk Inn is a deluxe resort at Walt Disney World, and is themed like an Atlantic-style boardwalk. It’s located on the shore of Crescent Lake in between Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Disney with Special Needs: Get to Hopping (Parks, Of Course)

Disney with Special Needs: Get to Hopping (Parks, Of Course)

When you are planning your visit to Disney World, you are going to have many decisions to make, but one of the most important is the type of ticket that you purchase.

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Wordless Wednesday: Finding Dory...or Finding Nemo?

Outside of the Seas With Nemo and Friends, both Dory and Nemo are swimming along, friends to the end. Are either of them lost though? With these two, you just never know!

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Terrific Tuesdays: The Great Movie Ride

Terrific Tuesdays: The Great Movie Ride

Since Mickey’s Sorcerer’s hat came down several years ago, the original icon of Disney’s Hollywood Studios can now be seen, a full-scale reproduction of Graumann’s Chinese Theater, which houses The Great Movie Ride.

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Disney with Little Ones: Getting the Most Out of Character Interactions

If you're anything like me or my kids, you get a little starstruck after waiting for an hour in line and it's finally your turn to have a 1:1 conversation with your favorite Disney character.

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Thursday Thoughts: There's a New World Coming to Disney's Animal Kingdom

If you follow anything Disney parks related online you know that something new and really big is coming to Disney's Animal Kingdom in just a couple of weeks: Pandora - The World of Avatar.

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Wordless Wednesday: Butterflies!

On a recent visit to Port Orleans Riverside, I stumbled on this lovely butterfly garden, and it was such a delight! I loved the fact that not only is Disney actively planting to encourage butterflies, but beyond that, it was beautiful!

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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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Thrifty Thursday: Fun for Free at Caribbean Beach Resort

If you can’t decide between a Caribbean vacation and a trip to Walt Disney World, the Caribbean Beach Resort is the Disney resort for you! Lushly-themed and brightly-colored, this hotel complex is priced in Disney’s moderate price range. It’s fabulous theme and ultra-amazing location provide a variety of free (and almost free) amenities for you to take advantage of. Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Free Fun at Disney’s All Star Resorts

If you are looking for all the bells and whistles of a moderate or deluxe Disney resort but without the hefty price tag, Disney’s All Star Resorts—part of the value category—may be the right solution for you! Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Free Fun at Pop Century Resort

Pop Century Resort is a big, fun tribute to American pop culture. And even though it is part of the value resort category, there are plenty of fun, free amenities for you to take advantage of during your vacation Continue reading

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Happy New Year! Time to Start Planning Your 2016 Disney Vacation!

I always tell folks that there are 3 basic keys to making an affordable Disney vacation happen: planning, budgeting, and an open mind. With these three things guiding you, you can really take all the aspects of a Disney vacation and change each as needed until you have a vacation you can afford. Continue reading

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