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Wordless Wednesday: Do You Want to be a Pirate?

If you'll be traveling with fans of Jack Sparrow, be sure to catch his show, Captain Jack Sparrow's Pirate Tutorial. Shows are held right outside of the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction and if your little ones are lucky, they may be one of 4 scallywags chosen to learn a ...

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Terrific Tuesdays: Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain

Walt Disney has mastered the art of entertaining guests as they stand in line. Expedition Everest is a great example of how to entertain guests while immersing them into the story line.

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Disney with Special Needs: Keeping the Spirit Alive

I can't just wake up and decide that today would be a good day to visit the Mouse, and that means that there are stretches of time when I have to just settle for keeping the spirit alive in my heart.

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Disney with Little Ones: Minnie's Halloween Dine

We just returned home from 8 wonderful nights at Walt Disney World. One of the surprise highlights of our trip that I wanted to share with you today was Minnie's Halloween Dine.

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Wordless Wednesday: Disney Running Trails

While it may be vacation, that doesn't mean you need to give up on your work out! In addition to the fitness centers that a number of the resorts have, you will also find some great running trails at many of the resorts.

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Terrific Tuesdays: Finding Nemo - The Musical

A favorite show at Disney's Animal Kingdom is Finding Nemo - The Musical in Animal Kingdom. This 1500 person theater comes alive with our friends from the sea: Marlin, Nemo, Dory, Crush and many other larger than life puppets.

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Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney's Yacht Club Resort

Disney’s Yacht Club Resort is a deluxe resort at Walt Disney World located on Crescent Lake among a cluster of resorts between Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Epcot. The resort features nautical-style décor and takes its elegant and stately inspiration from New England yacht clubs.

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Wordless Wednesday: Just a Bucket and a Broom

Anyone who has seen the movie Fantasia, will appreciate this area of Disney's All Star Movies Resort at Walt Disney World.

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Thrifty Thursday: 10 Ways to Make the Most of Your Disney World Christmas Vacation

It may be the end of July, but it’s the perfect time to be thinking cool thoughts and planning for the most wonderful time of the year at Walt Disney World! Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: March of the Wooden Soldiers

A highlight of the Christmas parade at the Magic Kingdom is the famous marching wooden soldiers. Before Christmas week, you will be able to see them at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, but during the week between Christmas and New Years, the parade….and these wonderful soldiers….are highlighted every afternoon. Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Merry Top Ten!

To celebrate our Christmas in July here at The Affordable Mouse, I thought it would be fun to do a Top Ten List of ways to celebrate on a Disney trip during the holiday season! The great thing? Most of these fun things are free or included with your vacation! Continue reading

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Terrific Tuesday: Christmas Decorations in Disney

Christmas is a very special time at Walt Disney World. All four parks, Downtown Disney, and as we discussed last week, even the resorts are decked out with wreaths, ribbon, lights, Christmas trees, gingerbread men and every imaginable decoration, transforming Walt Disney World into a magical holiday wonderland. Continue reading

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Celebrating the New Year with the Disney World Crowds…and Why We’re OK With That

In ten days we will be at Walt Disney World, getting ready to ring in the New Year at the Happiest Place on Earth. We will, of course, have a lot of company, and I have written in the past about what the parks are like during this busiest week of the year. Yes, we know what to expect….and still we choose to go then, even though things would be much calmer, less crowded, and we would see/do a great deal more if we went at another time. Continue reading

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