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Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney's Beach Club Resort

Disney’s Beach 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 has a light and charming beachside theme that feels elegant yet relaxing.

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Terrific Tuesdays: Treats at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Terrific Tuesdays: Treats at Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party

If it's the Holidays, then it's pretty much guaranteed that there will be treats....and even more guaranteed that Disney will be in overdrive when it comes to those treats.

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Disney with Special Needs: Is It Really Time to Leave?

Disney with Special Needs: Is It Really Time to Leave?

We try to ignore it. We push it away and refuse to let it dampen our spirits. But it's there. The worst, most miserable, most terrible, horrible moment of a Disney Vacation -- when it ends.

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Disney with Special Needs: That’s a Lot of Dessert

Disney with Special Needs: That's a Lot of Dessert

So what are the Disney dessert parties and do they work for a family with special needs? Would a vegan, two super small eaters, two super big eaters, crowd-haters, and even a service dog find enough reasons to shell out the extra cash for these added experiences?

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Wordless Wednesday: It's Christmas at Animal Kingdom Lodge

One of my favorites is the Animal Kingdom Lodge where the huge Christmas Tree in the lobby includes beautiful and fascinating ornaments from many African countries

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Terrific Tuesdays: Happy Birthday Walt Disney!

Someone very special to all of us had a vision years ago: he dreamed of a place for young and old to come together, a place that would take people to a magical world - and of course those dreams led to Disneyland and Walt Disney World!

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Disney with Special Needs: Who Wants What? Tips for Making the Most of Your Dining Plan

Disney with Special Needs: Who Wants What? Tips for Making the Most of Your Dining Plan

We have a number of tips and tricks to make the very most of the Disney Dining Plan to make sure that everyone gets what they want to eat and when, and we can make the most of our budget.

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Disney with Little Ones: Pandora - The World of Avatar

Our whole family was excited to visit the newest themed area, Pandora: The World of Avatar. Visually, Pandora is completely breath-taking. The land really transports you to another place and time and to say it’s magical is an understatement!

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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. Continue reading

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Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Disney’s Contemporary Resort is a deluxe resort at Walt Disney World with a modern, clean design. It’s the closest Walt Disney World Resort hotel to the Magic Kingdom, and is one of the original resorts that opened along with the Magic Kingdom in 1971. Continue reading

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Disney World with Little Ones: Picking the Right Resort

One of the biggest decisions you will make for your Walt Disney World vacation is choosing where to stay. There are many considerations when choosing the perfect place for your family. Your budget, family size, and amenities desired all shape your decision. Continue reading

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Disney Vacation Planning: Choosing Your Disney Resort

Choosing where to stay on a Disney vacation is one of the most discussed and researched parts of planning a trip to Walt Disney World. Of course it’s easy to understand why, as the cost is a huge part of a Disney vacation budget. But I have also found that most folks are also looking at things beyond just cost: theme, amenities, location, and transportation are just a few of the things people consider when deciding on a Disney hotel or resort property. Continue reading

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Disney’s Epcot Resorts: The Benefits of Location, Location, Location

Having discussed Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge last week, I thought that this week, in light of the current Summer Room Discount promotion, that I would share my thoughts about some other Deluxe/Villa resorts: the Epcot resorts of the Boardwalk, Yacht and Beach Club, and Disney’s Swan and Dolphin. It may seem odd to talk about all 5 of these resorts in one post, but I do so for one reason…and the one that makes any/all of these resorts appealing to my family: location! Continue reading

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