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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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Disney World Deliciousness: River Roost Lounge and Yehaa Bob

If you are looking for a place to cool down after a day in the parks…head on over to the River Roost Lounge in Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: The Food and Wine Festival is Coming!

The International Food & Wine Festival at Epcot is quickly approaching! If you’ve been looking for an excuse to visit Walt Disney World, the fall is a great time! Beautiful weather, less crowds and eating amazing foods “around the world”…..it’s truly the most delicious time of the year! Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Do You REALLY Need ADRs?

“So you’re going to Walt Disney World in 4 months, how wonderful! Have you made your dining reservations yet?” And so starts a conversation that I have had many times with folks who are planning their first Disney vacation. The puzzled look I usually get in return, as they try to figure out why on earth any sane person would make dining reservations months in advance, always makes me chuckle….because at this point, I don’t have the heart to tell them there have been times that I have gotten up at 6 a.m. for 4 straight days trying to book our dining reservations. Yes, Disney does make us do things like this sometimes Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Is the Disney Dining Plan Right For You?

When folks ask for my help with planning their Disney vacations, once the dates are decided, there are then usually two major discussions that we have. The first is, where to stay. And the second is, should they get a Dining Plan? Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Saving with Character Meals

Believe it or not, character dining at Disney World is a smart way to save. Continue reading

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