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Thrifty Thursday:  Driving to Disney?

Thrifty Thursday: Driving to Disney?

If you are driving to Disney, you simply must have a SunPass. No, a SunPass doesn’t give you a free ride on Florida’s highway system, but it will save you time and money on Florida’s toll roads.

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Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa

Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa

I’d like to you introduce to one of our favorite resorts, Saratoga Springs. Saratoga Springs was the first Walt Disney World resort that we stayed at for our honeymoon 7 years ago.

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Disney Dining: Plaza Ice Cream

Disney Dining: Plaza Ice Cream

We decided to head over to Magic Kingdom this past weekend. While there, we tried a new place that I have heard many people go on and on about…the Plaza Ice Cream Parlor on Main Street.

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Terrific Tuesdays: Splash Mountain

Terrific Tuesdays: Splash Mountain

You wanna get wet? The famous Splash Mountain is a water ride located in Frontierland at the Magic Kingdom between Pecos Bill's and Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.

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Disney World with Little Ones: Teaching Children To Save For Vacation

Disney World with Little Ones: Teaching Children To Save For Vacation

Sadly, annual trips to WDW just aren't a reality for us. This means that we have to make a point to save towards our goals. So how do we overcome the I-miss-Disney blues between trips? We keep the magic and the dream alive by saving and planning for ...

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So You Want to Meet the Disney World Characters…

So You Want to Meet the Disney World Characters…

A highlight for nearly every child who visits Disney World…and more than a few adults…..is meeting the characters. It is such an important part of a Disney trip that many children plan for weeks which characters they wish to see, and spend just as much time trying to decide where ...

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Thrifty Thursday: Free at Pop Century Resort

Thrifty Thursday: Free 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

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A Very Special Announcement

A Very Special Announcement

It has long been a dream of mine to be able to grow The Affordable Mouse to include a team of other travel agents…folks who share my passion for helping families make their Disney vacation dreams come true. I am thrilled to announce today that this dream has now come ...

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Using the Disability Access Service and FastPass Plus

We just returned from an eventful trip to Walt Disney World using all sorts of new technology/systems and lucky for you I’m here to report on it. My husband and I traveled with my mother-in-law and multiple disabilities special needs brother-in-law to Animal Kingdom Lodge- Kidani Village. Continue reading

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Magical Accommodations: Disability Access Service Card

The holidays are quickly approaching and that means magical holiday fun at the Disney parks! If you are traveling to the parks this holiday season with a loved one with disabilities, it may be beneficial to know about the changes Disney has made to their assistance program. Continue reading

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Magical Accommodations: The Guest Assistance Card

Anyone who has a family member or loved one with special needs knows it can be nerve wracking traveling to a new place. Especially a place on such a large scale, such as Walt Disney World. I’m here to assure you Disney does offer special accommodations that can guarantee everyone will have a fun and memorable time Continue reading

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