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Wordless Wednesday: Exploring Animal Kingdom Lodge

Two of the best resorts to explore are Animal Kingdom Lodge and it's sister resort, Kidani Village. Both are LOVELY, filled with lots of beautiful African art and design elements. They both have fabulous restaurants too! But the highlight of course, are the animals.

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Terrific Tuesdays: Soarin’ Around the World

On my last visit to Walt Disney World, I was lucky enough to experience Soarin’ again, this time with my grandson! My how it has changed!

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 Disney World Deliciousness: D-Luxe Burger

There’s a fairly new burger spot that makes a great stopping place to rest your weary feet and fill up your hungry tummy…D-Luxe Burger. My hubby and I stopped in there on our last Disney trip and we really liked it!

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Disney with Special Needs: The Welcome Bag

Making my Welcome Bags is one of my favorite parts of the home stretch for any trip. I often start putting items together for them at the beginning of planning, but it isn’t until right before that I really get down to work building these special gifts.

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Terrific Tuesdays: Welcome to Disney Springs

Everyone knows that visiting Walt Disney World involves theme parks, attractions and characters. But many don't realize that there is a fabulous "other" area called Disney Springs, that adds hours of shopping, dining and fun to any Disney vacation!

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Disney with Special Needs: It’s Coming….It’s Coming….It’s Never Coming Is It?

Disney with Special Needs: It’s Coming….It’s Coming….It’s Never Coming Is It?

The only thing as bad as those last few seconds driving out of Disney World and leaving the “See Ya’ Real Soon!” sign behind you is the long stretch of months (or even years) between that moment and your next Disney trip.

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Thrifty Thursday: What’s the Deal with Disney Pin Collecting?

When we discovered pin collecting, we discovered a great way of keeping that Disney souvenir budget under control. Because pins are now our souvenir of choice, we are better able to plan our souvenir purchases and stick to a planned budget. We don’t get sidetracked, and don’t suffer “buyer’s remorse” when we get home either. Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Options for Inexpensive Pin Trading

Pin trading involves lapel pins that are traded by Disney guests with cast members or other guests. Each guest can trade a maximum of two pins per cast member per day. To be acceptable to trade, the pins must have the copyright symbol as well as the word Disney on the back. Many guests purchase a lanyard to display their trading pins while at the parks. Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Pin Trading is a Thrifty Way to Have Fun!

Pin trading is an inexpensive way to have fun and interact with Disney Cast Members! When we first tried pin trading in 2008, Ashley loved it. At first she was really shy and wanted us to ask for pins, but after a day or so she got used to it and was quickly on a mission for all the “baby” Disney Characters Continue reading

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