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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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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: What to Buy Before Your Trip

Walt Disney World is the most magical place on Earth, but as they say, “all magic comes at a price”. What normally costs $5 in our normal, every day, non-magical towns may cost $10 down in Disney. Therefore, it does pay to SAVE money by buying some items before you leave for your trip. Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: First-time Mouseketeers!

Our bags are not packed yet but hey, we have 76 days until we hit Disney World with our granddaughter, Maddy! This will be her first trip to Disney World so we have been planning this trip since we made the reservations back in November. Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Smorgasbord of Saving Tips!

This week I’m offering a smorgasbord or hodge-podge of saving tips for your Disney vacation, with both money savers but also sanity-savers! This week I traveled by air (no, not on broomstick, I went by plane) instead of my usual 4-wheeled mode of transportation. What an experience! Continue reading

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