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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 with Little Ones: Don’t Fear That Road Trip

Having a couple of boys, I get a little anxious if travel plans don’t go as smoothly as anticipated. Long car rides become really miserable for everyone when young children are unhappy or bored. But I now have the confidence to know that if we drive to Disney World for our next magical vacation, we will survive. Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Tips for Saving on Food at Disney World

While dining at the many restaurants at Walt Disney World can be a lot of fun, it can also become expensive if you’re not careful. However, you can save some money on meals and snacks with a little bit of pre-planning Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Star Wars, Soarin, FastPasses and More

It’s been 10 days since we got back from Walt Disney World and slowly but surely I am getting used to the “real world” again. Anyone who has visited Disney knows that PDD (Post Disney Depression) is a real thing! Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Managing Crowds

We’re approaching the Holiday Season and one of Walt Disney World’s busiest times of year: Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. Visiting during Walt Disney World’s most crowded times of year presents challenges, but it’s not impossible. Continue reading

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Disney Vacation Planning: What Should We do the Evening We Arrive?

Imagine this: it’s late afternoon when your flight gets in. You make it to your resort and get everyone settled in. You don’t have a park day planned until tomorrow. What do you do now? If this sounds like a predicament you might find yourself in, I have some suggestions to help you out. Continue reading

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