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Disney with Special Needs: Venturing Outside of the World

Brace yourself. I’m going to tell you something shocking and I want you to be prepared. I’ll give you a minute. Are you ready? Alright…here we go. Sometimes when my family goes to Florida, we don’t just go to Disney World.

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Thrifty Thursday: Thoughts on Free Dining

Thrifty Thursday: Thoughts on Free Dining

Disney discount days are always exciting - because who doesn't want to save money...or have "free food" - but they can also be challenging if you couldn't get a discount, had to change resorts or dates in order to get it, or didn't save as much as you had hoped. ...

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Wordless Wednesday: Stepping Into New Worlds

As many times as I have visited Walt Disney World, I will never cease to be amazed at how you can easily enter a new world....or part of the world.....simply by visiting new sections of a theme park, or a resort hotel.

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Terrific Tuesdays: Test Track Fun

At almost a mile long, with peak speeds of 65 mph, Test Track Presented by Chevrolet at Epcot is a thrilling ride you’ll want to experience again and again! But don't take my word for it

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Free Disney World Resort Activities

Walt Disney World’s on-site resorts are great complements to a Walt Disney World vacation, with great theming, fun pools, and even extra activities available to resort guests – and many of these activities are free!

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Disney with Special Needs: FastPass Killed the Spontaneity Star?

There are some people who are meticulous Disney planners and like to know all of the details about everything. That’s me. I plan planning. And so I love FastPasses.

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Wordless Wednesday: Disney Springs

One of the nicest things about the recent transformation of Downtown Disney to become Disney Springs, was the addition of the "springs".

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Thrifty Thursday: Buyer Beware When it Comes to Disney World Tickets

If there is one thing that you have to be SUPER careful about when it comes to saving money on your Disney vacation, it's where you buy your tickets. On a regular basis I read about folks who got ripped off trying to save money buying Disney tickets somewhere…only to ...

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Wordless Wednesday: Prince Eric’s Castle

We are all familiar with Cinderella Castle of course but don’t overlook Prince Eric’s castle in the “New” Fantasyland section….unlike Cinderella’s, this castle has a fun attraction as part of it! Continue reading

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Terrific Tuesdays: Mickey’s PhilharMagic

For those days when you have had enough walking around Magic Kingdom and need a “sit-down” thing to do, check out Mickey’s PhilharMagic. On a recent trip I tried to convince my husband to go see this show. All I heard was, “I’m not much of a show person”! HA – that wasn’t going to deter me……….so on our last day, I had him convinced. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: An Alternative to Disney Thrills

If you’re not into the thrills of Space Mountain or Tower of Terror, the teacups in Fantasyland are a great alternative! And if you don’t like riding the teacups, then enjoy walking around and taking in the scenery. Continue reading

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Impressions of the New Fantasyland Dress Rehearsal: Part Two

My family was in Walt Disney World when the New Fantasyland was in dress rehearsal. We rushed over and sure enough it was still open when we arrived late in the afternoon. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Disney Visions of Fantasy and Tomorrow

I think this photo, with icons of Fantasyland and Tomorrowland right next to each other, kind of epitomizes what unique experiences await the visitor to the Magic Kingdom. One minute you are in the world of Cinderella and Peter Pan…and the next minute you are flying through space with Buzz Lightyear. I love how the vision that Walt Disney had for his parks…where both of these “lands” (along with others) exist in a way that allows families to use their imaginations to visit and become immersed in their story….is kind of summed up in this one picture. Continue reading

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