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Wordless Wednesday: Do You Want to be a Pirate?

If you'll be traveling with fans of Jack Sparrow, be sure to catch his show, Captain Jack Sparrow's Pirate Tutorial. Shows are held right outside of the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction and if your little ones are lucky, they may be one of 4 scallywags chosen to learn a ...

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Terrific Tuesdays: Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain

Walt Disney has mastered the art of entertaining guests as they stand in line. Expedition Everest is a great example of how to entertain guests while immersing them into the story line.

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Disney with Special Needs: Keeping the Spirit Alive

I can't just wake up and decide that today would be a good day to visit the Mouse, and that means that there are stretches of time when I have to just settle for keeping the spirit alive in my heart.

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Disney with Little Ones: Minnie's Halloween Dine

We just returned home from 8 wonderful nights at Walt Disney World. One of the surprise highlights of our trip that I wanted to share with you today was Minnie's Halloween Dine.

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Wordless Wednesday: Disney Running Trails

While it may be vacation, that doesn't mean you need to give up on your work out! In addition to the fitness centers that a number of the resorts have, you will also find some great running trails at many of the resorts.

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Terrific Tuesdays: Finding Nemo - The Musical

A favorite show at Disney's Animal Kingdom is Finding Nemo - The Musical in Animal Kingdom. This 1500 person theater comes alive with our friends from the sea: Marlin, Nemo, Dory, Crush and many other larger than life puppets.

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Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney's Yacht Club Resort

Disney’s Yacht 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 nautical-style décor and takes its elegant and stately inspiration from New England yacht clubs.

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Wordless Wednesday: Just a Bucket and a Broom

Anyone who has seen the movie Fantasia, will appreciate this area of Disney's All Star Movies Resort at Walt Disney World.

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Terrific Tuesdays: Maestro 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: 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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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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