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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: 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 Special Needs...Finding Vegan Holiday Treats

Come along with me while we do a little exploring and find special Disney holiday treats perfect for my vegan friends -- and the non-vegans, too.

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Thrifty Thursday: The Price is Right – Saving on Airfare to Disney World

Getting to Disney World is a big part of the vacation budget. It’s also the one that makes my stomach turn the most. I love to fly, but I detest the prices of airfare. The last time we went to Walt Disney World, we ended up paying way too much to fly down there because we planned the vacation late, and it was over Christmas break. It was awful, and I vowed to never pay that much for airfare again! Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Fly Me to Walt Disney World!

Once upon a time, if you wanted to travel to Walt Disney World, if you had the option to choose, you either flew if you wanted to save time, or drove if you wanted to save money. Now with fluctuating prices for both gas and airfare, deciding on how you’re getting to Disney isn’t quite so simple any more. Continue reading

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Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Your Journey to Disney World

Planning an affordable Disney vacation involves, at some point, a decision about transportation. How are you going to get to Walt Disney World? And how are you going to get around once you get there? While it can be a challenge to travel economically, planning ahead and doing a bit of research can save you quite a bit of money on your trip. Continue reading

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Princesses With A Plan: Packing for Our Disney Trip

Now that we have booked our flight for our Disney World vacation, we have been making checklists of what we want to pack for our upcoming trip. We will pack most of our things in our checked baggage, but we want to make sure that we have any necessary items in our carry on bags as well. Continue reading

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Princesses With A Plan: Choosing Our Flight to Walt Disney World

Choosing our flight for our Disney vacation wasn’t difficult for us, and 3 things made it easy: We live about 25 minutes from our nearest airport and about 1.5 hours from the next closest. The airport nearest our home is smaller, easier to get around in, and is more familiar. We both prefer Southwest Airlines as we have had excellent service from them in the past; and Southwest not only flies to Orlando, but our closest airport happens to be one of its hubs.
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