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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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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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