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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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Disney with Special Needs: Traveling with a Senior

If you’re thinking about scooping up your grandparents and scooting off to the World but are concerned that their silvery-ness might make it too hard for them to enjoy the vacation, come along with me. Continue reading

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Bringing Grandma and Grandpa to Disney World

While most of the time we think about the needs of our youngest Guests when planning a Disney vacation, if you are bringing any seniors with you on your trip, you may need to do things a bit differently in order to accommodate the needs of Grandma and Grandpa. Continue reading

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Disney with Little Ones…and the Older Ones Too

Have you ever planned a trip to Walt Disney World with your children and also included your parents or in-laws? For some families, this might be a no-brainer while others may need some time to weigh the pros and cons. Continue reading

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Creating Disney Vacation Magic with Seniors

Many people focus on a Disney vacation as one for families and for those with young children. And while it is true that experiencing Disney with little ones is magical, I can also say that one of the best Disney World trips that my family ever made, was the year that we took my parents who were both in their 70s at the time. We definitely did some things differently in order to accommodate their needs, but it was a truly special and magical vacation for us. There is something about sharing the joy of Disney with those who are old in years but young in heart that is heartwarming in a way that is hard to describe. I treasure the memories that we created on that vacation! Continue reading

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