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Affordable Disney: The Accommodation Situation

One of the largest expenses of visiting Walt Disney World is where you will stay. Will we stay on-site or off-site? Do we need a larger room to accommodate more than 3-4 people? Will we need 2 rooms rather than 1? How close to the parks do I want to ...

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Exploring Disney: Transportation and Ticket Center

Exploring Disney: Transportation and Ticket Center

The Transportation and Ticket Center is your portal to all the magic at Walt Disney World, and where you will arrive if driving to Magic Kingdom.

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Look Up, Look Down to Discover Disney Details

One of the things that has always fascinated me, is all of those amazing details that you find everywhere at a Disney park or resort, and how much they can add to a vacation experience.

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What is Included on Your Disney Cruise

A common question guests often have when they’re considering a Disney Cruise for the first time is what is included in the cruise fare – because there’s a lot more included than your accommodations!

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Disney with Special Needs: They Say It's Your Birthday

What could be more magical than being at Disney World? Celebrating something special at Disney World, of course. So let's talk about getting celebratory at Disney when you also have to manage your special needs.

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Wordless Wednesdays: Disney Balloons

Everyone has a favorite Disney souvenir, but for many kids (of all ages), nothing beats the magic of a Disney balloon!

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Terrific Tuesdays: Exploring Pandora - The World of Avatar

Pandora - The World of Avatar opened this past May and has been drawing huge crowds ever since. We finally had the chance to check out this area on our trip last week and I wanted to share our experiences and provide some thoughts and tips.

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Disney with Special Needs: Dare We Go for the Trifecta?

Disney with Special Needs: Dare We Go for the Trifecta?

We are contemplating going in February for spring, the middle of September for Halloween, and then the beginning of December for Christmas. Insane? Yes. Awesome? Absolutely.

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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: Spinning with Buzz Lightyear’s Space Rangers

Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Sping is a shooting gallery type game where you defeat the Evil Emperor Zurg. You are to hit “Z” shaped targets to earn points and if you’re good, you may become a Galactic Hero with 999,999 points. Learn some hints on how to become a Galatic Hero. Continue reading

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Terrific Tuesdays: Riding Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

Magic Kingdom is home to four great mountains now – the new Seven Dwarfs Mine Train is a “mountain” of sorts, along with the classics Splash Mountain, Space Mountain, and Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad will always hold a special place in my heart. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Checking Out Astro Orbiter

Astro Orbiter is a fun attraction if you don’t mind heights. There’s a great view of Tomorrowland and the nearby resorts. Some say it’s even better at night! Continue reading

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Terrific Tuesdays: The Barnstormer

Goofy’s Barnstormer holds a special place in our family’s hearts. My husband and I are both avid roller coaster fans – when we used to come to Disney pre-kid, we would literally go from park to park and just ride the coasters and thrill rides. Continue reading

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