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Disney with Kids: The Time is Now

"What age should my kids be when they go to Disney?" It sounds like an easy question with an easy answer but there really is no wrong or right age to take your kids to Walt Disney World.

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Exploring Disney: Gliding Along on the Monorail

Exploring Disney: Gliding Along on the Monorail

The monorail is a treasured part of my Disney trips. It feels like a attraction itself and once I feel that glide, I know that I am home.

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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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Adrift with Disney: 75 – The Magic Number for First-Time Disney Cruisers

One week from today, I will be just 75 days from my cruise on the Disney Dream. If you are a first-time Disney cruiser like me, this number will be very important to you. Seventy-five days is the time at which your final balance is due (for stateroom categories 4-12), and it is also the day that you must register your passport information, you can book excursions, and you may book special dining experiences, spa treatments and kids club reservations. Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Disney Cast Member Thank You Cards

In my previous article about spreading the magic while visiting Disney, I talked about Cast Member Thank You cards. Now that I am only 19 days from being on my way back to the happiest place on earth, I was happy to use part of my weekend to get these joy spreaders ready to go too. I made some regular princess-themed cards as well as these cute ones for our night at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. Continue reading

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Adrift with Disney: A Plethora of Activities, Part II: In Port

In Tuesday’s post, I talked about some of the awesome activities offered onboard the Disney Dream while the ship is at sea. But, what about when the ship is in port? My family and I will be visiting Nassau, Bahamas and Castaway Cay during our cruise vacation, so I checked into the offerings at those two locations. Trying to decide what to do when there are so many options takes a little time. Continue reading

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