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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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When is the Best Time to Visit Walt Disney World?

So you’re planning a Disney vacation and have figured out what your budget is. Now what? Well, the next thing is to decide when you want to go. And I know what you’re thinking……”So then, when is the best time to visit Walt Disney World?” Continue reading

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Budgeting for Your Disney Vacation

Creating the budget for your Disney vacation is super important because you really need to know what you can afford before you do just about anything else. Continue reading

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Happy New Year! Time to Start Planning Your Next Disney Vacation!

I always tell folks that there are 3 basic keys to making an affordable Disney vacation happen: planning, budgeting, and an open mind. With these three things guiding you, you can really take all the aspects of a Disney vacation and change each as needed until you have a vacation you can afford. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Making the Magic Last

One of my first priorities when I return from our Disney vacation is to create a lasting memoir of our trip. Something I can hold in my hands. Something I can share with my children (and grandchildren one day!), as we cuddle on the couch and tell stories of days gone by. Continue reading

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