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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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Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter is a moderate resort at Walt Disney World. The resort, as the name implies, is themed like the French Quarter of New Orleans with lots of colorful Mardi Gras-style touches. Continue reading

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Terrific Tuesdays: Top Ten Most Fun Things at Disney World – Number 10

So I asked my kids to help me write this session of reviews for The Affordable Mouse and they were more than eager to be involved. I wanted them to share their opinions with me on the absolute most fun things to do at Disney. My kids are the age that I consider tweens, more like, they let me know they are tweens! Erin is 8.5, Zachary is 11 and Clay is 12. As I was reading over their lists, I was quite surprised at some of their choices. Number 10 on this list is staying at the Port Orleans -French Quarter Resort. When we stayed here last October, it was our first time to upgrade to a moderate resort. Man, were we all glad we made that decision! Continue reading

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