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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: 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 Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: March of the Toy Soldiers

A highlight of the Christmas parade at the Magic Kingdom is the famous marching wooden soldiers. Before Christmas week, you will be able to see them at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, but during the week between Christmas and New Years, the parade….and these wonderful soldiers….are highlighted every afternoon. Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Giving Thanks for Magical Disney Family Memories

For me at least, it isn’t being able to visit Disney that I am thankful for……it is those precious family moments, memories…and the magic that goes along with them that I consider to be a true blessing. So while yes, special family moments can be experienced many places, at Disney, those moments are truly magical. Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Should you get the Candlelight Processional Dinner Package?

For many, a visit to Walt Disney World during the Holiday Season would not be complete without seeing the Candlelight Processional. Performed 3 times each night at Epcot, from the day after Thanksgiving until Dec. 30, this moving concert tells the story of the Nativity, featuring a 50-piece orchestra, celebrity narrator and a massed choir made up of choirs (including many student/school groups) from around the country. It’s a beautiful, amazing, and inspirational way to celebrate the season. Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Making the Most of Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

If you are visiting Disney World during the holiday season, should you pay the extra money for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party? And if you do, how can you get the most for your money? Continue reading

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