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D23…Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives…Part 3

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April 22, 2014
D23…Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives…Part 3

Hello friends!! I hope you all are enjoying the first few days of spring! Here in Chicago it is great to have some warmer weather finally after months of bitter cold and too much snow!! I hope everyone enjoyed their spring breaks and holidays! We are almost done exploring the D23 Treausres of the...
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Dinner at Palo

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April 20, 2014
Dinner at Palo

Today I invite you to join me for one of our favorite traditions.  Dinner at Palo!  Please share our dinner at Palo on the Disney Fantasy!  Of course we must start with cocktails!!  However don’t miss the dessert at the end.  I hope you enjoy this visual culinary feast!!     Jo Scholl, WDW Fan...
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Picky Palate

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April 18, 2014
He asked for ketchup...

As a Disney Dad, there are a lot of things I love about Disney.  Putting the obvious magic that you feel the minute you’re on property aside, one thing stands out with each experience I have had at Disney Parks.  I have food allergies, lots of them.  In addition, my wife thinks I am...
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Disney Food: Anyone Can Cook!

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April 18, 2014
My little sous chef helping prepare dinner.  She loves to cook already!

This has been the longest stretch of time that I’ve been away from Disney Parks, and I’m really starting to miss the place.  For me, a big part of the trip isn’t the character greetings or attractions, it’s the food.  A little mouse once said, “If you are what you eat, then I only...
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Trip Planning for Star Wars Weekends Trip!

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April 9, 2014
Trip Planning for Star Wars Weekends Trip!

For a few years now I’ve been a member of a Vinylmation trade group, Mouse Traders NYC, that meets every other month in New York City. Last summer some of our members happened to be in Walt Disney World together, and had a brainstorm that we should plan a group trip. All these months...
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Ten Disney World Apps to Know

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April 6, 2014
My Disney Experience

Back in July, 2012 I wrote an article, Disney App-tastic, on great apps to use to make your Walt Disney World (WDW) vacation better.  As technology rolls on, so does that list.  Here’s an updated list of 10 apps to know when visiting WDW.  Please also reference my original list as most of those...
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A Great Disney Photo Album Idea!

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March 28, 2014
A Great Disney Photo Album Idea!

Growing up, my family took a trip to Walt Disney World every year!  One of the things we loved to do was take pictures with the Disney Characters.  We would make a checklist so we would remember who we got pictures with and who we needed to look for.  I think my dad liked...
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Cool Disney Finds – Spring Goodies at Walgreens

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March 26, 2014
Cool Disney Finds – Spring Goodies at Walgreens

I found myself with 20 minutes to kill this afternoon while waiting for a prescription at Walgreens. I decided to wander rather than sit since I’m nursing a knee back to health and my physical therapist wants me walking more. Not surprisingly I found lots of Easter and Spring themed goodies while I wandered....
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Marty Sklar Inventive Geniuis Lecture Chicago

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March 13, 2014
Marty Sklar Inventive Geniuis Lecture Chicago

On Sunday, February 16th, I had the pleasure to attend an “Inventive Genius” lecture at the Museum of Science and Industry Chicago with Marty Sklar!! (http://www.msichicago.org/whats-here/events/marty-sklar/) Let me just start off by saying, I was a total fan-girl attending this event! I had learned about it a few months ago, and anxiously awaited the...
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Cool Disney Finds – Small Hipster Style Purses from LeSportsac and Vera Bradley

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March 12, 2014
Cool Disney Finds – Small Hipster Style Purses from LeSportsac and Vera Bradley

Welcome to my latest Cool Disney Find! If you regularly read this column you may recall I’m a relatively new convert to LeSportsac bags, and a big fan! And I’ve been a Very Bradley fan for a few years now. I’ve had two recent additions to my Disney collection, the LeSportsac Kasey in “Celebrate...
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