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Bucket List 2014-Walt Disney World

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July 17, 2014
Bucket List 2014-Walt Disney World

Hello my friends! I can’t believe in less than a month we will be down in Florida at Walt Disney World again! I am super excited to be celebrating my 35th birthday while we are down there, and Princess Kayla will be celebrating her 8th birthday! We will be down for 7 nights and...
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Cool Disney Finds – Disney Keys at Lowes

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July 16, 2014
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I recently found myself in the local Lowes hardware store looking for a new storm door. Imagine my surprise as I passed the key counter to see a whole selection of Disney related keys! I spent enough money on that shopping trip so I didn’t stop and get one, but I may need to...
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A Bit Fit and Tired at Walt Disney World

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June 30, 2014
A Bit Fit and Tired at Walt Disney World

“I must have walked 10 miles today.” Have you ever said this, even just in your mind, as you settle back into your resort room after a day at the parks? The familiar “Disney tired” with sore feet, tired eyes, and sleepy children lets you know it was a full day of memory-making fun....
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Cool Disney Finds – Latest Target Tshirt and Tanks!

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June 4, 2014
Cool Disney Finds – Latest Target Tshirt and Tanks!

As you know, I’m always keeping my eye out for fun Disney goodies on my weekly trip to Target. Was thrilled to find some new Tshirts and Tanks this week! My local Target has a wall with all their “graphic” tshirts in the women’s section. That is where all these goodies can be found....
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Celebrating at Chef Mickey’s Restaurant

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May 23, 2014
Celebrating at Chef Mickey’s Restaurant

In my last article titled ‘Ohana Means Family, I told you about a great Walt Disney World restaurant that could accommodate a large party, have great food and be entertaining for a bunch of children.  We ate at ‘Ohana and celebrated my parent’s 50th wedding anniversary, my anniversary and a couple of birthdays!  The...
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Fantasy Ups & Downs

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May 15, 2014
Fantasy Ups & Downs

I love texture and design so one of the things I enjoy doing is taking pictures of the incredible choices Disney makes when decorating their properties; or in this case the Disney Fantasy. Lou Mongello, host of WDW Radio always says to “look up, look down and all around you”.  You’ll never know what...
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Looking Beyond the Obvious

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May 4, 2014
Metrophone

With this week’s announcement of the opening of the Seven Dwarfs Mine Coaster on May 28th, I wanted to point out a few of the ‘hidden gems’ and not so obvious things to see at Walt Disney World (WDW). Magic Kingdom  Hidden Nautiluses – You can find two references to the Nautilus, from the...
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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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