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The Isle of the Lost – Book Review

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May 8, 2015
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Hi my friends!!! I hope everyone is enjoying the warmer spring weather! A couple weeks ago, Stuart and myself were asked if we would review a book for WDW FanZone that is a prequel for an upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie! I was excited to find out that it was for “The Descendants”, which...
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Cool Disney Finds – Hallmark

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May 6, 2015
Photo By Shelley Scholl

It used to be Hallmark was best for Disney Christmas ornaments. There are loads of new ones every year, and if you are like me, you can fill up a whole Christmas tree with Disney ornaments. Then there’s always been some collectibles – Precious Moments, Jim Shore, etc. In the last few months Hallmark...
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Top 7 Reasons to Vacation With The Disney Cruise Line

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April 30, 2015
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. Earlier today, Stuart posted an article discussing ten reasons he believed a vacation on the Disney Cruise Line should be in you future. Personally, our family has cruised twice with Disney  (Disney Wonder ’96 Disney Dream ’11) and both time we were beyond impressed with our vacation. So tonight, I thought I’d chime in with my top...
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Quiet Moments

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April 25, 2015
Contemporary with Monorail

Do you ever savor moments at Walt Disney World? Do you have a favorite spot that provides you with nostalgia of past visits? I sure do. I’ll show you what I mean. Each trip, I look forward to finding new ‘favorite spots’ or revisiting old ones. When I sat down to write this article,...
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Post-post- post Disney blues!

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April 21, 2015
Post-post- post Disney blues!

Hello my friends!  I hope you all are enjoying the nicer spring weather in your neighborhood!  Here in Chicago the trees are starting to bloom with buds and flowering trees are blossoming! I am not wearing my heavy winter jacket anymore,  instead now I can wear my Eeyore fleece! #disneyside Even despite the beautiful...
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More Than Just Merchandise… These Are Memories

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April 20, 2015
More Than Just Merchandise… These Are Memories

I was talking today with a friend who’s headed to Walt Disney World in a few weeks about buying souvenirs while she’s there.  The conversation got me excited to do some of my own Disney shopping, even though I won’t be for a few more months.  Shopping at Disney can be well – a...
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Size Friendly Disney series: Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach

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April 16, 2015
Size Friendly Disney series: Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach

If you are anything like I am, the idea of going to a water park gives you an uneasy feeling. I know there will be people of all shapes and sizes there. Yet, all I can think of is the wiggle in my step. That is why the next in our series is the...
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Gearing up for Avengers Half Marathon

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March 31, 2015
Gearing up for Avengers Half Marathon

Last year I missed the inaugural Avengers Half Marathon Weekend. Silly things like responsibility and obligations kept me from going. When you’re a Disney Dad, sometimes you have to take one for the team. In this case, my wife was going and I stayed behind with the kids. Wait, my wife just reminded me...
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Can’t Wait – Disney Springs

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March 28, 2015
Disney Springs artwork courtesy of Disneyparksblog

Like any diligent Disney fanatic, I am counting the days until my July trip to Walt Disney World. Rooms are booked, airfare is set, and Advanced Dining Reservations (ADRs) are created and tinkered with daily. ​With so many exciting changes occurring in the happiest place on earth, I am especially excited to see what...
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2015 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival – Part 2

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March 25, 2015
Photo by Shelley Scholl

In my last article I talked about the amazing Outdoor Kitchens at the Flower and Garden Festival. This week I share with you some of the gorgeous pictures I took of the topiaries and gardens. You can also listen to Diane Butler and I discuss Flower and Garden on the latest episode of our...
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