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D23 Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives

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November 11, 2013
D23 Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives

October 16, 2013 marked the debut of D23 Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives, in Chicago, Illinois at the Museum of Science and Industry.  The opening of the exhibit also marked the 90th anniversary of the Walt Disney Company. “Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives showcases the creativity and innovation that has defined Disney...
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Put Some Extra Magic in Your Photopass Shots with Magic Shots

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November 3, 2013
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If you’re looking to add a little fun and magic to your Disney vacation photos, be sure to take advantage of the Magic Shots that are available from Disney’s PhotoPass Photographers.  Magic Shots are photos where special effects are added after a photo has been taken. Most shots are only available in select locations...
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Decorating for Halloween – Disney Style!

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October 31, 2013
Decorating for Halloween – Disney Style!

Happy Halloween!  I can’t believe it is already the end of October and the holidays are right around the corner!  When we went to Walt Disney World (WDW) in August the merchandise locations were already selling Halloween decorations and all sorts of other Halloween related items.  By the end of our trip Main Street...
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Cool Disney Finds – iPod cases at Target!

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October 24, 2013
Cool Disney Finds – iPod cases at Target!

On my weekly Sunday Target run today I came across some super fun, affordable iPod Cases. All were for the 5th generation iPod Touch. Prices ranged from $19.99 to $24.99. Being a big fan of The Little Mermaid I was thrilled to see that 2 of the 5 Disney cases were Little Mermaid themed!...
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How to Save on Disney Souvenirs!

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October 23, 2013
How to Save on Disney Souvenirs!

You go on vacation, you buy souvenirs – the two go hand in hand.  On a Disney World vacation, there are so many cool souvenirs you end up wanting to buy a lot, which of course can get expensive (we tend to buy lots of t-shirts and have a growing coffee mug collection).  Don’t...
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A Fun Disney Surprise at Hallmark!

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October 17, 2013
A Fun Disney Surprise at Hallmark!

Disney and Mickey Mouse are everywhere!   I recently visited my local mall and every store I went into had tons of Disney and Mickey stuff.  I expect to see Mickey Mouse and friends at The Disney Store but I saw it everywhere.  I went into clothing stores such as Wet Seal, Hot Topic, H&M...
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Vinylmation Collecting

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August 29, 2013
Vinylmation Collecting

So I often get asked about my Vinylmation collection, how I began, how collecting works. I thought I’d share a few tidbits for those who are maybe new to Vinylmation or thinking about collecting. Blind Boxes vs Open Boxes – Interestingly some of my first Vinylmation were actually of the open box variety. This...
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Countdown to….vacation!!

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August 9, 2013
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Hello friends!!! I hope you are enjoying your summer and staying cool!! Here in Chicago, we have had a pretty mild summer, with only a few extremely hot days! The past few days and the upcoming week seem to be turning hotter again, so it will prepare me for my upcoming Walt Disney World...
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Senses Spa at Saratoga Springs: A Magical Experience

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August 6, 2013
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I had the opportunity to check out the new Senses Spa at Saratoga Springs on opening day. Here’s what I found and what I think you’ll want to know. Senses Saratoga Springs is the newly redesigned and re-imagined two-story spa and fitness center located Saratoga Springs resort. The spa has a wide variety of...
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Why I love Disney’s Contemporary Resort!

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July 25, 2013
Why I love Disney’s Contemporary Resort!

I love thinking about Walt Disney World.  With an upcoming trip this August I have been thinking about Walt Disney World more and more.  I like to plan out what attractions I want to make sure I ride, what restaurants I want to eat at and what resorts I want to visit.  The top...
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