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Stunning photographs of Disney World resorts, attractions, and theme parks.

Returning “HOME”

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April 20, 2013
Returning “HOME”

Happy SPRING my friends! The trees are budding here in Chicago and I saw some flowers outside my work this morning!  I am so happy that warmer weather is finally here…I am so over the cold! I have some EXCITING news to share…. We are going HOME in AUGUST!! I am sooooo excited! This...
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Walt Disney World 1972: A Picturewalk to the Past: Part III

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March 24, 2013
Walt Disney World 1972: A Picturewalk to the Past: Part III

Welcome back to our third and final chapter of our walk back in time to April, 1972. If you missed chapter 1:  http://www.wdwfanzone.com/2013/01/walt-disney-world-1972-a-picturewalk-to-the-past/   or chapter 2:   http://www.wdwfanzone.com/2013/02/walt-disney-world-1972-a-picturewalk-to-the-past-part-ii/   feel free to take a moment and read those first. As for everyone else, here’s a quick review: It’s April of 1972, I’m 3, my family takes its first trip...
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D23 Fanniversary Chicago 2013

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March 12, 2013
Chicago Fanniversary

Hi everyone! I hope you all are surviving the final weeks of winter before spring arrives! I know I personally cannot wait for spring to arrive here in Chicago! I just attended an awesome event and I wanted to share with you about my Fanniversary experience! Enjoy! I was soo excited to attend this...
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Overcoming Disney Depression

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November 16, 2012
Full Blown adult tantrum in progress...

As you read this, I am probably on a plane, returning home from another wonderful Disney World vacation.  So much care and planning goes into each and every vacation.  When we return, there’s a noticeable void accompanied by an apparent sadness in our lives.  While I love seeing the Magical Express bus when I...
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37th Annual Festival of the Masters

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October 10, 2012
37th Annual Festival of the Masters

One FREE event that’s a big hit with Walt Disney World Resort Guests and locals alike is the annual Festival of the Masters presented by Michaels, coming to Downtown Disney November 9-11, 2012. Now in its 37th season, this year’s open-air festival promises nearly 150 juried Fine Artists and over 40 Emerging Masters, showcasing...
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The 21st Century Begins…

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October 2, 2012
Mickey

Monday October 1, 1982… …30 years ago on this date, my 2nd favorite theme park opened… EPCOT CENTER!! Happy 30th Anniversary Epcot! I enjoyed spending this past weekend following along on Twitter and Facebook with so many of my Disney friends who were down at Walt Disney World celebrating! I had planned to go...
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Did you know…the connection between Sue the T-Rex, Chicago, and Walt Disney World?

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July 15, 2012
Did you know…the connection between Sue the T-Rex, Chicago, and Walt Disney World?

As you all know, I live in the south suburbs of Chicago, home to some of the most amazing museums in the world! One of my favorites, even from when I was a little kid, is the Field Museum! I always loved wandering around, looking at all the artifacts from Egypt, American Indians, and...
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Disney App-tastic

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July 8, 2012
Disney App-tastic

Nowadays almost nothing can be as helpful as a good smartphone app when you are planning your visit and even after you arrive.  I’ve put together a collection of some of the most helpful apps I’ve found for a visit to Walt Disney World. Planning And Park Guide Apps Disney World Lines – Touring...
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Zendaya “Shakes It Up” in Chicago

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May 6, 2012
Autographed picture and wristband

Sunday April 15th, Navy Pier here in Chicago and Radio Disney hosted a meet and greet with Disney Channel star Zendaya from “Shake It Up”! The meet and greet was to be held between 1-3pm! I found out about this last week from a link from Chicago Parent on my Facebook feed! I had been wondering when and...
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The Great Photo Hunt is Underway!

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January 25, 2012
The Great Photo Hunt is Underway!

Over the past several months, I have grown increasingly impressed by the initiative of the Disney community to not only celebrate Walt Disney World as it exists today, but to create a comprehensive history of the Parks, from the attractions to the general layout of the lands.  No one does this better than the...
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