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The Joy and Pain of Last Minute WDW Travel

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April 14, 2015
The Joy and Pain of Last Minute WDW Travel

Much to my family’s annoyance, I have been moping about since my last Walt Disney World visit in early December because it didn’t look like I would get back to my favorite place on Earth before my annual pass ran out at the end of April. After significant pouting and not-so-subtle hinting, my husband...
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My Future Cousins Spin On A Disney Theme Shower

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April 13, 2015
My Future Cousins Spin On A Disney Theme Shower

Hello everyone!  I am so excited to have a cousin (Shawn) marrying a future cousin Melissa who loves Disney as much as I do joining Diane’s family.  She planned her bridal shower with the UP movie in mind.     Shawn & his mom Diane     Melissa loves to visit the parks and...
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6 things I’ve never done at Disney….and don’t plan to do!

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April 12, 2015
6 things I’ve never done at Disney….and don’t plan to do!

One thing there’s never enough of on a Disney World vacation is TIME! It’s so tough to narrow down the ‘must-do’ list to make sure everyone gets to experience their favorite attractions. Between park attractions, dining, and just relaxing at the resort, the days go by in the blink of an eye.  It’s just...
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One Man’s Dream On Broadway

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April 11, 2015
One Man’s Dream On Broadway

  I am not trying to start any rumors here, I am merely expressing my opinion that I think the Walt Disney story would make a great Broadway show. Disney is no stranger to Broadway and just think about the animated movies that Disney has brought to big stage that have thrived. One show...
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Creating Disney Side Inspiration for WDW Vacation

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April 10, 2015
Creating Disney Side Inspiration for WDW Vacation

Greetings fellow Disney fans! I know most of us utilize countdowns, planning journals and checklists when getting ready for a trip to Walt Disney World (WDW). Along with this planning for me at least is what to pack to show my Disney side while on vacation. Now I have quite the collection of clothes...
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The Essential Disney Bookshelf

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April 9, 2015
The Essential Disney Bookshelf

As a Disney fan, we are always looking for ways to capture a  little of the Magic when we are away from the Parks. One of the best ways to achieve this is through expanding our knowledge of all things Disney through the extensive amount of literature available about Disney. These range from bios...
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Cruising the Canal – Pre Trip Report

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April 8, 2015
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I’m just a few weeks away from a Disney Cruise Line first for me, cruising through the Panama Canal! Although I’ve been on 9 Disney Cruises since 2001, this is an itinerary we’ve looked at for many years and just never worked either due to the timing, or the cost. When summer 2015 cruises were...
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Extra Magic Hours

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April 7, 2015
Extra Magic Hours

One of my favorite perks of staying on property at WDW is extra magic hours (EMH). This is only available to guests that are enjoying the comforts of one of the amazing WDW resorts. First, I would like to have the disclaimer that sometimes if you watch “forecasts” of guest counts for the day...
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Character Interactions

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April 7, 2015
Character Interactions

  Hello my friends!  Happy Spring!  Happy Easter and Passover as well!  I wish you all wonderful blessings! I wanted to discuss today about character interactions at Walt Disney World!  I know the highlight of a lot of trips for many people are meeting your favorite Disney character.  Mickey Mouse, Belle, Buzz, Darth Vader…....
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Star Wars Weekends- What’s the big deal?

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April 6, 2015
Star Wars Weekends- What’s the big deal?

We are Science Fiction and Superhero Fans. So you can imagine our elation when Disney created Stars Wars Weekends. Disney and Star Wars? It seemed too good to be true! We will be at the Disney resort for Star Wars Weekends 2015. But here is a fun trip down memory lane with some of...
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