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Top 5 Disney Moments

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April 8, 2014
Top 5 Disney Moments

Hello Everyone! This week on UK television I watched a program on Sky-1 called “Disney’s Greatest Moments”. This was a list of Top 30 Disney Moments as voted by UK viewers and included comments from a heap of celebrity’s including Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Josh Gad, Tom Hanks, Jeremy Irons, Richard Sherman and a...
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Splitsville Luxury Lanes-Even Bowling is More Fun at Disney

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April 7, 2014
Splitsville Luxury Lanes-Even Bowling is More Fun at Disney

Let’s face it, everything is more fun at Disney.  Bowling is always fun for everyone, but at Disney it is truly magical! Splitsville Luxury Lanes is located at Downtown Disney. When you enter Splitsville to bowl the staff enters your name and shoe size. If you have young children you can request bumpers be...
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Family Culinary Adventures-Whispering Canyon Cafe

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April 7, 2014
Family Culinary Adventures-Whispering Canyon Cafe

Having now covered all three meals, I feel like I can give an accurate review of Whispering Canyon Café. Located in Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, this western themed restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. While the restaurant does offer a variety of entrees, the appeal for many is the bottomless all-you-care-to-eat platters. Served family style,...
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Ten Disney World Apps to Know

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April 6, 2014
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Back in July, 2012 I wrote an article, Disney App-tastic, on great apps to use to make your Walt Disney World (WDW) vacation better.  As technology rolls on, so does that list.  Here’s an updated list of 10 apps to know when visiting WDW.  Please also reference my original list as most of those...
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WDW Enchanted Tiki Room

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April 5, 2014
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  “All the birds sing words and the flowers croon in the Tiki Tiki Tiki Tiki Tiki room” ! I remember sitting outside the Tiki Room when it first opened in 1971 in Adventureland many years ago and hearing a recording indicating it was an Audio-Animatronic  attraction. Big Words for a Fun attraction. I...
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Recharge, Relax & runDisney

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April 4, 2014
Recharge, Relax & runDisney

In February 2013, I packed up my daughters and flew solo to Walt Disney World for the Princess Half Marathon Weekend.  The decision was very last minute; we were already planning to be there for the weekend and my daughter saw pictures online and asked if we would be doing that on our next...
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My Go-To, Kid-Friendly Disney World Table Service Restaurants

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April 3, 2014
My Go-To, Kid-Friendly Disney World Table Service Restaurants

Last month I talked about my family’s go-to, kid-friendly counter service locations throughout the Walt Disney World Resort. My personal Walt Disney World cheat sheet also has my family’s tried and true table-service locations that we return to time and again. Our Disney dining formula consists of new restaurants or ones we haven’t returned...
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Wishing These Disney World Lands, Attractions, and Pavilions Were Built

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April 3, 2014
Wishing These Disney World Lands, Attractions, and Pavilions Were Built

The Disney Company always seems to have plans for the future guest experience. At one time there were plans to build a patriotic theme park in Virginia to be called Disney’s America. They also planned on building an indoor theme park, Walt Disney’s Riverfront Square in St. Louis. In addition to these and other...
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Cover Bands – Rocking Your MagicBand with Style

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April 2, 2014
Cover Bands – Rocking Your MagicBand with Style

Disney’s MagicBands are bringing the Disney vacationing experience to another level. But have you ever thought about rocking your MagicBand with style? Think no more. My friends at DVC Central have designed Cover Bands which are decorative covers for your MagicBand. There are so many awesome designs to choose from! Love the movie Frozen? Check...
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Relay for Life and Entertainment Designers Forum

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April 2, 2014
Relay for Life and Entertainment Designers Forum

  As part of a two-event fund raiser for the American Cancer Society, volunteers have organized a Relay for Life in Celebration, FL this Friday, April 4th.  Additionally, last month at The Rep Theatre in Orlando, FL, an Entertainment Designers Forum event was held to raise additional donations.  I was blessed to have the...
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