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“MICKEY ” From Head To Toe ……

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November 7, 2014
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My family and I are “Mickey from Head to Toe”. Last year in November I visited just before the holidays and found this great Mickey Santa Hat with Mickey ears and mitts. I bought it for my grandson and the crazy Lollipop Mickey ears for my granddaughter. Needless to say they  both wanted the Santa...
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Disney WAYBACK Machine – Walt at the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair Part 4 – GE Progressland

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November 6, 2014
Disney WAYBACK Machine – Walt at the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair Part 4 – GE Progressland

  I’ll take Disney trivia for $100: “There’s a Great Big   Beautiful Tomorrow, shinning at the end of  every day…” and “Now is the Time, now is the time, now is the best time of your life…” Answer: What are the theme songs for Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress? Our third 1964-65 New...
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Frozen Fractals (still) all Around!

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November 5, 2014
Frozen Fractals (still) all Around!

As we close in on the one year anniversary of Disney’s Frozen entering our lives, I thought that I would take some time to reflect over the impact it has had in its relatively short existence. How a film about ice has become such a hot button issue is fascinating to me and reading...
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How to get WDW Fan Zone Blogcast into iTunes for easy listening on your iOS device

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November 5, 2014
How to get WDW Fan Zone Blogcast into iTunes for easy listening on your iOS device

I’m sure by now you have figured out that we have our very own podcast, hosted on Blogtalkradio.com. We actually have 3 separate and unique podcasts that run on that channel. Monthly WDW Fan Zone Blogcast – Hosts are Shelley Scholl and Diane Butler. Topics very month to month with some recent examples being tours...
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Disney Magic Cruise: Reposition-Transatlantic

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November 4, 2014
Disney Magic Cruise: Reposition-Transatlantic

Disney Magic Cruise: Reposition-Transatlantic The world is yours to explore! This headline was staring me in the face from our DVC (Disney Vacation Club) newsletter. Enjoy 2 weeks of soothing seascapes, charming Mediterranean cities and beautiful beaches—along with signature Disney service and attention to detail. A phone call to our Disney Travel Agent and...
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A Chat with a Princess…

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November 4, 2014
A Chat with a Princess…

Hello my friends! Today’s article has a guest writer…my 8 year old daughter-Princess Kayla! She wanted to take a few minutes to tell you about some of her favorite Disney things. One of her favorite characters is Lotso from Toy Story 3. I asked her to tell me a few things she likes about...
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Are You Ready? Prepping for Disney’s Wine and Dine Half Marathon

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November 3, 2014
Are You Ready? Prepping for Disney’s Wine and Dine Half Marathon

It is hard to believe that Disney’s Wine and Dine Half Marathon is a week away! I am beyond excited to be running this race not only because I am running it this time with my husband and my dad, but also because it is a night race. Night runs are such unique experiences...
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A Family Affair

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November 2, 2014
A Family Affair

It’s about that time for another Disney cruise/Disney trip! September to November is too long to be away, right? Now that I have an annual pass I feel like I have another excuse to jump on a plane and fly down. This trip that is coming up November 9th is going to be extra...
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Trick or Treating at Magic Kingdom

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November 1, 2014
Trick or Treating at Magic Kingdom

If you haven’t been to the Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween party then you are missing a great time at the Magic Kingdom.  This is a ticketed event separate from park admission but that also means smaller crowds.  Your ticket will say 7PM – 12PM but here is a little secret – you can...
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Thank Queue For the Distractions, Winnie the Pooh!

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October 31, 2014
Thank Queue For the Distractions, Winnie the Pooh!

. Recently, we were looking through some old photos and reminiscing about all the great Disney World vacations our family has taken through the years when my wife smiled and reminded me of some of the hurdles we faced to find these joyful memories. While the memory of those big smiles on our childrens’ faces...
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