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Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow

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September 2, 2014
Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow

Helloooo friends!! So, as promised we are leaving Magic Kingdom to explore EPCOT! Epcot, short for Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow actually. Not so much Every Person Comes Out Tired as one man stated to me on the bus going back to the resort one night after Illuminations.   This is the park that I...
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8/2-3, 2014 WDW DVC Trip/side trip Review

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September 1, 2014
8/2-3, 2014 WDW DVC Trip/side trip Review

Hello everyone!  We had a very Magical vacation  to Walt Disney World from 8/2-3 & 8/7-11/2014.  This trip was myself and my wonderful husband Keith.  We flew out Saturday morning, arrived at Animal Kingdom Lodge Jambo House at 1:00pm and our room was ready.  We were on the Arusha Savanna, there were so many...
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Welcome, Foolish Mortals

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August 31, 2014
Welcome, Foolish Mortals

. In 2011, Disney Imagineers expanded the queue area of the Haunted Mansion allowing guests a place to interact with the spirits while waiting for the Mansion doors to open.  With the evolution of Fastpass+ in early 2014, this area was designated as the “standby line” while fastpass guests are now whisked through the original...
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How Do You Show Your Disney Sports Side?

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August 31, 2014
How Do You Show Your Disney Sports Side?

Whether you are an Olympian or a fan of your child’s little league team, there are plenty of great ways to express your Disney Sports side while you visit Walt Disney World.  I asked my friends to tell me exactly how they do just that.  How do you show your Disney Sports side? Spring...
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Changes Are Coming To Epcot!

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August 30, 2014
Changes Are Coming To Epcot!

Oh boy are they coming. I don’t know about you, but my Twitter feed and Facebook feeds have been flooded by the announced changes at Epcot. I have to say not a lot of the posts have been favorable of the changes either. As soon as I read about it, I had to run...
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Stacey Says

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August 29, 2014
Stacey Says

My daughter is and has always been tall for her age.  This fact allowed her to ride many “big kid” attractions earlier then most.  It was great and then somewhere along the line she decided she did not want to ride anything that seemed remotely scary anymore.  Rides she once enjoyed were now off...
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How Do You Measure The Years?

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August 28, 2014
Photo by Rebecca C

 Decades of Impressions With my next trip to WDW near weeks away, I sit rocking on my front porch, a bit nostalgic, reflecting on why I adore Walt Disney World and Disney history, in a way that may be more than normal, and recall that it began at a very early age. With each...
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Disney Impressions: Searching for Mickey, Finding Disney – Part 4

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August 28, 2014
Disney Impressions: Searching for Mickey, Finding Disney – Part 4

France Beyond Disneyland Paris For the last part of this series, we turn now to looking at France beyond the Disney Parks. When you are here at home, you can go anywhere and you are likely to see Disney related items. Go to a Hallmark store and you find ornaments, cards and plushes of...
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Tour Experiences at Walt Disney World

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August 27, 2014
Our group during the Fort Wilderness Back Trail Adventure

As a Disney Vacation Club Member and frequent Walt Disney World traveler (I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve been!) sometimes I’m looking to do something new and different on a trip to WDW. One of the many tours offered are a great way to see Walt Disney World in a different way....
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Listening Delights – Some Podcasts To Try!

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August 26, 2014
Listening Delights – Some Podcasts To Try!

From my first visit to Walt Disney World to now, I can’t believe the quantity and quality of advice there is for the first time visitor. On my first trip, I was mainly reliant on guidebooks, however now there is so much information available within a few clicks but the issue now is quality...
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