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Polynesian Update

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July 11, 2014
Polynesian Update

As you may already know, the Disney Vacation Club is expanding, with the newest villas being built at the Polynesian Resort.  As part of this, there are many changes coming to the resort.  This is including a renaming back to its original name of The Polynesian Village Resort.  As you can see in the...
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Wishful Eating

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July 11, 2014
Be Our Guest...flawlessly executed by Imagineers.

After a short break, it sure feels great to write for WDW Fan Zone again.  While recovering from the birth of our third child, I had lots of time to think about Disney Parks and watch Disney moves, even got a bit homesick with thoughts about how much I miss being there and of...
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How To Relax On A Disney Vacation

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July 10, 2014
How To Relax On A Disney Vacation

We recently took our annual family summer vacation, but instead of going our usual WDW route, we went to Lake Ouachita near Hot Springs, AK – camping.  I use the term camping very loosely because we were in a cabin with running water, kitchen, bathroom – but the main activity of our vacation was...
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Keys To Keeping Kosher At Walt Disney World

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July 10, 2014
Keys To Keeping Kosher At Walt Disney World

I cannot tell you how many times over the years friends and family have said they would like to go to Disney World but they weren’t sure what to do about their meals because they keep kosher. No one caters to the needs of its guests like Walt Disney World. Whether you or your...
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La Cantina de San Angel Dining Review

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July 9, 2014
La Cantina de San Angel Dining Review

  La Cantina de San Angel is located outside at the Mexico Pavilion in EPCOT.  It is a quick-service restaurant that offers a lot of fresh unique flavors of Mexico.  I have to admit that my previous trips to La Cantina were lacking.  I avoided it for a long time.  I’m happy to report...
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Let’s Go on An Adventure!!

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July 8, 2014
Let’s Go on An Adventure!!

Yay hey yay!  Hello fellow Disney friends!  Last time we spoke we were in Frontierland and had ridden Splash and Big Thunder Mountains.  What a rush!  Now we are going to Adventureland!  You can wring the water from your clothes as we walk..because I know you are soaked from Splash Mountai. orDid you roll...
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A Disney European Adventure- The Planning Phase

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July 7, 2014
A Disney European Adventure- The Planning Phase

While debating on vacation spots for our next adventure, Mike and I decided we wanted to visit one of our bucket list places: Europe. After researching and remembering how much fun we had in November on our Disney Bahamian Cruise, we decided that another Disney Cruise was the best option. We would be able...
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July 2014 Eggplant Mozzarella

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July 7, 2014
July 2014 Eggplant Mozzarella

Good day all!  I had bought an eggplant but didn’t know what I wanted to make with this one.  Then I thought, I would look online.  My thought was something light, I found a recipe on Disneyfamily.com by Anne Colman for Eggplant Mozzarella.  It was low fat, easy to make and delicious. Plus not...
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Frozen Goodies for a Hot Summer

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July 6, 2014
Kitchen Sink

While visiting Walt Disney World, particularly during the especially hot summers, it’s always great to stop and grab a delicious frozen treat.  I wanted to share a few of my favourites; I did omit any that are of an adult nature.  Please enjoy the offerings  Everywhere Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bar – The classic...
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Disney Vacation Club Continues To Grow

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July 5, 2014
Disney Vacation Club Continues To Grow

The last expansion of the Disney Vacation Club was just last year with the opening of the Vilas at the Grand Floridian.  The villas officially opened, October 23, 2013, as the 12th Disney Vacation Club property. They are located near the spa and wedding pavilion at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort. This will be our...
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