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Cool Disney Finds – Lots of Disney Goodies at Hobby Lobby!

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January 14, 2015
Cool Disney Finds – Lots of Disney Goodies at Hobby Lobby!

A brand new Hobby Lobby opened up near my house and I decided last week to go check it out. For those who haven’t been to a Hobby Lobby its a craft store much like a Michaels or AC Moore. They tend to be a bit larger than that and have quite a significant...
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Top 5 reasons why August is the best month to go to Disney World

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January 13, 2015
Grand Marnier Orange Slush at Epcot's France Pavilion

There are so many reasons to love Disney World and for me, one of those reasons is the weather.  After growing up in Pittsburgh and now living in Cleveland, I’ve become accustomed to the gray, dreary, snowy days that take over the first quarter of the year.  And during those days I always find myself thinking,...
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#DisneySide @Home Celebration is Coming to Our House!

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January 12, 2015
#DisneySide @Home Celebration is Coming to Our House!

I am excited to announce that our family has been chosen to host a #DisneySide @Home Celebration. About a month ago, I received an email from Disney Parks and MomSelect announcing that, once again, the search was on for hosts for these amazing at-home events. The application site was open for about two weeks...
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Saying Goodbye to the Hat

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January 11, 2015
Saying Goodbye to the Hat

Its the week the Sorcerer’s Hat is being removed from Disney’s Hollywood Studios.  Some people are extremely happy with its removal – it’s often referred to as BAH (Big A** Hat) on Twitter by its non-fans.  Others are upset by its removal.  I personally have mixed feelings.  The hat has been in the Studios since...
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Rainy days at Walt Disney World

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January 10, 2015
Rainy days at Walt Disney World

Greetings fellow Disney fans! So I’m sure you all have heard Florida is the sunshine state, but as they say with the sunshine comes the rain. Anyone who has visited Walt Disney World (WDW), especially in the summer can attest to the daily afternoon thunderstorm. But just what do you do when it’s pouring...
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How To Make a Disney Vacation Magical for OTHER Guests

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January 9, 2015
Disney 2011 288

It’s 2015.  The list of things I plan to accomplish this year includes committing at least one random act of kindness weekly.  As I spent some time thinking about how I would do this, (filling someone’s gas tank, buying stamps for the next person in line at the post office, handing out ice cream...
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Marketplace Co-Op: A Fun Place to Shop

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January 8, 2015
Marketplace Co-Op: A Fun Place to Shop

In June of 2014, The Marketplace Co-Op opened up in the Downtown Disney Marketplace.  It occupies the space that was once Team Mickey.  The Co-Op is broken up into 6 shops that offer a wide variety of Disney merchandise.  The 6 shops include: 1) Beautifully Disney – A women’s beauty store that sells make-up,...
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Winter Weather At Walt Disney World

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January 8, 2015
Winter Weather At Walt Disney World

If you are planning to travel to Walt Disney World during January, February, or March here are some things you need to know that may help you plan and pack for your next magical vacation.  January The average high temperature in January is 72 and the average low is 50. January is one of...
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My 4-months with an Annual Pass

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January 7, 2015
My 4-months with an Annual Pass

What is a Disney lovers dream? Being able to get into Walt Disney World whenever they want! This past September I came very close to this dream. Prior to the Momma-Daughter trip I took in September, I bought a 4-day park hopper pass to use while on my vacation. After planning my other vacation...
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The Magic’s in the Music – Extinct attractions/areas

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January 7, 2015
The Magic’s in the Music – Extinct attractions/areas

Happy New Year! For my first column of 2015, I’ve decided to take a look back at some of my favorite theme park music from the past. You may remember the first post in this series about my favorite current attraction/area music. Back in November, I promised a rundown of music classics that can...
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