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D23 – Destination D Recap

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December 4, 2014
D23 – Destination D Recap

  We spent the weekend before Thanksgiving at the D23  off-year event called Destination D. As you may know, D23 hosts the D23 Expo on odd numbered years, 2009, 2011, 2013 and the next one in 2015, all in Anaheim, CA. During the year in-between the Expos, D23 host an event they call Destination...
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Cool Disney Finds – Disney Stocking Stuffers at Target

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December 3, 2014
Cool Disney Finds – Disney Stocking Stuffers at Target

Hello! Christmas will be upon us before we know it. Today’s Cool Disney Finds will focus on inexpensive Disney themed stocking stuffers found at Target. Happy Shopping! Share
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Sharing “Sweet Sand Pails” ….

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December 2, 2014
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BLIZZARD BEACH  is my favorite water park at Disney World. It’s located on Blizzard Beach Drive in Lake Buena Vista. Besides the waterpark which is truly amazing and lots of fun for everyone in the family I look forward to sharing “A Sand Pail” full of ice-cream with my grandchildren. The cost is somewhere...
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Frozen Holiday Premium Package–Premium Price for Premium Experience?

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December 1, 2014
Frozen Holiday Premium Package–Premium Price for Premium Experience?

One of the best things about the Walt Disney World Resort is that there is always something new to experience—no matter how many times you have visited the resort. It is always my goal to incorporate something new into each vacation and our trip last week was no exception. With the holidays quickly approaching...
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Picture Perfect Lights to Brighten Your Nights

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November 30, 2014
Picture Perfect Lights to Brighten Your Nights

. WOW! This picture says it all. I am truly at a loss for words right now. I would love to tell you how wonderfully the Imagineers decorated the parks at Walt Disney World this year, but that wouldn’t give them the accolades they deserve. Perhaps I should continue with a few more pictures to...
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Thanksgiving…What are You Thankful For?

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November 29, 2014
Thanksgiving…What are You Thankful For?

Well Thanksgiving started out cooking our little fingers off and ended in a food coma. I wouldn’t have it any other way. As I sit here and write this article I am thinking about all that I have to be thankful for. This article is going to be a two-fold article. First of the...
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Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Resort Orlando

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November 28, 2014
Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Resort Orlando

Earlier this month, the stunning 18-hole Tom Fazio-designed golf course, Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Resort Orlando, officially opened. The club includes a spacious clubhouse, Plancha restaurant and golf shop. The name Tranquilo pays homage to the resort’s Spanish Revival design and tranquil setting, featuring many Southern Live Oak trees with Spanish moss....
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The Great Movie Makeover

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November 28, 2014
The Great Movie Makeover

It was about a month ago when Disney announced the removal of the Sorcerer’s Hat at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Now, Disney has announced a partnership with Turner Classic Movies to makeover the Great Movie Ride. This new partnership will include the airing of Disney movies and television shows on the Turner Classic Movies channel....
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It is holiday season and O’hana Means Family…

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November 27, 2014
It is holiday season and O’hana Means Family…

My family loves Walt Disney World. Many of them were at the opening in 1971 and today many are owners in the Disney Vacation Club (DVC). So with many trips over the years with their own families, it was time for a trip with all of us together.  During Christmas day one year we...
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Disney Imagineer Bruce Gordon

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November 27, 2014
Disney Imagineer Bruce Gordon

On Thanksgiving we give thanks to those we love and care about. We give thanks for all we have and the food we eat. Also, on this day I want to give thanks to all our readers for their continued support of WDW Fan Zone. I also want to thank the entire WDW Fan...
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