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Wait a second…relaxing at Walt Disney World???

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August 11, 2014
Wait a second…relaxing at Walt Disney World???

Greetings my fellow Disney fans! If you are anything like me when I travel I tend to have to put the brakes on a bit, especially at Walt Disney World (WDW). I can get so wrapped up in the magic with the multitude of attractions, snacks, dining options and resorts that I can easily...
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Yo Ho Yo Ho A Pirates Celebration For Us!

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August 11, 2014
Yo Ho Yo Ho A Pirates Celebration For Us!

Last fall, we coordinated our fall trip so that my younger son could celebrate his 10th birthday at Walt Disney World—lucky kid. Although I had made dining reservations at his favorite restaurant for his birthday breakfast, turning double digits is a pretty big milestone. I thought perhaps we needed to do something a little...
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Miscellaneous Tips – Part Deux

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August 10, 2014
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This month I have put together a new sample of some miscellaneous Walt Disney World (WDW) tips that I hope you’ll find helpful.  Please enjoy and you can check out my first list here. Take a walk along the walkway that connect Hollywood Studios and Epcot (at the International Gateway) as it travels past...
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Youth Athletics at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

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August 10, 2014
Youth Athletics at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Being the mother of two young athletes who both participate on travel teams, our family has traveled to all kinds of venues and facilities in multiple states.  Destination tournaments can have their ups and downs.  When I asked the family what makes a great tournament, there were a few things that popped up across...
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AquaDuck Fun on the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy!

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August 9, 2014
AquaDuck Fun on the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy!

Going on a Disney Cruise is guaranteed non stop, magical fun no matter which ship you are sailing on. However if you are cruising on the Disney Dream or Disney Fantasy an extra thrill awaits you-the AquaDuck! The AquaDuck is a water slide that is like no water slide you have ever experienced. It...
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For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration

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August 8, 2014
For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration

During our last visit to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, we attended the Frozen Sing-Along Celebration and I must say that was the highlight of our day! Located in the Premier Theater at the back of Disney’s Hollywood Studios, this live show will not only have you singing along  to some of your favorite songs from...
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Fall Favorites

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August 8, 2014
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Fall is my favorite time to be at Walt Disney World! Cooler temperatures, concerts, delicious food, a half marathon, Halloween and Christmas parties means that there is something for everyone to do. Here’s a quick list of everything I am looking forward to. This year, I’ll be travelling with a good friend, and we...
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The Animals Took My Money and Ate My Lunch

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August 7, 2014
The Animals Took My Money and Ate My Lunch

The Animals Took My Money and Ate My Lunch Let’s go on a themed shopping safari through Disney’s Animal Kingdom and explore a “Wild Animal Encounter“, at the Discovery Island Shops. No it’s not an E-Ticked ride, but come along and enjoy an adventure in itself. Discovery Island at the Animal Kingdom, is the...
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Top Seven Questions You Should Never Ask A Walt Disney World Cast Member

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August 7, 2014
Top Seven Questions You Should Never Ask A Walt Disney World Cast Member

  We know that Disney cast members will go way above and beyond to do their best to accommodate guests no matter what the request. Regardless of what they are asked Disney cast members will respond as kindly and courteously as possible even when a guest will ask any one of the following questions:...
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Pulling Your Kids Out Of School For Disney? 5 Questions You Should Answer First!

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August 6, 2014
Pulling Your Kids Out Of School For Disney? 5 Questions You Should Answer First!

  School vs. Walt Disney World. It seems like an easy choice, right? While it may be a no-brainer for the kids, choosing sides in this debate may be more difficult for mom and dad. Pulling the kids out of school to take a Walt Disney World vacation can be tempting. The crowds begin...
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