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Sunrise in Cabo San Lucas from the Disney Wonder

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June 17, 2015
Photo by Shelley Scholl

If you caught my last article you may recall that Cabo San Lucas was my favorite port on the recent Disney Wonder Panama Canal Crossing. One of my new friends and I got up super early the morning we were in Cabo to watch the sunrise. Here are some of my favorite pictures from...
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Everything and the Kitchen Sink at Beaches and Cream

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June 16, 2015
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Craving a sundae or a root beer float? How about a metric ton of ice cream? Walt Disney World has you covered at its Beaches and Cream Soda Shop, located in the Beach/Yacht Club resort area. The poolside, 50’s beach diner inspired, restaurant’s menu contains burgers, hot dogs and sandwiches as well as a plethora of different sundaes and floats. Its...
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Construction Street USA

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June 15, 2015
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Being the visionary legend that he was, Walt was always looking forward as he imagined an ever evolving world that would bring his dreams of the future a magical reality. But, in an constant effort to create a “Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow” has WDW lost some of that magic to unsightly construction? There have...
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Romance and the Mouse

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June 14, 2015
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Disney World might not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of romantic destinations. That’s probably somewhere with white sandy beaches, fancy drinks, and quiet dinners for two. People seem to forget that Disney has all those things. You can walk down beautiful beaches, have umbrella-garnished drinks at Trader Sam’s,...
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The Circle of Life at WDW: Beginnings and Endings

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June 13, 2015
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Hi fellow Disney fans! Do you have Disney traditions for each trip? You know what I mean, must do items that we as Disney fanatics put on a check list each trip. While I have rituals for every trip I find that I have a few “must dos” that always start or end each of my...
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Five reasons for dads to love Disney World

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June 12, 2015
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Mother’s day gets a lot of fanfare, but let’s admit it – – we count on dads to do a lot of the dirty work that comes up in life.  Killing spiders, carrying heavy bags, navigating the roads (while rarely asking for directions!) and making sure the family is taken care of – these are...
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Hmmm…Where to Stay?

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June 12, 2015
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There are thirty four resorts and hotels on Walt Disney World property, twenty eight of these are owned by Disney.  Even more numerous are the off-property hotels and vacation homes available.  Truth is, not everyone stays on-property.  How do you choose where to stay and why?  There are benefits to every option.  What must be...
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My Favorite Disney Voice-Sterling Holloway-

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June 11, 2015
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You may be thinking, “Who is that?” I think you would recognize his voice if you watch or have watched Disney classic movies. He has been a voice in such classics as, “The Many Adventures of Winnie-The-Pooh”, ” The Jungle Book”, “Alice In Wonderland”, and in uncredited performances in Bambi, Dumbo and many others.Holloway...
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Ways To Immerse Yourself On A Disney Cruise To Alaska

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June 11, 2015
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Having just returned from an amazing Disney Wonder cruise to Alaska I have put together a list of Alaska cruise touring tips: Set the mood for your trip by watching reality TV shows based on Alaska such as Wild Alaska, Alaska Bush People, Alaska State Troopers, Alaska: The Last Frontier, and Buying Alaska. It’s...
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Let it Go: Finding Unexpected Magical Moments at Walt Disney World

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June 10, 2015
Photo by Diane Butler

When planning a Walt Disney World vacation, it is so easy to get caught up in the details. Both seasoned and novice Disney travelers alike can effortlessly become obsessed in perfectly planning each minute of their trip. How many of us are guilty of sitting anxiously at our computer at 11:59 PM 61 days...
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