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Perfect Princess and runDisney!

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February 21, 2015
Perfect Princess and runDisney!

This weekend my Mom will be running in her 7th Disney Princess Half Marathon. The runDisney races are so much fun to go to and even just be a cheerleader. I have gone to many with her and my grandparents.   She is what they call a Perfect Princess because she has run in...
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Fast & Furious

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February 20, 2015
Fast & Furious

This weekend is runDisney’s Princess Half Marathon.  I have not attended since 2013, and frankly, I’m a bit jealous of those headed to Walt Disney World right now.  Running has become my respite, and it’s been so cold in Michigan that the only running I do involves chasing small children around the house.  Not...
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Securing Your Home Before You Leave For Disney

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February 19, 2015
Securing Your Home Before You Leave For Disney

  Planning for a vacation to Walt Disney World is exciting and fun. But, it also can be very detailed and time consuming. We spend much of our time planning on where we are going to dine, the parks to visit each day, what attractions to get Fastpasses for, as well as, the order...
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It’s a Small World!

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February 18, 2015
It’s a Small World!

If you’ve ever been to Walt Disney World, or even if you haven’t, you have heard of ” It’s a Small World” sometime in your life. The ear worm song is very catchy and hard to get out of your head, but I find it adorable! I’ve always loved riding this and seeing all...
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5 reasons the PeopleMover is my Magic Kingdom “Must Do”.

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February 18, 2015
5 reasons the PeopleMover is my Magic Kingdom “Must Do”.

Friends and readers repeatedly ask me which Magic Kingdom attraction is my favorite. Even my daughters get in on the game and regularly ask me to rank those near and dear to my heart. My top five shuffles around a bit, but one unexpected ride quietly makes its way to the top each and...
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A Whole New Broadway World

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February 17, 2015
A Whole New Broadway World

Hello all!  In January, I (finally!) had the opportunity to see Disney’s Aladdin on Broadway.  Rather than buy each other actual gifts for Christmas, my husband and I tend to plan an activity/trip together.  This year, our gift to ourselves was dinner, Aladdin and a night in NYC (wonderful 2 min walk commute the...
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Ellen AND Dinosaurs…Sign me up :)

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February 17, 2015
Ellen AND Dinosaurs…Sign me up :)

Hello friends When we last parted company, we had spoken about attitudes and how we should only spread happiness at the Happiest Place on Earth.  Today we are going to talk about a little gem tucked away in one corner of Future World East in EPCOT.  The attraction is called the Universe of Energy....
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My Interview With Artist Joel Christopher Payne, Part II

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February 16, 2015
My Interview With Artist Joel Christopher Payne, Part II

Hello everyone, this is part 2 of my amazing opportunity to interview artist Joel Christopher Payne. I hope you enjoyed this glimpse at how he became a an artist and his love for Disney.   What are your thoughts on being featured in Galleries in Disney? He loves the idea, he is showcased in...
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The Kinsey Collection at Epcot’s American Adventure Pavilion – Disney Homeschool Days

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February 15, 2015
The Kinsey Collection at Epcot’s American Adventure Pavilion – Disney Homeschool Days

My family had the wonderful opportunity to visit Walt Disney World and attend a Disney Student Seminar. You may be wondering, “What is a Student Seminar?”  WDW offers youth in grades K-12 a variety of educational programs throughout the year. In addition, there are college level programs available. Some of these programs are designed...
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A Rwrarsome Meal

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February 14, 2015
A Rwrarsome Meal

If my family is in the vicinity of WDW, especially if we are staying for a few days I can almost guarantee we will have at least one meal at the T-Rex Café in Dowtown Disney.  This location, which opened in October 2008, is only the second of its kind and while some argue...
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