Planning

Disney planning tips, tricks, and advice.

Bringing a Little Citrus Swirl to D23 Expo

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July 30, 2015
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The 2015 D23 Expo is soon approaching and I will be back for my third adventure to the Anaheim Convention Center to participate in arguably the most exciting event of the Disney calendar. For me, I have decided to have some fun with my apparel and celebrate my “Disney Side” throughout the event. Without giving...
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Panama Canal Dining & Entertainment

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July 27, 2015
I trio of desserts.  Disney combines desserts into trios almost every night.  Passion fruit cheesecake, a chocolate brownie cake and in the middle a repeat of the amazing apple cobbler.

One of the things I enjoyed the most about our Panama Canal cruise with the expansion of the normal dining and entertainment venues. After all on a 14 night voyage you have twice as much time to experience all the options as when you travel for just a week, or (GASP!) less than a...
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Part 1: Packing like Mary Poppins: She Was Type A Too

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July 17, 2015
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  While I’m nearing the double digit countdown for our next Walt Disney World vacation, I am also starting to think ahead about what I need to pack.  That might sound crazy, but if I can spread it out, then I can pick up a few things here or there that I need, or...
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Walt Disney World Bucket List 2015

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July 17, 2015
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Hi my friends! I hope that everyone is enjoying summertime! Our Walt Disney World vacation is less than a month away! I am revisiting our bucket list for this trip in this article. I’m referring to this trip on Facebook as my #gonnahappen#bucketlist#disneyside trip! We are going to finish our Princess Mission on this trip,...
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$25 a Day at Disney World

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July 10, 2015
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There are a few things I’m known for, one of which is being cheap.  I prefer to call it, “Frugal Fun.”  Since I’ll be at the parks an extended time period this summer (three weeks, woo hoo!) I figured I’d better spend the trip wearing two hats, the “foodie” hat and the “frugal” one. ...
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Disney Vinyl Records are “All the Rage” and Contemporary (Like the Resort)

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July 7, 2015
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The Vinyl trend has been on a steady climb in the last few years according to a recent Neilson report. Vinyl records have hit record levels in the U.S. and are expecting to rise. What’s old is new again and it’s very collectible. Disneyland Records has released vinyl since the 1950’s and are once...
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Experiencing a Disney Cruise….The Dream Part Two

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July 4, 2015
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  by Cathy Leo I’ve been on two Disney Cruises and I’m addicted. The photo I took on the ship has made it to my laptop as the Wallpaper. Although I have been on 52 cruises in my lifetime I am impressed with how Disney Does Destinations. It’s been announced recently that the Disney...
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Chicago Has Heroes and Princess in July!

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July 3, 2015
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Hello my friends! I hope you all are enjoying your summer! I have some exciting news to share! I found out about 2 AMAZING events that will be performing in Chicago this month and wanted to let you know more about them! The Marvel Experience will be recruiting Super Hero trainees at McCormick Place from...
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A Fabulous Fourth

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June 26, 2015
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Are you planning to be at Walt Disney World for Independence Day?  There are some things you should know before going.  There is a lot of patriotic play prepared for guests, but planning is paramount if you want to participate and have a fabulous Fourth of July vacation. Crowds are often at capacity; it...
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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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