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Disney planning tips, tricks, and advice.

Christmas Around the World

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January 9, 2014
Christmas Around the World

Happy New Year my friends!!! I hope that all of you had a wonderful holiday season and are enjoying the first few days of 2014!! Myself and Princess Kayla had a great Christmas and New Year’s…and yes, we found some Disney fun throughout the winter break! We went to the theater and saw “Frozen”,...
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What To Do With ‘Extra’ Time

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January 5, 2014
MickeyPrints

As we enter this time of the year, post-Holidays and post-Marathon, Walt Disney World does get less busy which will allow you to have a little ‘extra’ time to enjoy some of the little things you might miss during a busy period.  Here are a few ideas for you if you have some of...
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Walt & Chicago…D23 Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives: Part 2

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December 24, 2013
Walt & Chicago…D23 Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives: Part 2

In my previous article, I showcased the new exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry Chicago, D23 Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives: http://www.wdwfanzone.com/2013/11/d23-treasures-of-the-walt-disney-archives/   I hope you enjoyed previewing what the exhibit has to offer. In this article, in honor of December being Walt Disney’s birth-month, I wanted to showcase the “Early Years”...
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The Disney Touch

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December 22, 2013
The Disney Touch

Everyone who is a Walt Disney World fan, particularly one that stays on property, is aware of the extras / pluses / finishing touches but it’s not until you have been on another holiday/vacation that you really can see how much effort and what great ideas they do have.  One is the animal art...
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Disney Dad In Training

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December 13, 2013
We got away to the comic book shop! Don't tell Mommy!

My wife was able to work out a mix of business and pleasure on a trip our family took to Florida this year. We stayed off property in a rental house with the sponsor of my wife’s project, and we did Disney as a family for several days. Then came the day where mommy had...
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@SamsDisneyDiary #8: Cinderella’s Holiday Wish (2013)

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December 9, 2013
A view of the Castle Dream Lights from Main Street USA

Welcome to SamsDisneyDiary in the WDWFan Zone, Episode #8 (December 6th 2013). During the holiday season at Walt Disney World, there’s so much to see & so much to do!  I’ll do my best to cover some of my recent experiences during the 2013 holiday season.  Let’s start with one of the most obvious,...
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Fabulous, Fun and Free!

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November 29, 2013
Wishes Nighttime Spectacular

Since the holiday shopping season is upon us and budgets are stretched to the max, I figured it would be a good opportunity to share a few things that will not cost you any money when visiting Walt Disney World.  Try one, several, or all twenty five of these and learn that it is...
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Things I Am Thankful For: The Disney Edition

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November 27, 2013
Things I Am Thankful For: The Disney Edition

  It’s the time of year for us all to reminisce and give thanks. This year, rather than bore you with things from home, I decided to share the things I am thankful for at Walt Disney World:  . Disney Transportation: Bus, Boat, Monorail…Unless you’re either a Castmember or a guest vacationing at the Contemporary Resort, the odds are...
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@SamsDisneyDiary #7: Talking Mickey at TST, Everyday!!!

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November 26, 2013
Town Square Theater, the new home of Talking Mickey at the Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom.  Check out the Video edition of Sams Disney Diary in the WDW FanZone, Episode #7  http://youtu.be/A3WmInuwncg

Welcome to SamsDisneyDiary in the WDWFan Zone, Episode #7 (November 24th 2013)— Earlier this fall, Princess Fairytale Hall opened in Walt Disney Worlds Magic Kingdom.  This part of the “New Fantasyland” expansion represents a new home for the Disney Princess Meet and Greets, more specifically a place for Cinderella (and a friend) and Rapunzel...
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Rain? No Worries – There is Plenty to Do!

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November 20, 2013
Rain?  No Worries – There is Plenty to Do!

On our last visit to Disney World, we had a day where the weather was less than magical.  As my husband and I ate breakfast, we started talking about how to spend the day since it was raining (and supposed to continue until late afternoon).  We came up with quite a few options –...
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