Planning

Disney planning tips, tricks, and advice.

Surviving and Thriving on a Walt Disney World Road Trip

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June 27, 2014
Surviving and Thriving on a Walt Disney World Road Trip

I’m not a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kinda girl. I have planning our Disney World trips pretty much down to a science complete with five categorized packing lists – kids, carry-ons, documents… You get the idea. This trip was no different. Bed at 8pm; alarm set for 2:15 am for a 6am flight to Orlando. Yet, by...
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The World of Mary Blair

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June 22, 2014
The World of Mary Blair

This year I was incredibly fortunate to visit the Walt Disney Family Museum, which is in San Francisco. It was showing an exhibition on entitled ‘Magic, Color, Flair: The World of Mary Blair”. As a fan of her work I had to visit and in this Fan Zone post I would like to share...
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Wish Granted!

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June 15, 2014
Wish Granted!

  In May, I was lucky enough to have two and a half days scheduled to visit Walt Disney World. How do you decide what to do when you only have a limited time to visit? For me, there was not a big decision, as I knew one of the days would be devoted...
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Traveling the World Solo

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June 12, 2014
Traveling the World Solo

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to travel to Walt Disney World by yourself? Do you love traveling to WDW but have a hard time finding a traveling companion willing to make the trek with you? Perhaps you have considered a solo trip but feel awkward about dining alone. Instead of...
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Review: 102 Ways to Save Money For and At Walt Disney World

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April 27, 2014
Review: 102 Ways to Save Money For and At Walt Disney World

  . Recently, a new research guide was released for people preparing for a vacation to Walt Disney World. Titled 102 Ways to Save Money For and At Walt Disney World by Lou Mongello, the guide is available both in paperback as well as digital format. Now, personally, I usually prefer that feel of...
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‘Ohana Means Family

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April 25, 2014
‘Ohana Means Family

This past summer my family took a trip to Walt Disney World!  We travelled with 13 people but knew other families going as well.  We were there to celebrate my parent’s 50th Wedding Anniversary!  All together we were a party of 20!  We needed to find a restaurant on WDW property that could accommodate...
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D23…Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives…Part 3

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April 22, 2014
D23…Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives…Part 3

Hello friends!! I hope you all are enjoying the first few days of spring! Here in Chicago it is great to have some warmer weather finally after months of bitter cold and too much snow!! I hope everyone enjoyed their spring breaks and holidays! We are almost done exploring the D23 Treausres of the...
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I’m Sorry, You Don’t Serve Chip Butties!

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April 21, 2014
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As a proud English girl, there is nothing more I like than fish and chips, eaten straight from the paper, smothered in salt and vinegar.  So when I knew the UK Pavilion at EPCOT sold my favourite food I made a visit to compare. First a little back-story… The United Kingdom pavilion, which is...
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Picky Palate

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April 18, 2014
He asked for ketchup...

As a Disney Dad, there are a lot of things I love about Disney.  Putting the obvious magic that you feel the minute you’re on property aside, one thing stands out with each experience I have had at Disney Parks.  I have food allergies, lots of them.  In addition, my wife thinks I am...
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Wonderous Lands of Make Believe to Fill Your Heart With Joy–Tomorrowland

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April 15, 2014
Wonderous Lands of Make Believe to Fill Your Heart With Joy–Tomorrowland

Hello fellow Disney friends and fanatics.  I just keep turning up like a bad penny. If you recall in my last installment, I explained how I was going to systematically walk you through all the lands and kingdoms…one at the time…yep…I plan on being around here a long time ;).  Last installment was Main...
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