Planning

Disney planning tips, tricks, and advice.

‘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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Let The Planning Begin

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April 12, 2014
Let The Planning Begin

Its only April and planning for our October vacation has already started.  If you are a Disney veteran you understand and if you are thinking about taking your first trip the key to any Disney trip is planning. Our reservation has been made for our October trip.  We are members of the Disney Vacation...
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Traveling With Baby to Walt Disney World, Part 2

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April 10, 2014
Traveling With Baby to Walt Disney World, Part 2

Is taking your infant to Walt Disney World the right decision for your family? Although this is a very personal decision based on your current life situation and expectations for a WDW vacation, I strongly encourage you to give it a try!  Last month, I outlined the issues related to making your initial decision...
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Disney Downtime

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March 26, 2014
Disney Downtime

You make your dining reservations 180 days out, you schedule your days down to the minute so that you can maximize your vacation, but should you schedule downtime while at Disney?  I think it’s an absolute necessity.  I was very naïve when I planned our first trip to Walt Disney World; I planned each...
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WDW Girl Planning a DLR Foodie Feast

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March 23, 2014
WDW Girl Planning a DLR Foodie Feast

April 2014 sees my first trip to Disneyland. As a Walt Disney World international guest I thought I would share some of the items on my foodie hit list prior to making the trip. First consideration, after booking the flight, was the schedule of where and when to eat. Having five Disney days in...
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Marty Sklar Inventive Geniuis Lecture Chicago

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March 13, 2014
Marty Sklar Inventive Geniuis Lecture Chicago

On Sunday, February 16th, I had the pleasure to attend an “Inventive Genius” lecture at the Museum of Science and Industry Chicago with Marty Sklar!! (http://www.msichicago.org/whats-here/events/marty-sklar/) Let me just start off by saying, I was a total fan-girl attending this event! I had learned about it a few months ago, and anxiously awaited the...
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