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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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Ten Disney World Apps to Know

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April 6, 2014
My Disney Experience

Back in July, 2012 I wrote an article, Disney App-tastic, on great apps to use to make your Walt Disney World (WDW) vacation better.  As technology rolls on, so does that list.  Here’s an updated list of 10 apps to know when visiting WDW.  Please also reference my original list as most of those...
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Save Time and Aggravation with a Private Guided Tour

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March 9, 2014
WDW Guided Tours

As we enter that time of the year when crowds at Walt Disney World (WDW) begin to grow and your time becomes even more valuable, you’re sure to be looking for new ways to make better use of your time while on vacation.  One way to both save time and reduce your stress is...
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Dining Reservations De-mystified

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February 21, 2014
A Family Favorite!

So, you’re approaching the all important 180-day mark before your Disney Vacation, and you want to make sure you get a great set of Advanced Dining Reservations (ADRs).  If you’ve never been before, how do you decide what to choose?  If you’ve been before, do you choose new restaurants or family favorites?  Here are...
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Disney On Ice – “Let’s Celebrate!”

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February 14, 2014
Disney On Ice – “Let’s Celebrate!”

  Hello my friends! I hope you all are staying warm admist the cold winter temperatures most of us are experiecning. Hopefully spring will be arriving soon!! I know I for one can not wait! A couple weekends ago, Disney On Ice skated back into Chicago, and I was fortunate enough to attend with Princess...
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How to Beat the Heat in WDW

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February 5, 2014
How to Beat the Heat in WDW

As I sit bundled up in a blanket due to Chicago’s -14o weather tonight (with a wind chill factor of 35o below zero………  BRRRRR!), I’m dreaming of warm, sunny Florida weather.  Although right now mid-90’s and sunny sounds absolutely heavenly, in reality sometimes that level of heat (and humidity) can be almost as hard...
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What to Do Besides the 4 Parks

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February 2, 2014
ESPN Wide World of Sports

Are you looking for interesting things to do while at Walt Disney World (WDW) outside of the Four Theme Parks?  Here are some (hopefully) helpful ideas for you to look into or try. WDW has two water parks; Blizzard Beach (BB) and Typhoon Lagoon (TL).  BB has more options for those with children and...
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@SamsDisneyDiary #11: Spice Road Table

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January 28, 2014
Chef delivers my Mogador Sampler

The Game Plan

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January 24, 2014
ESPNClub

Super Bowl Sunday, Winter Olympics, and March Madness are just a few of the upcoming sporting events that draw millions of viewers.  What happens when your favorite sporting event is happening during your family’s Disney Vacation? You have several choices: Drain your cell phone battery or park yourself next to a charging station and...
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