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Concierge on the Disney Dream

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January 28, 2016
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As an Anniversary, Valentine’s Day, Birthday, and Christmas present this past year, my husband Andy surprised me with a cruise of a lifetime. On Valentine’s Day 2015, Andy told me to check my email. I soon found an email confirming us for the January 11, 2015 sailing on the Disney Dream in CONCIERGE!!! If...
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Keep Your Camera Ready

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December 29, 2015
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. . . While everyone loves that Perfect Picture of the fireworks lighting up the sky behind Cinderella Castle, there’s another type of picture that has recently been catching my eye… . . . . . As a teacher, I was taught a very long time ago to always Expect The Unexpected. Well, the same can...
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Vacationing to Disney with an Infant- Part Four

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December 13, 2015
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Welcome back for my final part in my four part series. In case you missed the first three parts you can find them here, here, and here. Part four in my four part series is: Transportation Options Every time my husband and I have gone to Disney, we have always rented a car. Since we will also have our...
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Is the Grass Really Greener? Pros and Cons of Parade and Fireworks FastPass+

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November 11, 2015
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Do you enjoy staking out a spot for the 3:00 parade at 1:00 only to turn a gorgeous shade of crimson in the Florida sun? Do you have countless videos of Wishes where you are actually watching the show through someone else’s obnoxious ipad? How about photographs do you have with nothing but the...
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Together and Safe in the parks

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October 29, 2015
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Everyone knows the crowds at the parks can be crazy. Every year the crowds get bigger and bigger. Getting swept up in the masses is very easy, and being separated from their children is every parent’s nightmare. Here are some simple tips for keeping track of your family. Same color shirts – A lot...
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My Disney Experience Tips & Tricks

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October 2, 2015
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Our family loves My Disney Experience and the corresponding phone app.  It makes planning a trip to Walt Disney World easier and keeps all of your information in one convenient location. While Disney is always upgrading and improving, there are a few things, in my opinion, missing from the mobile app and the service.  Here...
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Why All the Hate for Value Resorts?

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September 4, 2015
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Being a fan of Disney World, I like to immerse myself into Disney as much as possible. To do so I not only go to Disney but I write blogs and take part in Facebook pages, Twitter, and Tumblr. In my Disney social media adventures I have found out two things: 1) Disney will...
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From Fear to Fantasy! Characters in Flight

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September 3, 2015
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  I have to admit, all my life I’ve been deathly afraid of heights. I tolerate flying on a plane, but still have to hold on for dear life during take-off and landing. Once I’m airborne I’m fine. Regardless, I was compelled to buy a bunch of passes for the Downtown Disney Air Balloon...
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What Not To Pack

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August 20, 2015
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After stuffing that very last “necessary” item in your suitcase before heading to visit Mickey take a moment to think about the things you should be taking out.  While identity theft can happen at any time we are especially at risk while traveling….even it if it is to the happiest place on earth.  Twenty...
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A Travel Agent is the Safest way to Travel

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August 14, 2015
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I was the first person in line to defend self-booking. When my husband and I were living in separate countries, I booked a lifetime of flights over the computer. Seemed like a great idea. The flights appeared to be cheaper, and booking from home was easy and convenient. Until the day I found myself...
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