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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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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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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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