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Kidcot Fun Stops – Fun For Kids of All Ages at Epcot!

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November 14, 2013
Kidcot Fun Stops – Fun For Kids of All Ages at Epcot!

Planning at trip to Walt Disney World (WDW) is a lot of fun.  It’s a good thing to plan out what parks you want to visit on what days in advance.  If you are a parent of a younger child you may pass on going to the World Showcase side of Epcot because you...
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D23 Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives

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November 11, 2013
D23 Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives

October 16, 2013 marked the debut of D23 Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives, in Chicago, Illinois at the Museum of Science and Industry.  The opening of the exhibit also marked the 90th anniversary of the Walt Disney Company. “Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives showcases the creativity and innovation that has defined Disney...
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Put Some Extra Magic in Your Photopass Shots with Magic Shots

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November 3, 2013
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If you’re looking to add a little fun and magic to your Disney vacation photos, be sure to take advantage of the Magic Shots that are available from Disney’s PhotoPass Photographers.  Magic Shots are photos where special effects are added after a photo has been taken. Most shots are only available in select locations...
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@SamsDisneyDiary #6: Timing is Everything (TTS/MSEP)

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October 15, 2013
@SamsDisneyDiary #6: Timing is Everything (TTS/MSEP)

Welcome to SamsDisneyDiary in the WDWFan Zone, Episode #6 (October 14th 2013)—Timing is Everything:  Tony’s Town Square & The Main Street Electrical Parade.  Check out the video edition of SamsDisneyDiary in the WDW Fan Zone below, then keep reading for more details. Tony’s Town Square, the restaurant made famous by Lady and the Tramp. ...
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Travel Periods at Walt Disney World

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October 6, 2013
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There are many preferences as to the best time to travel to Walt Disney World (WDW).  Some will never travel in the summer, some have to visit during the holiday season and others will only visit during special events or race weekends.  This month I’ll look at the different times to visit and what...
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Kiddie Couture

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October 4, 2013
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Whether it is spring, summer, fall, or winter, packing for children on a Disney vacation can be a harrowing feat.  You could over pack and spend extra money on baggage fees, under pack and spend even more money on expensive items in the park, or save money by planning properly. I admit that I...
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Miscellaneous Tips

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September 1, 2013
Electric Water Pageant

A Disney welcome to all our readers this month.  After a month off to recuperate from heart surgery I want to start by thanking all of our friends for their support and prayers this past month.  A special thanks to Stuart and the WDW Fan Zone Family for their support and kind words, thoughts...
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Rainy Disney Days

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August 31, 2013
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Just because you’re going on vacation doesn’t mean you are guaranteed to have great weather although that would be nice. For instance, I have been in Florida traveling all over the state with my family and no matter where we have been the rain has found us every single day. Even if  you’re traveling...
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Planning a Group Trip – Develop a Budget

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August 18, 2013
Planning a Group Trip – Develop a Budget

Remember when I said most people think of Disney and think crowds and money?  Well, they’re partially right.  When you’re planning for a group that includes people who haven’t been lucky enough to visit Walt Disney World before, you’ll have to help them understand what things cost inside the parks so they can plan...
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In the WDW Fan Zone with @SamsDisneyDiary (#3): Visit an empty France Pavilion, any day of the week: Les Halles Boulangerie & Patisserie

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July 16, 2013
"Delectable treats and tempting delicacies" - That's a quote from Disney.

With little fanfare, compared to Magic Kingdom’s Starbucks, Les Halles Boulangerie & Patisserie opened in World Showcase’s France Pavilion earlier this year (2013). This “new” quick service dining location features “fresh baguette sandwiches, pastries and baked goods”. According to the official Disney description, you can “Sample delectable treats and tempting delicacies at the traditional...
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