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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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@SamsDisneyDiary #7: Talking Mickey at TST, Everyday!!!

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November 26, 2013
Town Square Theater, the new home of Talking Mickey at the Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom.  Check out the Video edition of Sams Disney Diary in the WDW FanZone, Episode #7  http://youtu.be/A3WmInuwncg

Welcome to SamsDisneyDiary in the WDWFan Zone, Episode #7 (November 24th 2013)— Earlier this fall, Princess Fairytale Hall opened in Walt Disney Worlds Magic Kingdom.  This part of the “New Fantasyland” expansion represents a new home for the Disney Princess Meet and Greets, more specifically a place for Cinderella (and a friend) and Rapunzel...
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Rain? No Worries – There is Plenty to Do!

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November 20, 2013
Rain?  No Worries – There is Plenty to Do!

On our last visit to Disney World, we had a day where the weather was less than magical.  As my husband and I ate breakfast, we started talking about how to spend the day since it was raining (and supposed to continue until late afternoon).  We came up with quite a few options –...
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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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@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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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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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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