Resorts

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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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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My Disney Bucket List

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January 23, 2014
My Disney Bucket List

I have been to Walt Disney World (WDW) too many times to count!  There is so much to see and do when you are on your trip and sometimes it’s hard to squeeze it all in!  I have done many fun and unique things throughout the years but believe it or not there are...
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Walt Disney World Resorts: Which One Should You Choose?

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January 22, 2014
Walt Disney World Resorts: Which One Should You Choose?

The first decision to make once you decide to go to Walt Disney World is “Where should we stay?”  Each Disney Resort is heavily themed.  They all have a story behind them and the level of detail that the Imagineers go to tell that story is unparalleled.  There are many resort options in a...
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Current Disney Vacation Club Member Perks

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December 5, 2013
Current Disney Vacation Club Member Perks

One of the great things about being a Disney Vacation Club member are some of the various perks and discounts members are eligible for. I know sometimes I forget what all is available to us and often go in and look at them. Here’s a sample as of December 2013 of some of the...
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Christmas at the Walt Disney World Resorts

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December 1, 2013
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There is so much to see outside the Parks during the Christmas season.  Follow along as I bring you information on the happenings at the various resorts. Grand Floridian At the Grand Floridian you can enjoy the sounds of Christmas music in the air as you take in the beautiful views of a Victorian...
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Perfect Polynesian

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November 22, 2013
Perfect Polynesian

This month I’ve decided to write about my favourite resort. I know everyone has their own preferences and beloved bases, and this is mine.  This resort is perfect to me because it’s chilled, and a fairly small resort, so never feels crowed – it’s got that Hawaii relaxed vibe going on.  All the cast...
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The Christmas Season at Walt Disney World

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November 6, 2013
The Christmas Season at Walt Disney World

My house is currently filled with the aromas of baking cookies; the pumpkin cheesecake is setting up in the fridge; and gingerbread cookie dough is in the freezer, ready to be rolled out. Holiday baking has started in my home, in large part because we’ll be visiting Walt Disney World in December. It is...
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October 2013 Storytellers Corn Chowder

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October 28, 2013
October 2013 Storytellers Corn Chowder

Hello all my friends.  With fall in the air and all the autumn decorations out I feel like a nice warm bowl of chowder is in order.  So I thought that the yummy Storytellers Corn Chowder was a nice hardy dish for this month.  This would be a nice dinner before trick or treating,...
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