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Disney’s Memory Maker is Simply Magical

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June 29, 2014
Disney’s Memory Maker is Simply Magical

.   A few weeks before our last trip to Walt Disney World, we received a postcard with information about Memory Maker, Disney’s newest Photopass service. With a pre-order discount price of $149.00, Disney Photographers throughout the parks help capture the magic of  your vacation. Whether you pose in front of Spaceship Earth or scream...
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Celebrating at Chef Mickey’s Restaurant

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May 23, 2014
Celebrating at Chef Mickey’s Restaurant

In my last article titled ‘Ohana Means Family, I told you about a great Walt Disney World restaurant that could accommodate a large party, have great food and be entertaining for a bunch of children.  We ate at ‘Ohana and celebrated my parent’s 50th wedding anniversary, my anniversary and a couple of birthdays!  The...
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Review: 102 Ways to Save Money For and At Walt Disney World

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April 27, 2014
Review: 102 Ways to Save Money For and At Walt Disney World

  . Recently, a new research guide was released for people preparing for a vacation to Walt Disney World. Titled 102 Ways to Save Money For and At Walt Disney World by Lou Mongello, the guide is available both in paperback as well as digital format. Now, personally, I usually prefer that feel of...
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‘Ohana Means Family

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April 25, 2014
‘Ohana Means Family

This past summer my family took a trip to Walt Disney World!  We travelled with 13 people but knew other families going as well.  We were there to celebrate my parent’s 50th Wedding Anniversary!  All together we were a party of 20!  We needed to find a restaurant on WDW property that could accommodate...
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Let The Planning Begin

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April 12, 2014
Let The Planning Begin

Its only April and planning for our October vacation has already started.  If you are a Disney veteran you understand and if you are thinking about taking your first trip the key to any Disney trip is planning. Our reservation has been made for our October trip.  We are members of the Disney Vacation...
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10 Great NEW Walt Disney World Memories

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March 27, 2014
amemory16

Every trip to Walt Disney World leaves you with memories. “Remember the time we rode Expedition Everest 7 times in a row in the pouring rain?” “Remember the time we dressed up as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party?” or “remember that time it sleeted, snowed and rained during...
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To AP or Not To AP……

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February 13, 2014
To AP or Not To AP……

That is the question…… As we are at the start of a new year and I’m contemplating my Disney trips one of the things I need to evaluate is if I want to purchase an annual pass or not. My last annual pass expired a few months ago. I didn’t renew at the time...
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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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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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