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Bucket List 2014-Walt Disney World

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July 17, 2014
Bucket List 2014-Walt Disney World

Hello my friends! I can’t believe in less than a month we will be down in Florida at Walt Disney World again! I am super excited to be celebrating my 35th birthday while we are down there, and Princess Kayla will be celebrating her 8th birthday! We will be down for 7 nights and...
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Star Wars Dine In Galactic Breakfast

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July 2, 2014
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This year was my first time ever at Star Wars Weekends. One of the experiences we put on our to do list was the new Dine In Galactic Breakfast at Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater. For an audible review of my experience you can go listen to the June episode of the WDW Fan Zone Blogcast....
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IllumiNations Sparkling Dessert Party at Epcot

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June 18, 2014
IllumiNations Sparkling Dessert Party at Epcot

On my recent trip to Walt Disney World one of the events we participated in was the Epcot Illuminations Sparkling Dessert Party. I described this party in one of my recent posts and you can read up on that here. Today’s post will be my thoughts on the event and some pictures and a...
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Rocking our Disney Side for 24 Hours

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May 29, 2014
Rocking our Disney Side for 24 Hours

Whether you were a Hero or Villain, the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World was the place to be May 23rd and 24th.  Summer was kicked off in rocking style with a 24 hour bash starting at 6 am Friday May 23, 2014.  Guests were encouraged to rock their Disney Side by wearing costumes...
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Update on June Trip Plans!

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May 21, 2014
Update on June Trip Plans!

Two weeks from now I’ll be getting on an airplane and heading down to Orlando! I got to see all my travel friends for this trip this past weekend and the excitement is definitely building. We started to realize we have a LOT planned. Not that it is a bad thing, but its going...
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D23…Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives…Part 3

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April 22, 2014
D23…Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives…Part 3

Hello friends!! I hope you all are enjoying the first few days of spring! Here in Chicago it is great to have some warmer weather finally after months of bitter cold and too much snow!! I hope everyone enjoyed their spring breaks and holidays! We are almost done exploring the D23 Treausres of the...
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Trip Planning for Star Wars Weekends Trip!

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April 9, 2014
Trip Planning for Star Wars Weekends Trip!

For a few years now I’ve been a member of a Vinylmation trade group, Mouse Traders NYC, that meets every other month in New York City. Last summer some of our members happened to be in Walt Disney World together, and had a brainstorm that we should plan a group trip. All these months...
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Marty Sklar Inventive Geniuis Lecture Chicago

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March 13, 2014
Marty Sklar Inventive Geniuis Lecture Chicago

On Sunday, February 16th, I had the pleasure to attend an “Inventive Genius” lecture at the Museum of Science and Industry Chicago with Marty Sklar!! (http://www.msichicago.org/whats-here/events/marty-sklar/) Let me just start off by saying, I was a total fan-girl attending this event! I had learned about it a few months ago, and anxiously awaited the...
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Spring Has Sprung in Epcot!

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March 12, 2014
Spring Has Sprung in Epcot!

The 2014 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival kicked off last week, making this a great time of year to visit Epcot!  Not that there is ever a bad time to visit, but there is lots of extra fun going on until May 18.  Coming from the northeast which has had plenty of snow...
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Disney On Ice – “Let’s Celebrate!”

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February 14, 2014
Disney On Ice – “Let’s Celebrate!”

  Hello my friends! I hope you all are staying warm admist the cold winter temperatures most of us are experiecning. Hopefully spring will be arriving soon!! I know I for one can not wait! A couple weekends ago, Disney On Ice skated back into Chicago, and I was fortunate enough to attend with Princess...
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