Special Events

Aqua Ducky Derby

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September 10, 2013
Aqua Ducky Derby

  Duckies, duckies, duckies!  It seemed like everyone you looked you saw rubber duckies.  Was this some weird hallucination?   No.  It was the Aqua Ducky Derby onboard the Disney Fantasy! Imagine our surprise on our last trip when we started seeing rubber ducks in the gift shops.  We soon learned that Disney was sponsoring...
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In the Zone with @SamsDisneyDiary #2: Walt Disney World Car Masters Weekend: Father’s Day 2013

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June 18, 2013
Rev Up for Car Masters Weekend, June 15-16, 2013

Looking for some www.LimitedTimeMagic.com for Father’s Day?  Disneyland “Gave Dad an Incredible Father’s Day” with Mr. Incredible over at Disney California Adventure (June 10-16th 2013)  WDW on the other hand, missed the opportunity!  At least from a “Limited Time Magic” point of view.   Fortunately, for dads like me that happened to be visiting...
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Birthdays at Walt Disney World – Annual Magic!

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May 28, 2013
Birthdays at Walt Disney World – Annual Magic!

For some, a birthday’s just not a birthday without the party, even if you are at the Most Magical Place on Earth. So how do you go about planning for birthdays at World? If you’re looking for a one-stop-shop option, Goofy’s Candy Company at Downtown Disney will help plan and execute the perfect party...
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2013 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival

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May 17, 2013
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Even though I was in Orlando for a conference, I made arrangements to come in a day early so I would not miss the Flower & Garden Festival. I must say, that was the best decision I’d made in quite a while!  Gardening has only recently piqued my curiosity, since we’ve moved to a rural area...
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5 Tips for Maximizing your Star Wars Weekends Experience

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May 14, 2013
5 Tips for Maximizing your Star Wars Weekends Experience

Star Wars Weekends are just around the corner! Beginning May 17, 2013, and ending June 9, Star Wars Weekends (or SWW as they’re sometimes called) can be an absolute blast or a total bust depending on how prepared you are. Below, some handy hints for keeping the Force with you as you vacation. Star...
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Your Best Friend – The Times Guide

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May 5, 2013
Epcot

  When visiting any Park at Walt Disney World (WDW), your first stop should always be for the current Times Guide.  These are located alongside the Park Maps at every Park entrance and you should take the time to make good use of them.  Here I’ll walk you through how to best use one,...
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A look back in time on my vacation of Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival

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April 29, 2013
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  Hello everyone!  I truly hope you are all warming up.  When I am cold I go back to our visits in Walt Disney World, it really does make me smile and think of warm thoughts.  So I thought of our love for Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival that we attended in 2011. The...
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D23 Fanniversary Chicago 2013

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March 12, 2013
Chicago Fanniversary

Hi everyone! I hope you all are surviving the final weeks of winter before spring arrives! I know I personally cannot wait for spring to arrive here in Chicago! I just attended an awesome event and I wanted to share with you about my Fanniversary experience! Enjoy! I was soo excited to attend this...
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Flower & Garden Recipes & Crafts

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March 10, 2013
Flower & Garden Recipes & Crafts

This week’s opening of the 20th Annual Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival reminds us that spring is just around the corner! While fans in northern regions of the United States are shoveling fresh-fallen snow, visitors to Walt Disney World are soaking up sunshine and taking in the sights and scents of more than...
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Memories Made, Royal Family 5K

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March 8, 2013
Ready to go!

If you recall my last post, Makin’ Memories, runDisney Style, I talked about my three year old daughter’s desire to be a part of the Princess Half Marathon.  We registered for the Royal Family 5K, just a few short weeks before the race.  Here’s how we did… Upon entering the convention hall at Coronado...
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