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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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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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Christmas Around the World

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January 9, 2014
Christmas Around the World

Happy New Year my friends!!! I hope that all of you had a wonderful holiday season and are enjoying the first few days of 2014!! Myself and Princess Kayla had a great Christmas and New Year’s…and yes, we found some Disney fun throughout the winter break! We went to the theater and saw “Frozen”,...
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Walt & Chicago…D23 Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives: Part 2

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December 24, 2013
Walt & Chicago…D23 Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives: Part 2

In my previous article, I showcased the new exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry Chicago, D23 Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives: http://www.wdwfanzone.com/2013/11/d23-treasures-of-the-walt-disney-archives/   I hope you enjoyed previewing what the exhibit has to offer. In this article, in honor of December being Walt Disney’s birth-month, I wanted to showcase the “Early Years”...
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