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Giving Thanks to WDW

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November 23, 2014
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 Each year, when Halloween has passed and the Holiday season is upon us, I start feeling thankful for many things. On that list, not surprisingly, is gratitude to be able to visit Walt Disney World and for the joy it brings to me and to my family. I thought it would be fun to...
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November in Chicago has Toys and Music — Disney Style!

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November 19, 2014
November in Chicago has Toys and Music — Disney Style!

Hello my friends! I hope you all are having a magical week so far!  I know most areas of the country have been “Frozen” over with deep chills and even some snow! Here in Chicago it has been bitterly cold this past weekend! I have found a few upcoming events in Chicago that will help to keep...
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A Chat with a Princess…

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November 4, 2014
A Chat with a Princess…

Hello my friends! Today’s article has a guest writer…my 8 year old daughter-Princess Kayla! She wanted to take a few minutes to tell you about some of her favorite Disney things. One of her favorite characters is Lotso from Toy Story 3. I asked her to tell me a few things she likes about...
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Princess Mission 2014

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October 21, 2014
Princess Mission 2014

Hi friends! I hope you are having a fantastic week!   I wanted to share with with you a fun activity we did during our most recent trip to Walt Disney World in August 2014!  We decided to go on a Princess Mission…we wanted to meet all of the Disney Princess, plus a few added favorites!...
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Fast Pass +

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October 7, 2014
Fast Pass +

  During out most recent visit to Walt Disney World this past August, we were able to partake in the new My Disney Expereince with the new Fast Pass Plus (FP+)! http://www.wdwfanzone.com/2014/09/recap-of-a-magical-moment-and-more-at-walt-disney-world/ We were able to pre-book up to 3 FP+ for each day of our ticket before we arrived. This was very exciting, as...
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How Do You Show Your Disney Sports Side?

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August 31, 2014
How Do You Show Your Disney Sports Side?

Whether you are an Olympian or a fan of your child’s little league team, there are plenty of great ways to express your Disney Sports side while you visit Walt Disney World.  I asked my friends to tell me exactly how they do just that.  How do you show your Disney Sports side? Spring...
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Disney-Created Sporting Events

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August 24, 2014
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It’s time for another “Disney Super Sport Sunday.”  Last week we examined my favorite Disney-created series, runDisney.  The fun doesn’t stop with runDisney though.  There are more sports opportunities at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex for athletes and fans throughout the year.  Let’s take a look at a few.  First, Disney Fit Challenge is...
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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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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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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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