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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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Ten Disney World Apps to Know

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April 6, 2014
My Disney Experience

Back in July, 2012 I wrote an article, Disney App-tastic, on great apps to use to make your Walt Disney World (WDW) vacation better.  As technology rolls on, so does that list.  Here’s an updated list of 10 apps to know when visiting WDW.  Please also reference my original list as most of those...
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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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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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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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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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What to Do Besides the 4 Parks

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February 2, 2014
ESPN Wide World of Sports

Are you looking for interesting things to do while at Walt Disney World (WDW) outside of the Four Theme Parks?  Here are some (hopefully) helpful ideas for you to look into or try. WDW has two water parks; Blizzard Beach (BB) and Typhoon Lagoon (TL).  BB has more options for those with children and...
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The 2014 Dopey Challenge in 48.6 Images

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January 23, 2014
The 2014 Dopey Challenge in 48.6 Images

From January 9-12, 2014, the 2014 Inaugural Dopey Challenge at Walt Disney World led runDisney racers around all 4 theme parks in 4 fun-filled days.  In order to complete the Dopey Challenge and receive all the bling (6 medals in all), a Dopey runner had to finish the Disney Family Fun Run 5K, the Inaugural Walt Disney...
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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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D23 Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives

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November 11, 2013
D23 Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives

October 16, 2013 marked the debut of D23 Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives, in Chicago, Illinois at the Museum of Science and Industry.  The opening of the exhibit also marked the 90th anniversary of the Walt Disney Company. “Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives showcases the creativity and innovation that has defined Disney...
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