Attractions

Swiss Family Robinson – Carving Their Place In Time

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July 31, 2015
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. . Nothing is more refreshing on a hot summer day than a cool Dole Whip Float. So, whenever my family makes its annual pilgrimage to the Magic Kingdom, it’s become a tradition on that first balmy afternoon to sit back on the lava rocks near the Swiss Family Treehouse and enjoy this frosty...
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Walt Disney World Bucket List 2015

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July 17, 2015
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Hi my friends! I hope that everyone is enjoying summertime! Our Walt Disney World vacation is less than a month away! I am revisiting our bucket list for this trip in this article. I’m referring to this trip on Facebook as my #gonnahappen#bucketlist#disneyside trip! We are going to finish our Princess Mission on this trip,...
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Top 5 Reasons to see Tomorowland!

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May 22, 2015
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Hi my friends!  I can’t believe it’s almost the end of May!  Where has this year gone?  Time is flying by so quickly! However,  this weekend,  a new Disney movie is being released that will allow us to go back in time for a while! Tomorrowland opens on Friday May 22nd and, I think, is...
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These Birds Are True Professionals

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May 14, 2015
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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Part 3 – Pangani, Flights of Wonder After surviving the trek up Mt. Everest, I headed towards the next stop on my agenda: Kilimanjaro Safaris. But with some time to spare I thought I would take a walk down the Pangani Forest Exploration Trail. The Pangani Trail is “a lush tropical...
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Size Friendly Disney series: Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach

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April 16, 2015
Size Friendly Disney series: Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach

If you are anything like I am, the idea of going to a water park gives you an uneasy feeling. I know there will be people of all shapes and sizes there. Yet, all I can think of is the wiggle in my step. That is why the next in our series is the...
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The Wilderness Must Be Explored!!

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March 24, 2015
The Wilderness Must Be Explored!!

Hello my friends! I hope you all are doing good! It’s finally SPRINGTIME!! We all survived winter! Well, mostly survived! We have one last blast of cold and snow here in Chicago this week, then it will begin to warm up again and hopefully stay on the warmer side! I wanted to share with...
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Size-Friendly Disney

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March 15, 2015
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I’m not a slim lady. I make no excuses for this. My love for the fine manufacturers of salted, choco-fied and sweetened goods has led me to where I am today, and hard work with no excuses is slowly transforming me back to where I was before. That being said, because of my size...
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A Special Trip Down Main Street, U.S.A.

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December 17, 2014
A Special Trip Down Main Street, U.S.A.

As a lifelong Disney fan, I find that my Disney firsts hold a very special place in my heart. Walking under the Main Street, U.S.A. Train Station on my first Walt Disney World visit as an adult, my child’s first glimpse of Cinderella Castle, and my first backstage tour are a few of those...
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Picture Perfect Lights to Brighten Your Nights

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November 30, 2014
Picture Perfect Lights to Brighten Your Nights

. WOW! This picture says it all. I am truly at a loss for words right now. I would love to tell you how wonderfully the Imagineers decorated the parks at Walt Disney World this year, but that wouldn’t give them the accolades they deserve. Perhaps I should continue with a few more pictures to...
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Thank Queue For the Distractions, Winnie the Pooh!

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October 31, 2014
Thank Queue For the Distractions, Winnie the Pooh!

. Recently, we were looking through some old photos and reminiscing about all the great Disney World vacations our family has taken through the years when my wife smiled and reminded me of some of the hurdles we faced to find these joyful memories. While the memory of those big smiles on our childrens’ faces...
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