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Wish Granted!

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June 15, 2014
Wish Granted!

  In May, I was lucky enough to have two and a half days scheduled to visit Walt Disney World. How do you decide what to do when you only have a limited time to visit? For me, there was not a big decision, as I knew one of the days would be devoted...
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Traveling the World Solo

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June 12, 2014
Traveling the World Solo

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to travel to Walt Disney World by yourself? Do you love traveling to WDW but have a hard time finding a traveling companion willing to make the trek with you? Perhaps you have considered a solo trip but feel awkward about dining alone. Instead of...
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Riding a Mine Train

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June 1, 2014
SDMT Sign

On May 28th the New Fantasyland expansion officially came to en end with the Grand Opening of the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train coaster.  My family and I had been waiting for this opening for a few years as we watched from behind walls for almost 3 years as it was built.  We had Fastpasses...
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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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Wonderous Lands of Make Believe to Fill Your Heart With Joy–Tomorrowland

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April 15, 2014
Wonderous Lands of Make Believe to Fill Your Heart With Joy–Tomorrowland

Hello fellow Disney friends and fanatics.  I just keep turning up like a bad penny. If you recall in my last installment, I explained how I was going to systematically walk you through all the lands and kingdoms…one at the time…yep…I plan on being around here a long time ;).  Last installment was Main...
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Traveling With Baby to Walt Disney World, Part 2

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April 10, 2014
Traveling With Baby to Walt Disney World, Part 2

Is taking your infant to Walt Disney World the right decision for your family? Although this is a very personal decision based on your current life situation and expectations for a WDW vacation, I strongly encourage you to give it a try!  Last month, I outlined the issues related to making your initial decision...
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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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Save Time and Aggravation with a Private Guided Tour

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March 9, 2014
WDW Guided Tours

As we enter that time of the year when crowds at Walt Disney World (WDW) begin to grow and your time becomes even more valuable, you’re sure to be looking for new ways to make better use of your time while on vacation.  One way to both save time and reduce your stress is...
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