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Wild about Wild Africa Trek!

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July 14, 2014
Wild about Wild Africa Trek!

  Are you wild about Disney’s Animal Kingdom? It seems that Disney enthusiasts run either hot or cold in their feelings for Walt Disney World’s fourth theme park, which opened on Earth Day in 1998. I personally love Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Not only is the theming is incredible, with and abundance of intricate details...
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Frozen Goodies for a Hot Summer

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July 6, 2014
Kitchen Sink

While visiting Walt Disney World, particularly during the especially hot summers, it’s always great to stop and grab a delicious frozen treat.  I wanted to share a few of my favourites; I did omit any that are of an adult nature.  Please enjoy the offerings  Everywhere Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bar – The classic...
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Disney’s Memory Maker is Simply Magical

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June 29, 2014
Disney’s Memory Maker is Simply Magical

.   A few weeks before our last trip to Walt Disney World, we received a postcard with information about Memory Maker, Disney’s newest Photopass service. With a pre-order discount price of $149.00, Disney Photographers throughout the parks help capture the magic of  your vacation. Whether you pose in front of Spaceship Earth or scream...
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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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