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The Hidden Disney Podcast

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September 20, 2014
The Hidden Disney Podcast

Instead of listening to music at work I spend my days listening to podcasts. I juggle about 22 different podcasts on a variety of topics but of course my feed is mostly filled with those on Disney. I know most of us have heard of Lou Mongello, the gang at WDW Today or Ricky...
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Educational Vacationing, Part Three

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September 19, 2014
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The second part of “Educational Vacationing,” discussed how to make your vacation educational, should you decide to take your children out of school for a Walt Disney World vacation.  Specifically, I talked about Animal Kingdom and Magic Kingdom.  As the third and final post in this series, we will continue the lesson, discussing specifically...
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Recap of a Magical Moment (and more…) at Walt Disney World

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September 18, 2014
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Hi friends!! I hope everyone is enjoying their day! I have a  magical memory to share with you from our recent Walt Disney World vacation, as well as my thoughts on the new Fast Pass + and My Magic Plus! Enjoy! We had a super magical moment with Minnie Mouse during our trip! On...
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Welcome, Foolish Mortals

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August 31, 2014
Welcome, Foolish Mortals

. In 2011, Disney Imagineers expanded the queue area of the Haunted Mansion allowing guests a place to interact with the spirits while waiting for the Mansion doors to open.  With the evolution of Fastpass+ in early 2014, this area was designated as the “standby line” while fastpass guests are now whisked through the original...
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How Do You Measure The Years?

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August 28, 2014
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 Decades of Impressions With my next trip to WDW near weeks away, I sit rocking on my front porch, a bit nostalgic, reflecting on why I adore Walt Disney World and Disney history, in a way that may be more than normal, and recall that it began at a very early age. With each...
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Disney Teachable Math Moments

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August 22, 2014
Disney Teachable Math Moments

The other night I was at my computer working on my lesson plans. See, besides being a Disney dad in training, I’m also a math teacher. So as I was working on my lesson plans, my wife started talking about teachable Disney moments. The result was my list of tips for teachable math moments...
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Maleficent the Magnificent

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August 19, 2014
Maleficent the Magnificent

Never have I enjoyed a movie so much when I wasn’t sure I even wanted to see it in the first place!   Maleficent – if you don’t read any further, read this…..RUN don’t walk to see this amazing movie! Maleficent was released on May 30, 2014. I was unable to attend opening weekend and...
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We Will Miss You Genie

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August 16, 2014
We Will Miss You Genie

I had different plans for my article this month.  I was actually getting ready to sit down and write the other night when my phone starting dinging.  I picked it up to see an alert from CNN and texts from my husband and my best friend, all with the news that Robin Williams had...
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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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The World of Mary Blair

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June 22, 2014
The World of Mary Blair

This year I was incredibly fortunate to visit the Walt Disney Family Museum, which is in San Francisco. It was showing an exhibition on entitled ‘Magic, Color, Flair: The World of Mary Blair”. As a fan of her work I had to visit and in this Fan Zone post I would like to share...
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