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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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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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A Great Disney Photo Album Idea!

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March 28, 2014
A Great Disney Photo Album Idea!

Growing up, my family took a trip to Walt Disney World every year!  One of the things we loved to do was take pictures with the Disney Characters.  We would make a checklist so we would remember who we got pictures with and who we needed to look for.  I think my dad liked...
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Cool Disney Finds – Spring Goodies at Walgreens

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March 26, 2014
Cool Disney Finds – Spring Goodies at Walgreens

I found myself with 20 minutes to kill this afternoon while waiting for a prescription at Walgreens. I decided to wander rather than sit since I’m nursing a knee back to health and my physical therapist wants me walking more. Not surprisingly I found lots of Easter and Spring themed goodies while I wandered....
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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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Cool Disney Finds – Small Hipster Style Purses from LeSportsac and Vera Bradley

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March 12, 2014
Cool Disney Finds – Small Hipster Style Purses from LeSportsac and Vera Bradley

Welcome to my latest Cool Disney Find! If you regularly read this column you may recall I’m a relatively new convert to LeSportsac bags, and a big fan! And I’ve been a Very Bradley fan for a few years now. I’ve had two recent additions to my Disney collection, the LeSportsac Kasey in “Celebrate...
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A Funny Thing Happened On My Way To This Article…

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February 28, 2014
A Funny Thing Happened On My Way To This Article…

. It was 8:00 on Monday evening when I finally sat down to find inspiration for this month’s article.  As I perused the internet, I came across a YouTube video of the “still under construction” Seven Dwarfs Mine Train attraction at Walt Disney World. Perfect! I’ve got photos from my last trip, I can mention...
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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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Mickey & Minnie Mouse Valentine’s Day Gifts Spotted at CVS Pharmacy!

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February 6, 2014
Mickey & Minnie Mouse Valentine’s Day Gifts Spotted at CVS Pharmacy!

  With Valentine’s Day being about a week away I decided it was time to go shopping for a gift and card for my husband and children.  My local CVS Pharmacy has a large selection of cards so I decided to head there!   Since I am a big Disney person, I usually look for...
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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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