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The Things You Find Buried In Your Basement…

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January 29, 2015
The Things You Find Buried In Your Basement…

. During a recent purge of our basement storage room, I came across an interesting find. Buried in the bottom of a dusty old box, I found a stash of vintage comic books.     .The first few were from the early to mid-seventies. It’s always humorous to browse the inside cover to read what treasures were being...
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“Imagine” my surprise….

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January 27, 2015
“Imagine” my surprise….

Hello my friends!!!  I hope everyone is enjoying their winter! Here in Chicago, we actually have had a mild winter….unlike our polar vortex from last year! LOL I wanted to share a fun find we discovered on our recent vacation last August! As many of you know from my previous articles, I love discovering...
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The Inaugural Castaway Cay Challenge

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January 26, 2015
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What got this runDisney girl swimming to Cape Canaveral for a cruise on the Disney Dream? Some inaugural runDisney bling was what did it, of course. runDisney took to the sea for the first time this January for the Inaugural Castaway Cay Challenge aboard the Disney Dream for a 4-night caribbean cruise. The runDisney-hosted...
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Disney Family Game Night

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January 20, 2015
Disney Family Game Night

With daily high temperatures hovering around freezing and wind chills making evenings feel significantly colder in the Northeast, my family has been spending a lot of time indoors lately. It’s a welcome opportunity for some impromptu family game nights, most which are Disney-branded. Mickey’s Clubhouse Surprise Slides Board Game This board game is a...
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Cool Disney Finds – Lots of Disney Goodies at Hobby Lobby!

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January 14, 2015
Cool Disney Finds – Lots of Disney Goodies at Hobby Lobby!

A brand new Hobby Lobby opened up near my house and I decided last week to go check it out. For those who haven’t been to a Hobby Lobby its a craft store much like a Michaels or AC Moore. They tend to be a bit larger than that and have quite a significant...
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Cinderella

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December 30, 2014
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On December 23rd, I was invited to attend a performance of Rodgers and Hammersteins’s “Cinderella” at the Cadillac Palace Theater in Chicago!       Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II joined together in the 1940’s to create the most successful paternership in American musical theater. Oklahoma (1943) was the first musical, the first...
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Pixar In Concert

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December 16, 2014
Pixar In Concert

  On Friday November 28th, I had the pleasure of attending Pixar In Concert, at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, along with Princess Kayla and my mom! In my last article, I gave mention to this event and encouraged others to attend! http://www.wdwfanzone.com/2014/11/november-in-chicago-has-toys-and-music-disney-style/ This concert began CSO’s At The Movies series, which runs through next...
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Cool Disney Finds – Disney Stocking Stuffers at Target

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December 3, 2014
Cool Disney Finds – Disney Stocking Stuffers at Target

Hello! Christmas will be upon us before we know it. Today’s Cool Disney Finds will focus on inexpensive Disney themed stocking stuffers found at Target. Happy Shopping! Share
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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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Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Resort Orlando

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November 28, 2014
Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Resort Orlando

Earlier this month, the stunning 18-hole Tom Fazio-designed golf course, Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Resort Orlando, officially opened. The club includes a spacious clubhouse, Plancha restaurant and golf shop. The name Tranquilo pays homage to the resort’s Spanish Revival design and tranquil setting, featuring many Southern Live Oak trees with Spanish moss....
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