Planning

Disney planning tips, tricks, and advice.

What Not To Pack

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August 20, 2015
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After stuffing that very last “necessary” item in your suitcase before heading to visit Mickey take a moment to think about the things you should be taking out.  While identity theft can happen at any time we are especially at risk while traveling….even it if it is to the happiest place on earth.  Twenty...
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Part 2: Packing for the Parks Mary Poppins Style

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August 18, 2015
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From my last post, you get the idea that I’m a believer in – if you think you’ll need it, bring it!  But now that you have all that “stuff,” what should you bring to the parks and what should you leave behind in your room?  I like to try and visualize my day...
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A Travel Agent is the Safest way to Travel

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August 14, 2015
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I was the first person in line to defend self-booking. When my husband and I were living in separate countries, I booked a lifetime of flights over the computer. Seemed like a great idea. The flights appeared to be cheaper, and booking from home was easy and convenient. Until the day I found myself...
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DESCENDANTS Doll Review & Giveaway!

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August 7, 2015
Descendants Two Pack Dolls (Ben & Mal)

Hello my friends! We have an extra special bonus feature for you today! WDW Fan Zone was asked to review some AWESOME new merchandise available from Hasbro! The Disney Channel Original Movie Descendants premiered on Friday July 31st to overwhelming success! This highly anticipated DCOM was the summer movie event everyone was talking about!  Just before...
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A Mermaid Splashes into Chicago!

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August 3, 2015
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Hello my friends!! I have a special treat for you today! I was invited by the Chicago Shakespeare Theater in Chicago to attend a performance of “The Little Mermaid” to review for WDW Fan Zone! The Chicago Shakespeare Theater is located in downtown Chicago at Navy Pier, which is one of the major tourist...
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Bringing a Little Citrus Swirl to D23 Expo

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July 30, 2015
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The 2015 D23 Expo is soon approaching and I will be back for my third adventure to the Anaheim Convention Center to participate in arguably the most exciting event of the Disney calendar. For me, I have decided to have some fun with my apparel and celebrate my “Disney Side” throughout the event. Without giving...
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Panama Canal Dining & Entertainment

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July 27, 2015
I trio of desserts.  Disney combines desserts into trios almost every night.  Passion fruit cheesecake, a chocolate brownie cake and in the middle a repeat of the amazing apple cobbler.

One of the things I enjoyed the most about our Panama Canal cruise with the expansion of the normal dining and entertainment venues. After all on a 14 night voyage you have twice as much time to experience all the options as when you travel for just a week, or (GASP!) less than a...
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Part 1: Packing like Mary Poppins: She Was Type A Too

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July 17, 2015
The Toiletry Bags Are Packed

  While I’m nearing the double digit countdown for our next Walt Disney World vacation, I am also starting to think ahead about what I need to pack.  That might sound crazy, but if I can spread it out, then I can pick up a few things here or there that I need, or...
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Walt Disney World Bucket List 2015

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July 17, 2015
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Hi my friends! I hope that everyone is enjoying summertime! Our Walt Disney World vacation is less than a month away! I am revisiting our bucket list for this trip in this article. I’m referring to this trip on Facebook as my #gonnahappen#bucketlist#disneyside trip! We are going to finish our Princess Mission on this trip,...
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$25 a Day at Disney World

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July 10, 2015
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There are a few things I’m known for, one of which is being cheap.  I prefer to call it, “Frugal Fun.”  Since I’ll be at the parks an extended time period this summer (three weeks, woo hoo!) I figured I’d better spend the trip wearing two hats, the “foodie” hat and the “frugal” one. ...
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