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Top 20 Disney Experiences For $20 (or under!)

$20 and under

I have yet to meet a person who has exhausted all that Disney World has to offer. You simply won’t convince me that it can be done (*fingers-in-ear-la-la-la*). The Disney Imagineers pay extremely close attention to detail, striving to constantly improve their processes to keep people coming back again and again. With all that there is to see, taste and ...

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Top 10 Disney Experiences For $10 (or under)!

10 Dollars and Under

A big spender, I am not. In fact, I find great pleasure in seeing just how far I can stretch a dollar. My ears perk up at the words “total savings” each and every time the grocery store clerk tabulates my bill. Getting the most bang for my buck is important to me. And here’s the crazy thing—I love going ...

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Top 5 Disney Experiences For $5 (or under!)

Cinderella's Castle

As a child raised on the mantra, “Everything eventually goes on sale,” it’s hard for me to walk through the many facets of the Disney World property and not suffer a mild case of sticker shock (who am I kidding—a MAJOR case). But I’ve learned that you can be a Disney fanatic and take memorable vacations without going pale at ...

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Top 10 Aromas We Love To Smell At Disney World

Plaza Ice Cream Parlor

Do you ever find yourself stopping dead in your tracks as a scent wafts past your nose and you are held captive to the memories it suddenly resurrects? The power of smell is a force like no other, generating immediate reaction and able to instantaneously transport you to another time and place, and the Imagineers at Disney are well aware ...

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Top 5 Things To Collect At Disney

Collectables

“I’ve got gadgets and gizmos a’plenty. I’ve got whosits and whatsits galore. You want thing-a-ma-bobs? I’ve got twenty!” It’s pretty safe to say that our favorite free-spirited mermaid, Ariel, was a collector. For some Disney fanatics, her underwater stash of precious keepsakes looks awfully similar to your own collection of Disneyana. What is “Disneyana,” you ask? This term basically sums ...

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11 Of Disney’s Best Desserts

Disney World Desserts _ disney fanatic

Walt Disney World, among other things, is a culinary paradise that offers a uniquely diverse array of specialty desserts between their four theme parks, two water parks, Downtown Disney (soon to be “Disney Springs”) and numerous resorts. There are many of you, like myself, that have an insatiable sweet tooth (or, more precisely, 32 of them) and can’t wait to ...

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11 Wickedly Cute Disney Halloween Costumes For Kids

Disney Costumes

Halloween.  The one day of the year that your child is encouraged to blissfully frolic about their neighborhood on a quest for endless sugar while adorning a costume they’d probably just as happily wear around the house anyway (unless you insist on dressing them up as, say, a rotisserie chicken…then that last sentiment just won’t apply to you).  As Disney ...

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11 Supposedly ‘Kid-Friendly’ Attractions that May Actually Terrify Your Child

Little Mermaid

We’ve all either been witness to it or have experienced it firsthand with our little one. That unexpected scream of sheer terror emanating from a child during what was assumed to be an entertaining and light-hearted Disney attraction. The parent freezes, at a total loss, desperately searching for the nearest exit while silently calculating the number of years of psychiatric ...

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5 Tips – What Not to do When Taking Kids to Disney World

Cinderella's Castle _ shocking Disney Stories

Walt Disney World. A land of magic, wonder, and fantasy. The happiest place on earth. You’ve seen the commercials. The one with Mickey Mouse crouching down opened armed as a child happily races in to get his hug (in dramatically slow motion). The one with the family of five donning Mickey ears as they stroll past the Magic Kingdom, laughing ...

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