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8 Items to Add to Your Disney Park Bag ASAP

If you’re anything like me, you probably think a lot about what to pack for your vacation, but don’t necessarily always bring the items you actually need into the parks. I have a thorough Disney packing list saved in my phone and rarely forget something we need for vacation. On the other hand, I often find myself hustling out of ...

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Thanksgiving Dinner Goes Quick-Service At Disney

Turkey Legs

For many it is a tradition to sit down to an elaborate Thanksgiving feast each year in the presence of extended family and loving friends. But if you’re lucky enough to be at Walt Disney World Resort on such a holiday, that’s celebration enough. And while gorging yourself in a multi-course meal at one of Disney’s acclaimed table-service establishments might ...

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Disneyfy Your Holidays- How to Bring the Disney Magic into Your Home

As any Disney parks fan knows, going to the parks is a multi-sensory experience.  Part of what makes Disney so magical is the fact that all of your senses are engaged by the experience of being in the theme parks.  The sights, sounds, smells, tastes, and yes, even the touch and feel of the park elements really envelope us in ...

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Flying with Kids: How to Keep Them Happy on the Plane

I remember the first time we flew with our then 17-month old. I was a complete ball of nerves, and I remember being so focused on hoping he wouldn’t cry and “bother people” that I couldn’t think of anything else. As it turns out, traveling with a toddler, then pre-schooler, and now an elementary school student (cue tears) isn’t as ...

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Fun Ideas For A “Halloweekend” At Disney Springs

Halloween weekend is almost upon us. And if you just so happen to be visiting Walt Disney World Resort for the spooky occasion, you’re probably already contemplating the myriad of Halloween-themed happenings and specials currently taking place within the Parks and at various Disney Resorts. Perhaps you’ve even recently attended one of the ongoing Disney After Hours Boo Bash events ...

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A Survival Guide for “Jersey Week” at Walt Disney World

Have you ever heard the term “Jersey Week” in reference to the Walt Disney World Resort?  If you’re not familiar with what it is, you might think it’s something official on the Disney calendar (it’s not). Or, that it has to do with wearing a sports jersey or spirit jersey (it doesn’t).  No, we’re talking about “Jersey” as in the ...

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Thoughtful Gifts for Disney Lovers

If you’re anything like me, you love giving a good gift that truly matches the recipient’s style and passions. But, I often struggle with finding that perfect idea. If you need a little gift inspiration for the Disney fan in your life (or want to update your own wishlist!), you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re just looking for ...

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Just the Basics: A Cheat Sheet of Essential Disney Lingo

Are you making plans for an upcoming Disney vacation? Whether you’re heading to Walt Disney World Resort during the 50th Anniversary Celebrations or sometime later on (or even considering a future trip to Disneyland or aboard a Disney Cruise), there are certain terms and phrases you may want to familiarize yourself with beforehand. Some of the vocabulary exclusive to Disney ...

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Ignore the Naysayers! Take Your Little One to Disney

Toddler at Disney

Being the proud parent of an infant or toddler and going to Walt Disney World are not mutually exclusive experiences. There’s a widespread idea out there about the “right” age to take a child to Disney World, based on everyone’s experiences, age old wisdom, and sage opinions. However, there’s really only one family that matters in this decision, and that’s ...

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40 Things You Can Enjoy With a Baby at Walt Disney World

Dumbo the Flying Elephant

Thinking of planning a trip to Walt Disney World that includes a young child? Whether your travelling party consists of a multigenerational crew or just your small nuclear family, it’s likely that you have a few different factors to consider when it comes to who will ride what. This becomes an especially important consideration when it comes to ride height ...

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