Disney makes it Magical….

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You're probably going to think..."what in the world does one have to do with the other?", but you'll see.I'm a stay at home mom of 4 kids. Currently, I'm raising them alone since dad is overseas with his work full time. It's not easy, especially when 3 of them are all boys 10 and older, all on the spectrum of Autism and 1 little princess who is now 2 and Disney crazy to boot. We're Florida residents so naturally everyone thinks "YOU'RE SO LUCKY TO BE NEAR DISNEY!" Well, if a 6 hour drive … [Read more...]





An Adult’s Take on MVMCP

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I have read many reviews over the last couple of years regarding Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. Some reviews positive, some not so much. I just wanted to give you my “take” on the event as an adult that went with 2 other adults to the party.We are not ones for characters or really parades, we enjoy the rides. This was the prime opportunity to engage in the attractions with little or no line ups. Main Street was extremely busy, so we tried to avoid that as much as possible (of course we … [Read more...]





When you “Make-A-Wish” Upon a Star!

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Having a child with needs that are different than what one would expect or anticipate is challenging both in execution and acceptance. Our road with our almost six year old daughter has been nothing other than the opposite of what we had thought it would be during the time we were pregnant. When Addison was just six months old, an infectious disease doctor at the Cleveland Clinic told us to prepare ourselves to not celebrate her first birthday. Obviously they didn’t know that she would far … [Read more...]





Visiting Disney Rain or Shine!

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“The rain, rain, rain came down, down, down In rushing, rising riv'lets, 'Til the river crept out of it's bed And crept right into Piglet's!”--Winnie the Pooh & The Blustery DayDid you know that the climate for Central Florida is a sub tropical climate? What does that mean in layman’s terms? It means that there is a defined rainy season in Central Florida from June till September. This means that there is a chance of rain most days during the rainy season. Most days start off … [Read more...]





Guide to Downtown Disney for First Timers

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If you've never been to Downtown Disney aka Disney Springs, I suggest making it part of your next trip. I like the relaxed pace I adopt there, the chance to see the Disney touches and creativity of outside businesses. Then there’s the variety of shopping and dining – it’s all very low-key, “Disney down time.”But if you've never visited, where do you start? Here are my top suggestions, with alternates, for things to do for a first timer at Downtown Disney.Downtown Disney Marketplace or … [Read more...]