Simple Ways to Save Money at Walt Disney World

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A magical vacation to Walt Disney World can be more affordable than you think. There are ways to save some money during the planning process and even while you are in the most magical place on Earth. One of the most important aspects of planning your trip is flexibility.Prices at the Walt Disney World Resort vary throughout the year, and if you are flexible with your travel dates and even resort choices, you can save a significant amount of money. For example: a standard room at the All Star … [Read more...]


The Casting of Marvel’s Ant Man

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The latest release in the long list of upcoming Marvel Movies brings us Ant Man.  One of the founding members of The Avengers, Ant Man has the ability to alter his size (shrink) while gaining strength.   A lethal combination that in the wrong hands could prove deadly.   Marvel Studios brings us Michael Douglas as Dr. Hank Pym, the original Ant Man who has developed not only a suit and serum but also has added the ability to control ants.  This scientific breakthrough has been kept secret by Dr. … [Read more...]


Disney’s Untitled New Project About Charles Darwin

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There are very few details about a new untitled project Walt Disney Studios has just closed the deal on.   Stephen Gaghan will write an adventure film involving Charles Darwin, the British naturalist and geologist famous for his theories, including the Theory of Evolution.   Darwin traveled for 5 years on board the ship HMS Beagle charting the coastline of South America and made many discoveries which led to his being one of the most well known and influencial persons in history.Should be … [Read more...]


10 Things to Skip to Save Money on your Disney Vacation

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As a seasoned veteran of Disney World with young children, I have learned a few ways to save money on our Disney Vacations that I wish I knew the first time! If you are a frugal parent like me, who starts saving a year in advance, or trying to figure out how you can ever go to Disney because it's so expensive, this list is for you.I also have a list of Ways to Save When Planning a Disney Trip.Things to SKIP to save money:1. Stroller Rentals: Bring your own from home to save the … [Read more...]


Top 10: Educational Experiences at Disney World

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Disney World is the ultimate field trip! Learning and having fun at the same time is their speciality!  There are hundreds of "secretly educational" things going on at Disney all the time. Epcot is the nerdiest Park ever (my favorite Park, actually) and is all the science and social studies any kid will ever need! And don't even get me started on Animal Kingdom!Here are my Top 10 Educational Experiences (that won't have them complaining of boredom or napping) at Walt Disney … [Read more...]


Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Use a Travel Agent

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 As a travel agent I get asked “why would I use a travel agent?” a lot. Many people think that in these modern times the travel agency business is obsolete but that couldn’t be further from the truth! Here are my Top 10 Reasons You Should Use a TA for your vacation.We are as excited as you are for your trip! It’s not cliché, we really are so excited to share the joy of your plans and talk about your dreams for your perfect trip. You’ll be hard pressed to find a friend who wants to … [Read more...]


Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone With These 5 Unique Disney Restaurants

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Theme Parks in general are known for their not too exciting cuisine – burgers, chicken tenders, deep-fried everything…needless to say, it’s not always easy to find something different or new to try at most amusement parks. BUT - the good news is that Disney has definitely broken that “boring theme park food” mold by offering so many different menus and dining locations that it’s hard to know where to begin figuring out where to eat! The food is one of the things they are most known for, so if … [Read more...]


Top 10 Disney World Non-Ride Experiences

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Although the rides are so fun and unique at Walt Disney World, there are many other magical things to do! Think outside the lines.... the ride lines that is!  Everyone needs a change of pace from waiting in line, and at Disney there is excitement all around you!Here are 10 non-ride experiences that I enjoy at Disney World:10. Meeting Characters-  an essential part of a Disney trip is getting a photo and autograph from your favorite characters and Princesses.  Collect autographs on … [Read more...]


Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Men Tell No Tales: Further Delayed By Injury

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales filming on the Australian Gold Coast has been delayed longer than original date of the beginning of April.  The film was originally shut down for a few weeks when Johnny Depp injured his hand and flew back to the U.S. for hand surgery in mid March.   Although production had continued with scenes that did not include Depp's character, the expected 2 week delay is now up to a minimum of 4 weeks and counting  Johnny Depp's original surgery was not … [Read more...]


Disney DIY – Gifts For Disney Lovers

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Ok so it’s time for you to get a gift for that Disney lover in your life – whether it be a Birthday or anniversary (or a super early Christmas gift?), us Disney fanatics LOVE getting unique Disney items as presents – it not only shows that you pay attention to our interests, but also that you care enough to give the very best – meaning Disney gifts, of course! Not sure what to get us? Well, here are some gift ideas for the Disney loves in your life:Photo Gifts: These are a great idea for any … [Read more...]