Touring the Disney Vacation Club

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On June 16,2010, Cindy, Sophie, my niece Stephanie, and myself checked into our hotel at Port Orleans French Quarter.  This was Stephanie's first big trip to Walt Disney World, so we were extremely excited to share everything with her.  On the day of our arrival, I started up a conversation with the person in POFQ working for DVC.  She asked us what our plans were, and then told us that if we went for a tour of the facility, they would give us free fast passes for the four of us.  If I remember … [Read more...]

Sorcerer Radio Interview with Laura Vandervoort of ABC Family’s “Desperately Seeking Santa”

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Sorcerer Radio's husband and wife team of Aljon Go and Kristen Hoetzel of the WDW Tiki Room show recently had a chance to chat with actress Laura Vandervoort about her new ABC Family Holiday Special Desperately Seeking Santa premiering Sunday, November 27 (8:00 – 10:00 PM ET/PT). The following is an excerpt from their their interview. Be sure to listen to their chat in its entirety for the WDW Tiki Room Black Friday Special airing on Sorcerer Radio November 25 at 8:00-5:00 AM ET/PT (with encore … [Read more...]

Her Universe – Holiday Discount Code

Attention fanboys and fangirls! Ashley Eckstein, actress and voice of Ahsoka Tano in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, together with her partner, The Araca Group have been working their Jedi magic coming up with cool wearables for women and Padiwans a like but now they will be offering up some sweet deals so you can SAVE during the holiday season!Check into November 28th-December 14th and use the code HOLIDAY11 on a purchase $40 to get FREE shipping. You also get a FREE Yoda pin and … [Read more...]

Capturing Disney in Pictures: Ceremonial House Waterfall at The Polynesian Resort

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Every photo has a story.Back on October 1, 1971, when Walt Disney World first opened, there were only two operational resorts: The Contemporary and The Polynesian.  Few people realize that while these deluxe hotels appear as fairly opposite buildings at first glance, they are almost identical in terms of structure.  These two iconic vacation havens were designed by the architectural firm Welton Becket & Associates.  Both manufactured for Disney by the U.S. Steel Corporation, they … [Read more...]

Capturing Disney in Pictures: Giving Thanks

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Every photo has a story.If you've ever been to Walt Disney World, you're thankful for something.  It would be easy to give thanks for my upcoming WDW vacation that starts in a mere 30 days.  I'm so thankful for the chance to return to Orlando, I am nearly jumping up and down. Oh, the food!  I'm thankful for the Black Forest Cupcake I can practically taste right now.  I am thankful that my three kids will ride the monorail beside me late at night, and that my husband will roam the gift shops, … [Read more...]