Magic Kingdom & EPCOT: It’s their Birthday!!

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 October 1st is a big day in Disney History. It's the day that both Magic Kingdom and EPCOT opened for the very first time!On this day in 1971, Magic Kingdom greeted its very first guest. The cost of admission was $3.50 and parking was a mere $0.50 per vehicle. E-tickets had to purchased for the best rides like Space Mountain, Haunted Mansion, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and Jungle Cruise. For 7-days of adventure, it would cost you $4.75 and if you wanted to extend your fun to … [Read more...]

Top 10 Things to Love About Fall at Walt Disney World

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I love fall! The leaves, the smell in the air, the crisp breeze, and pumpkin flavored everything! I especially love fall at Walt Disney World. There is always something to celebrate at the Disney parks, but during autumn there is an extra air of excitement. I’ve created a list of my top 10 things to love about fall at Walt Disney World. Make sure not to miss out on these seasonal favorites!Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party: My favorite event at Disney is MNSSHP! I love how guests, young … [Read more...]

Trick or Treat? What to Splurge on and What to Pass on at the Main Street Confectionery

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The enticing smells that waft through Main Street have a way of drawing you into the Main Street Confectionery. Everywhere you look, sugary treats of all shapes and sizes beckon you closer. The display case is filled with one temptation after another. How are you supposed to decide what to purchase as your splurge treat and what to pass up and leave behind for another hungry guest? Let me provide some suggestions that will hopefully help you to narrow down your search for the perfect … [Read more...]

It’s Official! Disney’s “Frozen” Attraction coming to Epcot

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Yup! You read right folks. "Frozen" is coming to Epcot..Disney execs just announced today that they are starting construction at Walt Disney World Resort on a brand new “Frozen” attraction at the Norway Pavilion in Epcot. The new attraction, which replaces Maelstrom, will take guests to Arendelle and immerse them in many of their favorite moments and music from the film. The pavilion will also include a royal greeting location where Anna and Elsa can meet guests for autographs and … [Read more...]

Disney World Hidden Gem – Family Magic Tour


When it’s time to plan a Disney trip for my family, I’m always looking to get the biggest bang for my buck.  Disney offers a lot of truly amazing tours and experiences, but sometimes, for my family, many of them are too expensive or are not age appropriate.  Finding a happy balance for a 7 year old and a 14 year old is no easy feat, but Disney, of course, has an answer for almost everything.Things to KnowThe Family Magic Tour is a hidden gem among all of the different tours that Disney … [Read more...]