Disney Planning “Do’s” And “Don’ts”

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Planning a Walt Disney World vacation is no small task – there’s so much to do and see, and so much information out there that it can easily become overwhelming. Luckily, we’re here to help!Check out my list of Disney Planning Do’s and Don’ts:Do – Make Lists: I am big fan of lists – they help me stay on track, and they are especially helpful to me and my family when we are traveling. I like to make the following lists for my Disney trips: packing lists (for me AND the kids!), … [Read more...]


Disney Introduces a New Way to Manage your Disney Gift Cards!

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Breaking news from Disney! There is a new way to manage all of those $25, $50 or $100 Disney Gift Cards that you purchase from Target and other wholesale stores. Disney has recognized the need for an easier way to pay for your vacation with gift cards.  Available now via the Disney Gift Card website, you can combine all of your small amount gift cards in to one large gift card. This new system will make things much easier to stay organized while still allowing you to save money by purchasing the … [Read more...]


5 Attractions that I Hope Never Close at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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With an Avatar expansion in the works, Disney’s Animal Kingdom is going to be undergoing some changes and refurbishments over the next few years. All of Disney World, rides are closing, attractions are being updated, and things are changing. I am holding tight to a few of my favorite attractions that I hope never close at Animal Kingdom.Expedition Everest: Take a journey into the Himalayas and risk a run-in with the Yeti. Expedition Everest is a fun adventure with none of the real danger. … [Read more...]


Top 5 Walt Disney World “Must Try” Sweet Snacks

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There are plenty of amazing snacks and treats everywhere you turn at Walt Disney World, and it’s a great place to try new things, or to grab some of their tried and true favorites too! I have a HUGE sweet tooth – and love all the sweet treats at WDW. If you’re like me and love that sugar rush, then read on for the Top 5 Walt Disney World “Must Try” Sweet Snacks:Cupcakes: These are everywhere at Walt Disney World, and there are some really amazing flavor combos that are a must try. For … [Read more...]


All New Escape to Walt’s Wilderness Now Available at Walt Disney World Resort

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Are you ready for a wilderness adventure? The new Escape to Walt’s Wilderness experience gives you a glance at the natural surroundings that became the perfect setting to accommodate Walt Disney’s grand dreams.The adventure begins at Disney’s Contemporary Resort Marina where tour guides will greet your Clients with a warm “Howdy! From there, the group will board pontoon boats for an eco-history tour of Bay Lake. After arriving at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground, your Clients … [Read more...]


New Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule Released for July

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Disney has released  a new updated refurbishment schedule for resorts and parks at Walt Disney World. Check here to see if your favorite rides will be closed for your next visit!PARKS:Magic Kingdom ParkMonorail: The Walt Disney World Monorail is undergoing refurbishment and may be on modified service and/or routes. Now through December 2015Pirates of the Caribbean:                                                                                   June 8-September 25, … [Read more...]


Which Electronics Should I Pack For My Disney Trip?

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Packing for vacation can be complex – especially when it comes to figuring out what are “needs” and what are just “nice to haves” on the packing list. When I head to Walt Disney World, there are some items that are always on my list – sunscreen, comfortable sneakers, sunglasses, etc…the list is not a short one. But one thing that is short is the number of electronics on that list – if I don’t 100% need it, I don’t bring it. Read on to find out what are my “must have” electronics and what I … [Read more...]


Construction on Avatar Land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Is Moving Full Speed Ahead

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Behind the construction walls in the former Camp Minnie/Mickey area between Oasis and Africa sections of Disney's Animal Kingdom lies the skeletal shape of one of the buildings of the future Avatar Land.  Originally the site for a land of mythical and legendary creatures that was never built, Avatar Land will instead be home to dragons, unicorns and blue skinned Na'vi people along with bioluminescent trees straight from the 2009 movie.Taking over the area where the Festival of the Lion King … [Read more...]


Beat the Summer Heat with these Frozen Treats at Walt Disney World Resort

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Celebrate National Ice Cream Month throughout July at the Walt Disney World Resort! Nothing tastes better than a delectable frozen treat while exploring the parks during the “Coolest Summer Ever.” With an abundance of food and beverage locations serving ice cream snacks across property, these are a few of the must-try chilled treats at Walt Disney World this summer. Magic Kingdom While strolling down Main Street U.S.A., the smell of freshly baked waffle cones wafts through the air. Follow the … [Read more...]


Top 5 Attractions that I Hope Never Close at Hollywood Studios

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Hollywood Studios is going to be experiencing some serious changes over the next few years. With a ton of attractions closing, rumored expansions, and a confirmed name change, the park stands to take on a whole new identity. I do agree that the park could use a little TLC, but there are a few attractions that I hope never close at Hollywood Studios.The Great Movie Ride: The glitz, glam, and romance of the movies, all rolled up into one attraction! The Great Movie Ride takes guests through … [Read more...]