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That Trip, Though …
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If you follow my twitter feed, you know that I spent last Saturday evening in Epcot and last Sunday afternoon in the Magic Kingdom. I didn’t take any time off of work. I didn’t fly. I didn’t plan a single … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Travel Off
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It may seem pretty obvious, but one thing they never tell you about booking your Disney World vacation is that the prices change throughout the year. Duh, right? Every tourist destination has it’s busy season and its off season. The … Continue reading

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Castles and Dreams: Warm Up at WDW
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I’ll be contributing to the new Castles and Dreams Travel blog once each month, offering tips and tricks for making the most of your Disney vacation. Check out my first set of tips below.  As unbelievable as it sounds, sometimes … Continue reading

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Four Parks in One Day: Some Tips
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Over the past few days, I’ve been sharing my experience of visiting all four Parks in a single day. It was a looooong day. A very long day. I tend to get cranky when I’ve been on my feet too … Continue reading

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Four Parks in One Day: Part Two
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When we last left off, it was about 4:30, and with two Parks and a nap down, we were racing to make it to the 5 p.m. Candlelight Processional. Would we make it? Stop Four: Epcot We entered the Park … Continue reading

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Four Parks in One Day: Part One
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Most of the time, when I tell people that Rob and I did all four Parks in one day, they’re incredulous. And they seem slightly accusatory: “Did you really enjoy each of the Parks? Or did you just run from … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Food & Wine Fest
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Epcot International Food and Wine Festival: six words that are sweet, delicious music to every Disney foodie’s ears. Walking around the World Showcase, sipping and snacking, is a great way to spend an afternoon (or two … or three) during … Continue reading

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New Series: Dear Mouse on the Mind
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  Planning a Disney trip can be overwhelming, especially your first trip.  Of course there are hundreds of guides, books, websites, forums, and blogs–like this one–that can help you.  But sometimes that just adds to the overwhelmed feeling.  There’s so … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Free at Animal Kingdom Lodge
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Stretch your “three-week safari” into at least a few days by booking your next Disney vacation at Animal Kingdom Lodge. Blending authentic African tribal flavor with majestic East African national-park lodges, the deluxe resort offers warm tones, stunning vistas and lots … Continue reading

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Tips for Taking a Disney Skeptic to Walt Disney World
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Let’s face it–if you are reading this post, you already love Walt Disney World.  Maybe you haven’t even visited yet, but you know you want to.  If you’re anything like us, you spend significant amounts of time planning, researching, and … Continue reading

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