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Review of Disney Early Morning Magic: Toy Story Land (with video)

I recently experienced Disney Early Morning Magic – Toy Story Land ticketed event at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. We got to kick-start our day in Andy’s backyard during this specially-ticketed event! We rode all the Toy Story Land attractions, met Toy Story Characters and enjoyed a good breakfast as part of this specially-ticketed event. Today, I want to share my experience…
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Princess Makeovers at the Ivy Trellis

We recently visited the Ivy Trellis salon at Walt Disney World for Perfectly Prepared Princess makeovers for Aleyah and McKinley. I have always found Ivy Trellis to be a great option if there is no availability at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, or if your girls would like a hairdo other than the tight ballerina bun offered at BBB.  Ivy Trellis is located…
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Planning McKinley’s Birthday Trip

planning 5th birthday trip to Walt Disney World

My second granddaughter will be celebrating her 5th birthday next week. The day before that, we will be surprising her at her party with a special trip to Walt Disney World. A 5th birthday is a big deal in our family. We don’t plan princess makeovers or dining at Cinderella’s Royal Table during our annual family trips. These experiences are…
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Weekly Disney News Round-up

Disney news round-up

Welcome to my new weekly series, the Weekly Disney News Round-up. There is so much news coming out about Disney right now, from many different sources. I decided that it’s important to keep you all up-to-date by picking the ones I thought were particularly relevant and putting them in one place. So, without further ado, here is a look at…
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Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2019

If you’re traveling to Walt Disney World this Fall, you will have the opportunity to attend a fun and not-so-scary Halloween event at the Magic Kingdom. This annual spooktacular celebration runs for 36 nights this year, from August 16-November 1. The Magic Kingdom closes to the public at 6:00 PM on the days the party is offered. Mickey’s Not So…
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My Weekly Reset

Every Saturday evening I sit down in my office and do a Weekly Reset.  I turn on some music, close the door and focus on the upcoming week. My weekly reset sets me up to have a productive week ahead. It includes meal planning, preparing my grocery list, grocery shopping, organizing the fridge, making my checklist for meal prep (I…
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My Best Advice: Book Walt Disney World in January

You may have seen my Facebook post a few days ago that Disneyland ticket prices increased over the weekend. They increased by a pretty dramatic margin. Walt Disney World has increased its prices for 30 years in a row, and for the past 5 years these ticket price increases have snuck in during quiet Sunday mornings early in February. Disney…
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