Planning

Grateful Tuesday – The Crowder Family

It’s Grateful Tuesday, and if you have been following me for a while you know that, to me, the human element is such an important part of my daily life. Whether it is people I meet during my travels to Disney or people I get to meet as a result of my job, it amazes me how my life and the…
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Q & A Thursday: Should I Link My Tickets?

Hi everyone, it’s Q&A Thursday. Today’s Q was sent in by our friend, Danny, about tickets purchased separately from a package.   Q:  I have a room only stay and have now purchased our tickets. Do I have to link them to my Disney account? A: You don’t have to link the tickets to your Disney account, but there are definite…
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Q & A Thursday: Disney Water Parks

Hi everyone, it’s Q&A Thursday.  If you have a burning question for me, please email it to brenda@pixievacations.com. Thanks! Today’s Q was sent in by our friend, Jennifer, and she asks: Will the Disney water parks be open in the Fall and Winter months? A: Yes, at least one of the 2 WDW water parks will be open for guests visiting…
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Foodie Friday: Where in 'The World' Can I Find Goat Cheese?

I don’t know about you, but once I have a Disney trip on the books my mind starts wandering about what restaurants we will visit during the trip. Whether it is tried-and-true favorites or new ones we want to try out, I love planning ADRs. I have some favorite foods that I always enjoy but don’t eat very often.  A…
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Disney's Kidani Village: A Review of the Two-Bedroom Villa

Recently, my family and I had the privilege of staying in a two-bedroom villa at Disney’s Kidani Village. To say we love this resort is a gross understatement and I wanted to provide you with a pictorial review of our room. Our party consisted of my husband and myself, our son (20) and his girlfriend (21), our neice (12), my…
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My Personal Choice for Disney Christmas Dinner

Welcome to those of you joining me from I Am a Disney Nerd and those of you just hopping aboard. I am the Final stop on our Magical Blogorail. This month’s topic:  Where would you dine for Christmas dinner (what feels most like a Christmas meal)? My family and I have spent many Thanksgivings at Walt Disney World, but we…
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Holiday Freebies: Grand Floridian Gingerbread House

There are so many wonderful happenings during the holidays at Walt Disney World. Some of the offerings require a special ticket or a payment of some kind. But, there are awesome FREE things to do and see at WDW as well. This series highlights awesome free things to do around the Walt Disney World resort during the holiday season. No…
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Family Fun on Super Crowded Park Days

Welcome to those of you joining me from I Am A Disney Nerd and those of you just hopping aboard. I am the 3rd stop on our Magical Blogorail. This month’s topic was pretty easy for me as my family and I have been spending Thanksgiving at Walt Disney World for quite a number of years, so I definitely have…
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December Trip Planning, Part 1: Rethinking ADRs

I have been in the planning stages for our December trip to Walt Disney World for a while now. Previously, there were 5 of us making the trip, all adults, and that was me, my hubby, my mom, my son and his girlfriend. It was only recently that I found out that the plans for our adult-only trip would change….
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Our Favorite Disney Family Tradition: The Monorail Mania Meal

Welcome to the first stop aboard Magical Blogorail Blue. Enjoy the ride as we share our favorite family traditions at Disney. One of my family’s favorite activities is something we began doing when my kids became teenagers. Our favorite family tradition at Walt Disney World is our “Monorail Mania Meal.” Being from an Italian family, most of our best visiting…
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