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Disney Cruise Line: The Disney DREAM

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Just three years ago, the Disney Cruise Line fleet expanded with the launch of the Disney DREAM. I was honored to attend its christening celebration and cruise to Castaway Cay January 19-21, 2011, which occurred before the public set sail on the January 26th maiden voyage. Here’s a photo montage of the festivities and some […]

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Disney Cruise Line: The Disney MAGIC

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First in the Disney Cruise Line fleet was the Disney Magic. Christened July 28, 1998, the ship set sail with a celebrity-filled manifest listing director George Lucas, NBA star David Robinson, country singer Travis Tritt, actor Sidney Poitier, actress/voice over artist Jodi Benson, and then Disney CEO Michael Eisner. Also in attendance were Walt Disney’s […]

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Orlando Attractions: Fort Christmas, Florida

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So you’ve got some extra time built into your Walt Disney World vacation, and you’d like to explore the surrounding area. Here’s one great way to learn while you play: celebrate Christmas! About 40 miles to the northeast of Walt Disney World Resort lies a small farming community called Christmas, Florida. It’s a quaint little […]

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Disney Cruise Line: 2015 Itinerary Includes Norway Sailings

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Disney Cruise Line sets passengers sailing across the open seas to spectacular sights near and far, but it also provides ample adventure aboard the ships themselves. This month we’ll take a look at some of that excitement—the deck parties, the Broadway-caliber shows, the kids clubs—beginning today with where the fleet will head in 2015. (You […]

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Magical Blogorail Red: Celebrating America at Disney

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Welcome to those of you joining me from A DISNEY MOM’S THOUGHTS and those of you just hopping aboard. I am the 3rd stop on our Magical Blogorail. Welcome to the USA! Tomorrow is the 4th of July, the day we in America celebrate the birth of our nation. We have quite a history to […]

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Disney’s Blizzard Beach: Runoff Rapids

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Let’s climb back atop Blizzard Beach’s Mount Gushmore and explore more of the action Ice Gator created from that winter storm meltoff. Around the bend from Teamboat Springs is another tube ride where thrill seekers can flume either solo or with a partner. It’s called Runoff Rapids, and it offers 3 unique, twisty, curvy slides. […]

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Disney’s Blizzard Beach: Cross-Country Creek

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Disney’s Blizzard Beach offers loads of wintry summer fun, from the steep slopes of Mount Gushmore to the rolling tide of Melt-Away Bay and all the slides and runs in between. Well, that can wear a ski-swimmer out! Every now and then it’s nice to take a soothing break from the action and simply float […]

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Disney’s Blizzard Beach: Melt-Away Bay

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I don’t know about you, but the first thing that springs to mind when I think of snowy, icy mountaintops is not a day at the beach! But if that wintry paradise is located in warm, sunny Florida, Blizzard Beach’s Melt-Away Bay is where I’m headed. Melt-Away Bay is the result of a frosty freeze […]

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Disney’s Blizzard Beach: Teamboat Springs

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The weather’s heating up, and that can only mean one thing. It’s time to hit the Walt Disney World water parks! Let’s head first to Blizzard Beach, which by the way, just turned 19 two months ago. Blizzard Beach began as a ski resort, as legend holds, when a freak winter storm blew through and […]

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Magical Blogorail Red: Walt Disney World Railroad

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Welcome to those of you joining me from THE DISNEY POINT and those of you just hopping aboard. I am the 2nd stop on our Magical Blogorail. In 1949, Walt and Lilly Disney moved their family to a new home in West Los Angeles. There in his own backyard, six years before he opened Disneyland […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Disney Signs

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Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: Robert Sherman

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Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about Robert Sherman? Legendary songwriter Robert Sherman, pictured above with his […]

Disney Cruise Line: The Disney DREAM

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Just three years ago, the Disney Cruise Line fleet expanded with the launch of the Disney DREAM. I was honored […]

Disney Cruise Line: The Disney WONDER in Alaska

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We are so pleased to have our friend and very special Guest, Sean Sowell, with us today! Sean has been […]

Wordless Wednesday: Water

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Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: DCL Godmothers

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Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about the Disney Cruise Line (DCL) ship godmothers? Each of the […]