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Get & Stay Fit at Disney: New Balance Running Trails at Walt Disney World Resort

New Balance Running Trail

Please give a warm welcome to our friend and special Guest, Didi Marie from DISTherapy! Didi is a wife, mother, sports medicine physical therapist and a Johnny-come-lately runner residing in New York and Vermont. Didi is joining us today with a look at one of her favorite New Balance Running Trails at Walt Disney World […]

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Get & Stay Fit at Disney: Bicycles, Canoes, Golf Clubs & Floaties

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They say the average Walt Disney World Resort Guest walks approximately 8-10 miles a day when visiting the Vacation Kingdom. Often for many people, myself included, that burns barely enough calories to make up for the delicious Disney dining they’re doing along the way. Not to worry! The Resort offers many ways to help everyone […]

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Get & Stay Fit at Disney: Eating Right During Your Visit

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You read that title, and you’re thinking, “Yeah, right! It’s impossible to eat right [in effort to get or stay fit] when vacationing at a Disney resort.” Well, it can be hard to do, but it is possible. You’re doubting me, I know, but stay with me here. I’ve got several tips that will prove […]

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Register NOW for the Ultimate Educational Field Trip

The Ultimate Educational Field Trip

It’s a new year, and you need a new way to engage your kids–a new way to learn while you play! If you’re interested in traveling to Walt Disney World Resort this spring, or if you live near the Magic, why not join us at this very special, very unique event? We are excited to […]

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Get & Stay Fit at Disney: 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon

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One of the most popular ways to get and stay fit at Disney is by participating in one of the many runDisney events hosted throughout each year at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and at Disneyland Resort in California. Between the two vacation destinations, there will be 8 events this year–4 at Walt Disney […]

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January 2015 Earn Your E.A.R.S.

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Welcome to the January 2015 edition of Earn Your E.A.R.S.! The Enriching Academic Reward Series, or E.A.R.S., is an achievement program designed to encourage kids to continually reach for academic success. As a homeschooler, I emphasize learning. I do not stress getting good grades, and so my children do not always appreciate the value of […]

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The 2014 Year in Review & Sneak Peek at 2015

How can it be that another year has already passed? Oh boy! Well, I don’t know about you, but 2014 was quite a full year for us here at Magical Mouse Schoolhouse. My family relocated to the Orlando area late 2013, so we spent much of this past year getting to know our new home […]

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Christmas at Epcot: Holidays Around the World

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Walt Disney World Resort celebrates the Yuletide season at Epcot with festive Holidays Around the World!  Several times a day at the Fountain Stage, the gospel group Joyful fills Guests with Christmas spirit, and throughout the season Guest choirs perform spirited tunes. The World Showcase Pavilions host an international Christmas experience. Stroll along and listen […]

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Deck the Halls at Walt Disney World Resort!

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When the Christmas and holiday decorations go up at Walt Disney World Resort, the Vacation Kingdom transforms into a winter wonderland. No doubt this is a special time of year! Across the Resort, 8.5 million holiday lights are strung 98 percent of that lighting is LED; 2 percent is compact florescent Of that, 10 miles […]

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Today is #GivingTuesday! Make it BIGGER than #BlackFriday!

Today is #GivingTuesday, a day set aside during the holidays on which charitable donations are encouraged and are often matched. I would love to see people make this day as crazy as Black Friday–or even crazier. So, get out there & make a difference! Here are a few of my favorite charities accepting #GivingTuesday donations […]

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