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Wordless Wednesday: Christmas in August

Christmas in August

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2014 EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival Events

Epcot Food & Wine logo

The 2014 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival will be here sooner than you think! Do you already have 407-WDW-FEST on your speed dial? Are you excited to book your events? Good news! As a little extra magic Disney has added two new experiences to this year’s Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival: Epcot® Food & […]

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Magical Blogorail Red: Celebrating America at Disney

American Adventure

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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Wordless Wednesday: Disney Wienies

Disney wienies

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Epcot World Showcase: Mexico Pavilion

Epcot Mexico Pavilion

As we’ve seen so far, Epcot’s World Showcase is exactly what its name implies: international culture on exhibit. Imagineers were careful to select architectural features so specific to each locale that by sight alone Guests would recognize which country they were entering. In designing each Pavilion, to be as authentic as possible, design teams consulted […]

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Epcot World Showcase: United Kingdom Pavilion

Epcot UK Pavilion

The United Kingdom Pavilion is one of my favorite stops along Epcot’s World Showcase. It’s a prime location for viewing IllumiNations, especially with patio dining at the Rose & Crown. It’s also conveniently situated near the International Gateway/rear entrance to the Park. And, it’s got these cool red phone booths where you used to be […]

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Epcot World Showcase: Germany Pavilion

Epcot Germany Pavilion

Guten tag! The Germany Pavilion at Walt Disney World’s Epcot is a combination of different eras and locales representing Bavarian villages from the 13th through 17th centuries. This romantic, fairy-tale architecture gives the Pavilion instant recognition without directly reproducing specific buildings in the region. The platz, or plaza, the equivalent of an American Main Street […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Victoria Gardens

Victoria Gardens

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Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: Epcot’s Rose & Crown Pub


Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about Epcot’s Rose & Crown Pub? There is a motto on the signage of the Epcot United Kingdom Pavilion’s Rose & Crown Pub that reads: “Otium cum Dignitate,” which means, “Leisure with Dignity.” get the InLinkz code Add MAGICAL MOUSE SCHOOLHOUSE to your home library!

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Epcot World Showcase: American Adventure Pavilion

Epcot American Adventure Pavilion

When planning Epcot’s American Adventure Pavilion, Disney Imagineers faced a bit of a dilemma as to where the Pavilion should be located. Designers wanted to present our country as gracious hosts. Early models placed the Pavilion at the World Showcase entrance. Guests would have journeyed through the United States to access the other nations. Ultimately, […]

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