Disney Trip 2009 – Where Would YOU Stay?

As many of you know, last December my family, including my parents, took my children to Walt Disney World for the first time. What some of you have guessed from my Resourceful Disney posts is that I don’t just “go” on vacations. I plan them. I plan them as though I’m choosing the college I’m…

March 11, 2009
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Micro-Blog Monday….on Tuesday!: Disney on a Dime

One of the questions that I receive most often when folks find out that my family spent a week at Walt Disney World last December is, “But doesn’t it cost too much?” Now what is “too much” varies from family to family, and in this family we place a premium on magical time spent with…

January 28, 2009
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The Magic Kingdom: Ride by Ride Guide

An Interview with Noah (age 2 and 8 months) and Emma (age 4 and 10 months): *All rides with an asterisk were so enjoyable to my children that we rode them more than once. I’m pretty sure we rode some rides more times than is legally allowed in the state of Florida. Walt Disney Railroad:…

January 18, 2009
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The Disney is in the Details

There are so many aspects of Disney that I found to be utterly breathtaking during our trip last week, but the most impressive aspect of the World, hands down, is the attention to detail. When we arrived at our two bedroom suite in the Villas at Wilderness Lodge, we were greeted by what I learned…

December 15, 2008
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Liveblogging from Disney: Post 1

Welcome to the Wilderness Lodge, my home away from home this week as my family spends a week at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida! From the moment we touched down at the Orlando airport, it was very clear to me that a Disney vacation is unlike any other. Before departing the DC metro area,…

December 4, 2008
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Disney on a Budget

With less than 48 hours to go until we fly to DisneyWorld, we are deep in the throes of packing. We have tried our best to plan at once a magical vacation and a budget friendly trip, and with a little pre-vacation planning, you can save money as well. The best way to save money…

November 30, 2008
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Countdown to Disney

Only five days left until my family embarks on our dream vacation – our first trip to DisneyWorld in Orlando, Florida. We’ve planned for more than half a year to find the best deals, restaurants, ticket package, hotel for children, time of year to visit the World…. And now I’ll be bringing it all to…

November 28, 2008
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