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3 Tips for Beating Post-Vacation Blues

I talk a lot about planning and preparing for vacation, but what about the moment you board the plane or get in the car to go home? The days just after vacation, when you have to try and get back into the routines that make up real life? I’ve been fighting off the post-vacation blues since we got home from the Walt Disney World Resort in January, so I thought I’d share some of my tips. 3 Tips for Beating Post-Vacation Blues So how do you get over the post-vacation blues, without swearing off vacations forever? Here are my top 3 tips: Start Planning Your Next Vacation It’s never too early to start dreaming of your next vacation! If your family is like mine, a week at the Walt Disney World Resort isn’t an annual thing, but that doesn’t mean you’re stuck with the dreaded “#8221; I’m pretty sure...
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Romantic Disney Dining: Be Our Guest

Welcome to those of you joining me from DISTherapy and those of you just hopping aboard. I am the 2nd stop on our Magical Blogorail. To celebrate Valentine’s day, we’re sharing our picks for romantic Disney dining. Disneyland was originally designed with families in mind – to be a place where parents and children could have fun together. When Epcot was added to the Walt Disney World Resort in 1982, it added a new grown-up layer to the family-oriented Disney experience. The  Fantasyland expansion in 2013 carried on this multi-layered approach to guest experiences, and with it came my pick for romantic Disney dining: Be Our Guest. Atmosphere Almost every restaurant at the Walt Disney World resort is designed to immerse you in a specific place, time, and circumstance. Be Our Guest is no exception. The atmosphere makes Be Our Guest ideal for a romantic evening – the main...
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Vote for Your Favorite Disney Couple!

Beauty and the Beast made it to Round 2 of the Magical Blogorail Disney Olympic competition! Cast your vote today only – let’s see if we can bring home the gold! Have you entered the Magical Blogorail / American Tourster Luggage giveaway yet? You still have a couple of days to read about 15 famous Disney couples and answer the trivia questions at the end of each post to enter!   Pin It
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Handling Spring Break Crowds at Disney Parks (Without Losing Your Mind) – Travel Tip Tuesday

There are a few questions that can spark an instant debate among Disney fans. One of them is whether or not to take the kids out of school to go to Walt Disney World or Disneyland Resort. Some families do, some prefer to schedule their Disney trips around school breaks. On this week’s Travel Tip Tuesday, I’m Riding the Rails with Magical Blogorail and looking at strategies for handling Spring Break crowds at Disney Parks – without losing your mind. Handling Crowds at Disney Parks Any time school is out, the Disney parks are going to be more crowded. Our family tries to schedule our vacations to avoid crowds, but if that’s not an option for you, here are some ways you can deal with the crowds: Get to the parks early: The Disney parks tend to be less crowded earlier in the day. If you enjoy character dining,...
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Foodie Friday: Disney-Inspired Snack

It’s been one of those weeks. You know the ones I mean…where every day seems like Monday? I won’t bore you with the details, except that I’m pretty sure the Snow Queen is holding Spring hostage until I go see and review Frozen! To celebrate Foodie Friday, I’m linking up with the Favorite Food Friday blog hop hosted by Disney Day by Day, and sharing my perfect Disney-inspired snack: Nothing fancy, but everything warm and wonderful: French Press coffee (in a Disney press, of course!) and a piece of English Toffee I brought home from the Main Street Confectionery at the Magic Kingdom. Does it get any better than this on another “it’s how cold out there??” January afternoon? Thanks for joining me for Foodie Friday – what’s your favorite way to bring Disney comfort food home? Leave a comment at the bottom of the page. Check out these other great foodie...
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