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Bringing Disney Home

Gluten-Free Disney Inspired Thanksgiving Menu

Welcome to the first stop aboard Magical Blogorail Yellow. Enjoy the ride as we share how to have a Disney Thanksgiving at home. Gluten-Free Disney Inspired Thanksgiving Menu For some of us, the magic of Disney begins with the food. I love that aspect of the parks, because it’s something I can re-create at home. About a year ago, I was diagnosed with Celiac disease. It’s an autoimmune disorder that treats gluten – the protein found in wheat, rye, and barley – as dangerous and attacks. Unfortunately, my overactive immune system goes a little overboard and I end up as collateral damage. Even the smallest amount of gluten can make me sick for days. No fun. I’m not worried about traveling to Disney. Actually, it’s one of the few places I don’t worry about whether or not I’ll be able to eat safely. They’ve got this under control, but...
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Bringing Disney Home

Road Trip Snacks – Disney Style

We’re getting close to our return trip to Walt Disney World, and the reality of the situation is starting to sink in. This year, we’re driving to Florida. Plane tickets are just too expensive this time – they would cost almost half of what we’re spending on the vacation itself! So we’re hitting the road, and that means road trip snacks – Disney style, of course! To make the trip even more fun, we’re surprising the kids! They know we have a trip planned, but we’ve been a little vague about the dates, so this should work. The plan is to pick them up from school on a Friday afternoon, van packed and ready to go. We’ll get on the interstate heading South and see how far we get before they figure out where we’re headed. Of course, I plan to drop plenty of hints, and I found the perfect one!...
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Affording Disney: Expert Tips for Disney Savings

In this week’s installment of the Affording Disney series, I’m talking to Erin Benge of Adventures with Pixie Dust and Destinations in Florida. Erin helped me plan my family’s Return to Disney trip, and when I added up how much she saved us – $750! – I knew I had to feature her  in this series. I’ve asked a ton of questions, and Erin will be stopping by to answer your questions and comments as well, so be sure to hit the comments section and say hello! Erin, thanks for joining me today! Can you tell us a bit about yourself and your background in Disney travel? I fell in love with Disney on a whim. When we were planning our honeymoon, we planned on a cruise, but the dates didn’t line up with when my husband could get off work. A commercial came on for Walt Disney World...
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Disney Dining

Spirit of Aloha: My Most Memorable Disney Meal

  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. I’m filling in on the Magical Blogorail Black line this week. We’re discussing our most memorable Disney meals. Usually, when you think of something that is really memorable, it’s either wonderful or utterly horrid. There is no middle ground with memorable! The Spirit of Aloha dinner show was definitely memorable for our family. First, the horrid – let’s get that out of the way early. It was held late at night, so the kids were already pretty tired. Then there was the seemingly interminable wait to be seated. Boredom, check. I have quite a few out-of-focus pictures like this one, which were taken more to entertain a two year old than to capture memories! Then there was the actual show. It was...
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Disney Dining

Be Our Guest Restaurant

Welcome to those of you joining me from Magical Mouse Schoolhouse and those of you just hopping aboard. I am the 4th stop on our Magical Blogorail. This month we’re talking about the new fanatasyland expansion at Walt Disney World, and sharing what we’re most excited to experience. This was a tough one! There’s so much to choose from. In the end, I had to choose the Be Our Guest Restaurant. First off, I’ve always loved Belle. She was the first of the new Disney princesses, and the first one who really had the deep characterization and guts that I could respect. Belle was the first princess that I could really imagine myself becoming. The earlier princesses were too simplistic. They cooked and cleaned, and sometimes even got dirty, but their big character elements were being pretty and being kind. Both wonderful qualities, but I wanted something more. Belle was pretty...
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