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Bringing Disney Home

The Perfect Disney Christmas Gift

Welcome to the first stop aboard Magical Blogorail Yellow. Enjoy the ride as we share with you what we consider the perfect Disney Christmas gift. When I started thinking about how to introduce a little Disney magic into this Christmas, the obvious answer was – unfortunately – out of reach: I am pretty sure if the kids came downstairs on Christmas morning and saw nothing but this, they’d still declare it Best Christmas Present EVER. Actually, I think if we did take a Christmas trip to Walt Disney World, we’d come home from the Christmas Vigil Mass on December 24 to an envelope from Santa Claus with plane tickets and a note saying “Made a mistake – your presents got misdelivered! Pick them up #8221; Feigning as much confusion as the kids we’d head over to the airport (where a friend would be waiting out of sight with our...
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Characters

Jake And The Neverland Pirates . . . And Me!

Welcome to Tiggerific Tuesday! Blog Hop…or Bounce! Link up, meet new friends, network with other bloggers, and have fun! <a href=” Tuesday”><img alt=”Magical Mouse Schoolhouse” width=”120″ height=”120″ src=”+Tuesday+no+#8221; /></a> Our Requests: 1. On GFC, Networked Blogs, Twitter or Facebook, please follow both Hosts and as well as our Featured Guest HostCouponing from Florida to Michigan 2. Follow who you like and be sure to let them know that you are from “Tiggerific Tuesday! Blog Hop…or #8221; 3. You are not required to, but we’d greatly appreciate it if you could grab our button and write a post about this hop and/or display the button on your sidebar. 4. Every week we will pick someone to Guest Host the hop with you would like to be considered for the Guest Host position, leave a comment under this post to let me know you’re interested and  follow us on GFC....
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Bringing Disney Home

Face Paint Scars

With Halloween two weeks from today, I’ve got transformations on the mind! I start asking the kids in early September what they want to be for Halloween. I remember so many years when I was a kid, when I wouldn’t make a decision until a few days before and my mother scrambling to put something together for me. There’s a family tradition I’m happy to break! This year, Princess Cinderella will return to the family, but that’s the extent of the Disney theming (unless you count the haunted mansion-inspired birthday cake!) Alex has decided to go undead this year, which would be great had I not gotten rid of all the jeans with holes in them a few months ago! Oh well, I’m sure we’ll find something appropriate. The face paint, however, kinda had me stumped. Knowing Alex, he’ll want to go as gruesome as possible. Then I found...
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Autism and ADHD

Disney and Autism – Guest Appearance on The Best Magic

I recently spoke with Sal Tracanna from The Best Magic as part of his Disney and Autism – A Match Made in Heaven series. Come join us as we discuss the challenges and the magic of bringing kids with autism to Disney World. We talked about everything from the rides to the food and how your resort choice can make a huge difference in the success of your vacation. This interview is part 2 in the series. In Part 1, Sal sat down with one of my favorite Disney bloggers, Kathy Kelly from The Many Adventures of a Disney Lovin’ Spectrum Mom. In Part 3, Kathy and I will both participate in a round table discussion. What would you like to know about visiting Disney parks with children affected by autism spectrum disorders? Leave a comment and let me know!   Pin It
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Disney Magic

Ships Sail in Darkness

Welcome to those of you joining me from Disney Go To Girl or those of you who have just hopped aboard.  I am the 3rd stop on our Magical Blogorail. Our challenge for this special Magical Blogorail loop is to interpret a Mouse of Zen haiku with a photo and personal memory. Before I can offer my interpretation, I have two confessions to make: First, I’m a poetry geek. I majored in English in college and wrote my thesis on Yeats’ The Second Coming. I have far too many notebooks full of random verse that never quite saw the light of day. Second, just between you and me, I hate haiku. I always have. I couldn’t stand it in grade school when they made us write them. I won’t bore you with my analysis of the form and my objections to it. Just suffice it to say, haiku...
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