Tag Archives: Vacation Planning

DVC ‘A Fairy Tale Vacation’ Promotional Postcards

We’ve attended three presentations for the Disney Vacation Club (or DVC) system but just haven’t been able to put it all together yet. But part of the fun of researching DVC as a holiday provider option is receiving promotional materials. … Continue reading

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Podcast: Lee was ‘On the Road With Mickey’

Mike Ellis and I have been friends and partners in Blogging (instead of crime) for many years now and have recently connected in a new way, via a podcast! I was On the Road with Mickey! I have guest-starred (as … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Along Interstate 75

“The ‘must-have’ Guide for your drive to and from Florida!” This is how Along I-75 is billed on the cover and I can say from personal experience that it’s that and so much more. Type: Soft cover Pages: 206 Publisher: … Continue reading

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SAVING MONEY For Your Disney Trip

Now I know you are probably going back to Disney to pick up even more treasures to add to your collection. And yes, some more memories too. But don’t rule out one of the best ways to generate capital to … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: The Ultimate Guide to an Affordable Disney World Vacation

– This publication has been provided by the Author for review – by Kevin Barry Publisher: Frugal Enterprises, LLC ISBN: 978-0-9974363-1-0 Pages: 122 Type: Soft Cover Size: 6″ x 9″ Synopsis: This book was written to help cut the costs … Continue reading

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Top Five Disney Weather Conditions

You’ve spent months planning the perfect Disney vacation. You’ve accounted for every possible contingency. You’ve packed enough stuff to outfit an expedition to the real Mount Everest. You’ve psyched your entire family into a Disney-induced preoccupation. And now you’ve arrived … Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons for a Disney Store Vacation

There are vacations and there are vacations. There are cheap vacations and there are expensive vacations. There is also a saying: “A change is as good as a cure!” But just what is a vacation? And what is it supposed … Continue reading

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Why Wait in Long Disney Line-ups?

A: Because you’re crazy. B: Because you have no choice. C: Because it’s the only way to get into or onto an attraction. D: Because after you’ve read this post, you’ll realize it’s not that bad. E: All of the … Continue reading

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Places: Weeki Wachee Springs State Park in Florida

Today we are looking back on a visit we made to an unusual theme park that would be perfect for your next family adventure. Welcome aboard! W E E K I     W A C H E E     S P R … Continue reading

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Places: Disneyland Hotels – Good Neighbor Hotels

Today I’d like to review an excellent Good Neighbor hotel that is found not too far away from the front entrance to Disneyland itself: Good Neighbor Hotel: Howard Johnson We booked our reservations at the Howard Johnson through a friend … Continue reading

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