EPCOT Candlelight Processional

If you are spending any part of your holiday season in Disney World, this is a not to be missed event that will have you wishing you could come back to Disney every year at Christmas time.  This is a very popular, celebrity hosted event, and there are two ways to get in to see…

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Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

The beauty of living in Orlando was having the opportunity each year to enjoy the festivities at Disney World during the Christmas holidays.  There are spectacular things going on there, if you have never been, and one of them is Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. As if by magic – Disney Magic – Main Street…

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Tour Guide Mike Review

If you know my family, you know that we have probably been to Walt Disney World more times than the Disney family themselves.  We have gone at every time of year, gone for different events, gone at various times of day and with various crowds ahead of us.  I have never before felt like I…

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Cinderella’s Royal Table for Lunch

For the longest time, the hardest meal to get into at Disney’s Magic Kingdom has been breakfast at Cinderella’s Castle.  It was the only character meal there, and featured Cinderella, Prince Charming, and the other familiar characters from the Cinderella story.  Recently, Disney has added the nearly as popular character lunch.  Having a 4 year…

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Trip Report, Day 4, The Magic Kingdom and Sheraton Safari

Friday, August 26th We wake up early this morning, and are just in time to listen to the giraffes talking to each other outside our window.  It’s so amazing to stay at this resort and have this awesome benefit! We are checking out today, and it’s a big day for Eilis!   She got an…

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Walt Disney World Trip Report, Days 1-3

Trip Report Day 1 and 2 Tuesday August 23rd and Wednesday August 24th, 2005h   Cast of Characters for this part of the trip: Anna (mom, 40) Jim (dad, 29 – in dog years) Brighid (DD, turning 14 August 24th) Eilis (DD4) Granuaile (aka Gracie, DD 4 months, FIRST TRIP!!)   Mom said lets pack…

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Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

It may seem odd to post information and memories of this event now, when it is only July, but you will find it useful when I regale you with my MNSSHP stories. The main reason for posting this now is because the tickets are on sale now!   Halloween night is ALWAYS a sell out,…

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Getting Ready to Head to Disney World!

There is no place on earth I am more fond of than Disney World.  I have a lot of happy memories there.  My first trip, with my dad, my sister Bean, and my grandmother was one of the best vacations ever.  We stayed at the Contemporary Hotel in a garden wing and did things like…

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Trip to Ohio and the Columbus Zoo

Okay, long trip to go to the zoo, and I wish Jim had been able to spend at least SOME time with us.  He spent his whole time at the convention center for the gaming convention, and didn’t make it back to the hotel until late in the evening.  That left me pretty tired, having…

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