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Animal Kingdom Lodge Value Experience

Animal Kingdom Lodge Value rooms are notoriously difficult to ‘snag’. They’re usually booked up right on the dot of 11 months, so are usually only an option for those who own at AKL. I say ‘usually’ because I know there can be exceptions to this rule. In fact, I went online today and spotted a […]

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The Charm And Delights Of Old Key West

For those in the know and by that we mean people who own there, Old Key West is one of the best hidden gems of Walt Disney World. It’s relatively tucked away location makes it a haven for those seeking fun away from the hustle and bustle of other resorts. Before we get into the […]

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Vacation Away Your Holidays

In 2017, we took our two kids (then ages 15 and 2) to Disney World for Thanksgiving week. We had a blast! Yes, it was busy, but it was a good busy. People were happy; cast members out did themselves, and the food was even more fabulous than usual. There was no Holiday stress and […]

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Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World

I am a mother of five and two of our children have autism. Being a mother of autistic children I tend to play on the cautious side as to what all we do, since it could possibly cause sensory overload and/or meltdowns. We had NONE of this at the MNSSHP. This was an absolutely wonderful […]

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Wine Bar George DVC Event – A Good Time?

If you enjoy wine, if you enjoy learning about wine, and you like a laugh and a bit of fun, then this really is the experience for you. I am fortunate enough to have experienced the DVC wine tasting event at Wine bar George twice now, both of which were wonderful but both of which […]

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Animal Kingdom DVC Moonlight Magic

Since joining DVC we’ve had the opportunity to take part in two DVC Moonlight Magic events: EPCOT last year and Animal Kingdom this year. These events are a fantastic perk of membership but are only open to those who have purchased a direct membership contact and have the infamous blue card. The events include access […]

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Best Friends Breakfast featuring Lilo & Stitch

Character Breakfast at ‘Ohana

The character breakfast at ‘Ohana is by far the favorite of the Jones Family. The dining room is wonderful and to have the family photo take. Before breakfast was a sweet touch. The character interaction was engaging, light hearted, and so fun. The encounter felt very genuine and not rushed at all. All the fruit […]

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Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue

We did Hoop de doo in early September to celebrate two birthdays; my husband’s 71st and my grandson’s 2nd. We had the best time ever. The food was really good and there was something to please everyone. We had endless buckets of ribs and fried chicken. Makes potatoes, salad and green beans were all fresh […]

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Animal Kingdom Lodge – More Than A Hotel

Ever think about what to do when you don’t have park tickets and staying onsite? Never been to Animal Kingdom Lodge because it’s too out the way? Well, the two hotels at the Animal Kingdom Lodge have lots of activities for you to take part in. Some of these are paid for and similar to […]

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Is DVC Ownership For Singles?

My first ever visit to Disney World was in 1975 at the age of 24. I loved it – even on a crowded Spring Break. Life got busy and I didn’t return until 1997 with a friend who had heard about DVC. Her friend had allowed to use some of his points to see what […]

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