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         MAKING MAGIC
'Dream It! Do it! My Half Century Creating Disney's Magic Kingdoms' by Marty Sklar
2013 Expedition Everest Challenge
A Birds' Eye View
A Disneyland Veteran's First Trip
A Magical Wedding Day
A Pirates League For Us
A Trio of Backstage Disney Tours
Amazing Autograph Books
Amazingly E-Racing the Guilt
Animal Kingdom Lodge
Around the World on a Segway
Backstage Magic Tour
Backstage Tour
Be Our Guest: Perfecting the Art of Customer Service by Disney Institute with Theodore Kinni
Behind The Scenes
Behind the Scenes
Behind the Scenes
Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique for Boys
Bringing 'Frozen' to Life at Disney
Busch Gardens Tour
Cast Member Confidential
Cast Members Save the Day
Chaperoning at Walt Disney World
Christmas Day At Disney
Christmas Day Delights
Cinderella Royal Family 5k
Cirque du Soleil
Dashing Through The ... Snow?
Dealing With the Post-Vacation Disney Blues
Decade of Dreams
Discovering the Magic
Disney Every Day
Disney Fan Gathering
Disney Podcasts
Disney Tech Primer - Part 2
Disney Trivia from the Vault by Dave Smith
Disney Vacations
Disney World and Down Syndrome - A Winning Combination
Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
Disney's Hollywood Studios Then and Now
Disney's PhotoPass and PhotoPass Plus
Disney's Sinister Soiree - A Delightfully Evil Treat
DisneyQuest
Epcot DiveQuest
Fantasyland
Fireworks Photo Ops!
Gardens of The World Tour
Getting Your Disney Fix
Give a Day, Get a Disney Day
Halloween at Disney Parks Around the Globe
Holiday Highlights at Walt Disney World
Horseback Trail Rides at Disney's Fort Wilderness
How I Helped My Scaredy-Cat Kid
How Young Is Too Young?
IllumiNations Reflections of Earth
Keeping the Magic Alive
Keys To The Kingdom
Last Day Disney Blues
Learning To Like Disney
Making the Wait Magical
Meeting Marty Sklar
Meeting Mickey Mouse
Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party
Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
Munching With Mickey
My Disney Wins
My Hidden Mickey Surprise
My Three Sons
Our Decade of Disney
Our Happily Ever After
Pack Your Pixie Dust
Pin Trading at Disney
Pirates & Princess Party
Pirates and Pals Fireworks Voyage
Pirates at Disney Parks Worldwide
Pirates, Pirates Everywhere!
Pleasure Island
Preserving Memories with PassPorter
Rediscovering Walt Disney World
Renting Surrey Bikes at Disney's Boardwalk
Romance at Walt Disney World
Rumor Round-Up
runDisney Races - Better with Friends
Say Cheese!
Say Cheese!
Scrapbooking Disney
Senses: A Disney Spa at the Grand Floridian
Specialty Cruises
Splash Down at Disney's Water Parks
Spreading a Bit of Pixie Dust
Spreading A Little Pixie Dust
Star Wars Weekends
Stories from a Theme Park Insider by Robert Niles
Summer at Disney vs. Winter in Michigan
Taking It Easy at Walt Disney World
Teeing Off at Disney
The 2014 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend
The Advantages of an Adults-Only Trip to Walt Disney World
The American Idol Experience
The Behinds the Seeds Tour at Epcot
The Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund
The Laugh Floor Comedy Club
The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains
The Magic of Disney
The Making of PassPorter
The Monorails of Disney's Wonderful World of Theme Parks
The Osborne Spectacle of Lights
The Rest of the "World" For Kids
The Richard Petty Driving Experience
The Richard Petty Exotic Driving Experience
The School that Walt Built
The Seas with Nemo and Friends
The Sunrise Safari
The Unwitting Scrapper
The Vault of Walt by Jim Korkis
The Year Without Disney
There is More to Disney Than Rides
Top 10 Disney Questions
Tower of Terror 10 Miler
Unexpected Pleasures & Treasures
Unusual Photo Opportunities
Using YouTube for Disney Magic
Walt Disney World At The Holidays
Walt Disney World Hidden History - Remnants of Former Attractions and Other Tributes by Kevin Yee
Walt Disney World With the Grandkids
What I Miss About a Disney Christmas
What Keeps Us Coming Back to Disney?
When Illness Interferes with Your Vacation
When to Splurge and When to Save at Walt Disney World
Where to Find the Best Views in Walt Disney World - Part 3
Where to Find the Best Views in Walt Disney World - Part 4
Where to Find the Best Views in Walt Disney World - Part 5
Why I Love the PassPorter Message Boards
Wilderness Back Trail Adventure
Wilderness Explorers Adventure at Disney's Animal Kingdom
Ye Olde Magic Kingdom
Yuletide Magic

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Pirates and Pals Fireworks Voyage: A Walt Disney World Activity Review

Magic Kingdom - Wishes Fireworks
We took our second trip to Disney World with our 5-year-old son this fall and discovered something special.

Our first Disney trip was with a group of 8 and although we really enjoyed our trip, we discovered that it was an exercise in ...

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Renting Surrey Bikes at Disney's Boardwalk: A Walt Disney World Resort Review

Boardwalk - Surrey Bike Ride for Nine
One of the experiences from our 2011 trip to Walt Disney World that topped my younger daughter's list was our ride around Disney's BoardWalk in a surrey bike.

At the time, she and her older sister (two and three years old, ...

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Horseback Trail Rides at Disney's Fort Wilderness: A Walt Disney World Activity Review

On the Trail at Fort Wilderness
"Git along little doggie" to Walt Disney World!

Yes, that's correct, you can take a horseback trail ride at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort. Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort offers horse-centered experiences for all ages, perfect for ...

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Making the Wait Magical: Disney Countdown Tips

Creating a Magical Wait:  Retzlaff, Jennifer
You can find them all over YouTube or facebook, the tear jerking videos of kids finding out they are going to Walt Disney World for the first time. The joy from the kids radiates out of these homemade videos, bringing smiles to faces everywhere.

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Disney's Sinister Soiree - A Delightfully Evil Treat: A Walt Disney World Event Review

Sinister Soiree Photos
During October my husband and I spent a week at Walt Disney World and enjoyed the magic of Micke's Not So Scary Halloween Party.

As we had attended these before, we decided to try something new and added the Villain's Sinister Soiree ...

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The Advantages of an Adults-Only Trip to Walt Disney World: A Walt Disney World Review

Advantages of an Adults Only Trip
When I told people that my husband and I were going to Walt Disney World for our ten-year anniversary, many of them just didn't understand. Disney World without kids? Mickey Mouse, princesses, standing in line? Those things don't make an ...

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Disney's Hollywood Studios Then and Now: A Photographer's Perspective

Historical Photomerges of Disney
It's easy to fall in love with Disney's Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World, a romanticized version of Tinseltown in its golden era.

The park dedication plaque proclaims it is "the Hollywood that never was and always will be." As in ...

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'Dream It! Do it! My Half Century Creating Disney's Magic Kingdoms' by Marty Sklar: A Disney Book Review

Dream It! Do It! by Marty Sklar
As soon as I heard the "Dream It! Do It!" book would be coming out, I knew I had to get a copy of it.

Why? Because the author is Marty Sklar!

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Why I Love the PassPorter Message Boards: The PassPorter Community

Epcot - PassPorter Readers at Spaceship Earth
All of you reading this have obviously found PassPorter in some way, and I suspect for most of you, it was through the PassPorter guidebooks.

After all, travel guidebooks are what PassPorter is best known for. For me, I found ...

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Meeting Marty Sklar: A Disney Vacation Club Member Event Review

Marty Sklar Book Cover
It's not every day that you meet a Disney Legend!

I mean, most of us fanatics are very proud to know the names written on Main Street windows so we can impress friends, so I was more than excited to get an email from Disney Vacation Club ...

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My Hidden Mickey Surprise: When Thoughts and Dream Collide

HiddenMickeySouthampton3
I am vaguely aware of a particular saying that goes something like this, "If you are looking for something, you are sure to find it."

This did in fact happen to me two summers ago as I was walking along the beautiful, sandy, dune-laced ...

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Cast Members Save the Day: Where to Get Help While at Walt Disney World

Tusker House
We've all heard the moniker, that Disney is the "Happiest Place on Earth." What some people don't know is that it could easily be replaced with "Most Helpful Place on Earth."

Okay, the phrase doesn't flow quite the same way, but you get ...

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A Trio of Backstage Disney Tours: A Walt Disney World Tour Review

Tea Caddy Garden Tour
I am a Disney addict and during my most recent trip to Walt Disney World my husband and I decided to try something new, so we took three different Disney tours.

The first was a tour of the BoardWalk resort; the second was a tour of the ...

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Bringing 'Frozen' to Life at Disney: A Walt Disney World Parks Review

Anna and Elsa - Festival of Fantasy Parade
It was only recently that I finally got to see the absolutely amazing Frozen at the cinema. In my defense, we don't go to the cinema that often, and in fairness, it did come out over here in the UK a lot later than in the States.

As I ...

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Summer at Disney vs. Winter in Michigan: A Disney Diversion

Snowman
As I sit here in Michigan, where yesterday it was 14 degrees farenheit, I'm DESPERATE for a trip to Walt Disney World.

I'm lucky to be counting down to a trip presently, but with this weather, it can't come soon enough! So while I try to ...

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My Disney Wins: A Walt Disney World Planning Review

Fireworks from California Grill
If you've read my articles on My Disney Mistakes, I wouldn’t blame you for wondering, "What hasn't this woman screwed up?!"

However, I'm ...

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The 2014 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend: A runDisney Event Review

The 2014 Disney World Marathon - Start Corral
The Walt Disney World Marathon is becoming bigger and more popular each year.

And there was something for everybody at the 2014 Disney World Marathon Weekend January 8 - 12.

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Be Our Guest: Perfecting the Art of Customer Service by Disney Institute with Theodore Kinni: A Disney Book Review

Be Our Guest, Perfecting the Art of Customer Service
Don't we all wonder how Disney does it? How does Walt Disney World conjur such magical experiences at the parks that you long to return again and again? How do they make their cast members so nice and helpful? How do they create the elaborate shows, ...

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Disney Tech Primer - Part 2: All About Magic Bands

MagicBand with 2013 Slider
Check out Part 1 of this series.

Putting My Disney Experience on and wearing it - Magic Bands

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runDisney Races - Better with Friends: A runDisney review

Wine & Dine Half Marathon 11-2013
I have been running Disney races with friends for a couple years.

I have never remained with the same group for the entire race, however. At Disney's Wine and Dine Half Marathon on November 9, 2013, I changed this by starting and ...

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