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    Tips for New Year’s Eve 2018 at Disney World

    Ringing in 2018 at Walt Disney World? This post covers our tips and tricks for enjoying the New Year’s Eve festivities and great fireworks shows that make the theme parks, particularly Magic Kingdom and Epcot, one of the top places in the world f…

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    Inaugural Disneyland Paris Half Marathon Report – Part 9

    The next morning was the main event: the Inaugural Disneyland Paris Half Marathon. I had been excited about this for months, and it was the whole reason for the trip (not that we wouldn’t have enjoyed the trip otherwise), so expectations were high. As usual, I was unprepared to run 13.1 miles. This time it […]

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    Free Dining for Summer 2018…Well, Sorta

    A variation of Free Dining is being offered for Summer 2018 at Walt Disney World, including dates May through August. It’s not the normal Free Disney Dining Plan promotion (which we still expect to be released in the spring–potentially with…

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    Inaugural Disneyland Paris 5K Report – Part 8

    The next morning was the Inaugural Disneyland Paris 5K (this is part 8 of our full France report; if it were the eighth installment of a 5K report, that would be pretty comprehensive coverage, to say the least). The race started at 7 am, so we left the hotel at around 6 am, thinking that […]

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    The 2016 Golden Bricks

    Move over Oscars, Golden Globes, and Carnegie Science Awards, because there’s a new award show in town, and some people are calling it the most coveted prize since the prestigious Charles W. Howard Award. So put on your fanciest Crocs and don your formal fanny pack, because it’s time for the Golden Bricks and all […]

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    Thank You, Cast Members!

    Walt Disney once said, “You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.” Of the myriad Walt quotes out there, this is the most poignant; the most significant to this day. Every time I see the Casting Agency door on […]

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  • Disney Legend Charlie Ridgway passes away at age 93

    Sadly, the Orlando Sentinel has reported that Disney Legend Charlie Ridgway has passed away in his Longwood home this Christmas Eve. Ridgway is known for his extensive participation with media coverage during the opening of Magic Kingdom back in 1971 including the iconic LIFE Magazine cover showing nearly 3,000 Cast Members in front of Cinderella […]

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    Tips for Celebrating Festivus at Disney

    Irritated by the crash commercialism of Christmas at Walt Disney World? Distracted by all that tinsel? Have you realized there has to be another way while raining blows upon another guest fighting over the last Princess Elena doll? Does the idea of a new holiday scratch you right where you itch? Then it’s time to […]

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    Top 10 Disney World Resorts at Christmas

    Whether you’re trying to determine which hotel at Walt Disney World is the best option for your Christmas stay or just wonder which ones have the best holiday decor, this post is for you. (Plus, we heard in our recent feedback request that a lot of you like listicles…) As we’ve said countless times now, Christmas […]

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  • Disney Store to stop on-call scheduling for shift workers

    Disney Store and five other major retailers have announced that they will stop using on-call shift scheduling. With this way of scheduling, employees have to call into work before a shift to find out if they have to come in, making child care arrangements and other plans difficult. The other companies are Aeropostale, Carter’s, David’s […]