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Walt Disney World Limited Time Magic: Week 25

The Lone Ranger opens in theaters everywhere on July 3rd, 2013 however if you'll be in Disney's Hollywood Studios between June 14th and August 3rd you can catch a sneak peek of this thrilling new adventure from the dynamic team of producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski.

Dragon Spotted Over The New Fantasyland

After weeks of speculation, the Great Dragon has finally made his appearance in the night time opening ceremony for the New Fantasyland. He was magnificent.

It's amazing what you can miss when you're running through the parks to ride the latest e-ticket ride. In this column we explore a variety of hidden attractions and tucked away treasures throughout the Disney parks and resorts.

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Tricks To Saving Money For Vacation

Like many Disney travelers, I spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to budget for my next Disney vacation. I'll be honest though, while I have no problem setting money aside for a vacation, I am absolutely terrible at the saving it part. I do however have a couple of tried and true tricks that get the job done so we can go on vacation year after year. He's how I make myself stop and think before spending that vacation money.

Host A Haunted Mansion Halloween Party At Home

I must admit, I stole this post. Our friend Jen over at Mickeyfix.com put together a "How To Host A Haunted Mansion Halloween Party" post and the whole Grown-ups team is so into it! I pulled together a few fun tips to help make your soiree something special.

‘Remember Me!’ La Celebración del Día de Muertos In The Mexico Paviion

Nestled just inside the door of Mexico's Great Pyramid, sits a charming little gallery space that is home to a rotating collection of authentic Mexican Art and Artifacts. Currently guests will find a colorful exhibit titled 'Remember Me!' La Celebracion del Dia de Muertos

5 Quirky Ways I Love That Walt Disney World Engages The Senses

I love Walt Disney World, since I was a little girl it has been a place of refuge for me where the outside world just melts away. Disney has a way of engaging all of your senses to create unique experiences that truly transport you to different worlds. I realize that some of my favorite things may be a little quirky, none the less here they are.

runDisney Motivates Me To Be Better

My friends know that I'll come up with just about any reason for a Walt Disney World vacation, but recently I've dedicated myself to one of my craziest plans yet. yes indeed - I signed up to run the 2018 Princess Half Marathon. Coming out of a long term health crisis I needed motivation to regain my previous fitness and stamina. So why did I chose to runDisney rather than complete a race closer to home? Sure - a fabulous vacation surrounding the race weekend was part of it, but runDisney provides more than just a stretch of road.

The Spitting Gargoyle at Impressions de France

Every now and then I come across a Disney tidbit that I probably should have know but escaped me. My most recent trip held one of these rediscovered gems when my friends and I went in search of the much overlooked "Spitting Gargoyle." We found him stoically waiting for us in the lobby of Impressions des France.

Paying Homage To The Filmmakers at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Since the earliest days of film, makers have been driven to believe that fantasies can come true and that we can create our own reality. The legendary movie studios that mad their home in Hollywood, California were full of such dreamers, dedicated filmmakers who lived to share their visions with the world. Walt Disney himself once said that "Movies are a medium of expression like a symphony orchestra, or a painter's brush or canvas." Disney's Hollywood Studios pays homage to those artists who capture their glittering dreams by technological magic.

2016 Food & Wine Festival Photo Hunt Images

A couple of weeks ago I posted a challenge to my readers to join me in our 2016 Food & Wine Festival Photo Hunt. Well, I'm back from my trip and thought I would share some of my favorite Photo Hunt shots with you. I had a fantastic time hunting down the perfect pictures for the list during my vacation, so sit back and check out just a bit of the festival fun shots!

Tomorrowland Refurbishment Brings A Bright New Color Scheme

Unlike most of the Lands in Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, Tomorrowland is always fighting against time to stay current and ahead of it all in this modern age. This has lead to a bit of personality disorder as the overall themeing and attractions seem to get switched up more than anyplace else. Apparently it's about that time again, and Tomorrowland is getting a facelift.

Food & Wine Festival Photo Hunt from Walt Disney World for Grown-ups

Did you know that Walt Disney World is one of the most photographed places on earth? Not only do people love taking pictures of there trips to the magic, but there are Flickr and Instagram accounts dedicated to noting but pictures of the Vacation Kingdom of the World. I love getting viewing perspectives and seeing the Disney Parks through the eyes of others, so I thought it was time for another Walt Disney World for Grown-up Photo Hunt, Food & Wine Festival version.