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Theme Park Snapshot – May 5, 2011

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Day 2 of my very short trip to Orlando: Since today was a Magic Kingdom day, I figured it would be a great chance to check out all the new things since my last visit two months ago — and there have been quite a few. My first stop was at the new Town Square … Continue reading "Theme Park Snapshot – May 5, 2011"
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Disney Wonder – Pacific Northwest and Alaska Cruise

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In a little over a week we leave on the Disney Wonder, where we will be sailing on the Pacific Northwest repositioning cruise from Los Angeles to Vancouver, followed by the very first Disney cruise to Alaska! We’re pretty excited. This will be a new cruise ship for us – we’ve been on the Disney … Continue reading "Disney Wonder – Pacific Northwest and Alaska Cruise"
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Running…It’s All In the Family

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by Amanda Gonzales Two years ago, I had a reality check. I was 100 pounds overweight. I was classified as morbidly obese. I am a mother of four young children and this was not acceptable. I had sacrificed myself to care for everyone but myself. Noble? Maybe, but more importantly, self-destructive? Yes. My doctor told … Continue reading "Running…It’s All In the Family"
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Even More About the Disney Dream…

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Hey guys! I don’t know if you’ve heard, but the Disney Cruise Line has a new ship called the Dream! And it’s 40% bigger! And…wait, where are you all going…? So OK, maybe you’ve suffered a severe case of Dream publicity burn-out. I get that. That’s why I’ve deliberately procrastinated on blogging about my Dream … Continue reading "Even More About the Disney Dream…"
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Recent Disneyland Meals

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Thought I’d write about some of the new (to me) meals I’ve had at Disneyland over my last few trips. The Village Haus in Fantasyland re-opened late last year with a somewhat new menu – I have to say I was happy to see a new twist on the the burgers and pizza they served … Continue reading "Recent Disneyland Meals"
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Disney Magic of Healthy Living – Partnering with Parents for Healthier Lifestyles

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Last fall, The Walt Disney Company launched a new initiative to help parents raise healthy, happy children called Disney Magic of Healthy Living. It’s a program encouraging smart eating and exercise through a year-long series of inspiring public service announcements featuring First Lady Michelle Obama and some Disney Channel stars, including Nick Jonas and Brenda … Continue reading "Disney Magic of Healthy Living – Partnering with Parents for Healthier Lifestyles"
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Disney’s First Magic of Healthy Living – The Weekend: Disney Channel Stars and 50 Young ‘Healthy Living Champions’ Explore a World of Flavor and Fun at Walt Disney World Resort

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Inaugural Event Features a “TRY-athlon,” Inspiring Kids to “TRY” New Ways of Leading a Healthier Lifestyle LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Fifty young essay contest winners, their families, Disney Channel Stars and Disney characters celebrate and explore a world of flavor and fun at Disney Magic of Healthy Living – The … Continue reading "Disney’s First Magic of Healthy Living – The Weekend: Disney Channel Stars and 50 Young ‘Healthy Living Champions’ Explore a World of Flavor and Fun at Walt Disney World Resort"
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2011 Disney’s Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – An unprecedented 110 “Dreamers” from across the country came together at The Hall of Presidents at Magic Kingdom Park as Walt Disney World Resort rolled out the red carpet for the 4th annual Disney’s Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine. Disney’s Dreamers Academy is a four-day program aimed … Continue reading "2011 Disney’s Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort"
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Epcot Flower & Garden Festival – 2011

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Every year, I look forward to checking out the Epcot Spring and Fall Festivals. Disney works to add new experiences for us and enhance the ones we know and love. For example, the butterfly-net area in Future World is larger and more intricate this year. As I wandered past Innoventions Plaza in Future World, I … Continue reading "Epcot Flower & Garden Festival – 2011"
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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend 2011 – Reflections Part 2

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Team AllEars 2011 We made a commitment to participate in the January 2011 WDW Marathon Weekend. We trained, we got healthier, we raised awareness and funds in the first against breast cancer, we laughed, we cried, we were injured, we had triumphs and setbacks, we made new friends, found unexpected support, and we gave it … Continue reading "Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend 2011 – Reflections Part 2"
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