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Disney Park Updates From D23 Expo Recap

Big plans were announced for Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts at the D23 Expo.  From new resorts, park expansions and Disney Cruise Line updates, it was so hard to keep track of it all.  Below is a summary of the big announcements that will impact Walt Disney...
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Magic Band Terminal

What is a Magic Band at Walt Disney World?

Simply put, a Magic Band is a wristband that contains all of the information stored in your My Disney Experience account. Inside of the band there is a small chip that interacts with different terminals throughout Walt Disney World. Magic Bands are complimentary with...
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California Grill Brunch Review

Bunch at Disney’s California Grill was on my wish list of new things to do. On a recent trip I had the opportunity to book reservations, so I knew I had to try it. Dinner at California Grill is one of my favorites. Since I had such a good experience having brunch at...
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Caring for Giants Disney's Animal Kingdom

Caring For Giants Review at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Caring for Giants is a tour offered at Disney's Animal Kingdom giving you a closer look at the elephants.  The cost of the tour is in addition to your park admission, but read below why I think it's a great value! My sister Becky is a huge fan of the elephants. Over...
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7DMT Magic Kingdom

FastPass Crackdown – Cheaters Will Be Cheaters

FastPass+ at Walt Disney World is a free service that allows you to effectively schedule up to 3 attractions in advance to avoid the long standby lines. If you stay at a Disney resort, you can make your selections 60 days in advance of your trip, if you’re staying...
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Woody Pixar Apple Watch

Toy Story Faces For Your Apple Watch

Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference had some great news for Disney and Pixar fans! There was plenty of great stuff at the conference, you can see it all here. but it's the Pixar stuff that I think is the most exciting! Apple announced that as part of the features...
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Disney Fantasy Mechanical Issues

May 17, 2017 I set sail on a 3 night Disney Cruise on the Fantasy. The Fantasy had just been in dry dock and I was looking forward to all of the enhancements they had made. It was the only Disney ship I hadn’t sailed on, so I was excited. The voyage was...

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Laundry At Walt Disney World

Does anyone WANT do laundry at Walt Disney World? No, but sometimes it's necessary. During a trip last year there were a few ‘mishaps’ where I needed to change outfits a few times one day. It might have been chocolate icing from my cupcake, mustard from my burger or...

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Fuel Rod at Walt Disney World

One of my biggest challenges at Walt Disney World has always been keeping my electronics charged. Taking videos and photos, posting on social media, my Iphone and camera would barely make it to lunch time. There are places in the Walt Disney World parks that you can...

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Disney’s Beaches and Cream Review

Tucked away behind the spectacular pool at Disney’s Beach Club resort is Beaches and Cream Soda Shop. This very small location is home to the very big dessert – the Kitchen Sink. While many people visit just for the ice cream, my travel companions and I decided to...

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When Disney Decorating Takes Over Your Home

I know that most people don’t have to mention their décor when they have guests over. They don’t say, “just to let you know, my house is decorated with a mid-century modern style” as part of the invitation. So why do I tell people before I invite them over that my...

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First Disney Cruise Mistakes To Avoid

Planning your first Disney cruise can be exciting and stressful at the same time. There are so many options, categories, rules and regulations – what if I chose the wrong thing? Am I going to ruin my vacation? Some mistakes are minor, while others CAN ruin your Disney...

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Paddlefish Appetizer Review at Disney Springs

We were very lucky when we arrived at Paddlefish at Disney Springs, it was early afternoon and they had seating available for us. I was stunned at the inside and how beautiful it was. The views from the dining room we were seated in were gorgeous. We had a great view...

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In our Disney Planning blogs you will find a wide range of topics!  If you’re planning your first Disney vacation or if you’re a seasoned addict, you don’t want to miss this info.  From questions to ask your travel agent to the biggest mistakes first time guests make, we’ve got all your planning needs covered.  Recent news, opinions and reviews round out this category.

What is breakfast like at Be Our Guest in the Magic Kingdom?  Should you leave the parks when it rains?  What is this ‘Dream Along With Mickey’ show?  I’ll bet you didn’t know about the secret behind the pearls at the Haunted Mansion!  Here you’ll find all of the information you need about the various Disney parks from attractions to food, we’ve got you covered!

Where you stay can make or break a Disney vacation.  If you’re on a budget, or just won the lottery – there are amazing resorts to be explored!  You’ll find reviews, updates and information about the accomodations to help you choose the right one for you.  Wondering about the dining options at a resort?  We have reviews of those too!

Sailing on a Disney cruise is one of the best ways to combine a relaxing vacation with some full on adventure!  No kids?  No problem!  They’re not a pre-requisite to enjoy the Disney fleet.  Find out about Disney’s private island or what a concierge suite looks like, it’s all here!

Disney Springs has become a destination within a destination for me.  From fabulous shopping to delicious dining, it’s definately not to be missed!  Lots of food reviews here of the different places to discover – and don’t forget a cupcake, dessert is important!

Here is where you’ll find all of the information that doesn’t really ‘fit’ in to the other categories.  With blogs on Disney’s Emoji Blitz, how to be friends with a Disney addict, and a review of Riu Aruba – it’s a variety of fun light reading to enjoy!

Pixie Dust Fan is a website dedicated to my Disney passion.  My dream has always been to have a little Pixie Dust in my every day life, this site is the product of that dream.  Here you can find information, tips, opinions and reviews – all of the things a good Disney fanatic wants to share.  For more information about me, see my blog post.

Roam around the site, read some of my blogs and enjoy the magic.  If you have comments, suggestions or feedback, I would love to have it!  Feel free to email me here.

Walt once said “Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.”  This site will follow a similar journey – as long I have imagination, this site will never be complete.

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