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Experiencing The Magic, Not The Meltdown: Visiting Walt Disney World With A Child On The Autism Spectrum.

Anyone with a child or family member on the Autism Spectrum knows that routine and controlling outside stimulation is important.  Stepping out of what is familiar can be scary and lead to meltdowns which can be uncomfortable for everyone involved.  That’s why a family...
Storybook Dining Table

Storybook Dining with Snow White at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Character dining is always a fun thing when you visit Walt Disney World, and Storybook dining with Snow White might be just what you’re looking for! Located at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge resort, this dinner has the theming nailed.  Artist Point has been transformed in...

Review – Friar’s Nook at Disney’s Magic Kingdom

Friar's Nook at the Magic Kingdom has always been a place I walked by.  I may have stopped for a cold drink once in a while, but it's never been on my list of places to eat.  I suspect it's because I usually stop at Storybook Treats next door - they have some...
DIY Mickey Lamp

DIY Mickey Mouse Lamp

Disney fans everywhere do what they can to bring some Disney magic in to their everyday lives.  For some of us, that includes decorating our homes with Disney touches. It can be as simple as a tea towel in the kitchen or bathroom, or a collection of ornaments or art...
Roaring Fork Cupcake

Three Must-Try Treats at the Roaring Fork at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort

My family and I spent Christmas of 2017 at Walt Disney World Resort, staying at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. We had such an amazing time together on that vacation, we’d do it again in a heartbeat. We rode attractions together, wandered around the properties...

New Credit Card Policy At Walt Disney World Resorts

A new payment card policy is being implemented at Walt Disney World Resorts beginning on February 27th, 2019.  The new policy with apply to guests who wish to put a card on file for payment at check in. When the policy goes in to effect, Disney Resorts will place...

Walt Disney at Disneyland

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this happy place; welcome”

Walt Disney

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Astro Orbiter – Why I Will Never Ride Again

Astro Orbiter in the Magic Kingdom has always puzzled me.  I have been visiting Walt Disney World since 1974 and apparently this attraction originally opened in 1974 as StarJets.  It was later refreshed and updated in the mid 90's to be Astro Orbiter. The funny thing...

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5 Reasons To Stay At Disney’s Bay Lake Tower

Disney's Bay Lake Tower is one of my absolute favorite places to stay when I visit Walt Disney World.  While all of the resorts have their own unique charm and benefits, Bay Lake Tower has everything that is important to me - and then some! Here are my top 5 reasons I...

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Caribbean Beach Resort Pirate Room Review

Do you want to be a Pirate?  Well, maybe a Disney Pirate!  When you stay at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort, you can choose to have a room fit for any good pirate!  The Caribbean Beach Resort is in the moderate category for Disney Resorts and has a beautiful tropical...

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Disney Cracking Down On Merchandise Resellers

Is Disney finally cracking down on resellers and personal shoppers?  According to the Orange County Register, Disney has quietly been penalizing those who resell merchandise from the parks.Personal shoppers and resellers have become more prevalent in the Disney...

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Disney Skyliner Opening

Disney's gondola system will be ready to transport guests beginning in the fall of 2019.   This state of the art system will provide new transportation options for those wanting to visit Epcot and Hollywood Studios from 4 Disney resorts.  The gondola will connect Pop...

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Disney’s Vero Beach Vacation Journal

Disney’s Vero Beach Resort is just 2 hours away from Walt Disney World Resort, but offers a whole different kind of vacation.  My two sisters and brother-in-law drove from Toronto to Disney’s Vero Beach to celebrate my sister’s birthdays.  I was meeting them later for...

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5 Reasons To Stay At Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

Disney's Yacht Club Resort is a deluxe resort on Disney property, and it's in the deluxe category for good reason.  Every resort has it's own unique theme, and this one is no exception.  The nautical theme throughout the grounds is authentic, but also feels relaxed...

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Date-Based Tickets at Walt Disney World

How much are tickets to visit Walt Disney World?  The answer now depends on the date you want to visit. On October 16th, Walt Disney World will introduce a new pricing structure for park tickets where the cost is based on the dates you want to visit.  Disney is...

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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!

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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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