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Podcast 28 – Seasonal Parties at Disney

Pixie Dust Fan Disney Podcast Episode 28

Seasonal Parties at Disney

The seasonal parties at Disney are incredibly popular – but what happens at these parties?  We’re covering all the details of Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.  Here’s all the details you need to know!

Show Notes and References:

Carrie’s cat documentary find on Netlix #Cats_the_mewvie 

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Podcast 27 – Disney’s Riviera Resort Review

Pixie Dust Fan Disney Podcast Episode 27

Disney’s Riviera Resort Review

Staying at the newest Disney Vacation Club resort – I have a full review of what I thought!

Are you planning to try Disney’s Riviera Resort?  The one bedroom was … well WOW!

Find out my thoughts on the resort and some other tidbits of Disney chat to share!

Show Notes and References:

Pixie Dust Fan Online:

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Podcast 26 – Disney Trip Overview January 2020

Pixie Dust Fan Disney Podcast Episode 26

Disney Trip Report – January 2020

A look back at my January vacation including

– Rise of the Resistance boarding groups

– Bathroom breaks in the Rise of Resistance line!

– Carrie’s first ride on Rise of the Resistance

– The Pixie Dust Fan cruise

 – Experiencing a Disney Cruise with first timers

Show Notes and References:

Pixie Dust Fan Online:

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Facebook: www.facebook.com/PixieDustFan

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Podcast 25 – Disney Dining Plan – Is It Worth It?

Pixie Dust Fan Disney Podcast Episode 25

Disney Dining Plan – Is It Worth It?

Visiting Walt Disney World it’s difficult to navigate all of the components.  Do you buy the dining plan?  Will it save you money?  Is it more hassle than it’s worth?

On this episode of the podcast we review the 3 dining plans and talk about the pros and cons of each.  We also go over some of our favorite snacks and places to USE the dining plans if you get one.

We share lots of details and opinions to help you decide if the Disney Dining Plan is worth it!

 

Show Notes and References:

Find Jenn on Facebook: www.facebook.com/jenniferatpuremagicvacations or email jennifer@puremagicvacations.ca

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Podcast 24 – Planning My Land And Sea Disney Vacation

Pixie Dust Fan Disney Podcast Episode 24

Disney Parks AND Disney Cruise – Planning my land and sea vacation!

Cruising is always more fun with friends, that’s how the Pixie Dust Fan cruise came to ‘be’.  Just some friends talking about how it would be awesome if we all cruised together again.

Before long – we had a whole plan for a cruise and a BUNCH of friends joining us!  Now I’ve tacked on some park time before and after and I can’t wait to get started.

In this episode I talk about all of the cruise planning, what I’m most looking forward to AND the park time and some DVC insights.

Show Notes and References:

Follow the Pixie Dust Fan Cruise on social using #PixieDustFanCruise

Find Pixie Dust Fan Online:

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Facebook: www.facebook.com/PixieDustFan

Instagram:  www.instagram.com/PixieDustFan

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Podcast 23 – Disney Weddings Planning The Big Day

Pixie Dust Fan Disney Podcast Episode 23

Planning a Disney Wedding!

You want your wedding day to be magical, special, memorable.  So what do you do when it’s 2 Disney fans getting married?  You plan the wedding in Walt Disney World of course!

Scott shares on the podcast how the wedding plans are coming along, what he’s looking forward to and how the trip is all coming together!

Show Notes and References:

Find Scott on Facebook and instagram @PMV_Scott

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/PMVScott/

Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/pmv_scott/

Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings – plan yours here

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Podcast 22 – Looking Forward To Disney In 2020

Pixie Dust Fan Disney Podcast Episode 22

It’s a NEW YEAR!  Let’s look forward!

It’s the start of a new year, and a new decade! In this episode we explore what we’re most excited about at Disney for 2020!

Show Notes and References:

Lense Cleaning Wipes HERE

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Podcast 21 – The best gifts Disney gave us this year

Pixie Dust Fan Disney Podcast Episode 21

The best gifts Disney gave us this year!

It’s gift giving season, so Carrie and Pixie Dust Fan chat about what gifts Disney gave us this year that brought us the most joy!

Show Notes and References:

Blog post about the Disney Pin event Fairy Tails

Carrie and I talk all about pin trading on episode 4

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Podcast 20 – How I Afford To Go To Disney So Often

Pixie Dust Fan Disney Podcast Episode 20

How I Afford To Go To Disney So Often

I get asked this question all the time.  It’s a bit uncomfortable – but I know that some of you are curious and are looking for your own ways to get to the magic more often!!  Here I’m discussing my top 10 things I do to afford my Disney vacations.

Show Notes and References:

Blog post I refer to on the same topic How I Afford Disney

My new Alexa Alarm Clock

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Podcast 19 – Rise of the Resistance and Travel With Kids – WDW Trip Report December 2019

Pixie Dust Fan Disney Podcast Episode 19

Walt Disney World Trip Report – December 2019

My full trip report from December 2019 including my first experience with Star Wars Rise of the Resistance (no spoilers).  Carrie and I are talking about it all from Epcot Forever and Tshirt shopping – it’s all here!

Show Notes and References:

Podcast where Carrie and I talk about our first experience in Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Episode 7 – Coast to Coast Disney Adventure

Airport Taxi in Toronto I used:  Toronto Airport Limo Service

We Like Theme Parks Podcast Instagram Account

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Podcast 18 – Thanksgiving At Walt Disney World – Enjoying Despite The Crowds

Pixie Dust Fan Disney Podcast Episode 18

Thanksgiving At Walt Disney World – Travelling With 15 People During A Busy Time

Thanksgiving week is busy at Walt Disney World. On this episode Katie and I catch up about the trip she was planning the last time she was on the podcast.  15 family members on a Disney vacation during peak season?  We cover where they ate, how they handled the crowds and how they made the most of their time!

Show Notes and References:

Katie’s Most Delightful Thoughts Podcast here

Katie’s Most Delightful Thoughts Group on Facebook here

Episode where Katie and I talked about her planning this trip:  Episode 9

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Podcast 17 – 9 Reasons To Visit Disney During The Holiday Season

Pixie Dust Fan Disney Podcast Episode 17

9 Reasons to visit Walt Disney World over the holiday season

The holiday season is a really magical time at Walt Disney World. Here are 9 things you don’t want to miss at Walt Disney World during the holidays!

Show Notes and References:

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Podcast 16 – It’s Hard Being A Canadian Disney Fan

Pixie Dust Fan Disney Podcast Episode 16

It’s Difficult Being A Canadian Disney Fan

Sometimes it’s really difficult being a Canadian Disney Fan.  There are some special challenges for those of us that live outside of the United States.  On this episode Carrie and I explore all of the things that make it hard for Canadian Disney fans like us.

Show Notes and References:

Canadian Disney Addict Blog

Video clip so you know who Walter is!

Off Duty Movers – Facebook Page

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Podcast 15 – My First Thoughts On Disney Plus

Pixie Dust Fan Disney Podcast Episode 15

My first thoughts on Disney+ 

10 Million people subscribed to Disney+ on November 12th – and of course I was one of them!

I was overwhelmed and couldn’t wait to share with you my first thoughts on the service.  What I didn’t expect was what my nephew Andrew thought about the service and the new Star Wars show – Mandalorian.  

Show Notes and References:

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Podcast 14 – Where Disneyland Has An Edge Over Walt Disney World

Pixie Dust Fan Disney Podcast Episode 14

Where does Disneyland have an edge over Walt Disney World?

It’s the great debate – Disneyland vs Walt Disney World.  Carrie and I always have this discussion… Her favourite is Disneyland and mine is Walt Disney World – but we both love them BOTH.

In this episode we talk about the places where Disneyland has an edge over Walt Disney World! 

Show Notes and References:

Carrie’s Disneyland Vloggers:  Best Life and Beyond

Our Facebook group:  Pixie Dust Fans

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Podcast 13 – Crazy Disney Fans and Magic Kingdom Fun

Pixie Dust Fan Podcast Episode 13

Crazy Disney Fans & Magic Kingdom FastPass+ Chat

Sometimes Disney fans can be over the top!  In this episode Carrie and I cover the craziness over the missing ketchup and Fuel Rod swapping charges.

We also eventually get to talk about Fastpass+ at the Magic Kingdom and what 3 attractions we would pick if we could only get 3 Fastpasses for the week.

Show Notes and References:

What’s a Fuel Rod Blog

Charges for Fuel Rod swapping called off

Bob Iger’s Audible Book – The Ride Of A Lifetime

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Podcast 12 – Visiting Walt Disney World With A Non-Disney Person

Pixie Dust Fan Podcast Episode 12

Visiting Walt Disney World With A Non-Disney Person – Top 5 Suggestions

Not everyone is excited about going to Walt Disney World for the family vacation.  I know right?  Hard to believe?

What do you do when you’re visiting Walt Disney World with someone who maybe isn’t as thrilled to be there?  My friend Aydin and I share our top 5 suggestions of things to do that are a little ‘less Disney’.

Show Notes and References:

Find Aydin online:  Website, Facebook & Instagram

Top 5 Date Night Activities Blog

Full review of afternoon tea at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

If you’re going to try the Void – read my review here

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Podcast 11 – Shopping at Disney Springs

Pixie Dust Fan Podcast Episode 11

Shopping at Disney Springs

 Disney Springs is like a whole other destination at Walt Disney World!  In this episode Carrie and I talk about the stores that we absolutely don’t want to miss when we visit Disney Springs.

Oh… and Carrie spills the beans on her bucket list Shaquille O’Neal selfie!

Show Notes and References:

The Void – you have to check it out!

We Like Theme Parks Podcast

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Podcast 10 – Quick Service Meals In The Magic Kingdom

Pixie Dust Fan Podcast Episode 10

Quick service meals in the Magic Kingdom

Eating quick service meals when you’re visiting the Magic Kingdom can be overwhelming – how do you choose?  Here I’m sharing my favourite spots to grab a bite in the Magic Kingdom!

Show Notes and References:

Mobile Order Blog

My Michael Iceberg YouTube video

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Podcast 9 – Living Close To Disney And Travelling With 15 People

Pixie Dust Fan Podcast Episode 9

Living close to Walt Disney World & Travelling with 15 people!

Chatting with the delightful Katie about what it’s like to live so close to Walt Disney World that you can drive there for the night!  Also, what’s it like to plan a Disney trip for 15 people?  Ya, we chat about it all!

Show Notes and References:

Katie’s Delightful Podcast is here

Find Katie on Instagram @katie_c_miller

Katie’s group on Facebook 

Astro Orbiter Review

The Alice Network Book & The Huntress Katie’s suggested books!

Tim Horton’s Steeped Tea Bags

Afternoon Tea at the Grand Floridian Review

Visit our Amazon store for items we talk about on any of the podcast episodes here

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Podcast 8 – Disney attractions I miss and one I’m glad is gone!

Pixie Dust Fan Podcast Episode 8

Disney Attractions I Miss & One That I’m Glad Is Gone!

With all of the changes going on at Walt Disney World these days it got me thinking about the attractions that I miss, the ones that really helped me fall in love with Disney all those years ago.  Some of them bring back so many great memories but there is one attraction that I am so glad is gone.  I can’t BELIEVE it was EVER in a Disney park.

Show Notes and References:

Old home movies of Walt Disney World here

Blog on If You Had Wings here

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Podcast 7 – Highlights Of A Coast To Coast Disney Adventure

Pixie Dust Fan Podcast Episode 7

Top 3 things from a coast to coast Disney adventure!

Carrie and I are talking about the top 3 highlights from our coast to coast Disney adventure! Disneyland AND Walt Disney World in one epic trip, it was really hard to narrow down to 3 things each – but we did it!

Show Notes and References:

Blog on Gran Destino Tower including the link to the YouTube video is here

My portable desk fan here

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Podcast 6 – Hurricanes at Disney and a 24 hour trip?

Pixie Dust Fan Podcast Episode 6

Hurricanes at Disney and a 24 hour trip!

In this episode I get to chat with Jenn about what it was like being in Walt Disney World as Hurricane Dorian was headed to Orlando.  We’ll cover all of the confusion and flight craziness – along with a 24 hour whirwind trip that was totally NOT planned!

Show Notes and References:

Jenn at Pure Magic Vacations Facebook here

Pixie Dust Fan Cruise here

Pixie Dust Fans Group here

Pure Magic Vacations Make A Wish Donation Page here

Visit our Amazon store for items we talk about on any of the podcast episodes here

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Podcast 5 – The Disney Difference

Pixie Dust Fan Podcast Episode 5

The Disney Difference

In this episode I get to chat with Carolyn about what the Disney difference is! Here we’re talking parks, Disney Cruise Line and Adventures by Disney!  We may get a little off topic and chat about a whole bunch of stuff!

Show Notes and References:

Pure Magic Vacations online here

Pixie Dust Fan Cruise here

Pixie Dust Fans Group here

Visit our Amazon store for items we talk about on any of the podcast episodes here

Carolyn’s Massage Therapist here

Joe Rhode Instagram here

Michael McIntyre’s “Send To All” with Jamie Oliver here

This episode is dedicated to our friend Ed Day.  Ed was our friend who passed away earlier this year.  Ed was a huge supporter who encouraged both Carolyn and I to take risks, do things outside of our comfort zone and see the positive side of everything.  Ed was a friend to everyone he met.. and we miss him all the time.  

This one is for you buddy – I couldn’t have done this without you.  

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Podcast 4 – Disney Pin Trading

Pixie Dust Fan Podcast Episode 4

Disney Pin Trading

Thank you so much for tuning in to Episode 4!  In this episode Carrie and I chat about pin trading at Disney!  We cover how she got started, how it works and what these big “pin events” are!  

Show Notes and References:

Visit our Amazon store for some of the items we talk about on the podcast here

McDonald’s mobile ordering here

Loblaws Click and Collect here

 

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Podcast 3 – Top 5 Disney Souvenirs

Pixie Dust Fan Podcast Episode 3

Top 5 Disney Souvenirs

Thank you so much for tuning in to Episode 3!  In this episode Carrie and I chat about what our favorite Disney souvenirs are and what we always buy.  Here we reveal what our top 5 Disney souvenirs are – and why we love them!

Show Notes and References:

Visit our Amazon store for some of the items we talked about on the podcast here

Good Food Subscription here

Art Supplies Subscription here

5 Guys Burgers here

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Podcast 2 – How To Be Friends With A Disney Fan

Pixie Dust Fan Podcast Episode 2

How To Be Friends With A Disney Fan

Thank you so much for tuning in to Episode 2!  In this episode I am sharing with you the tips and tricks that “non-Disney” friends need to know in order to navigate a friendship with a true Disney fan!  You don’t want to miss this top 10 list!

Show Notes and References:

Disney Purses here

Disney Cutlery here

Katie’s Most Delightful Thoughts Podcast:  http://themostdelightfulthoughtspodcast.libsyn.com

Westjet Mastercard can be found here

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Podcast 1 – Welcome And Introductions

Pixie Dust Fan Podcast Episode 1

Welcome & Introductions

Thank you so much for tuning in to Episode 1!  In this episode I will share a little about who I am, how I became a Disney fan and what you can expect for future podcast episodes.  It’s a bit nerve wracking – but exciting to share my love of Disney with you in a different way!

Find the podcast on iTunes

Show Notes and References:

Who is Pixie Dust Fan:  https://www.pixiedustfan.com/pixie-dust-fan/

Katie’s Most Delightful Thoughts Podcast:  http://themostdelightfulthoughtspodcast.libsyn.com

Jenna Kutcher’s Podcast:  https://podcast.jennakutcher.com 

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